The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Manchester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 79 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.70% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 5.38% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate £375 £400 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £415 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -7.77%
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
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 130 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.21% 12.99% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 74
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £128 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £355
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £21.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.90% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.29 £28.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -
CISSP
North West

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 16 April 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Information Security
3 9 (45.00%) CISA
4 8 (40.00%) UNIX
4 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) CISM
5 7 (35.00%) Data Security
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) Cyber-Ark
6 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
6 6 (30.00%) Workflow
6 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (25.00%) LDAP
7 5 (25.00%) SNMP
7 5 (25.00%) GIAC
7 5 (25.00%) Password Management
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) SIEM
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
8 4 (20.00%) CRISC
8 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (15.00%) Firewall
9 3 (15.00%) Security Management
9 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (10.00%) Network Security
10 2 (10.00%) Economics
10 2 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LDAP
1 5 (25.00%) SNMP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Cyber-Ark Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Author
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Audit Manager
4 1 (5.00%) IT Auditor
4 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Economics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) UNIX
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (35.00%) Data Security
3 6 (30.00%) Identity Management
3 6 (30.00%) Workflow
3 6 (30.00%) Business Continuity
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (25.00%) Password Management
4 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (10.00%) IT Governance
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (5.00%) Network Management
8 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISA
2 7 (35.00%) CISM
3 5 (25.00%) GIAC
4 4 (20.00%) CRISC
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.00%) RHCE
6 1 (5.00%) PMP
6 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
6 1 (5.00%) GSEC
6 1 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (5.00%) GPEN
6 1 (5.00%) OSCP
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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