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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 86 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 7.65% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
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£388 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £500 £393
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +27.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
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
255 170 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.50% 13.90% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 74 53
Average daily rate £400 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.39% +6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.96%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 March 2015. 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 - - - -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 8 (40.00%) CISM
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) IIS
5 6 (30.00%) Coaching
6 5 (25.00%) CISA
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) CRISC
8 3 (15.00%) ISACA
8 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (15.00%) Splunk
8 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Clearswift
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Service Management
8 3 (15.00%) Lotus
8 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) CCNA
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (10.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (30.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.00%) SABSA
6 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) CISM
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) CRISC
4 3 (15.00%) ISACA
4 3 (15.00%) CCNA
4 3 (15.00%) CISMP
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix
2 3 (15.00%) Lotus
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) Clearswift
2 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (10.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (10.00%) Qualys
3 2 (10.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Websense
4 1 (5.00%) IronPort