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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 68 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 1.46% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.16% 7.01% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate £510 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+132.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £405 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.83%
Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 157 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.46% 20.91% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 52 73
Average daily rate £397 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £521 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £12.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £53.11 £28.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £510 - 1
Crewe - - - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (83.33%) Information Security
2 14 (58.33%) CISA
3 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) Security Architecture
4 9 (37.50%) CESG
4 9 (37.50%) BS7799
4 9 (37.50%) Security Management
4 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
5 8 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 8 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
9 3 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (12.50%) Banking
9 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (12.50%) Workflow
9 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 3 (12.50%) UNIX
9 3 (12.50%) LDAP
10 2 (8.33%) MS Excel

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) SNMP
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 6 (25.00%) Senior Security Architect
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
8 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) CESG
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Security Architecture
2 9 (37.50%) Security Management
2 9 (37.50%) Information Security Management
3 8 (33.33%) Zachman Framework
3 8 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 8 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (12.50%) SIEM
7 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (12.50%) Workflow
8 2 (8.33%) Project Management
8 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.33%) Data Security
8 2 (8.33%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CISA
2 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) GIAC
4 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) GPEN
5 1 (4.17%) OSCP
5 1 (4.17%) GSEC
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) RHCE
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) BS7799
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
1 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cyber-Ark
1 3 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) ArcSight
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee
2 1 (4.17%) SAP