The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 81 74 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.78% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 5.29% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £470 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £625 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £426
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00
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 Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 170 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.81% 14.72% 11.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 86 74
Average daily rate £355 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.46 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - - 2
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 21 (70.00%) Information Security
3 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (50.00%) CISM
5 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
6 11 (36.67%) Banking
7 10 (33.33%) CRISC
8 9 (30.00%) COBIT
9 7 (23.33%) Risk Analysis
9 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
9 7 (23.33%) GIAC
10 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (20.00%) Service Management
10 6 (20.00%) CISA
10 6 (20.00%) CRAMM
10 6 (20.00%) Coaching
11 5 (16.67%) Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (13.33%) CCNA
12 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
13 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
13 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
13 3 (10.00%) Degree
13 3 (10.00%) Open Source
13 3 (10.00%) Splunk
13 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) LAN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
1 2 (6.67%) Firewall
1 2 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Security Consultant
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) IT Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) IT Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) IP Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Project Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Information Security
2 7 (23.33%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
3 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (20.00%) Service Management
3 6 (20.00%) CRAMM
3 6 (20.00%) Coaching
4 5 (16.67%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) CISM
2 10 (33.33%) CRISC
3 7 (23.33%) GIAC
4 6 (20.00%) CISA
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CCNA
6 3 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.33%) CCSE
7 1 (3.33%) CCSA
7 1 (3.33%) CCNP
7 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.33%) PMP
7 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (46.67%) PCI DSS
3 9 (30.00%) COBIT
4 3 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Splunk
1 3 (10.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (10.00%) McAfee
1 3 (10.00%) Sophos
2 2 (6.67%) Juniper
2 2 (6.67%) Nokia
2 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (6.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft