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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 59 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 0.090% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.49% 0.29% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £450 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +32.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £445 £426
% change year-on-year
+8.98% +4.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £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
267 341 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.24% 30.58% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 166 80
Average daily rate £375 £400 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 6
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -23.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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 December 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%) CISA
1 11 (64.71%) CISM
2 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (47.06%) Information Security
4 6 (35.29%) RMADS
5 5 (29.41%) CISMP
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Firewall
6 4 (23.53%) F5
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 3 (17.65%) OSPF
7 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (17.65%) Network Security
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
7 3 (17.65%) SIEM
8 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
8 2 (11.76%) RIP
8 2 (11.76%) Juniper
8 2 (11.76%) BGP
8 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (11.76%) Games
8 2 (11.76%) CCSA
8 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (11.76%) GSEC
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) OSPF
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) FWSM
3 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (11.76%) BGP
3 2 (11.76%) RIP
4 1 (5.88%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) IPsec
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Wireshark
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Principal Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) IP Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Principal Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) RMADS
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
2 3 (17.65%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CISA
1 11 (64.71%) CISM
2 5 (29.41%) CISMP
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) CSSLP
4 2 (11.76%) CRISC
4 2 (11.76%) GCED
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCSA
4 2 (11.76%) GSEC
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCDP
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCSP
5 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.88%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco
1 4 (23.53%) F5
2 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet