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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 63 65 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.55% 1.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.62% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £375 £488 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +0.51%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +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
149 138 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.30% 15.05% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 70 77
Median daily rate £425 £420 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +34.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £256 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £533 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 15
Median hourly rate £14.86 £16.16 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -8 1 £375 -23.07%
Knutsford - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (100.00%) CISM
2 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) COBIT
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) SIEM
5 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) IT Audit

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 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Audit Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) SIEM
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CISM
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley