The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 60 58 83
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +25
Contract jobs citing CISSP 13 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 1.59% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.22% 6.10% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £480 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
Qualifications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
308 246 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.85% 26.09% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 110 110
Average daily rate £380 £425 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% -10.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -4.54%
CISSP
Berkshire

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 10 July 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Juniper
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 12 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
3 12 (60.00%) OSPF
3 12 (60.00%) CCIE
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (60.00%) F5
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
4 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
4 11 (55.00%) Network Management
4 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 11 (55.00%) VoIP
4 11 (55.00%) SNMP
4 11 (55.00%) Apache
5 10 (50.00%) VPN
5 10 (50.00%) CCSP
6 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
7 8 (40.00%) CCDP
7 8 (40.00%) BGP
7 8 (40.00%) MPLS
7 8 (40.00%) IPsec
8 7 (35.00%) Information Security
8 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 7 (35.00%) FWSM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 11 (55.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) OSPF
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) SNMP
3 11 (55.00%) VoIP
3 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (50.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 8 (40.00%) BGP
5 8 (40.00%) IPsec
6 7 (35.00%) FWSM
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) Network Security
8 2 (10.00%) SSH
8 2 (10.00%) SSL
8 2 (10.00%) ATM
9 1 (5.00%) RIP
9 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) IP Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Security Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Designer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Network Management
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
4 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) eTOM
7 1 (5.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C++
1 2 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCIE
3 11 (55.00%) CCNP
4 10 (50.00%) CCSP
5 8 (40.00%) CCDP
6 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) CISM
9 2 (10.00%) GIAC
9 2 (10.00%) CCSA
9 2 (10.00%) GCIH
9 2 (10.00%) CCSE
9 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
9 2 (10.00%) CGEIT
10 1 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Juniper
2 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (60.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (10.00%) Nokia
7 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
7 1 (5.00%) Tufin
7 1 (5.00%) AlgoSec