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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 95 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 36 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.14% 1.21% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.09% 6.09% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 5
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£495 £510 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £600 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £484 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
591 542 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.79% 19.92% 17.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 245 229
Average daily rate £375 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £578 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 56 35
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £18.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £36.07 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.90%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester -3 12 £500 -4.76% 5
Lancashire -11 8 £485 +79.79%
Cheshire -7 7 £563 +10.29% 1
Merseyside -8 2 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 50 (63.29%) Information Security
2 27 (34.18%) Security Architecture
3 22 (27.85%) CISM
4 19 (24.05%) Finance
4 19 (24.05%) CESG
5 18 (22.78%) Firewall
6 17 (21.52%) Zachman Framework
6 17 (21.52%) TOGAF
6 17 (21.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (20.25%) CISA
8 14 (17.72%) Windows
8 14 (17.72%) CESG CLAS
8 14 (17.72%) Risk Management
9 13 (16.46%) ITIL
9 13 (16.46%) Cisco
9 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
10 12 (15.19%) Cyber Security
10 12 (15.19%) SABSA
10 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
10 12 (15.19%) UNIX
10 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
11 11 (13.92%) Linux
12 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
13 9 (11.39%) Fortinet
13 9 (11.39%) Juniper
13 9 (11.39%) CheckPoint
13 9 (11.39%) ArcSight
14 8 (10.13%) SIEM
14 8 (10.13%) F5
14 8 (10.13%) Kalman Filter

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.59%) IIS
2 3 (3.80%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.80%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Project
1 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) Firewall
2 7 (8.86%) TACACS
3 5 (6.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.06%) VPN
4 4 (5.06%) SSL
4 4 (5.06%) Network Security
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.53%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.27%) VLAN
7 1 (1.27%) Internet
7 1 (1.27%) OSPF
7 1 (1.27%) BGP
7 1 (1.27%) NetScreen
7 1 (1.27%) IPsec
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 5 (6.33%) Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Law
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (39.24%) Consultant
2 25 (31.65%) Security Consultant
3 22 (27.85%) Architect
4 19 (24.05%) Security Architect
5 11 (13.92%) Information Security Consultant
6 9 (11.39%) IT Security Consultant
6 9 (11.39%) IT Consultant
7 8 (10.13%) Security Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Architect
9 5 (6.33%) Network Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Security Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Security Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Lead Security Architect
12 2 (2.53%) Lead Architect
12 2 (2.53%) Incident Analyst
12 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) CESG
2 14 (17.72%) CESG CLAS
3 12 (15.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (8.86%) FMCG
5 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.80%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (3.80%) SCADA
8 2 (2.53%) PMI
8 2 (2.53%) Cryptography
8 2 (2.53%) PKI
8 2 (2.53%) Open Source
9 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.72%) Windows
2 12 (15.19%) UNIX
3 11 (13.92%) Linux
4 5 (6.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) Information Security
2 27 (34.18%) Security Architecture
3 17 (21.52%) Zachman Framework
3 17 (21.52%) TOGAF
4 14 (17.72%) Risk Management
5 13 (16.46%) ITIL
6 12 (15.19%) Cyber Security
6 12 (15.19%) SABSA
7 8 (10.13%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (10.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (10.13%) SIEM
8 7 (8.86%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.86%) Security Management
9 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.59%) Use Case
9 6 (7.59%) Coaching
9 6 (7.59%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (6.33%) Protective Monitoring
10 5 (6.33%) Information Assurance
10 5 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) C
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (27.85%) CISM
2 16 (20.25%) CISA
3 13 (16.46%) Security Cleared
4 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
5 6 (7.59%) CRISC
5 6 (7.59%) GCIA
5 6 (7.59%) GCIH
5 6 (7.59%) CEH
6 5 (6.33%) ISACA
7 4 (5.06%) Degree
8 3 (3.80%) CCNA
8 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.80%) CISMP
9 2 (2.53%) ISEB
9 2 (2.53%) GIAC
9 2 (2.53%) PMP
9 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.53%) ISSAP
9 2 (2.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (21.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (15.19%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.86%) COBIT
3 7 (8.86%) QA
4 6 (7.59%) BS7799
5 3 (3.80%) SLA
6 1 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Nessus
2 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (16.46%) Cisco
2 9 (11.39%) Juniper
2 9 (11.39%) CheckPoint
2 9 (11.39%) Fortinet
2 9 (11.39%) ArcSight
3 8 (10.13%) F5
4 6 (7.59%) Websense
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Lotus
6 3 (3.80%) Clearswift
6 3 (3.80%) Splunk
7 2 (2.53%) Qualys
7 2 (2.53%) Kaspersky
7 2 (2.53%) Sourcefire
7 2 (2.53%) Symantec
7 2 (2.53%) McAfee
7 2 (2.53%) Sophos
8 1 (1.27%) IronPort
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