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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 87 137 95
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -42
Contract jobs citing CISSP 62 20 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.69% 0.53% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.65% 2.49% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 25
Median daily rate £575 £815 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.44% +64.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £855 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £59.95 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+17.15% +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
717 803 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.54% 21.27% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 395 422 295
Median daily rate £400 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £214 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 62 50
Median hourly rate £42.73 £30.52 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +38.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.57 £14.85 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £56.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+35.41% +33.33%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +25 40 £548 +68.46% 8
Lancashire - 12 £661 -
Cheshire +2 5 £375 -23.07%
Merseyside -4 5 £396 -53.65% 2
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 57 (60.00%) CISM
2 46 (48.42%) Information Security
3 45 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (36.84%) PKI
5 31 (32.63%) Firewall
6 29 (30.53%) Network Security
7 26 (27.37%) PCI DSS
7 26 (27.37%) SIEM
7 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Management
8 23 (24.21%) Threat Management
9 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (21.05%) Finance
11 19 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 19 (20.00%) CISMP
12 18 (18.95%) Penetration Testing
12 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
12 18 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
13 17 (17.89%) COBIT
14 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
14 16 (16.84%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (15.79%) Windows
16 14 (14.74%) Splunk
17 13 (13.68%) SABSA
17 13 (13.68%) CESG Certified Professional
17 13 (13.68%) CLAS
17 13 (13.68%) Unix
17 13 (13.68%) ITIL
18 12 (12.63%) Cisco
18 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
18 12 (12.63%) Symantec

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (32.63%) Firewall
2 29 (30.53%) Network Security
3 11 (11.58%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (9.47%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (9.47%) WAN
5 6 (6.32%) SSL
6 5 (5.26%) LAN
7 3 (3.16%) Internet
7 3 (3.16%) SAN
7 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.11%) DHCP
8 2 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (2.11%) VPN
8 2 (2.11%) Wireless
9 1 (1.05%) DNS
9 1 (1.05%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.05%) MRTG
9 1 (1.05%) OSPF
9 1 (1.05%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.05%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) NonStop SQL
General
1 20 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 2 (2.11%) Legal
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Consultant
2 24 (25.26%) Security Consultant
3 23 (24.21%) Analyst
3 23 (24.21%) Security Analyst
4 16 (16.84%) Architect
5 14 (14.74%) Security Architect
6 12 (12.63%) Security Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Delivery Manager
7 7 (7.37%) Network Security Manager
8 5 (5.26%) CISSP Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) IT Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Vulnerability Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 4 (4.21%) IT Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) Network Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) Security Management Consultant
9 4 (4.21%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.84%) PKI
2 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.21%) CESG
7 3 (3.16%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.05%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.05%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.05%) FMCG
9 1 (1.05%) Life Science
9 1 (1.05%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (1.05%) Smart Energy
9 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
9 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Windows
2 13 (13.68%) Unix
3 1 (1.05%) Android
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.42%) Information Security
2 26 (27.37%) SIEM
2 26 (27.37%) Vulnerability Management
3 23 (24.21%) Threat Management
4 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 18 (18.95%) Cybersecurity
6 18 (18.95%) Penetration Testing
7 16 (16.84%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
8 13 (13.68%) ITIL
8 13 (13.68%) SABSA
9 11 (11.58%) Project Management
10 10 (10.53%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 10 (10.53%) Security Operations
11 9 (9.47%) Supplier Management
12 8 (8.42%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (8.42%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (8.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.16%) Perl
1 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
1 3 (3.16%) Python
2 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 57 (60.00%) CISM
2 19 (20.00%) CISMP
3 13 (13.68%) CESG Certified Professional
3 13 (13.68%) CLAS
4 12 (12.63%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.58%) SC Cleared
6 9 (9.47%) CEH
6 9 (9.47%) CISA
7 7 (7.37%) CCENT
7 7 (7.37%) Degree
7 7 (7.37%) GCIH
8 5 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (3.16%) CCNP
9 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.16%) GIAC
9 3 (3.16%) ISEB
9 3 (3.16%) SANS
10 2 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.11%) CCNA
10 2 (2.11%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (27.37%) PCI DSS
3 17 (17.89%) COBIT
4 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.11%) COSO
5 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (2.11%) QA
5 2 (2.11%) SLA
6 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.05%) ISO27002
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (12.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (7.37%) SmoothWall
3 1 (1.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Splunk
2 12 (12.63%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) Intel Security
2 12 (12.63%) Symantec
3 11 (11.58%) CheckPoint
4 8 (8.42%) Kaspersky
5 7 (7.37%) Clearswift
5 7 (7.37%) Qualys
6 5 (5.26%) VMware
7 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.16%) Sophos
9 2 (2.11%) Citrix
9 2 (2.11%) F5
9 2 (2.11%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.05%) EMC
10 1 (1.05%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.05%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.05%) Juniper
10 1 (1.05%) NetApp
10 1 (1.05%) Palo Alto
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