The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Chester 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 40 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.38% 3.47% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.00% 16.67% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £403 £450
% change year-on-year
+24.22% -10.55%
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
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.62% 20.83% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Average daily rate £294 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 £36.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.00%
CISSP
Cheshire

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 17 April 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) GPEN
5 1 (14.29%) OSCP
5 1 (14.29%) Perl
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) VMS
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) CCNP
5 1 (14.29%) CCNA
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) RHCE
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) BS7799
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) SAP

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Security Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) RHCE
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) GSEC
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) GPEN
1 1 (14.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee