The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 50 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Contract jobs citing CISSP 13 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.63% 1.96% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.60% 9.62% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
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£475 £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.64% -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £445 £478 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.80% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
171 156 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.46% 20.34% 16.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 65
Average daily rate £310 £320 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £428 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.88% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.84 £16.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £43.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISSP
North West

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Warrington -12 5 £504 +79.91% 1
Chester +1 3 - - 4
Macclesfield - - - -
Runcorn - - - -
Wilmslow - - - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (94.12%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (52.94%) CISA
4 8 (47.06%) BS7799
4 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
4 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
5 6 (35.29%) CESG
5 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
6 5 (29.41%) Protective Monitoring
7 4 (23.53%) CISM
7 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
7 4 (23.53%) Security Management
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) Network Management
9 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
9 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) Network Security
9 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (11.76%) Degree

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) VPN
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Architect
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) CESG
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (5.88%) PMI
5 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
2 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
3 6 (35.29%) TOGAF
4 5 (29.41%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (29.41%) Protective Monitoring
5 4 (23.53%) Information Security Management
5 4 (23.53%) Security Management
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Network Management
7 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
7 2 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (11.76%) Change Management
8 1 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISA
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) GSEC
5 1 (5.88%) ISSAP
5 1 (5.88%) CISMP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.88%) RHCE
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.88%) PMP
5 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.88%) MCSE
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (5.88%) GPEN
5 1 (5.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) BS7799
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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