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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 64 70 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 1.03% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 2.83% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 5
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£475 £488 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +43.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
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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
254 389 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.64% 36.53% 24.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 187 100
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 5
Average hourly rate £17.07 £14.84 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.02% +6.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £25.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -25.53%

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 23 October 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) Firewall
3 9 (52.94%) Juniper
4 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
4 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 7 (41.18%) F5
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
6 6 (35.29%) CCIE
6 6 (35.29%) OSPF
7 5 (29.41%) CISA
7 5 (29.41%) CISM
7 5 (29.41%) CCNP
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 5 (29.41%) SNMP
7 5 (29.41%) Degree
7 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
7 5 (29.41%) Network Management
7 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (29.41%) FortiGate
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) CCSP
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) Network Security
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (35.29%) OSPF
4 5 (29.41%) BIG-IP
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 5 (29.41%) SNMP
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) SSL
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) SSH
6 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 2 (11.76%) ATM
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) DNS
7 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Designer
3 4 (23.53%) IP Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Security Designer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) RMADS
3 1 (5.88%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security
2 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
5 2 (11.76%) Identity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Security
5 2 (11.76%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 2 (11.76%) Network Design
5 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) eTOM
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Business Development
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) C++
3 1 (5.88%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCIE
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) CISA
3 5 (29.41%) CISM
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 4 (23.53%) CCSP
5 3 (17.65%) CCSA
6 2 (11.76%) GSEC
6 2 (11.76%) CCSE
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) CSSLP
6 2 (11.76%) CRISC
6 2 (11.76%) GCED
6 2 (11.76%) CCDP
7 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) CheckPoint
3 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
4 7 (41.18%) F5
5 2 (11.76%) Nokia
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Tufin
6 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.88%) AlgoSec
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