Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 80 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 -24
Contract jobs citing CISSP 17 19 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.28% 1.31% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.76% 8.52% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 21
Cheshire median daily rate £590 £675 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.59% +42.11% -2.06%
10th Percentile £410 £550 £313
90th Percentile £750 £794 £700
North West median daily rate £475 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% -5.00%
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 194 223 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 14.58% 15.40% 15.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 142 188
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% +9.22%
10th Percentile £215 £158 £275
90th Percentile £550 £675 £650
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 29
Cheshire median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +21.18% -2.37%
10th Percentile £13.67 £14.43 £15.92
90th Percentile £31.50 £52.75 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £38.75 £26.25 £30.52
% change year-on-year +47.62% -13.99% +52.60%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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
Warrington +16 8 £650 -3.70%
Chester - 1 - -
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 15 (88.24%) CISM
2 11 (64.71%) Risk Management
2 11 (64.71%) Information Security
3 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
7 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) ITSM
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
8 4 (23.53%) COBIT
8 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
8 4 (23.53%) SFIA
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
9 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (17.65%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (17.65%) Network Security
9 3 (17.65%) Banking
9 3 (17.65%) Data Management
9 3 (17.65%) Network Design
9 3 (17.65%) Service Management
9 3 (17.65%) CISA
9 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) PaaS
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) FTP
2 1 (5.88%) Intranet
2 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Law
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Security Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Manager
3 3 (17.65%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSON
1 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Information Security
1 11 (64.71%) Risk Management
2 7 (41.18%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Data Protection
4 5 (29.41%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) ITSM
5 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (23.53%) SFIA
5 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (23.53%) Supplier Management
6 3 (17.65%) Contract Management
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) IT Governance
6 3 (17.65%) Network Design
6 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 2 (11.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) COBOL
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CISM
2 3 (17.65%) CCDP
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) Chartered Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) CISA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CRISC
4 1 (5.88%) GCED
4 1 (5.88%) GCIA
4 1 (5.88%) GCIH
4 1 (5.88%) GIAC
4 1 (5.88%) GREM
4 1 (5.88%) GSEC
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
3 4 (23.53%) COBIT
4 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (5.88%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (5.88%) XenApp
1 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) AppSense
2 1 (5.88%) Citrix