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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 26 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.58% 2.13% 4.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 36.36% 18.75% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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
11 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 7.10% 11.35% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 17
Average daily rate £450 £310 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.16% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £269 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £320 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 3
Average hourly rate £16.84 £45.00 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.57% +167.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) ArcSight
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
2 6 (85.71%) A+ Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 5 (71.43%) Information Security
4 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Sun
5 3 (42.86%) GIS
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) A+ Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CEH
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) ArcSight
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Sun