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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 106 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 51 37 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 1.14% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.93% 5.58% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 24 23
Average daily rate £450 £495 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £410 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £563 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £480 £500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
736 663 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.30% 20.36% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 339 230
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 53 69
Average hourly rate £35.00 £32.54 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +85.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.00 £12.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.00 £36.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+77.77% +28.57%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire +3 15 £360 -25.77% 2
Manchester -16 15 £510 +22.89% 7
Cheshire -7 9 £700 +27.27% 2
Merseyside +7 7 £450 - 1
CISSP
England

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 43 (55.84%) Information Security
2 40 (51.95%) Risk Management
3 32 (41.56%) CISM
4 30 (38.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 29 (37.66%) Security Architecture
6 27 (35.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (32.47%) Cybersecurity
8 20 (25.97%) Security Operations
9 19 (24.68%) CLAS
10 18 (23.38%) Security Management
11 17 (22.08%) Risk Assessment
11 17 (22.08%) TOGAF
12 15 (19.48%) CISA
13 14 (18.18%) Legal
13 14 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
14 13 (16.88%) SABSA
14 13 (16.88%) Finance
15 11 (14.29%) Firewall
15 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
15 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
16 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
17 9 (11.69%) ITIL
17 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
17 9 (11.69%) Security Testing
17 9 (11.69%) COBIT
18 8 (10.39%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
18 8 (10.39%) Data Privacy

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) IaaS
3 3 (3.90%) PaaS
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Firewall
2 7 (9.09%) Network Security
3 3 (3.90%) Internet
3 3 (3.90%) Wireless
4 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 14 (18.18%) Legal
2 13 (16.88%) Finance
3 2 (2.60%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) Architect
2 22 (28.57%) Security Architect
3 16 (20.78%) Consultant
4 14 (18.18%) Security Consultant
5 13 (16.88%) Analyst
5 13 (16.88%) Security Manager
6 10 (12.99%) Security Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Information Manager
7 9 (11.69%) Information Security Manager
8 6 (7.79%) CISSP Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (6.49%) Head of IT
9 5 (6.49%) Head of IT Security
9 5 (6.49%) Head of Security
9 5 (6.49%) Technical Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Head of IT Operations
10 4 (5.19%) Head of Operations
11 3 (3.90%) CLAS Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Digital Technical Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.39%) Private Cloud
3 5 (6.49%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.49%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.19%) FMCG
5 3 (3.90%) CESG
5 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.90%) PKI
5 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
5 3 (3.90%) Social Media
5 3 (3.90%) User Experience
6 2 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Windows
2 4 (5.19%) Android
2 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Information Security
2 40 (51.95%) Risk Management
3 29 (37.66%) Security Architecture
4 27 (35.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (32.47%) Cybersecurity
6 20 (25.97%) Security Operations
7 18 (23.38%) Security Management
8 17 (22.08%) Risk Assessment
8 17 (22.08%) TOGAF
9 14 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
9 14 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
10 13 (16.88%) SABSA
11 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
12 10 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (11.69%) ITIL
13 9 (11.69%) Security Testing
14 8 (10.39%) Data Privacy
15 7 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
16 6 (7.79%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) CISM
2 19 (24.68%) CLAS
3 15 (19.48%) CISA
4 5 (6.49%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.19%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (5.19%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (2.60%) CISMP
6 2 (2.60%) CRISC
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.30%) CCDA
7 1 (1.30%) CITP
7 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) GSEC
7 1 (1.30%) IISP
7 1 (1.30%) MBCS
7 1 (1.30%) PCI QSA
7 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.30%) PMP
7 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (38.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.69%) COBIT
2 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.79%) COSO
4 3 (3.90%) SSAE 16
5 2 (2.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.30%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.30%) QA
6 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.90%) Cisco
2 3 (3.90%) Siebel
3 2 (2.60%) CheckPoint
3 2 (2.60%) Clearswift
3 2 (2.60%) Kaspersky
3 2 (2.60%) VMware
4 1 (1.30%) Citrix
4 1 (1.30%) F5
4 1 (1.30%) IBM
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Splunk
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