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 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 74 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.61% 0.93% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 2.99% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £444 £508 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.05% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
269 268 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.25% 31.24% 26.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 135 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 9
Average hourly rate £55.65 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.38 £19.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) SIEM
3 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
4 5 (29.41%) CISMP
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
5 4 (23.53%) CEH
5 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (23.53%) GCIA
5 4 (23.53%) GCIH
5 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
5 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (23.53%) RSA Security Analytics
5 4 (23.53%) NetWitness
6 2 (11.76%) CISM
6 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Qualys
6 2 (11.76%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
7 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (5.88%) IISP
7 1 (5.88%) Retail
7 1 (5.88%) COBIT

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Transition Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (5.88%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) SIEM
3 4 (23.53%) Analytics
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Security Operations
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISMP
2 4 (23.53%) CEH
2 4 (23.53%) GCIA
2 4 (23.53%) GCIH
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
4 1 (5.88%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (5.88%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) NetWitness
2 2 (11.76%) F5
2 2 (11.76%) LogRhythm
2 2 (11.76%) Qualys
3 1 (5.88%) IBM