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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 96 62 78
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 1.91% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.46% 13.81% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 1
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£350 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
CISSP
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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
289 181 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.61% 13.83% 13.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 105 78
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £195 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 23
Average hourly rate £13.25 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.61% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.80 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (82.86%) CISM
1 29 (82.86%) Firewall
1 29 (82.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 29 (82.86%) Kaspersky
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco
3 26 (74.29%) SSL
3 26 (74.29%) CheckPoint
3 26 (74.29%) ITIL
3 26 (74.29%) Clearswift
3 26 (74.29%) PKI
3 26 (74.29%) CISMP
3 26 (74.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 26 (74.29%) Kalman Filter
4 23 (65.71%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (60.00%) SIEM
6 17 (48.57%) QA
7 16 (45.71%) Security Patching
7 16 (45.71%) Network Security
8 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
8 15 (42.86%) Migration
8 15 (42.86%) WAN
9 14 (40.00%) Citrix
9 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
9 14 (40.00%) VMware
10 13 (37.14%) CCENT
11 11 (31.43%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (14.29%) Information Security
12 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (82.86%) Firewall
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (74.29%) SSL
4 16 (45.71%) Network Security
5 15 (42.86%) WAN
6 4 (11.43%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (71.43%) Analyst
2 23 (65.71%) Security Analyst
3 16 (45.71%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (20.00%) Technical Security Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.86%) Architect
8 1 (2.86%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
8 1 (2.86%) IT Consultant
8 1 (2.86%) Security Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Database Architect
8 1 (2.86%) IT Security Specialist
8 1 (2.86%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle Architect
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) PKI
2 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.57%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) SCADA
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) CESG
5 1 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) ITIL
1 26 (74.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 26 (74.29%) Kalman Filter
2 21 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (60.00%) SIEM
3 16 (45.71%) Security Patching
4 15 (42.86%) Migration
5 14 (40.00%) Service Delivery
6 11 (31.43%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (14.29%) Information Security
8 3 (8.57%) Security Management
8 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) Information Security Management
10 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) ERP
10 1 (2.86%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.86%) Project Governance
Qualifications
1 29 (82.86%) CISM
2 26 (74.29%) CISMP
3 23 (65.71%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (37.14%) CCENT
5 4 (11.43%) CISA
6 3 (8.57%) GIAC
7 1 (2.86%) CEH
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (82.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (48.57%) QA
3 4 (11.43%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) Kaspersky
2 27 (77.14%) Cisco
3 26 (74.29%) CheckPoint
3 26 (74.29%) Clearswift
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 14 (40.00%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Websense
6 1 (2.86%) Trustwave
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.86%) IronPort
6 1 (2.86%) Qualys
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