The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 21 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.24% 2.37% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.67% 12.20% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £429 £396
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +8.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.50
CISSP
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Qualifications Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 41 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.43% 19.43% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 16
Average daily rate £310 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £404 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 £16.84 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.22% -36.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Chester region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Chester

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) GPEN
4 1 (25.00%) OSCP
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) GSEC
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) CISA
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) GSEC
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) GPEN
2 1 (25.00%) OSCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) RHCE
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco