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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 66 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.32% 1.13% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 3.64% 5.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £445 £478
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -
CISSP
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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
283 275 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.27% 31.11% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 130 99
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 7 5
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -44.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) Data Security
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Nokia
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) CCSP
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Radware
5 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 2 (22.22%) Redback

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) VoIP
1 2 (22.22%) RIP
1 2 (22.22%) SNMP
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
1 2 (22.22%) OSPF
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) IPsec
1 2 (22.22%) VLAN
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (22.22%) FWSM
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Design Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IP Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Data Security
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
1 4 (44.44%) Coaching
2 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Strategic Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCSP
2 2 (22.22%) CCDP
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) GSEC
3 1 (11.11%) CEH
3 1 (11.11%) ACSA
3 1 (11.11%) CISMP
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CRISC
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Symantec
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Radware
3 2 (22.22%) Redback
3 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
3 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (11.11%) LogRhythm
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva
4 1 (11.11%) Tufin
4 1 (11.11%) Splunk