The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 68 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.10% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 0.40% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£615 - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
326 252 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 34.64% 25.98% 19.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 107 44
Average daily rate £375 £375 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.68% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Average hourly rate £55.65 £16.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.81% -69.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -33.33%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (47.37%) CISA
1 9 (47.37%) CISM
2 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) RIP
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
3 6 (31.58%) OSPF
3 6 (31.58%) RMADS
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (26.32%) FWSM
4 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (26.32%) CISMP
5 4 (21.05%) Redback
5 4 (21.05%) IPsec
5 4 (21.05%) CCIE
5 4 (21.05%) CCSP
5 4 (21.05%) SNMP
5 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 4 (21.05%) VPN
5 4 (21.05%) Radware
5 4 (21.05%) CCDP
5 4 (21.05%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (21.05%) Juniper

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 6 (31.58%) RIP
2 6 (31.58%) OSPF
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) FWSM
4 4 (21.05%) IPsec
4 4 (21.05%) SNMP
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) Internet
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) IP Engineer
1 5 (26.32%) Design Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Coordinator
4 2 (10.53%) Information Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) RMADS
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (21.05%) Network Management
3 4 (21.05%) Reverse Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Demand Forecasting
6 1 (5.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) SIEM
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISA
1 9 (47.37%) CISM
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) CISMP
4 4 (21.05%) CCIE
4 4 (21.05%) CCSP
4 4 (21.05%) CCDP
4 4 (21.05%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (10.53%) GSEC
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) CSSLP
5 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 2 (10.53%) GCED
6 1 (5.26%) VCP4
6 1 (5.26%) CCSE
6 1 (5.26%) CCSA
6 1 (5.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) JSP 440
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
1 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
2 4 (21.05%) Redback
2 4 (21.05%) Radware
2 4 (21.05%) Juniper
2 4 (21.05%) Nokia
3 2 (10.53%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat