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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 114 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 52 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.29% 1.10% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 5.17% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 24
Median daily rate £573 £388 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.74% -23.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £707 £550 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £420 £500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +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
885 831 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.94% 21.25% 20.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 367 309
Median daily rate £400 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 91 85
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.50 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £78.00 £50.60 £34.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 3 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 3 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 -8 23 £423 +27.54% 3
Lancashire +23 20 £653 +18.63%
Cheshire -15 4 £375 -8.53% 2
Merseyside +5 3 - - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 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 58 (54.72%) Information Security
2 50 (47.17%) CISM
3 48 (45.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (44.34%) Risk Management
5 31 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
7 26 (24.53%) CLAS
8 25 (23.58%) Security Architecture
9 23 (21.70%) TOGAF
9 23 (21.70%) Security Operations
10 22 (20.75%) SABSA
11 21 (19.81%) PKI
12 19 (17.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 19 (17.92%) Risk Assessment
13 17 (16.04%) CISMP
13 17 (16.04%) Firewall
13 17 (16.04%) Security Management
14 16 (15.09%) Finance
14 16 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
14 16 (15.09%) COBIT
15 15 (14.15%) Project Management
15 15 (14.15%) ITIL
15 15 (14.15%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
16 14 (13.21%) PCI DSS
16 14 (13.21%) Network Security
16 14 (13.21%) Protective Monitoring
16 14 (13.21%) CESG Certified Professional
16 14 (13.21%) Legal
16 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
2 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) Firewall
2 14 (13.21%) Network Security
3 7 (6.60%) WAN
4 5 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (4.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (4.72%) SSL
5 4 (3.77%) Internet
6 2 (1.89%) LAN
7 1 (0.94%) DHCP
7 1 (0.94%) DMZ
7 1 (0.94%) DNS
7 1 (0.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.94%) VPN
7 1 (0.94%) Wireless
7 1 (0.94%) Wireless Security
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 14 (13.21%) Legal
3 2 (1.89%) Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) Architect
1 24 (22.64%) Consultant
2 20 (18.87%) Analyst
2 20 (18.87%) Security Consultant
3 19 (17.92%) Security Architect
3 19 (17.92%) Security Manager
4 18 (16.98%) Security Analyst
5 7 (6.60%) Delivery Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Information Manager
5 7 (6.60%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (6.60%) Information Security Manager
6 6 (5.66%) IT Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) IT Security Consultant
6 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.72%) CLAS Architect
7 5 (4.72%) Head of IT
7 5 (4.72%) Head of IT Security
7 5 (4.72%) Head of Security
7 5 (4.72%) Network Security Manager
7 5 (4.72%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) PKI
2 12 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 8 (7.55%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (7.55%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.72%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.72%) FMCG
5 4 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.77%) User Experience
6 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
6 3 (2.83%) Social Media
7 1 (0.94%) CESG
7 1 (0.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.38%) Windows
2 5 (4.72%) Android
2 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
4 2 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.72%) Information Security
2 47 (44.34%) Risk Management
3 31 (29.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (28.30%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (23.58%) Security Architecture
6 23 (21.70%) Security Operations
6 23 (21.70%) TOGAF
7 22 (20.75%) SABSA
8 19 (17.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 19 (17.92%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (16.04%) Security Management
10 16 (15.09%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (14.15%) ITIL
11 15 (14.15%) Project Management
11 15 (14.15%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (13.21%) Protective Monitoring
13 11 (10.38%) SIEM
14 9 (8.49%) Security Testing
14 9 (8.49%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.89%) Perl
2 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (47.17%) CISM
2 26 (24.53%) CLAS
3 17 (16.04%) CISMP
4 15 (14.15%) Security Cleared
5 14 (13.21%) CESG Certified Professional
6 12 (11.32%) CISA
7 10 (9.43%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (4.72%) CCENT
8 5 (4.72%) Degree
8 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (3.77%) CEH
10 3 (2.83%) GCIH
11 2 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.89%) CITP
11 2 (1.89%) GIAC
11 2 (1.89%) MBCS
12 1 (0.94%) CCNP
12 1 (0.94%) ISEB
12 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (45.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (15.09%) COBIT
3 14 (13.21%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.60%) COSO
5 3 (2.83%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (2.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.89%) QA
7 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.77%) Active Directory
1 4 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.72%) SmoothWall
2 4 (3.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (6.60%) Cisco
2 6 (5.66%) CheckPoint
2 6 (5.66%) Kaspersky
3 5 (4.72%) Clearswift
3 5 (4.72%) Splunk
3 5 (4.72%) VMware
4 4 (3.77%) Intel Security
4 4 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.77%) Symantec
5 3 (2.83%) Siebel
6 2 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (0.94%) EMC
7 1 (0.94%) F5
7 1 (0.94%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.94%) Juniper
7 1 (0.94%) NetApp
7 1 (0.94%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.94%) Qualys
7 1 (0.94%) Sophos
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