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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 68 74 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 20 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.46% 0.25% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.49% 1.94% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £464 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
+9.11% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.50
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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
174 155 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.66% 12.75% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 71 100
Average daily rate £372 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.65% +67.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £23.79
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.32%

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 22 September 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (77.42%) Information Security
2 18 (58.06%) Finance
3 17 (54.84%) CISM
4 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (38.71%) Banking
6 10 (32.26%) COBIT
7 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
8 8 (25.81%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (25.81%) CRISC
8 8 (25.81%) GIAC
9 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (22.58%) McAfee
9 7 (22.58%) Firewall
9 7 (22.58%) CRAMM
10 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Open Source
10 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
10 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Sophos
10 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
11 5 (16.13%) CISA
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL
11 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
11 5 (16.13%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
12 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
13 3 (9.68%) Project Management
13 3 (9.68%) ITSM
13 3 (9.68%) Service Management
13 3 (9.68%) VPN

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) VPN
3 2 (6.45%) LAN
3 2 (6.45%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
1 10 (32.26%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) IT Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Security Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.45%) IT Risk Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Web Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
1 6 (19.35%) Open Source
2 5 (16.13%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) PMI
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (22.58%) CRAMM
4 6 (19.35%) Security Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (19.35%) Incident Management
5 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL
6 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
7 3 (9.68%) ITSM
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Change Management
8 2 (6.45%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.45%) Security Management
8 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.45%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) CISM
2 8 (25.81%) GIAC
2 8 (25.81%) CRISC
3 5 (16.13%) CISA
4 2 (6.45%) CEH
4 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 2 (6.45%) CCNA
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.23%) RHCE
5 1 (3.23%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.23%) PMP
5 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) CCSA
5 1 (3.23%) GSEC
5 1 (3.23%) CCSE
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (32.26%) COBIT
3 9 (29.03%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) McAfee
2 6 (19.35%) Sophos
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) IronPort
4 3 (9.68%) Sourcefire
5 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) Nokia
5 2 (6.45%) F5