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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 57 59 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% 1.80% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 6.04% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 0
Average daily rate
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£255 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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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
276 298 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 31.44% 29.80% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 121 104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 0
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.55 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 August 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) F5
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
5 12 (60.00%) OSPF
5 12 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
5 12 (60.00%) CCIE
6 11 (55.00%) SNMP
6 11 (55.00%) Apache
6 11 (55.00%) VoIP
6 11 (55.00%) CCNP
6 11 (55.00%) BIG-IP
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (55.00%) FortiGate
6 11 (55.00%) Network Management
7 10 (50.00%) VPN
7 10 (50.00%) CCSP
8 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
9 8 (40.00%) CCDP
9 8 (40.00%) BGP
9 8 (40.00%) MPLS
9 8 (40.00%) IPsec
9 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
10 7 (35.00%) Information Security
10 7 (35.00%) DNS
10 7 (35.00%) FWSM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
2 12 (60.00%) OSPF
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%) BGP
5 8 (40.00%) MPLS
5 8 (40.00%) IPsec
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) FWSM
6 7 (35.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) SSL
7 2 (10.00%) ATM
7 2 (10.00%) SSH
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) IP Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Security Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Designer
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior IP Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Information 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%) SecurID
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
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%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 3 (15.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Data Security
6 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) Network Design
6 2 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) eTOM
7 1 (5.00%) ISMS
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Business Development
7 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (5.00%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Migration
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
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 4 (20.00%) Degree
6 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) CCSA
7 3 (15.00%) CISM
8 2 (10.00%) GIAC
8 2 (10.00%) GCIH
8 2 (10.00%) CCSE
8 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 2 (10.00%) CGEIT
9 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 17 (85.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (65.00%) F5
5 8 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
7 2 (10.00%) Nokia
8 1 (5.00%) Tufin
8 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
8 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.00%) AlgoSec
8 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire