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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 65 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.06% 1.45% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 5.61% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 9
Average daily rate £690 £550 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.45% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £410 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £578 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.18% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
200 196 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.25% 25.76% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 105 85
Average daily rate £450 £350 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 20
Average hourly rate £35.00 £18.13 £25.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.05% -29.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 8 £700 +24.44%
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (63.16%) TOGAF
1 12 (63.16%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (57.89%) Security Management
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (52.63%) Security Architecture
3 10 (52.63%) CLAS
4 9 (47.37%) Security Operations
4 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Protective Monitoring
4 9 (47.37%) SABSA
4 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
4 9 (47.37%) Legal
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
6 3 (15.79%) SaaS
6 3 (15.79%) PaaS
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) IaaS
6 3 (15.79%) SSAE 16
6 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (10.53%) CRISC
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) IaaS
1 3 (15.79%) PaaS
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) Wireless
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
General
1 9 (47.37%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Architect
2 14 (73.68%) Security Architect
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) AWS Architect
4 2 (10.53%) CLAS Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Governance Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SABSA Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Digital Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Client/Server
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) CESG
2 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Enterprise Architecture
1 12 (63.16%) TOGAF
2 11 (57.89%) Security Management
3 10 (52.63%) Security Architecture
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (47.37%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (47.37%) Protective Monitoring
4 9 (47.37%) Risk Management
4 9 (47.37%) SABSA
4 9 (47.37%) Security Operations
5 3 (15.79%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security
7 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.26%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CLAS
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
3 2 (10.53%) CISA
3 2 (10.53%) CRISC
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.79%) SSAE 16
2 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) VMware