Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 143 101
Rank change year-on-year +15 -42 +22
Contract jobs citing CISSP 43 25 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.10% 0.64% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.25% 3.30% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 22
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +20.88%
10th Percentile £350 £421 £411
90th Percentile £579 £538 £621
South East median daily rate £517 £538 £465
% change year-on-year -3.91% +15.59% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £67.00 £60.44
% change year-on-year -40.30% +10.86% +72.67%

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Berkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,012 758 885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.84% 19.26% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 353 403
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £251 £197 £223
90th Percentile £571 £544 £588
South East median daily rate £429 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 39 54
Berkshire median hourly rate £62.50 £26.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% +76.27% +18.00%
10th Percentile £13.15 £12.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £83.75 £46.30 £39.05
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +60.00% -9.09%

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 17 October 2019.

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 17 October 2019. 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 +5 15 £538 +2.38% 1
Bracknell +6 4 - - 2
Maidenhead +9 3 - -
Newbury -6 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 28 (65.12%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (60.47%) CISM
3 22 (51.16%) SIEM
4 19 (44.19%) CEH
5 17 (39.53%) Security Operations
6 16 (37.21%) Information Security
7 13 (30.23%) Ethical Hacking
7 13 (30.23%) Security Architecture
8 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
8 12 (27.91%) Internet
8 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (25.58%) IaaS
9 11 (25.58%) Network Security
9 11 (25.58%) SaaS
9 11 (25.58%) PCI DSS
10 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (20.93%) Azure
11 9 (20.93%) AWS
11 9 (20.93%) Software-Defined Networking
11 9 (20.93%) ITSM
11 9 (20.93%) CISA
11 9 (20.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 9 (20.93%) Security Operations Centre
11 9 (20.93%) GDPR
11 9 (20.93%) Threat Intelligence
11 9 (20.93%) NIST
12 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
12 8 (18.60%) CRISC
13 7 (16.28%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) 3GPP

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) IaaS
1 11 (25.58%) SaaS
2 9 (20.93%) AWS
2 9 (20.93%) Azure
3 5 (11.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Internet
2 11 (25.58%) Network Security
3 9 (20.93%) Software-Defined Networking
4 7 (16.28%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) 3GPP
5 6 (13.95%) Firewall
6 4 (9.30%) VPN
7 2 (4.65%) 2.5G
7 2 (4.65%) 2G
7 2 (4.65%) 3G
7 2 (4.65%) 4G
7 2 (4.65%) 5G
8 1 (2.33%) LAN
8 1 (2.33%) MPLS
8 1 (2.33%) WAN
General
1 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Architect
2 17 (39.53%) Security Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Security Consultant
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Network Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Network Security Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) SOC Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Strategy Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Security Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Compliance Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Incident Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Security Operations Centre
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.95%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.98%) Cyberattack
4 3 (6.98%) Cybercrime
4 3 (6.98%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) Blog
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (51.16%) SIEM
3 17 (39.53%) Security Operations
4 16 (37.21%) Information Security
5 13 (30.23%) Ethical Hacking
5 13 (30.23%) Security Architecture
6 12 (27.91%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (20.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 9 (20.93%) ITSM
7 9 (20.93%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (13.95%) Architecture Governance
8 6 (13.95%) Business Continuity
8 6 (13.95%) Load Balancing
9 5 (11.63%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.30%) Security Monitoring
11 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
11 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (6.98%) Programme Delivery
11 3 (6.98%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) CISM
2 19 (44.19%) CEH
3 9 (20.93%) CISA
4 8 (18.60%) CRISC
5 6 (13.95%) CCIE
5 6 (13.95%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (13.95%) Degree
6 4 (9.30%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (9.30%) SSCP
7 3 (6.98%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (6.98%) PCI QSA
7 3 (6.98%) SANS
8 2 (4.65%) CSSLP
8 2 (4.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
9 1 (2.33%) GCIH
9 1 (2.33%) GIAC
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (25.58%) PCI DSS
2 10 (23.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (20.93%) GDPR
3 9 (20.93%) NIST
4 3 (6.98%) COBIT
5 1 (2.33%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) CSIRT
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Splunk
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.33%) FireEye
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Imperva
3 1 (2.33%) Okta
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sun
3 1 (2.33%) Thycotic
3 1 (2.33%) Zscaler