Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 133 116
Rank change year-on-year +43 -17 -20
Contract jobs citing CISSP 87 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.12% 0.71% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.59% 2.78% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 46
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.67% +26.32%
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year - -33.33% -

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 907 1,009 1,259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.07% 25.47% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 476 618
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £226 £250
90th Percentile £600 £575 £533
South East median daily rate £410 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 99
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.70 £16.00 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.63% -48.22% +68.16%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £7.59
90th Percentile £39.75 £43.28 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £23.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.70% -35.21% +108.82%

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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
Maidenhead +11 17 £625 +56.25% 5
Bracknell +10 12 - - 3
Newbury -5 10 £475 +5.56%
Slough +10 8 £600 - 2
Reading +12 3 £575 +15.00% 2
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 58 (66.67%) CISM
2 57 (65.52%) Information Security
3 46 (52.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (36.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 31 (35.63%) PCI DSS
6 28 (32.18%) COBIT
7 27 (31.03%) CESG
7 27 (31.03%) SIEM
8 25 (28.74%) Time Management
9 24 (27.59%) Degree
10 23 (26.44%) Service Management
11 22 (25.29%) Risk Management
11 22 (25.29%) Security Cleared
12 21 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
12 21 (24.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 18 (20.69%) ITIL
14 16 (18.39%) CCSP
14 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
14 16 (18.39%) Legal
14 16 (18.39%) Public Cloud
15 15 (17.24%) Service Design
15 15 (17.24%) ITSM
15 15 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
15 15 (17.24%) CISA
15 15 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (17.24%) eTOM
16 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (16.09%) Star Schema
17 13 (14.94%) Data Protection
18 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 (1.15%) IIS
1 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) Intranet
2 7 (8.05%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) Network Security
3 4 (4.60%) 2G
3 4 (4.60%) 3G
3 4 (4.60%) 4G
3 4 (4.60%) MPLS
4 3 (3.45%) Internet
4 3 (3.45%) SCCP
5 2 (2.30%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.30%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (2.30%) SSL
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) Star Schema
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
General
1 16 (18.39%) Legal
1 16 (18.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Law
2 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.15%) Publishing
2 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Consultant
2 22 (25.29%) Security Specialist
3 18 (20.69%) Security Consultant
4 12 (13.79%) Cloud Specialist
4 12 (13.79%) Security Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) CISSP Specialist
5 10 (11.49%) Security Manager
6 9 (10.34%) Architect
7 8 (9.20%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
8 7 (8.05%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (8.05%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.90%) ArcSight Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) Information Manager
9 6 (6.90%) Information Security Manager
9 6 (6.90%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) IT Security Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) SIEM Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (31.03%) CESG
2 16 (18.39%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.30%) SCADA
6 2 (2.30%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 7 (8.05%) Unix
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (65.52%) Information Security
2 32 (36.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 27 (31.03%) SIEM
4 25 (28.74%) Time Management
5 23 (26.44%) Service Management
6 22 (25.29%) Risk Management
7 18 (20.69%) ITIL
8 15 (17.24%) eTOM
8 15 (17.24%) ITSM
8 15 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
8 15 (17.24%) Service Design
9 14 (16.09%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (14.94%) Data Protection
11 12 (13.79%) IT Audit
11 12 (13.79%) Security Operations
11 12 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 11 (12.64%) Security Architecture
12 11 (12.64%) Security Management
13 10 (11.49%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (11.49%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (66.67%) CISM
2 24 (27.59%) Degree
3 22 (25.29%) Security Cleared
4 21 (24.14%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 21 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (18.39%) CCSP
6 15 (17.24%) CISA
7 11 (12.64%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.05%) CISMP
8 7 (8.05%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (8.05%) PCI QSA
9 5 (5.75%) GIAC
9 5 (5.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (5.75%) SANS
10 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (3.45%) GSEC
12 2 (2.30%) CCSE
12 2 (2.30%) CEH
12 2 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (2.30%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (52.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (35.63%) PCI DSS
3 28 (32.18%) COBIT
4 12 (13.79%) ISO 22301
5 11 (12.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (5.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (4.60%) GDPR
8 1 (1.15%) ISO 14001
8 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.30%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (1.15%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) ArcSight
1 8 (9.20%) NetIQ
2 3 (3.45%) Qualys
2 3 (3.45%) Remedy
3 2 (2.30%) Blue Coat
3 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.30%) Cisco
3 2 (2.30%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.30%) Juniper
4 1 (1.15%) AlienVault
4 1 (1.15%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.15%) Splunk