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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
England / North West
Rank 84 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 50 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 1.33% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.37% 7.00% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 21
Median daily rate £525 £382 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.43% -23.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £330 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £700 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
482 743 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.38% 18.93% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 404 333
Median daily rate £430 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +4.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 53
Median hourly rate £21.25 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £17.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £39.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.82% +105.26%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +35 40 £544 +45.00% 9
Cheshire +20 4 £450 -33.82% 1
Merseyside -3 3 £600 +33.33%
Lancashire -5 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 63 (48.46%) Information Security
2 53 (40.77%) Cybersecurity
3 52 (40.00%) Firewall
4 40 (30.77%) SANS
5 39 (30.00%) Security Operations
6 38 (29.23%) Windows
7 37 (28.46%) Linux
7 37 (28.46%) Unix
7 37 (28.46%) Security Cleared
8 36 (27.69%) Vulnerability Management
9 35 (26.92%) Risk Management
10 33 (25.38%) Apple
11 32 (24.62%) CISM
11 32 (24.62%) SC Cleared
12 31 (23.85%) SSCP
13 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
13 30 (23.08%) WAN
13 30 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (22.31%) LAN
14 29 (22.31%) VoIP
15 28 (21.54%) VPN
15 28 (21.54%) SIEM
15 28 (21.54%) Patch Management
16 26 (20.00%) Splunk
17 24 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 24 (18.46%) ELK Stack
17 24 (18.46%) QRadar
17 24 (18.46%) Security Monitoring
18 23 (17.69%) Network Monitoring
18 23 (17.69%) Finance

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 (0.77%) Apache
1 1 (0.77%) IIS
1 1 (0.77%) Jetty
1 1 (0.77%) Mongrel
1 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.77%) nginx
1 1 (0.77%) SAS
1 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
1 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.77%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.08%) GitHub
4 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.77%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.77%) IaaS
4 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (40.00%) Firewall
2 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 30 (23.08%) WAN
3 29 (22.31%) LAN
3 29 (22.31%) VoIP
4 28 (21.54%) VPN
5 20 (15.38%) Network Security
6 9 (6.92%) WebEx
7 6 (4.62%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (4.62%) Wireless
8 2 (1.54%) LDAP
8 2 (1.54%) SSL
9 1 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.77%) DHCP
9 1 (0.77%) DNS
9 1 (0.77%) FTP
9 1 (0.77%) HTTP
9 1 (0.77%) IPsec
9 1 (0.77%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) Redis
2 2 (1.54%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.77%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.08%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 23 (17.69%) Finance
2 6 (4.62%) Banking
3 2 (1.54%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (28.46%) Consultant
2 30 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 22 (16.92%) Analyst
4 20 (15.38%) Security Manager
5 18 (13.85%) IT Consultant
5 18 (13.85%) IT Security Consultant
6 16 (12.31%) Security Analyst
7 13 (10.00%) Architect
8 11 (8.46%) Head of Cybersecurity
8 11 (8.46%) Head of Security
8 11 (8.46%) Security Architect
9 10 (7.69%) Operational Security Manager
9 10 (7.69%) Operations Manager
9 10 (7.69%) Security Operations Manager
10 9 (6.92%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 9 (6.92%) Head of Operations
10 9 (6.92%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (6.15%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 8 (6.15%) IT Manager
11 8 (6.15%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) ELK Stack
2 22 (16.92%) Web Services
3 8 (6.15%) RESTful
4 1 (0.77%) .NET
4 1 (0.77%) J2EE
4 1 (0.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
2 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (11.54%) Cyber Attack
3 15 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.92%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.38%) CESG
6 6 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.54%) PKI
9 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.77%) RIA
10 1 (0.77%) User Experience
10 1 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (29.23%) Windows
2 37 (28.46%) Linux
2 37 (28.46%) Unix
3 2 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (48.46%) Information Security
2 53 (40.77%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (30.00%) Security Operations
4 36 (27.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 35 (26.92%) Risk Management
6 30 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 28 (21.54%) Patch Management
7 28 (21.54%) SIEM
8 24 (18.46%) Security Monitoring
9 23 (17.69%) Network Monitoring
10 22 (16.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (13.85%) Penetration Testing
12 16 (12.31%) Case Management
13 14 (10.77%) Security Architecture
14 12 (9.23%) Service Management
14 12 (9.23%) Threat Management
14 12 (9.23%) TOGAF
15 11 (8.46%) ITIL
15 11 (8.46%) Root Cause Analysis
16 10 (7.69%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.00%) Python
2 5 (3.85%) Perl
3 4 (3.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.77%) Java
4 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (30.77%) SANS
2 37 (28.46%) Security Cleared
3 32 (24.62%) CISM
3 32 (24.62%) SC Cleared
4 31 (23.85%) SSCP
5 20 (15.38%) CISA
5 20 (15.38%) Degree
6 14 (10.77%) CEH
7 11 (8.46%) CISMP
8 7 (5.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (4.62%) CITP
9 6 (4.62%) IISP
9 6 (4.62%) MBCS
10 5 (3.85%) CRISC
10 5 (3.85%) DV Cleared
10 5 (3.85%) GIAC
11 4 (3.08%) GCFA
12 2 (1.54%) CLAS
13 1 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.77%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.54%) COBIT
3 10 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 9 (6.92%) ISO27002
5 1 (0.77%) GDPR
5 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (18.46%) QRadar
2 9 (6.92%) Kibana
2 9 (6.92%) logstash
2 9 (6.92%) Nessus
3 8 (6.15%) EnCase
4 6 (4.62%) Nexpose
4 6 (4.62%) Nmap
5 5 (3.85%) RSA enVision
6 2 (1.54%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.77%) Computer Incident Response Team
7 1 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.77%) Puppet
7 1 (0.77%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 33 (25.38%) Apple
2 26 (20.00%) Splunk
3 19 (14.62%) IBM
4 17 (13.08%) LogRhythm
5 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
6 10 (7.69%) ArcSight
6 10 (7.69%) Cisco
7 9 (6.92%) Intel Security
8 8 (6.15%) Cellebrite
9 7 (5.38%) Intel
9 7 (5.38%) NetWitness
9 7 (5.38%) Qualys
10 5 (3.85%) Oracle
11 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.77%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.77%) Clearswift
12 1 (0.77%) Kaspersky
12 1 (0.77%) SAP
12 1 (0.77%) Symantec
12 1 (0.77%) VMware
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