Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 50 125
Rank change year-on-year -63 +75 -4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 24 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.01% 3.46% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 13.06% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 20
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £505 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.89% +12.22% -5.26%
10th Percentile £394 £438 £300
90th Percentile £510 £550 £528
South East median daily rate £474 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.25% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £60.44 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 518 467 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.90% 26.49% 21.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 333 381
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £162 £231 £213
90th Percentile £525 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 6 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.25 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -43.75% +140.00%
10th Percentile £12.01 £10.24 £16.82
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.00 £46.50
South East median hourly rate £25.69 £34.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -24.44% +25.93% +58.82%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -58 17 £475 -5.00% 2
Amersham - 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 9 (37.50%) CISM
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) GCIA
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) GSEC
4 6 (25.00%) ISMS
4 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (25.00%) CyberArk
5 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
5 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 5 (20.83%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (20.83%) CESG
5 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
6 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) PowerShell

CISSP
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 3 (12.50%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.17%) FTP
4 1 (4.17%) IPsec
4 1 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (4.17%) SSH
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) CyberArk Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Security Advisor
3 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.17%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.17%) IT Risk Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) CESG
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Unix
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Security
2 8 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (25.00%) ISMS
4 5 (20.83%) Security Architecture
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 4 (16.67%) Patch Management
5 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (12.50%) Password Management
6 3 (12.50%) People Management
6 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.50%) Security Management
6 3 (12.50%) Security Patching
6 3 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) CISM
2 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 8 (33.33%) GCIA
3 6 (25.00%) GSEC
4 5 (20.83%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) CCNP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) CISMP
5 3 (12.50%) CLAS
5 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) GIAC
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) SANS
5 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.33%) CRISC
6 2 (8.33%) GCIH
7 1 (4.17%) CGEIT
7 1 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) COBIT
2 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (4.17%) JSP 440
3 1 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) CyberArk
2 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft