Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 56 115
Rank change year-on-year -66 +59 +8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 16 46 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 2.76% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.10% 9.60% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 39 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £403 £462 £300
90th Percentile £540 £550 £495
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £35.00 £52.56
% change year-on-year - -33.41% -

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 516 479 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.37% 28.73% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 337 309
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £201 £271 £213
90th Percentile £538 £580 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £408 £400
% change year-on-year -1.84% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 10 9
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.15 £12.45
90th Percentile £42.50 £44.63 £38.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £23.34 £34.00
% change year-on-year +7.11% -31.35% +100.00%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 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
Milton Keynes -54 11 £450 -14.29% 3
Amersham - 1 - -
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 6 (37.50%) CISM
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) GCIA
1 6 (37.50%) GSEC
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (37.50%) CyberArk
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (18.75%) CISMP
4 3 (18.75%) Password Management
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) GIAC
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) MCSE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNP
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
4 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) CLAS
4 3 (18.75%) Security Testing

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 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) CyberArk Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Head of Infrastructure
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Architect
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Principal Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Advisor
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 3 (18.75%) OWASP
2 3 (18.75%) Password Management
2 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
2 3 (18.75%) Security Testing
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (6.25%) Internal Audit
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISM
1 6 (37.50%) GCIA
1 6 (37.50%) GSEC
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CISMP
3 3 (18.75%) CLAS
3 3 (18.75%) GIAC
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) SANS
4 2 (12.50%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (6.25%) CRISC
5 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (6.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) CyberArk