The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 1.24% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 6.08% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £450 £680 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.82% +20.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 181 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.06% 20.36% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 83 102
Median daily rate £398 £438 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £219 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £665 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 17
Median hourly rate £19.66 £35.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% +93.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £17.77 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.54 £35.00 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +110.81%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Cheshire region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 14 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 13 (61.90%) Network Security
3 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (57.14%) Information Security
4 11 (52.38%) CISM
5 10 (47.62%) Firewall
5 10 (47.62%) SIEM
5 10 (47.62%) Threat Management
6 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
6 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (38.10%) Security Monitoring
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
7 6 (28.57%) ITIL
7 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
8 5 (23.81%) CESG
8 5 (23.81%) CISA
8 5 (23.81%) CITP
8 5 (23.81%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) MBCS
8 5 (23.81%) CESG Certified Professional
8 5 (23.81%) IISP
8 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) CRISC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 13 (61.90%) Network Security
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Architect
3 2 (9.52%) ArcSight Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Operational Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Principal Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Unix Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) CESG
2 5 (23.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 12 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (47.62%) SIEM
3 10 (47.62%) Threat Management
4 8 (38.10%) Security Monitoring
4 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (38.10%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Security Architecture
5 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
6 5 (23.81%) Load Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Internal Audit
7 4 (19.05%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL V3
8 2 (9.52%) Use Case
9 1 (4.76%) Business Transformation
9 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CISM
2 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (23.81%) CISA
3 5 (23.81%) CITP
3 5 (23.81%) IISP
3 5 (23.81%) MBCS
4 4 (19.05%) CRISC
4 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
4 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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