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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 61 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 1.42% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 4.38% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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
276 320 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.77% 32.45% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 103
Average daily rate £355 £365 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -13.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 6
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.84 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.21% -19.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) RIP
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Redback
2 4 (33.33%) Data Security
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) Radware
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) SNMP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Nokia
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) CCSP
2 4 (33.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) RIP
1 5 (41.67%) OSPF
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) IPsec
2 4 (33.33%) SNMP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) VLAN
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (33.33%) FWSM
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Design Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Compliance Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Data Security
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 4 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Network Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCDP
2 4 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCIE
2 4 (33.33%) CCSP
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CISMP
5 1 (8.33%) CISA
5 1 (8.33%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (33.33%) Redback
2 4 (33.33%) Radware
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) Juniper
2 4 (33.33%) Nokia
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) F5