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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 48 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing CISSP 23 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.66% 2.39% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.23% 12.90% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 1
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£495 £373 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.88% -12.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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
188 155 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.76% 18.54% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 65 77
Average daily rate £325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 12
Average hourly rate £17.00 £33.25 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.87% +25.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £16.17 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -7 12 £500 +41.84%
Chester +1 3 - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Wilmslow - - - - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 17 (62.96%) Management Information System
3 16 (59.26%) CISA
4 13 (48.15%) Data Protection
5 12 (44.44%) Security Architecture
5 12 (44.44%) BS7799
6 11 (40.74%) CESG
6 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
7 10 (37.04%) Zachman Framework
8 9 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
9 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
9 8 (29.63%) Security Management
10 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
10 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
10 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 6 (22.22%) UNIX
12 5 (18.52%) ITIL
12 5 (18.52%) Firewall
12 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (14.81%) CISM
13 4 (14.81%) Finance
13 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
13 4 (14.81%) Linux
13 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
14 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
14 3 (11.11%) Cisco
14 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
14 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 2 (7.41%) GCIH

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Project
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
2 2 (7.41%) TACACS
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) OSPF
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.70%) IPsec
3 1 (3.70%) NetScreen
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) VLAN
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
2 9 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Information Architect
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Information Risk Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Management Information System
2 11 (40.74%) CESG
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (7.41%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (7.41%) PMI
6 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) UNIX
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) AIX
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Information Security
2 13 (48.15%) Data Protection
3 12 (44.44%) Security Architecture
4 11 (40.74%) TOGAF
5 10 (37.04%) Zachman Framework
6 9 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (29.63%) Information Security Management
7 8 (29.63%) Security Management
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
10 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
11 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
11 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
11 2 (7.41%) Network Management
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Perl
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) CISA
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CISM
4 2 (7.41%) GCIH
4 2 (7.41%) GCIA
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) ISACA
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) PMP
4 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.70%) RHCE
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) BS7799
2 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.41%) COBIT
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
3 2 (7.41%) Websense
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee
4 1 (3.70%) F5
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago