The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 61 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 18 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.70% 1.08% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.72% 4.44% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate £525 £400 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -17.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +26.66%
CISSP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
268 315 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 25.26% 24.25% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 180 165
Average daily rate £410 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Average hourly rate £17.00 £40.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.50% +153.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £19.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £56.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Buckinghamshire region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Buckinghamshire region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +4 11 £525 +31.25% 2
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 16 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 14 (50.00%) Information Security
2 14 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 13 (46.43%) CEH
3 13 (46.43%) CESG
3 13 (46.43%) ISMS
4 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 11 (39.29%) RMADS
5 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Information Assurance
5 11 (39.29%) Cryptography
6 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) IPsec
6 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
6 9 (32.14%) Windows
7 8 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (28.57%) Unix
8 7 (25.00%) GCIH
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
9 6 (21.43%) Sendmail
9 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
9 6 (21.43%) SSH
9 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (21.43%) GCIA
9 6 (21.43%) CISM
9 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
9 6 (21.43%) GIAC
9 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
9 6 (21.43%) Python

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) IPsec
2 6 (21.43%) FTP
2 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 6 (21.43%) SMTP
2 6 (21.43%) SSH
3 4 (14.29%) Network Security
4 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
1 11 (39.29%) Security Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Security Advisor
2 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Architect
4 4 (14.29%) CISSP Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Principal Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Principal Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Principal Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Information Assurance Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Junior Information Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) CESG
2 11 (39.29%) Cryptography
3 6 (21.43%) Client/Server
3 6 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Unix
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 14 (50.00%) Information Security
3 13 (46.43%) ISMS
4 12 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 11 (39.29%) Information Assurance
6 8 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (21.43%) Network Architecture
7 6 (21.43%) OWASP
7 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
7 6 (21.43%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Security Architecture
8 5 (17.86%) Fuzz Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Computer Forensics
10 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
10 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
11 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.57%) SIEM
11 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (3.57%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) C#
1 6 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 6 (21.43%) Python
1 6 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (46.43%) CEH
3 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) GCIH
6 6 (21.43%) CISM
6 6 (21.43%) GCIA
6 6 (21.43%) GIAC
7 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (14.29%) CCIE
9 2 (7.14%) CLAS
9 2 (7.14%) DV Cleared
9 2 (7.14%) IISP
10 1 (3.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (3.57%) Degree
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
10 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) RMADS
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) ISO27002
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Citrix
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Planview