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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 59 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 22 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.16% 0.60% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.36% 1.92% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £453 £423 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.10% -15.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +26.66%
CISSP
Berkshire

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
299 313 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.37% 31.52% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 158 144
Median daily rate £400 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 4
Median hourly rate £21.33 £21.55 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% +45.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 13 (46.43%) GCIA
1 13 (46.43%) GCIH
2 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 12 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
4 9 (32.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 9 (32.14%) CEH
4 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
5 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) SIEM
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) NetWitness
6 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
6 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (21.43%) CISM
7 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (17.86%) F5
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) RMADS
7 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) SCADA
8 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (14.29%) Qualys
8 4 (14.29%) iPad
8 4 (14.29%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 12 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) BGP
3 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (10.71%) FWSM
3 3 (10.71%) HTTP
3 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) OSPF
3 3 (10.71%) RIP
3 3 (10.71%) SMTP
3 3 (10.71%) VRRP
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 3 (10.71%) Wireless Security
3 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Security Consultant
3 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) IP Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) IP Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) CISSP Architect
8 1 (3.57%) CISSP Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) CLAS Architect
8 1 (3.57%) Information Security Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
8 1 (3.57%) IT Security Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Security Advisor
8 1 (3.57%) Security Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (14.29%) iPad
2 4 (14.29%) SCADA
3 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (10.71%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Solaris
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Incident Management
3 7 (25.00%) Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 7 (25.00%) SIEM
4 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
5 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (17.86%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Security Management
6 4 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (10.71%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (10.71%) High Availability
7 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
7 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
8 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
9 1 (3.57%) TOGAF
9 1 (3.57%) Zachman Framework
Qualifications
1 13 (46.43%) GCIA
1 13 (46.43%) GCIH
2 9 (32.14%) CEH
3 6 (21.43%) CISM
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Degree
5 4 (14.29%) GIAC
5 4 (14.29%) GSEC
5 4 (14.29%) ISSAP
6 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 3 (10.71%) CCSA
6 3 (10.71%) CCSE
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.71%) MCSE
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.57%) CISA
7 1 (3.57%) CITP
7 1 (3.57%) ISACA
7 1 (3.57%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 9 (32.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (17.86%) RMADS
5 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) ISA Server
1 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
1 3 (10.71%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 3 (10.71%) RSA Archer
2 3 (10.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) NetWitness
2 5 (17.86%) F5
3 4 (14.29%) Qualys
4 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.14%) FireEye
6 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire