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 28 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 52 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.63% 1.21% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 6.38% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
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£435 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
CISSP
North West

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
208 188 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.22% 18.97% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 73
Average daily rate £350 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% -8.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £354
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £24.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -20.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Crewe - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 21 (67.74%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 14 (45.16%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) Management Information System
5 12 (38.71%) Linux
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 10 (32.26%) Windows
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco
6 10 (32.26%) CISA
6 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
7 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
7 9 (29.03%) Juniper
8 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
8 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
8 8 (25.81%) F5
9 7 (22.58%) Zachman Framework
9 7 (22.58%) CESG
9 7 (22.58%) BS7799
9 7 (22.58%) TACACS
10 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
10 6 (19.35%) GCIA
10 6 (19.35%) GCIH
10 6 (19.35%) Information Security Management
10 6 (19.35%) Security Management
10 6 (19.35%) CEH
10 6 (19.35%) QA
10 6 (19.35%) SIEM
10 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
10 6 (19.35%) Protective Monitoring

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Project
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) TACACS
3 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) VLAN
6 1 (3.23%) NetScreen
6 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) IPsec
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
6 1 (3.23%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) Internet
6 1 (3.23%) OSPF
6 1 (3.23%) BGP
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Architect
2 8 (25.81%) Security Architect
3 7 (22.58%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Lead Security Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Information Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Risk Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Information Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (22.58%) CESG
3 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.45%) PMI
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) UNIX
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 10 (32.26%) Windows
4 5 (16.13%) Solaris
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Information Security
2 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Data Protection
3 8 (25.81%) TOGAF
3 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (19.35%) Information Security Management
5 6 (19.35%) Security Management
5 6 (19.35%) SIEM
5 6 (19.35%) Protective Monitoring
6 5 (16.13%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Use Case
7 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
9 2 (6.45%) Project Management
9 2 (6.45%) ITSM
9 2 (6.45%) Service Management
9 2 (6.45%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISA
2 6 (19.35%) GCIA
2 6 (19.35%) GCIH
2 6 (19.35%) CEH
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) ISSAP
4 2 (6.45%) PMP
4 2 (6.45%) PMI Certification
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB
4 2 (6.45%) CISM
4 2 (6.45%) ISACA
4 2 (6.45%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) CISMP
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) BS7799
2 6 (19.35%) QA
3 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (6.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Fortinet
2 9 (29.03%) Juniper
3 8 (25.81%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.13%) ArcSight
5 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.90%) Websense