The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 72 66 88
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 14 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.38% 1.36% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 5.76% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
Median daily rate £538 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year +22.19% -24.63%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 380 243 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 37.33% 23.64% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 155 164
Median daily rate £425 £408 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +19.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.40% +64.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.20% +77.77%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Buckinghamshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Milton Keynes +3 12 £544 - 4
CISSP
South East

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 23 (67.65%) CESG
1 23 (67.65%) CESG Certified Professional
2 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 19 (55.88%) Risk Management
5 18 (52.94%) ISMS
5 18 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
6 17 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (50.00%) Cryptography
6 17 (50.00%) Management Information System
7 16 (47.06%) IPsec
7 16 (47.06%) RMADS
8 15 (44.12%) DV Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) Information Assurance
9 13 (38.24%) Test Strategy
9 13 (38.24%) Wireless
10 12 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (35.29%) Patch Management
11 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
12 10 (29.41%) Windows
13 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
13 9 (26.47%) GIAC
13 9 (26.47%) OWASP
14 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
14 8 (23.53%) Information Security
14 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
15 7 (20.59%) CISM
15 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
15 7 (20.59%) CLAS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) IPsec
2 13 (38.24%) Wireless
3 6 (17.65%) Firewall
4 5 (14.71%) Internet
4 5 (14.71%) SMTP
5 3 (8.82%) FTP
5 3 (8.82%) SSH
6 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Back Office
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Security Advisor
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) CISSP Architect
5 2 (5.88%) CLAS Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) CISSP Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Security Management Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 23 (67.65%) CESG
2 17 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Risk Management
2 18 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (52.94%) ISMS
3 17 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 17 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (38.24%) Information Assurance
4 13 (38.24%) Test Strategy
5 12 (35.29%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (35.29%) Patch Management
6 11 (32.35%) Security Architecture
7 9 (26.47%) OWASP
8 8 (23.53%) Information Security
9 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
11 5 (14.71%) Security Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Fuzz Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
13 2 (5.88%) Matrix Management
13 2 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) Python
1 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (67.65%) CESG Certified Professional
2 21 (61.76%) Security Cleared
3 20 (58.82%) SC Cleared
4 15 (44.12%) DV Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) GIAC
6 7 (20.59%) CISM
6 7 (20.59%) CLAS
6 7 (20.59%) SANS
7 2 (5.88%) CEH
7 2 (5.88%) CISA
7 2 (5.88%) GCIA
7 2 (5.88%) GCIH
7 2 (5.88%) IISP
7 2 (5.88%) ISACA
8 1 (2.94%) CRISC
8 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (47.06%) RMADS
2 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (23.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) FedRAMP
3 2 (5.88%) HIPAA
3 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Nessus
2 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.94%) Aveksa
3 1 (2.94%) Bomgar
3 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.94%) Cybereason
3 1 (2.94%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
3 1 (2.94%) Splunk
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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