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 March 2017 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West / Manchester
Rank 50 79 79
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing CISSP 39 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.97% 0.99% 0.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.31% 7.59% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 6 5
Median daily rate £550 £465 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.27% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £738 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -24.63%

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
213 237 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.23% 13.09% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 121 113
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £246 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £48.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +269.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-27.71% +84.44%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 March 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 16 £550 - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 55 (61.11%) Cybersecurity
2 50 (55.56%) Firewall
3 45 (50.00%) Security Operations
4 42 (46.67%) Information Security
5 41 (45.56%) SSCP
5 41 (45.56%) Linux
6 40 (44.44%) Unix
6 40 (44.44%) Apple
6 40 (44.44%) SANS
7 39 (43.33%) Windows
7 39 (43.33%) LAN
7 39 (43.33%) WAN
8 38 (42.22%) TCP/IP
8 38 (42.22%) VoIP
9 36 (40.00%) VPN
9 36 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 36 (40.00%) Patch Management
9 36 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 35 (38.89%) Splunk
11 33 (36.67%) QRadar
12 31 (34.44%) Elastic Stack
12 31 (34.44%) Network Monitoring
12 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
13 29 (32.22%) SC Cleared
14 26 (28.89%) IBM
14 26 (28.89%) LogRhythm
15 24 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
16 21 (23.33%) Risk Management
17 20 (22.22%) Web Services
17 20 (22.22%) Case Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.33%) Apache
1 3 (3.33%) IIS
1 3 (3.33%) Jetty
1 3 (3.33%) Mongrel
1 3 (3.33%) nginx
1 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.33%) Google App Engine
3 3 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 50 (55.56%) Firewall
2 39 (43.33%) LAN
2 39 (43.33%) WAN
3 38 (42.22%) TCP/IP
3 38 (42.22%) VoIP
4 36 (40.00%) VPN
5 9 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (10.00%) WebEx
6 8 (8.89%) Wireless
7 5 (5.56%) Network Security
8 4 (4.44%) SSL
9 3 (3.33%) DHCP
9 3 (3.33%) DNS
9 3 (3.33%) FTP
9 3 (3.33%) HTTP
9 3 (3.33%) IPsec
10 2 (2.22%) LDAP
11 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
11 1 (1.11%) SCCP
11 1 (1.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Security Manager
2 15 (16.67%) Consultant
2 15 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 14 (15.56%) Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 11 (12.22%) Head of Security
5 11 (12.22%) Operational Security Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Operations Manager
5 11 (12.22%) Security Operations Manager
6 10 (11.11%) IT Consultant
6 10 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
7 9 (10.00%) Head of Operations
7 9 (10.00%) Security Specialist
7 9 (10.00%) SOC Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (34.44%) Elastic Stack
2 20 (22.22%) Web Services
3 11 (12.22%) RESTful
4 3 (3.33%) .NET
4 3 (3.33%) J2EE
4 3 (3.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (18.89%) Cyber Attack
2 17 (18.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.11%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 41 (45.56%) Linux
2 40 (44.44%) Unix
3 39 (43.33%) Windows
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.11%) Cybersecurity
2 45 (50.00%) Security Operations
3 42 (46.67%) Information Security
4 36 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 36 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 36 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 31 (34.44%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (23.33%) Risk Management
7 20 (22.22%) Case Management
8 18 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
9 17 (18.89%) SIEM
10 14 (15.56%) Open Source
11 12 (13.33%) Service Management
12 10 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 7 (7.78%) Analytics
14 7 (7.78%) Data Analytics
14 7 (7.78%) Process Improvement
15 6 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) Python
2 3 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) SSCP
2 40 (44.44%) SANS
3 31 (34.44%) Security Cleared
4 29 (32.22%) SC Cleared
5 19 (21.11%) Degree
6 13 (14.44%) CISM
7 10 (11.11%) CISMP
8 4 (4.44%) CISA
9 1 (1.11%) CEH
9 1 (1.11%) CRISC
9 1 (1.11%) GIAC
9 1 (1.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) COBIT
1 14 (15.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (10.00%) ISO27002
3 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (3.33%) Xen
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (36.67%) QRadar
2 12 (13.33%) Kibana
3 11 (12.22%) logstash
4 8 (8.89%) RSA enVision
5 6 (6.67%) Nessus
5 6 (6.67%) Nexpose
5 6 (6.67%) Nmap
6 3 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (44.44%) Apple
2 35 (38.89%) Splunk
3 26 (28.89%) IBM
3 26 (28.89%) LogRhythm
4 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.00%) Cisco
6 8 (8.89%) ArcSight
7 7 (7.78%) Intel
7 7 (7.78%) Intel Security
7 7 (7.78%) NetWitness
7 7 (7.78%) Qualys
8 6 (6.67%) Snow
9 3 (3.33%) Google
9 3 (3.33%) VMware
10 2 (2.22%) HP
10 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.11%) AlienVault