Period
to 2 June 2020

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 2 June 2020 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
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 115 126
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 58 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 1.42% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.01% 6.25% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 28
Median daily rate £650 £426 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.49% -10.26% -11.63%
10th Percentile £625 £324 £421
90th Percentile £675 £593 £588
South East median daily rate £550 £513 £513
% change year-on-year +7.32% - +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £44.00 £60.65 -
% change year-on-year -27.46% - -

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 365 928 786
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.05% 22.72% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 437 384
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £185 £254 £263
90th Percentile £575 £564 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 69 29
Median hourly rate £20.17 £16.50 £20.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.24% -20.12% +37.70%
10th Percentile £16.54 £12.00 £10.41
90th Percentile £68.75 £72.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £31.39 £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +14.15% -21.43% +75.00%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for CISSP in Berkshire

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Berkshire.

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 2 June 2020. 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 +12 3 - - 1
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (81.82%) CISM
3 8 (72.73%) Information Security
4 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
5 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (54.55%) Legal
5 6 (54.55%) CISA
5 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
6 5 (45.45%) PCI QSA
6 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (45.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
8 2 (18.18%) NIST
8 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
8 2 (18.18%) CRISC
8 2 (18.18%) COBIT
8 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Windows
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) CCIE
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (9.09%) Juniper
9 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (9.09%) FWSM
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Legal
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Compliance Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Security Compliance Specialist
1 4 (36.36%) Security Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Telecoms Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (27.27%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
6 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) CISM
2 6 (54.55%) CISA
3 5 (45.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 5 (45.45%) PCI QSA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CRISC
5 1 (9.09%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CCSA
5 1 (9.09%) CCSE
5 1 (9.09%) CCSP
5 1 (9.09%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) CISMP
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (9.09%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (54.55%) PCI DSS
3 2 (18.18%) COBIT
3 2 (18.18%) NIST
4 1 (9.09%) COSO
4 1 (9.09%) GDPR
4 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Juniper
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Redback