Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 103 163
Rank change year-on-year -1 +60 -31
Contract jobs citing CISSP 48 81 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 1.66% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 6.22% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 8
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -0.11% +20.13%
10th Percentile £383 £365 £411
90th Percentile £605 £575 £559
South East median daily rate £468 £474 £450
% change year-on-year -1.42% +5.39% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.87 £82.50 -
% change year-on-year -26.22% - -

CISSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 871 1303 1316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 22.89% 26.76% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 652 629
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% +6.00%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £236
90th Percentile £575 £538 £523
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.58% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 53 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -42.00% +10.51%
10th Percentile £12.00 £8.30 £14.60
90th Percentile £53.94 £27.69 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £24.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +9.02% +7.14%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Berkshire over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 14 £525 +15.07% 1
Bracknell +12 7 £550 +22.22% 2
Maidenhead -5 7 £413 -
Newbury - 4 £550 - 3
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 36 (75.00%) CISM
2 28 (58.33%) Information Security
3 23 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (31.25%) CISA
4 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
6 11 (22.92%) SIEM
6 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
7 10 (20.83%) Service Management
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (16.67%) Firewall
9 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
10 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (14.58%) Network Security
10 7 (14.58%) COBIT
11 6 (12.50%) Degree
11 6 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 6 (12.50%) Project Management
11 6 (12.50%) CCNA
11 6 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 5 (10.42%) Service Design
12 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
12 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Scanning

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.08%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.08%) G Suite
3 1 (2.08%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (14.58%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) SSL
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (22.92%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Security Specialist
2 10 (20.83%) Security Manager
3 9 (18.75%) Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Security Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Information Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Cloud Specialist
6 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (6.25%) IT Architect
8 3 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
8 3 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) LAMP
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.42%) CESG
2 5 (10.42%) Public Cloud
3 3 (6.25%) PMI
3 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (4.17%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Solaris
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (58.33%) Information Security
2 11 (22.92%) SIEM
3 10 (20.83%) ITIL
3 10 (20.83%) Service Management
4 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (14.58%) Security Operations
6 6 (12.50%) Project Management
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.42%) eTOM
7 5 (10.42%) ITSM
7 5 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Security Management
7 5 (10.42%) Service Design
7 5 (10.42%) Time Management
7 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) CISM
2 15 (31.25%) CISA
2 15 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 6 (12.50%) CCNA
5 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 6 (12.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (10.42%) CCIE
6 5 (10.42%) CCSP
7 4 (8.33%) PCI QSA
7 4 (8.33%) SANS
8 3 (6.25%) CISMP
8 3 (6.25%) GIAC
8 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
8 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.17%) AWS Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CCNP
9 2 (4.17%) CRISC
9 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (47.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (27.08%) PCI DSS
3 7 (14.58%) COBIT
4 4 (8.33%) ISO 22301
5 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.17%) PMO
6 2 (4.17%) SLA
7 1 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.08%) GDPR
7 1 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Ansible
1 2 (4.17%) Nagios
1 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Splunk
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco
2 2 (4.17%) Juniper
2 2 (4.17%) Qualys
2 2 (4.17%) Remedy
3 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
3 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
3 1 (2.08%) Google
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.08%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Sourcefire
3 1 (2.08%) Symantec
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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