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 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 49 62
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 2.61% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 10.78% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 15
Median daily rate £388 £491 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +9.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £51.17
% change year-on-year -34.28% +36.79%  

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 238 232 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.47% 24.22% 22.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 160 158
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 4 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -65.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.24 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £17.00 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £29.75 £24.12
% change year-on-year +9.24% +23.34%  

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
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 June 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 -30 5 £395 -20.20%
CISSP
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (61.90%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (61.90%) CESG
3 12 (57.14%) ISMS
4 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
5 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (38.10%) IPsec
6 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
6 8 (38.10%) Cryptography
6 8 (38.10%) RMADS
7 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
7 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 7 (33.33%) CISM
8 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
8 6 (28.57%) Wireless
8 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (23.81%) Network Security
10 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (19.05%) Open Source
10 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
10 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
10 4 (19.05%) SIEM
10 4 (19.05%) OSINT
10 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
10 4 (19.05%) GCIA
10 4 (19.05%) GCIH

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) IPsec
2 6 (28.57%) Wireless
3 5 (23.81%) Network Security
4 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 2 (9.52%) SMTP
6 1 (4.76%) LAN
6 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Security Advisor
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (4.76%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Governance Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Information Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (4.76%) IT Governance Manager
3 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
3 1 (4.76%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) CESG
2 8 (38.10%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Vista
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (57.14%) ISMS
3 10 (47.62%) Risk Management
4 9 (42.86%) Risk Assessment
5 8 (38.10%) Cryptography
6 7 (33.33%) Information Assurance
6 7 (33.33%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 4 (19.05%) OSINT
8 4 (19.05%) SIEM
8 4 (19.05%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (14.29%) Information Security
10 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
10 2 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
10 2 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 13 (61.90%) CESG Certified Professional
2 13 (61.90%) DV Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
5 4 (19.05%) GCIA
5 4 (19.05%) GCIH
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) IISP
6 2 (9.52%) ISACA
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (4.76%) CCIE
7 1 (4.76%) CGEIT
7 1 (4.76%) CISA
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.76%) CRISC
7 1 (4.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) RMADS
2 2 (9.52%) COBIT
2 2 (9.52%) FedRAMP
2 2 (9.52%) HIPAA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) ArcSight
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Aveksa
3 1 (4.76%) Bomgar
3 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.76%) Cybereason
3 1 (4.76%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk