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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 61 79 90
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 25 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.91% 0.25% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.81% 1.80% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 1
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£500 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £399
% change year-on-year
- +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £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
181 167 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.85% 13.85% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 89
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 24
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £37.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

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 27 August 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (78.79%) Information Security
2 20 (60.61%) Finance
3 16 (48.48%) CISM
4 14 (42.42%) Banking
5 12 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (33.33%) CRISC
7 10 (30.30%) COBIT
7 10 (30.30%) GIAC
8 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
8 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
9 7 (21.21%) CRAMM
9 7 (21.21%) Firewall
9 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (21.21%) McAfee
10 6 (18.18%) Sophos
10 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
10 6 (18.18%) CISA
10 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
10 6 (18.18%) Open Source
11 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
11 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
11 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 4 (12.12%) UNIX
12 4 (12.12%) Windows
12 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (3.03%) MS Project
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) LAN
3 2 (6.06%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.06%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (60.61%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Advertising
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
1 9 (27.27%) Consultant
1 9 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) IT Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Risk Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Risk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 6 (18.18%) Open Source
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) UNIX
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Information Security
2 8 (24.24%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (21.21%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (21.21%) CRAMM
4 6 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
5 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) ITSM
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (6.06%) Change Management
8 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
8 2 (6.06%) Security Management
8 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
8 2 (6.06%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) C
2 1 (3.03%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) CISM
2 11 (33.33%) CRISC
3 10 (30.30%) GIAC
4 6 (18.18%) CISA
5 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 2 (6.06%) CEH
7 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.03%) Degree
7 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.03%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) GPEN
7 1 (3.03%) OSCP
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.03%) RHCE
7 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.03%) PMP
7 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (30.30%) COBIT
3 8 (24.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (6.06%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) McAfee
2 6 (18.18%) Sophos
3 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.09%) IronPort
4 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
5 2 (6.06%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) Nokia
5 2 (6.06%) F5