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 26 August 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 57 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 8 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.34% 0.75% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.62% 5.67% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 15
Median daily rate - £475 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +19.00%
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
116 141 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.49% 13.20% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 77 94
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £325 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 21
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -4.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 (93.33%) CISM
1 14 (93.33%) Risk Management
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) Network Security
4 8 (53.33%) SIEM
4 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
4 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 8 (53.33%) Threat Management
5 6 (40.00%) Information Security
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
8 3 (20.00%) Change Management
8 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (20.00%) COBIT
8 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 2 (13.33%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) CISA
9 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
10 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
10 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
10 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (6.67%) 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 8 (53.33%) Firewall
1 8 (53.33%) Network Security
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Audit Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technology Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Risk Management
2 10 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (53.33%) SIEM
3 8 (53.33%) Threat Management
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (53.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 6 (40.00%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 4 (26.67%) Business Continuity
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
9 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (6.67%) Internal Audit
9 1 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CISM
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
4 1 (6.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) COBIT
1 3 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley