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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North West
Rank 84 115 105
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 49 42 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.86% 1.13% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.84% 6.10% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 25
Median daily rate £550 £375 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -24.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £330 £397
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £700 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £485
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £51.25 -
% change year-on-year
+22.19% -

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
498 689 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.95% 18.49% 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 353 328
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 57
Median hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -14.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £15.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +80.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Manchester +36 40 £550 +7.84% 14
Cheshire +25 3 £450 -35.71% 1
Lancashire -4 2 £501 +39.02%
Merseyside -7 2 £600 +33.33% 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 67 (49.63%) Information Security
1 67 (49.63%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (42.96%) Firewall
3 57 (42.22%) SANS
4 50 (37.04%) Linux
5 48 (35.56%) Unix
5 48 (35.56%) Windows
5 48 (35.56%) SSCP
5 48 (35.56%) Security Operations
6 46 (34.07%) Apple
6 46 (34.07%) Security Cleared
7 44 (32.59%) LAN
7 44 (32.59%) WAN
8 43 (31.85%) TCP/IP
8 43 (31.85%) VoIP
8 43 (31.85%) Vulnerability Management
9 42 (31.11%) Splunk
10 41 (30.37%) Patch Management
10 41 (30.37%) VPN
10 41 (30.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 39 (28.89%) SC Cleared
11 39 (28.89%) QRadar
12 38 (28.15%) Elastic Stack
13 37 (27.41%) Network Monitoring
14 32 (23.70%) LogRhythm
14 32 (23.70%) IBM
15 28 (20.74%) Risk Management
16 26 (19.26%) SIEM
17 25 (18.52%) Security Operations Centre
18 24 (17.78%) Case Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (2.22%) Apache
1 3 (2.22%) IIS
1 3 (2.22%) Jetty
1 3 (2.22%) Mongrel
1 3 (2.22%) nginx
1 3 (2.22%) Tomcat
1 3 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.74%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.22%) Google App Engine
3 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (42.96%) Firewall
2 44 (32.59%) LAN
2 44 (32.59%) WAN
3 43 (31.85%) TCP/IP
3 43 (31.85%) VoIP
4 41 (30.37%) VPN
5 14 (10.37%) Network Security
6 10 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (6.67%) WebEx
7 9 (6.67%) Wireless
8 4 (2.96%) SSL
9 3 (2.22%) DHCP
9 3 (2.22%) DNS
9 3 (2.22%) FTP
9 3 (2.22%) HTTP
9 3 (2.22%) IPsec
10 2 (1.48%) LDAP
11 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.74%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.74%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.85%) Redis
2 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.74%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.22%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 17 (12.59%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) Analyst
1 27 (20.00%) Consultant
2 23 (17.04%) Security Consultant
3 21 (15.56%) Security Analyst
4 20 (14.81%) Security Manager
5 14 (10.37%) Architect
5 14 (10.37%) IT Consultant
5 14 (10.37%) IT Security Consultant
6 12 (8.89%) Technical Specialist
7 11 (8.15%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 11 (8.15%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 11 (8.15%) Head of Security
7 11 (8.15%) Operational Security Manager
7 11 (8.15%) Operations Manager
7 11 (8.15%) Security Architect
7 11 (8.15%) Security Operations Manager
8 10 (7.41%) Security Specialist
9 9 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (28.15%) Elastic Stack
2 23 (17.04%) Web Services
3 13 (9.63%) RESTful
4 3 (2.22%) .NET
4 3 (2.22%) J2EE
4 3 (2.22%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.52%) Security Operations Centre
2 21 (15.56%) Cyber Attack
3 19 (14.07%) Management Information System
4 13 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.93%) CESG
6 7 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.74%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.74%) RIA
10 1 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.74%) User Experience
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 50 (37.04%) Linux
2 48 (35.56%) Unix
2 48 (35.56%) Windows
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (49.63%) Cybersecurity
1 67 (49.63%) Information Security
2 48 (35.56%) Security Operations
3 43 (31.85%) Vulnerability Management
4 41 (30.37%) Patch Management
4 41 (30.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 37 (27.41%) Network Monitoring
6 28 (20.74%) Risk Management
7 26 (19.26%) SIEM
8 24 (17.78%) Case Management
9 20 (14.81%) Security Monitoring
10 18 (13.33%) Open Source
11 14 (10.37%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (9.63%) Security Architecture
12 13 (9.63%) TOGAF
13 12 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
13 12 (8.89%) Service Management
14 11 (8.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (6.67%) ITIL
15 9 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.59%) Python
2 5 (3.70%) Perl
3 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.22%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (42.22%) SANS
2 48 (35.56%) SSCP
3 46 (34.07%) Security Cleared
4 39 (28.89%) SC Cleared
5 23 (17.04%) CISM
6 20 (14.81%) Degree
7 19 (14.07%) CISA
8 14 (10.37%) CEH
9 10 (7.41%) CISMP
10 7 (5.19%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (5.19%) CITP
10 7 (5.19%) IISP
10 7 (5.19%) MBCS
11 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
12 5 (3.70%) CRISC
12 5 (3.70%) GIAC
13 4 (2.96%) GCFA
14 2 (1.48%) ISEB
15 1 (0.74%) CGEIT
15 1 (0.74%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.37%) COBIT
3 10 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 9 (6.67%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.22%) Xen
2 2 (1.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (28.89%) QRadar
2 16 (11.85%) Kibana
3 15 (11.11%) logstash
4 9 (6.67%) RSA enVision
5 8 (5.93%) EnCase
5 8 (5.93%) Nessus
6 6 (4.44%) Nexpose
6 6 (4.44%) Nmap
7 3 (2.22%) Puppet
8 2 (1.48%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 46 (34.07%) Apple
2 42 (31.11%) Splunk
3 32 (23.70%) IBM
3 32 (23.70%) LogRhythm
4 15 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 10 (7.41%) ArcSight
6 9 (6.67%) Cisco
7 8 (5.93%) Cellebrite
7 8 (5.93%) Intel Security
8 7 (5.19%) Intel
8 7 (5.19%) NetWitness
8 7 (5.19%) Qualys
9 6 (4.44%) Snow
10 3 (2.22%) Google
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle
10 3 (2.22%) VMware
11 2 (1.48%) HP
11 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.74%) AlienVault
12 1 (0.74%) SAP
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