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 1 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 67 74 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 25 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.72% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.73% 4.46% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 3
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£325 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
- +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
257 157 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 17.72% 12.52% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 70 62
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £184 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 10
Average hourly rate £15.98 £15.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.06% -29.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.73 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -18.18%

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 1 June 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 27 (75.00%) CISM
2 26 (72.22%) Cisco
3 25 (69.44%) Firewall
3 25 (69.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (69.44%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (66.67%) Kaspersky
4 24 (66.67%) CISMP
4 24 (66.67%) Clearswift
4 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 24 (66.67%) SSL
5 23 (63.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 23 (63.89%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (61.11%) ITIL
7 21 (58.33%) PKI
8 19 (52.78%) SIEM
9 18 (50.00%) Network Security
9 18 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (41.67%) Citrix
12 14 (38.89%) QA
12 14 (38.89%) Security Patching
13 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
13 13 (36.11%) CCENT
13 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
13 13 (36.11%) Migration
13 13 (36.11%) WAN
14 12 (33.33%) VMware
15 9 (25.00%) Information Security
15 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
16 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
1 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 25 (69.44%) Firewall
1 25 (69.44%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (66.67%) SSL
3 18 (50.00%) Network Security
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 4 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (5.56%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Internet
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.78%) NX-OS
General
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (66.67%) Analyst
2 21 (58.33%) Security Analyst
3 14 (38.89%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Account Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) PKI
2 13 (36.11%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Life Science
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) CESG
5 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 23 (63.89%) Kalman Filter
2 22 (61.11%) ITIL
3 19 (52.78%) SIEM
4 16 (44.44%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Security Patching
6 13 (36.11%) Service Delivery
6 13 (36.11%) Migration
7 9 (25.00%) Information Security
7 9 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.78%) Data Management
10 1 (2.78%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.78%) SABSA
10 1 (2.78%) Malware Detection\Protection
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) CISM
2 24 (66.67%) CISMP
3 18 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (36.11%) CCENT
5 3 (8.33%) CISA
5 3 (8.33%) ISACA
6 1 (2.78%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.78%) GIAC
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (69.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (38.89%) QA
3 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Cisco
2 24 (66.67%) Kaspersky
2 24 (66.67%) Clearswift
2 24 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (41.67%) Citrix
4 12 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.33%) Lotus
5 3 (8.33%) Websense
6 2 (5.56%) IronPort
6 2 (5.56%) Qualys
6 2 (5.56%) Sourcefire
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.78%) Sophos
7 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.78%) Trustwave