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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 109 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 57 40 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.47% 1.09% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.90% 5.38% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 21 17
Median daily rate £573 £350 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.57% -34.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £707 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+15.29% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+52.63% +26.66%
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
826 744 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.26% 20.29% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 335 325
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £503 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 84 75
Median hourly rate £39.22 £22.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.28% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.50 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.77 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.12 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+45.10% +34.00%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -5 27 £423 +30.00% 8
Lancashire +25 18 £661 +20.18%
Merseyside +1 5 £500 -
Cheshire -5 5 £375 -25.00%
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 55 (55.56%) CISM
1 55 (55.56%) Information Security
2 49 (49.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (32.32%) Risk Management
4 27 (27.27%) PKI
4 27 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (23.23%) Cybersecurity
6 21 (21.21%) Firewall
7 20 (20.20%) Network Security
8 19 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (19.19%) CISMP
8 19 (19.19%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (18.18%) PCI DSS
10 17 (17.17%) CLAS
10 17 (17.17%) COBIT
10 17 (17.17%) ITIL
11 16 (16.16%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (16.16%) Finance
11 16 (16.16%) Security Architecture
12 15 (15.15%) SIEM
12 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (14.14%) Windows
13 14 (14.14%) CESG Certified Professional
13 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
13 14 (14.14%) Threat Management
14 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
14 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
15 12 (12.12%) Project Management
15 12 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
16 11 (11.11%) SABSA

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 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.08%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (21.21%) Firewall
2 20 (20.20%) Network Security
3 7 (7.07%) WAN
4 6 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (6.06%) SSL
5 5 (5.05%) Internet
6 2 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (2.02%) LAN
7 1 (1.01%) DHCP
7 1 (1.01%) DMZ
7 1 (1.01%) DNS
7 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.01%) VPN
7 1 (1.01%) Wireless
7 1 (1.01%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.01%) NonStop SQL
General
1 16 (16.16%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Legal
3 2 (2.02%) Banking
3 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (27.27%) Consultant
2 23 (23.23%) Security Consultant
3 20 (20.20%) Analyst
4 19 (19.19%) Security Analyst
5 16 (16.16%) Security Manager
6 13 (13.13%) Architect
7 11 (11.11%) Security Architect
8 7 (7.07%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (7.07%) IT Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (7.07%) Network Security Manager
9 6 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (5.05%) CISSP Consultant
10 5 (5.05%) Head of IT
10 5 (5.05%) Head of IT Security
10 5 (5.05%) Head of Security
10 5 (5.05%) IT Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Digital Delivery Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Head of IT Operations
11 4 (4.04%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) PKI
2 10 (10.10%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (8.08%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.08%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.05%) Cryptography
4 5 (5.05%) FMCG
5 4 (4.04%) Smart Meter
6 3 (3.03%) CESG
6 3 (3.03%) Social Media
7 1 (1.01%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.01%) Life Science
7 1 (1.01%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Windows
2 8 (8.08%) Unix
3 5 (5.05%) Android
3 5 (5.05%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.02%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.56%) Information Security
2 32 (32.32%) Risk Management
3 27 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (23.23%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (19.19%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (19.19%) Vulnerability Management
6 17 (17.17%) ITIL
7 16 (16.16%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (16.16%) Security Architecture
8 15 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (15.15%) SIEM
9 14 (14.14%) Security Operations
9 14 (14.14%) Threat Management
10 13 (13.13%) TOGAF
11 12 (12.12%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (12.12%) Project Management
12 11 (11.11%) SABSA
13 10 (10.10%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (10.10%) PRINCE2
14 9 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.02%) Perl
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.02%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (55.56%) CISM
2 19 (19.19%) CISMP
3 17 (17.17%) CLAS
4 14 (14.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.10%) SC Cleared
7 9 (9.09%) CISA
8 7 (7.07%) CCENT
9 6 (6.06%) Degree
10 5 (5.05%) CEH
10 5 (5.05%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.04%) GCIH
12 3 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (3.03%) ISEB
13 2 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (2.02%) CCNP
13 2 (2.02%) CITP
13 2 (2.02%) GIAC
13 2 (2.02%) MBCS
14 1 (1.01%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (49.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 17 (17.17%) COBIT
4 7 (7.07%) COSO
5 3 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.02%) QA
6 2 (2.02%) SLA
7 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 7 (7.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (7.07%) SmoothWall
2 1 (1.01%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 9 (9.09%) Cisco
1 9 (9.09%) Splunk
2 8 (8.08%) Kaspersky
3 7 (7.07%) CheckPoint
3 7 (7.07%) Clearswift
3 7 (7.07%) Intel Security
3 7 (7.07%) Symantec
4 5 (5.05%) VMware
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.03%) Qualys
6 3 (3.03%) Siebel
7 2 (2.02%) Citrix
7 2 (2.02%) F5
8 1 (1.01%) EMC
8 1 (1.01%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.01%) Juniper
8 1 (1.01%) NetApp
8 1 (1.01%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.01%) Sophos
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