The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP 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 CISSP over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 139 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +17
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 1.55% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 8.61% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 8
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£855 £491 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.04% +51.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £448 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.46% -6.28%
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% -
CISSP
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
797 546 507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.52% 18.02% 18.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 263 233
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 55 53
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £15.10 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £46.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the North West region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CISSP
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 CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 8 £855 -
Manchester -29 6 - - 14
Cheshire -13 5 £475 - 4
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England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (62.30%) CISM
2 34 (55.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 31 (50.82%) Firewall
4 30 (49.18%) SIEM
5 25 (40.98%) Kaspersky
5 25 (40.98%) ITIL
6 24 (39.34%) Cisco
7 23 (37.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 23 (37.70%) Cisco ASA
8 22 (36.07%) CISMP
8 22 (36.07%) PKI
8 22 (36.07%) Kalman Filter
8 22 (36.07%) Information Security
8 22 (36.07%) Clearswift
8 22 (36.07%) SSL
8 22 (36.07%) CheckPoint
9 19 (31.15%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (31.15%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
10 15 (24.59%) Network Security
11 14 (22.95%) QA
11 14 (22.95%) CCENT
11 14 (22.95%) Security Patching
11 14 (22.95%) Risk Management
12 13 (21.31%) Migration
12 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
12 13 (21.31%) VMware
12 13 (21.31%) WAN
13 12 (19.67%) Citrix
13 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (11.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.82%) Firewall
2 23 (37.70%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (36.07%) SSL
4 15 (24.59%) Network Security
5 13 (21.31%) WAN
6 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.20%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (6.56%) DHCP
7 4 (6.56%) DNS
8 3 (4.92%) Wireless
9 2 (3.28%) Internet
10 1 (1.64%) LAN
10 1 (1.64%) VPN
10 1 (1.64%) VLAN
10 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.64%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.64%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.92%) Military
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Analyst
2 23 (37.70%) Security Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) Consultant
3 15 (24.59%) Security Consultant
4 14 (22.95%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Technical Security Analyst
5 6 (9.84%) Security Advisor
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) IT Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.28%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (1.64%) IT Security Engineer
9 1 (1.64%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (36.07%) PKI
2 15 (24.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.48%) CESG
3 7 (11.48%) CESG CLAS
4 6 (9.84%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (9.84%) RMADS
5 4 (6.56%) GIS
5 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) Life Science
6 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.28%) SCADA
7 2 (3.28%) Tandem
8 1 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.64%) BYOD
8 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) SIEM
2 25 (40.98%) ITIL
3 23 (37.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 22 (36.07%) Information Security
4 22 (36.07%) Kalman Filter
5 19 (31.15%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (22.95%) Risk Management
6 14 (22.95%) Security Patching
7 13 (21.31%) Migration
7 13 (21.31%) Service Delivery
8 12 (19.67%) Data Protection
9 9 (14.75%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (13.11%) Security Architecture
11 6 (9.84%) Programme Management
12 5 (8.20%) Web Development
12 5 (8.20%) ISMS
12 5 (8.20%) Cyber Security
13 4 (6.56%) Security Management
14 3 (4.92%) Risk Assessment
15 2 (3.28%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (62.30%) CISM
2 22 (36.07%) CISMP
3 19 (31.15%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (22.95%) CCENT
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (18.03%) CCNP
7 10 (16.39%) CCNA
8 9 (14.75%) A+ Certification
8 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
9 8 (13.11%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.48%) CEH
11 4 (6.56%) CISA
12 3 (4.92%) GIAC
13 1 (1.64%) ISEB
13 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (55.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (22.95%) QA
3 6 (9.84%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.64%) HIPAA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Kaspersky
2 24 (39.34%) Cisco
3 22 (36.07%) CheckPoint
3 22 (36.07%) Clearswift
4 13 (21.31%) VMware
5 12 (19.67%) Citrix
6 10 (16.39%) ArcSight
7 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (11.48%) Symantec
9 3 (4.92%) Sophos
9 3 (4.92%) Sun
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) Websense
10 1 (1.64%) Trustwave
10 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.64%) IronPort
10 1 (1.64%) Qualys
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