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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 81 123 107
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 77 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.45% 0.80% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.14% 4.19% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 21
Median daily rate £548 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £700 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
586 787 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.65% 18.97% 19.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 434 330
Median daily rate £450 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £535 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.89% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 52
Median hourly rate £35.63 £30.15 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.15% +78.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.71 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.77%

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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 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
Manchester +37 51 £544 +45.00% 10
Merseyside +14 15 £400 - 4
Cheshire +12 9 £675 +1.88% 4
Lancashire -7 1 £350 -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North West region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 69 (53.91%) Information Security
2 60 (46.88%) Firewall
3 45 (35.16%) Vulnerability Management
4 44 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
5 42 (32.81%) SANS
6 38 (29.69%) Unix
6 38 (29.69%) Windows
7 37 (28.91%) CISM
8 35 (27.34%) Linux
9 33 (25.78%) WAN
9 33 (25.78%) Apple
9 33 (25.78%) SIEM
10 32 (25.00%) LAN
11 31 (24.22%) TCP/IP
11 31 (24.22%) Security Operations
12 30 (23.44%) SSCP
12 30 (23.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 30 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 29 (22.66%) Security Cleared
13 29 (22.66%) VPN
13 29 (22.66%) VoIP
14 28 (21.88%) Splunk
14 28 (21.88%) Patch Management
15 27 (21.09%) SC Cleared
15 27 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
16 25 (19.53%) Finance
17 24 (18.75%) Risk Management
17 24 (18.75%) Network Security
17 24 (18.75%) ELK Stack
17 24 (18.75%) QRadar

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 1 (0.78%) Apache
1 1 (0.78%) IIS
1 1 (0.78%) Jetty
1 1 (0.78%) Mongrel
1 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.78%) nginx
1 1 (0.78%) SAS
1 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.16%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.34%) GitHub
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.78%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (46.88%) Firewall
2 33 (25.78%) WAN
3 32 (25.00%) LAN
4 31 (24.22%) TCP/IP
5 29 (22.66%) VoIP
5 29 (22.66%) VPN
6 24 (18.75%) Network Security
7 11 (8.59%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (6.25%) WebEx
9 7 (5.47%) Wireless
10 3 (2.34%) SAN
11 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.56%) DHCP
11 2 (1.56%) SSL
12 1 (0.78%) DNS
12 1 (0.78%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.78%) FTP
12 1 (0.78%) HTTP
12 1 (0.78%) LDAP
12 1 (0.78%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Redis
2 2 (1.56%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.78%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.34%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Travis CI
General
1 25 (19.53%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (33.59%) Consultant
2 36 (28.13%) Security Consultant
3 27 (21.09%) Analyst
4 22 (17.19%) Security Analyst
5 17 (13.28%) Architect
5 17 (13.28%) IT Consultant
5 17 (13.28%) IT Security Consultant
6 15 (11.72%) Security Architect
7 11 (8.59%) Head of Cybersecurity
7 11 (8.59%) Head of Security
8 9 (7.03%) Head of Operations
8 9 (7.03%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) Security Manager
10 7 (5.47%) SIEM Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.69%) Forensic Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) ELK Stack
2 20 (15.63%) Web Services
3 8 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) J2EE
4 1 (0.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.72%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (11.72%) Cyber Attack
2 14 (10.94%) Data Centre
3 13 (10.16%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (6.25%) PKI
6 7 (5.47%) CESG
6 7 (5.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.56%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.78%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.78%) RIA
10 1 (0.78%) User Experience
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.69%) Unix
1 38 (29.69%) Windows
2 35 (27.34%) Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (53.91%) Information Security
2 45 (35.16%) Vulnerability Management
3 44 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
4 33 (25.78%) SIEM
5 31 (24.22%) Security Operations
6 30 (23.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 28 (21.88%) Patch Management
8 27 (21.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (18.75%) Risk Management
10 23 (17.97%) Network Monitoring
11 22 (17.19%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (13.28%) Threat Management
12 17 (13.28%) TOGAF
13 16 (12.50%) Case Management
13 16 (12.50%) Security Architecture
14 11 (8.59%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (8.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 10 (7.81%) ITIL
15 10 (7.81%) Open Source
16 8 (6.25%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.16%) Python
2 5 (3.91%) Perl
3 4 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (32.81%) SANS
2 37 (28.91%) CISM
3 30 (23.44%) SSCP
4 29 (22.66%) Security Cleared
5 27 (21.09%) SC Cleared
6 19 (14.84%) CISA
7 17 (13.28%) CEH
8 11 (8.59%) Degree
9 10 (7.81%) CISMP
10 7 (5.47%) CESG Certified Professional
11 6 (4.69%) CITP
11 6 (4.69%) IISP
11 6 (4.69%) MBCS
12 5 (3.91%) DV Cleared
12 5 (3.91%) GIAC
13 4 (3.13%) CRISC
13 4 (3.13%) GCFA
14 3 (2.34%) GCIH
15 2 (1.56%) GSLC
15 2 (1.56%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.72%) PCI DSS
3 13 (10.16%) COBIT
4 9 (7.03%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (18.75%) QRadar
2 9 (7.03%) Kibana
2 9 (7.03%) logstash
2 9 (7.03%) Nessus
3 8 (6.25%) EnCase
4 6 (4.69%) Nexpose
4 6 (4.69%) Nmap
5 5 (3.91%) RSA enVision
6 3 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.78%) Nagios
7 1 (0.78%) Puppet
7 1 (0.78%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 33 (25.78%) Apple
2 28 (21.88%) Splunk
3 19 (14.84%) IBM
3 19 (14.84%) LogRhythm
4 17 (13.28%) Microsoft
5 11 (8.59%) Cisco
6 10 (7.81%) ArcSight
6 10 (7.81%) Intel Security
7 9 (7.03%) Qualys
8 8 (6.25%) Cellebrite
9 7 (5.47%) Intel
9 7 (5.47%) NetWitness
10 5 (3.91%) Oracle
11 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.34%) Symantec
12 2 (1.56%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.78%) Clearswift
13 1 (0.78%) Infoblox
13 1 (0.78%) Kaspersky
13 1 (0.78%) VMware
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