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 22 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 76 107 124
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +17
Contract jobs citing CISSP 63 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.97% 1.06% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.34% 6.14% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 12 2
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£500 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.18% -0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £282 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
CISSP
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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
609 505 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.07% 17.35% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 235 319
Average daily rate £340 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 53 55
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +16 25 £500 - 4
Cheshire 0 23 £495 +32.88% 1
Cumbria - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 56 (65.12%) Information Security
2 33 (38.37%) Security Architecture
3 31 (36.05%) CESG
4 30 (34.88%) TOGAF
5 28 (32.56%) Finance
6 27 (31.40%) Management Information System
7 24 (27.91%) CISA
8 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (23.26%) CISM
10 18 (20.93%) Data Protection
11 17 (19.77%) Enterprise Architecture
11 17 (19.77%) Zachman Framework
12 16 (18.60%) Banking
12 16 (18.60%) Risk Management
13 13 (15.12%) Firewall
13 13 (15.12%) BS7799
14 12 (13.95%) Project Management
14 12 (13.95%) Security Management
14 12 (13.95%) GIAC
14 12 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
14 12 (13.95%) COBIT
15 11 (12.79%) CRISC
15 11 (12.79%) Cyber Security
15 11 (12.79%) SABSA
15 11 (12.79%) ITIL
15 11 (12.79%) UNIX
16 10 (11.63%) CESG CLAS
16 10 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
17 9 (10.47%) Data Protection Act
17 9 (10.47%) PCI DSS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (3.49%) MS Project
1 3 (3.49%) MS Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) VPN
3 4 (4.65%) Network Security
4 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.49%) LAN
4 3 (3.49%) WAN
4 3 (3.49%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.33%) TACACS
5 2 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (1.16%) OSPF
6 1 (1.16%) BGP
6 1 (1.16%) NetScreen
6 1 (1.16%) SSL
6 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.16%) IPsec
6 1 (1.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 16 (18.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (36.05%) Architect
2 24 (27.91%) Security Architect
3 19 (22.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 16 (18.60%) Analyst
5 14 (16.28%) Consultant
5 14 (16.28%) Security Consultant
6 12 (13.95%) Security Analyst
7 10 (11.63%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 7 (8.14%) Security Manager
8 7 (8.14%) Risk Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (8.14%) IT Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Information Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Information Security Manager
11 3 (3.49%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Security Specialist
11 3 (3.49%) Information Security Consultant
11 3 (3.49%) IT Business Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.16%) .NET
1 1 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) CESG
2 27 (31.40%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.63%) CESG CLAS
4 9 (10.47%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (9.30%) Computer Science
6 7 (8.14%) Open Source
7 3 (3.49%) PMI
7 3 (3.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.79%) UNIX
2 7 (8.14%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (65.12%) Information Security
2 33 (38.37%) Security Architecture
3 30 (34.88%) TOGAF
4 18 (20.93%) Data Protection
5 17 (19.77%) Enterprise Architecture
5 17 (19.77%) Zachman Framework
6 16 (18.60%) Risk Management
7 12 (13.95%) Project Management
7 12 (13.95%) Security Management
7 12 (13.95%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (12.79%) Cyber Security
8 11 (12.79%) SABSA
8 11 (12.79%) ITIL
9 10 (11.63%) Risk Analysis
10 9 (10.47%) Protective Monitoring
10 9 (10.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 9 (10.47%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
11 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) C
2 1 (1.16%) Perl
2 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) CISA
2 20 (23.26%) CISM
3 12 (13.95%) GIAC
4 11 (12.79%) CRISC
5 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (5.81%) CEH
8 4 (4.65%) CISMP
9 3 (3.49%) PMP
9 3 (3.49%) PMI Certification
9 3 (3.49%) CCNA
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.49%) GCIA
9 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.33%) Degree
10 2 (2.33%) ISACA
10 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (2.33%) GCIH
10 2 (2.33%) ISEB
10 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (25.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (15.12%) BS7799
3 12 (13.95%) COBIT
4 9 (10.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (5.81%) QA
6 2 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (1.16%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.16%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) CORE IMPACT
2 2 (2.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) McAfee
2 6 (6.98%) Sophos
2 6 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) CheckPoint
3 5 (5.81%) Cisco
4 4 (4.65%) Fortinet
4 4 (4.65%) Juniper
5 3 (3.49%) Sourcefire
5 3 (3.49%) F5
5 3 (3.49%) IronPort
6 2 (2.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.33%) HP
6 2 (2.33%) Websense
6 2 (2.33%) Nokia
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle
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