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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 78 71 70
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.97% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 7.55% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 2
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£325 £430 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +63.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £429 £480
% change year-on-year
+4.95% -10.67%
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% -
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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
280 159 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.35% 12.87% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 71 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £214 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £410 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +21.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.83 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £55.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -6.97%

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 6 July 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 26 (78.79%) Cisco
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (72.73%) Kaspersky
3 24 (72.73%) CISM
3 24 (72.73%) Clearswift
3 24 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 24 (72.73%) SSL
3 24 (72.73%) CISMP
4 23 (69.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 22 (66.67%) ITIL
5 22 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
6 21 (63.64%) PKI
7 18 (54.55%) Network Security
7 18 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
7 18 (54.55%) SIEM
8 16 (48.48%) Penetration Testing
9 15 (45.45%) Citrix
10 14 (42.42%) QA
10 14 (42.42%) Security Patching
11 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
11 13 (39.39%) CCENT
11 13 (39.39%) Migration
11 13 (39.39%) WAN
11 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
12 12 (36.36%) VMware
13 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (21.21%) Information Security
15 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 3 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 26 (78.79%) Firewall
2 25 (75.76%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (72.73%) SSL
4 18 (54.55%) Network Security
5 13 (39.39%) WAN
6 4 (12.12%) VPN
6 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless Security
8 1 (3.03%) NX-OS
8 1 (3.03%) LAN
General
1 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Analyst
2 19 (57.58%) Security Analyst
3 14 (42.42%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Manager
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (63.64%) PKI
2 13 (39.39%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Life Science
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) ITIL
1 22 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 22 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 18 (54.55%) SIEM
3 16 (48.48%) Penetration Testing
4 14 (42.42%) Security Patching
5 13 (39.39%) Migration
5 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
6 9 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (21.21%) Information Security
8 2 (6.06%) Security Management
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Cyber Security
9 1 (3.03%) Malware Detection\Protection
9 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
9 1 (3.03%) Data Management
9 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) CISMP
1 24 (72.73%) CISM
2 18 (54.55%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (39.39%) CCENT
4 3 (9.09%) ISACA
5 2 (6.06%) GIAC
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CISA
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (69.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (42.42%) QA
3 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (78.79%) Cisco
2 24 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 24 (72.73%) Clearswift
2 24 (72.73%) Kaspersky
3 15 (45.45%) Citrix
4 12 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) Lotus
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) Sophos
6 2 (6.06%) Websense
6 2 (6.06%) Qualys
7 1 (3.03%) Trustwave
7 1 (3.03%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.03%) IronPort