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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 60 83 74
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing CISSP 39 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.17% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.55% 5.34% 6.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 1
Median daily rate £510 £325 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.92% -24.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +19.00%
CISSP
North West

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
268 281 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 14.91% 18.46% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 128 74
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £163 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.65 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.62% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.05 £14.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% +12.50%

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 July 2016.

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 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Stockport - 1 £570 -
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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 39 (70.91%) CISM
2 37 (67.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (43.64%) PCI DSS
4 23 (41.82%) Information Security
5 22 (40.00%) Firewall
5 22 (40.00%) Network Security
5 22 (40.00%) PKI
6 20 (36.36%) SIEM
7 19 (34.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (34.55%) Cybersecurity
8 17 (30.91%) Threat Management
8 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
9 16 (29.09%) COBIT
10 14 (25.45%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
11 13 (23.64%) Splunk
11 13 (23.64%) Windows
12 12 (21.82%) Finance
13 11 (20.00%) CISA
13 11 (20.00%) ITIL
13 11 (20.00%) Unix
13 11 (20.00%) Cisco
13 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 11 (20.00%) Symantec
13 11 (20.00%) Intel Security
13 11 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
14 10 (18.18%) Security Operations
15 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA

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:

Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) Firewall
1 22 (40.00%) Network Security
2 9 (16.36%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (16.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (14.55%) WAN
4 6 (10.91%) SSL
5 4 (7.27%) LAN
6 3 (5.45%) Internet
6 3 (5.45%) SAN
7 2 (3.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (1.82%) DHCP
8 1 (1.82%) DMZ
8 1 (1.82%) DNS
8 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.82%) VPN
8 1 (1.82%) Wireless
8 1 (1.82%) Wireless Security
General
1 12 (21.82%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Legal
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Consultant
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Security Analyst
3 13 (23.64%) Security Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Security Manager
5 7 (12.73%) Network Security Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Vulnerability Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Security Management Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) CISSP Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Head of IT
8 3 (5.45%) Head of IT Security
8 3 (5.45%) Head of Security
8 3 (5.45%) ICT Manager
8 3 (5.45%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) PKI
2 13 (23.64%) Data Centre
3 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Cryptography
5 2 (3.64%) CESG
5 2 (3.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 11 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Information Security
2 20 (36.36%) SIEM
3 19 (34.55%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (34.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 17 (30.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (30.91%) Threat Management
5 16 (29.09%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (25.45%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (20.00%) ITIL
8 10 (18.18%) Security Operations
9 7 (12.73%) Risk Management
10 6 (10.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (9.09%) Email Filtering
11 5 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
11 5 (9.09%) Security Management
11 5 (9.09%) Web Filtering
12 4 (7.27%) Migration
12 4 (7.27%) Threat Analysis
12 4 (7.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.64%) Perl
1 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.64%) Python
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (70.91%) CISM
2 11 (20.00%) CISA
3 9 (16.36%) CISMP
4 7 (12.73%) CCENT
5 6 (10.91%) CEH
5 6 (10.91%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (9.09%) CLAS
6 5 (9.09%) GCIH
6 5 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.64%) CCNP
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.64%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) GIAC
7 2 (3.64%) GSEC
7 2 (3.64%) GSLC
7 2 (3.64%) GSNA
7 2 (3.64%) ISEB
7 2 (3.64%) SANS
7 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (67.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (43.64%) PCI DSS
3 16 (29.09%) COBIT
4 5 (9.09%) COSO
5 2 (3.64%) QA
5 2 (3.64%) SLA
6 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.82%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (12.73%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.82%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Splunk
2 11 (20.00%) Cisco
2 11 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 11 (20.00%) Symantec
3 10 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 8 (14.55%) Kaspersky
5 7 (12.73%) Clearswift
6 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.91%) Qualys
7 5 (9.09%) VMware
8 3 (5.45%) Sophos
9 2 (3.64%) Citrix
9 2 (3.64%) F5
9 2 (3.64%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.82%) EMC
10 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.82%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) NetApp
10 1 (1.82%) Palo Alto
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