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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 45 72 62
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.60% 0.11% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 0.51% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £700 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
76 196 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.11% 21.54% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 83 103
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £220 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £17.21 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.52 £35.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington +30 1 £373 -46.78%
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
4 5 (35.71%) CITP
4 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 5 (35.71%) IISP
4 5 (35.71%) MBCS
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) CESG
5 4 (28.57%) CISA
5 4 (28.57%) Banking
5 4 (28.57%) Internal Audit
5 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (28.57%) CRISC
5 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) SIEM
6 3 (21.43%) Threat Management
6 3 (21.43%) CISM
6 3 (21.43%) Firewall
6 3 (21.43%) Windows

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 6 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
4 2 (14.29%) ArcSight Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Operational Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Security Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Unix Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) CESG
1 5 (35.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 5 (35.71%) Load Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Internal Audit
5 4 (28.57%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL V3
6 3 (21.43%) SIEM
6 3 (21.43%) Threat Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
8 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
2 5 (35.71%) CITP
2 5 (35.71%) IISP
2 5 (35.71%) MBCS
3 4 (28.57%) CISA
3 4 (28.57%) CRISC
3 4 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) CISM
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nessus
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Intel Security