Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 74 82
Rank change year-on-year +13 +8 +11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 25 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.97% 1.43% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.29% 9.18% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 8
Cheshire median daily rate £404 £590 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.57% -12.59% +42.11%
10th Percentile £400 £410 £550
90th Percentile £491 £750 £794
North West median daily rate £506 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +6.58% -13.64% +15.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

CISSP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 243 207 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 19.15% 15.53% 16.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 149 162
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £202 £217 £179
90th Percentile £588 £546 £675
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 8 10
Cheshire median hourly rate £24.13 £27.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.65% +28.57% +21.18%
10th Percentile £17.50 £14.54 £14.43
90th Percentile £65.05 £33.00 £78.75
North West median hourly rate £29.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +40.91% -9.90%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Cheshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Cheshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 8 £400 - 1
Wilmslow - 1 £500 -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 22 (88.00%) CISM
2 21 (84.00%) Information Security
3 14 (56.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
4 11 (44.00%) Legal
4 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
5 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 9 (36.00%) Virtual Team
6 9 (36.00%) Project Planning
6 9 (36.00%) CISA
7 7 (28.00%) Java
7 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (24.00%) Analytics
8 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 6 (24.00%) Network Security
8 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 5 (20.00%) Firewall
9 5 (20.00%) Data Security
9 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
9 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
9 5 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team Management
10 4 (16.00%) Big Data
10 4 (16.00%) Payment Gateway

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) Network Security
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) GIS
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Legal
3 5 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (12.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Consultant
1 12 (48.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Digital Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Information Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Supplier Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Virtual Team
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Risk Management
2 11 (44.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (40.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 9 (36.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (28.00%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (28.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) Analytics
6 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.00%) Data Analytics
7 5 (20.00%) Data Security
7 5 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (16.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (16.00%) Virtual Team Management
9 3 (12.00%) Security Architecture
9 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CISM
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 9 (36.00%) CISA
4 4 (16.00%) PCI QSA
5 2 (8.00%) CSSLP
6 1 (4.00%) CEH
6 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.00%) GSEC
6 1 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) GDPR
2 4 (16.00%) PA-DSS
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) HP
1 1 (4.00%) Hyland
1 1 (4.00%) IBM
1 1 (4.00%) Imperva
1 1 (4.00%) SAP
1 1 (4.00%) Splunk