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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 71 113
Rank change year-on-year -13 +42  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.11% 2.17% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.77% 8.32% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 6
Median daily rate £550 £425 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £380 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £560 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £82.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -26.21% +73.68%  

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 440 649 687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.22% 26.04% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 335 320
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.05% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.70% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.88 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £26.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £31.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.83% +37.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 5 £425 - 1
Maidenhead -9 4 £490 - 2
Newbury - 2 £550 -
Bracknell +3 1 £375 - 2
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 19 (65.52%) CISM
2 15 (51.72%) Information Security
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
5 7 (24.14%) SIEM
5 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (24.14%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (20.69%) Service Management
6 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
6 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) COBIT
6 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (17.24%) CESG
7 5 (17.24%) eTOM
7 5 (17.24%) Time Management
7 5 (17.24%) Degree
7 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (17.24%) Star Schema
7 5 (17.24%) CCSP
7 5 (17.24%) ITSM
7 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
7 5 (17.24%) Service Design
7 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
8 4 (13.79%) ISO22301
8 4 (13.79%) CISA
8 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management

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 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (3.45%) CloudFront
3 1 (3.45%) G Suite
3 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.34%) LAN
3 3 (10.34%) VPN
3 3 (10.34%) WAN
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.45%) IPsec
5 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Star Schema
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
1 6 (20.69%) Security Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Cloud Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IT Architect
5 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (6.90%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Security Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.24%) CESG
2 5 (17.24%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Information Security
2 7 (24.14%) SIEM
2 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (17.24%) eTOM
4 5 (17.24%) ITSM
4 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
4 5 (17.24%) Service Design
4 5 (17.24%) Time Management
5 4 (13.79%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 3 (10.34%) TOGAF
7 2 (6.90%) Data Security
7 2 (6.90%) DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CISM
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (24.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.24%) CCSP
5 5 (17.24%) Degree
6 4 (13.79%) CISA
7 3 (10.34%) CCNA
7 3 (10.34%) SANS
7 3 (10.34%) SSCP
8 2 (6.90%) AWS Certification
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE
8 2 (6.90%) CCNP
8 2 (6.90%) CEH
8 2 (6.90%) PCI QSA
8 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.45%) MCSE
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (27.59%) PCI DSS
3 6 (20.69%) COBIT
4 4 (13.79%) ISO22301
5 2 (6.90%) PMO
5 2 (6.90%) SLA
6 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Nagios
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Nessus
2 1 (3.45%) Nexpose
2 1 (3.45%) Nmap
2 1 (3.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Apple
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
2 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Intel
2 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) NetWitness
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Qualys
2 1 (3.45%) SAP
2 1 (3.45%) Snow
2 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) VMware
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