The table below looks at the statistics for CISMP in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISMP over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISEB Certificate in Information Security Management Principles (CISMP)
Rank 156 139 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing CISMP 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.13% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £650
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CISMP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
860 597 493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.56% 19.10% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 321 237
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £209 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 52
Average hourly rate £30.52 £22.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.64% -21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.10 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

CISMP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISMP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISMP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISMP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISMP across the North West region.

CISMP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CISMP
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISMP within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 7 £350 -
CISMP
England

CISMP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CISMP 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 CISMP.

1 30 (100.00%) SSL
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
1 30 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 30 (100.00%) PKI
1 30 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 30 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 27 (90.00%) CISM
2 27 (90.00%) CISSP
2 27 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 27 (90.00%) Kaspersky
3 25 (83.33%) ITIL
4 24 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
5 21 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (70.00%) SIEM
6 18 (60.00%) QA
6 18 (60.00%) WAN
6 18 (60.00%) Migration
6 18 (60.00%) Data Centre
7 16 (53.33%) Security Patching
7 16 (53.33%) Network Security
8 14 (46.67%) CCENT
8 14 (46.67%) VMware
8 14 (46.67%) Service Delivery
8 14 (46.67%) Citrix
9 11 (36.67%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (10.00%) Life Science

CISMP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CISMP 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 CISMP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) SSL
1 30 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (60.00%) WAN
4 16 (53.33%) Network Security
General
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (93.33%) Analyst
2 26 (86.67%) Security Analyst
3 19 (63.33%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (23.33%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) PKI
2 18 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 30 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 25 (83.33%) ITIL
3 21 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
3 21 (70.00%) SIEM
4 18 (60.00%) Migration
5 16 (53.33%) Security Patching
6 14 (46.67%) Service Delivery
7 11 (36.67%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 27 (90.00%) CISSP
1 27 (90.00%) CISM
2 24 (80.00%) ITIL Certification
3 14 (46.67%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
1 30 (100.00%) Clearswift
2 27 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (90.00%) Kaspersky
3 14 (46.67%) VMware
3 14 (46.67%) Citrix