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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 106 103 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 47 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.21% 0.98% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.80% 4.93% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.60% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £354 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £545 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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
810 609 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.89% 19.86% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 297 196
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 83 35
Average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.30 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £37.06 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 27 £331 -11.66% 8
Cheshire -4 9 £455 +7.05% 1
Cumbria - 3 £415 - 2
Lancashire -1 2 £550 +2.32%
Merseyside -19 1 - -
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 38 (45.78%) CISM
2 37 (44.58%) Information Security
3 35 (42.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 32 (38.55%) Firewall
5 30 (36.14%) Cisco
5 30 (36.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 29 (34.94%) CISMP
6 29 (34.94%) SIEM
7 28 (33.73%) CheckPoint
8 27 (32.53%) ITIL
8 27 (32.53%) Kalman Filter
9 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (30.12%) SSL
10 25 (30.12%) Clearswift
11 24 (28.92%) PKI
11 24 (28.92%) Kaspersky
12 21 (25.30%) Security Architecture
13 19 (22.89%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (22.89%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (22.89%) Network Security
14 18 (21.69%) QA
15 15 (18.07%) Citrix
16 14 (16.87%) Finance
16 14 (16.87%) CCENT
16 14 (16.87%) VMware
17 13 (15.66%) CESG
17 13 (15.66%) Migration
17 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
17 13 (15.66%) WAN
17 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.82%) IIS
2 3 (3.61%) IBM Notes
2 3 (3.61%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) Firewall
2 26 (31.33%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (30.12%) SSL
4 19 (22.89%) Network Security
5 13 (15.66%) WAN
6 4 (4.82%) VPN
7 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.61%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (3.61%) TACACS
8 2 (2.41%) Wireless
8 2 (2.41%) Internet
9 1 (1.20%) DNS
9 1 (1.20%) LAN
9 1 (1.20%) DHCP
9 1 (1.20%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.20%) Wireless Security
9 1 (1.20%) NX-OS
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.61%) Military
3 2 (2.41%) Law
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.20%) Banking
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) Analyst
2 25 (30.12%) Security Analyst
3 22 (26.51%) Consultant
4 19 (22.89%) Security Consultant
5 14 (16.87%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (14.46%) Architect
6 12 (14.46%) Security Architect
7 8 (9.64%) IT Consultant
7 8 (9.64%) IT Security Consultant
8 7 (8.43%) Security Engineer
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Security Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Security Manager
10 4 (4.82%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.61%) Network Analyst
11 3 (3.61%) Firewall Engineer
12 2 (2.41%) Information Security Consultant
12 2 (2.41%) Network Security Analyst
12 2 (2.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 2 (2.41%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) JCE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.92%) PKI
2 13 (15.66%) CESG
3 9 (10.84%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.61%) Life Science
5 3 (3.61%) FMCG
5 3 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.61%) User Experience
5 3 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) SCADA
5 3 (3.61%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.41%) GIS
6 2 (2.41%) Tandem
7 1 (1.20%) BYOD
7 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.02%) UNIX
2 5 (6.02%) Linux
3 2 (2.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) Information Security
2 30 (36.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 29 (34.94%) SIEM
4 27 (32.53%) Kalman Filter
4 27 (32.53%) ITIL
5 21 (25.30%) Security Architecture
6 19 (22.89%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (15.66%) Service Delivery
7 13 (15.66%) Migration
7 13 (15.66%) Cyber Security
8 11 (13.25%) TOGAF
9 10 (12.05%) SABSA
10 9 (10.84%) Risk Management
10 9 (10.84%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (8.43%) Zachman Framework
12 6 (7.23%) Security Management
13 5 (6.02%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (6.02%) Enterprise Architecture
14 4 (4.82%) Information Assurance
15 3 (3.61%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (45.78%) CISM
2 29 (34.94%) CISMP
3 19 (22.89%) ITIL Certification
4 14 (16.87%) CCENT
5 13 (15.66%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
7 7 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (7.23%) CCNA
9 5 (6.02%) CCNP
9 5 (6.02%) CISA
10 4 (4.82%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.61%) CEH
11 3 (3.61%) ISACA
12 2 (2.41%) DV Cleared
12 2 (2.41%) CRISC
12 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.41%) Degree
12 2 (2.41%) GCIA
12 2 (2.41%) GCIH
13 1 (1.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (42.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.69%) QA
3 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.20%) COBIT
4 1 (1.20%) SLA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Nessus
2 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Cisco
2 28 (33.73%) CheckPoint
3 25 (30.12%) Clearswift
4 24 (28.92%) Kaspersky
5 15 (18.07%) Citrix
6 14 (16.87%) VMware
7 9 (10.84%) ArcSight
8 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.61%) Juniper
9 3 (3.61%) Lotus
9 3 (3.61%) Symantec
9 3 (3.61%) Websense
9 3 (3.61%) F5
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle
9 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.41%) IronPort
10 2 (2.41%) Qualys
10 2 (2.41%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.20%) Splunk
11 1 (1.20%) Trustwave
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Cumbria
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 27 days ago