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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 72 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing CISSP 36 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.98% 0.60% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.23% 4.09% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 14
Median daily rate £550 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £540 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £455
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
253 269 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.95% 14.60% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 128 110
Median daily rate £400 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £285 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.74 £10.38 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £14.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Salford - 7 £498 - 1
CISSP
North West

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 44 (60.27%) CISM
2 39 (53.42%) Information Security
3 36 (49.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (45.21%) SIEM
5 32 (43.84%) Firewall
6 30 (41.10%) Vulnerability Management
6 30 (41.10%) PCI DSS
7 27 (36.99%) PKI
8 26 (35.62%) Network Security
9 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (32.88%) Penetration Testing
11 23 (31.51%) Windows
11 23 (31.51%) Cybersecurity
12 22 (30.14%) Threat Management
13 21 (28.77%) Splunk
13 21 (28.77%) Unix
14 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
15 17 (23.29%) Kalman Filter
16 16 (21.92%) WAN
16 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 15 (20.55%) COBIT
17 15 (20.55%) Security Operations
18 14 (19.18%) Intrusion Detection
19 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
20 12 (16.44%) Symantec
20 12 (16.44%) Intel Security
20 12 (16.44%) Norton AntiVirus
21 11 (15.07%) LAN
21 11 (15.07%) Cisco
21 11 (15.07%) Finance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) Apache
1 1 (1.37%) IIS
1 1 (1.37%) Jetty
1 1 (1.37%) Mongrel
1 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.37%) nginx
1 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.37%) Google App Engine
3 1 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 32 (43.84%) Firewall
2 26 (35.62%) Network Security
3 16 (21.92%) WAN
4 14 (19.18%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (15.07%) LAN
6 10 (13.70%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (12.33%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.96%) SSL
8 8 (10.96%) VoIP
8 8 (10.96%) VPN
9 3 (4.11%) SAN
9 3 (4.11%) Wireless
10 1 (1.37%) DHCP
10 1 (1.37%) DNS
10 1 (1.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (1.37%) FTP
10 1 (1.37%) HTTP
10 1 (1.37%) Internet
10 1 (1.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Redis
2 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.37%) Travis CI
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Consultant
2 24 (32.88%) Security Consultant
3 23 (31.51%) Analyst
3 23 (31.51%) Security Analyst
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 10 (13.70%) Security Architect
4 10 (13.70%) Security Manager
5 8 (10.96%) Network Security Manager
6 7 (9.59%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (8.22%) SIEM Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) CISSP Analyst
8 5 (6.85%) IT Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) CISSP Consultant
9 4 (5.48%) IT Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Security Management Consultant
10 3 (4.11%) ICT Assistant
10 3 (4.11%) ICT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) ELK Stack
2 7 (9.59%) Web Services
3 4 (5.48%) RESTful
4 1 (1.37%) .NET
4 1 (1.37%) J2EE
4 1 (1.37%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.99%) PKI
2 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
3 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.48%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.74%) CESG
6 2 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (2.74%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Unix
3 10 (13.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Information Security
2 33 (45.21%) SIEM
3 30 (41.10%) Vulnerability Management
4 25 (34.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (32.88%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (31.51%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (30.14%) Threat Management
8 17 (23.29%) Kalman Filter
9 16 (21.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 15 (20.55%) Security Operations
11 9 (12.33%) ITIL
12 8 (10.96%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (10.96%) Patch Management
12 8 (10.96%) Security Architecture
12 8 (10.96%) TOGAF
13 7 (9.59%) Email Filtering
13 7 (9.59%) Security Management
13 7 (9.59%) Web Filtering
14 5 (6.85%) Compliance Management
14 5 (6.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) Python
2 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.74%) Perl
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (60.27%) CISM
2 10 (13.70%) CISMP
2 10 (13.70%) SANS
3 9 (12.33%) CEH
4 8 (10.96%) CCENT
4 8 (10.96%) SSCP
5 7 (9.59%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (9.59%) CISA
5 7 (9.59%) GCIH
6 6 (8.22%) CLAS
6 6 (8.22%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) CCNA
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.74%) GSEC
8 2 (2.74%) GSLC
8 2 (2.74%) GSNA
9 1 (1.37%) Degree
9 1 (1.37%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (49.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (41.10%) PCI DSS
3 15 (20.55%) COBIT
4 3 (4.11%) QA
5 1 (1.37%) COSO
5 1 (1.37%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (10.96%) QRadar
2 8 (10.96%) SmoothWall
3 4 (5.48%) Kibana
3 4 (5.48%) logstash
4 3 (4.11%) RSA enVision
5 1 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.37%) Nessus
5 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (28.77%) Splunk
2 12 (16.44%) Intel Security
2 12 (16.44%) Symantec
3 11 (15.07%) Cisco
4 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
4 10 (13.70%) LogRhythm
5 9 (12.33%) IBM
5 9 (12.33%) Kaspersky
6 8 (10.96%) Apple
6 8 (10.96%) Clearswift
6 8 (10.96%) Qualys
7 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.48%) VMware
9 3 (4.11%) Sophos
10 2 (2.74%) Oracle
11 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.37%) Citrix
11 1 (1.37%) F5
11 1 (1.37%) Google