Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 75 135
Rank change year-on-year -36 +60 -34
Contract jobs citing CISSP 36 81 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.29% 2.55% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.85% 16.91% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 16
Manchester median daily rate £586 £550 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.55% +47.75% -25.55%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £319
90th Percentile £675 £775 £470
North West median daily rate £530 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -3.64% +22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 407 479 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.54% 15.09% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 279 269
Manchester median daily rate £380 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.43% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £175 £195 £250
90th Percentile £625 £603 £500
North West median daily rate £405 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 7 7
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £27.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.62% +61.76% +28.62%
10th Percentile £14.58 £13.38 £12.35
90th Percentile £55.75 £32.55 £30.01
North West median hourly rate £35.63 £27.75 £30.36
% change year-on-year +28.38% -8.58% +55.87%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Manchester over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Manchester

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
Salford -15 5 £465 -11.43%
CISSP
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (38.89%) CESG
3 14 (38.89%) CISM
4 13 (36.11%) COBIT
5 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (30.56%) Security Operations
6 11 (30.56%) PCI DSS
6 11 (30.56%) Security Monitoring
6 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
6 11 (30.56%) Firewall
6 11 (30.56%) Project Management
7 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (27.78%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
8 9 (25.00%) Open Source
8 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 9 (25.00%) SFIA
8 9 (25.00%) SABSA
8 9 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 9 (25.00%) ISSAP
8 9 (25.00%) ITIL
9 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
10 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (19.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 6 (16.67%) Malware Analysis

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (2.78%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) PaaS
1 4 (11.11%) SaaS
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (13.89%) FTP
3 5 (13.89%) Intranet
4 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) DHCP
5 2 (5.56%) DNS
5 2 (5.56%) Junos
5 2 (5.56%) MPLS
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (2.78%) LAN
6 1 (2.78%) VoIP
6 1 (2.78%) WAN
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Designer
1 9 (25.00%) Security Designer
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Operations Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Information Officer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.56%) IT Risk Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) JSON
1 5 (13.89%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) CESG
2 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.89%) Cyberattack
5 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Information Security
2 12 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (30.56%) Project Management
3 11 (30.56%) Risk Management
3 11 (30.56%) Security Monitoring
3 11 (30.56%) Security Operations
4 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) Threat Intelligence
4 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (25.00%) ITIL
5 9 (25.00%) Open Source
5 9 (25.00%) SABSA
5 9 (25.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (25.00%) SFIA
5 9 (25.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (19.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
8 6 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) COBOL
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) CISM
2 9 (25.00%) ISSAP
3 6 (16.67%) CISA
3 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (16.67%) GIAC
4 5 (13.89%) GCED
4 5 (13.89%) GCFA
4 5 (13.89%) GCIA
4 5 (13.89%) GCIH
4 5 (13.89%) GREM
4 5 (13.89%) GSEC
5 4 (11.11%) CCDP
5 4 (11.11%) CCNP
5 4 (11.11%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (8.33%) CRISC
7 2 (5.56%) CCIE
7 2 (5.56%) CCNA
7 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) COBIT
3 11 (30.56%) PCI DSS
4 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (13.89%) CESG Infosec
5 5 (13.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 3 (8.33%) COSO
7 2 (5.56%) GDPR
7 2 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.56%) ProxySG
1 2 (5.56%) XenApp
1 2 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.78%) Nessus
2 1 (2.78%) Nexpose
2 1 (2.78%) Nmap
2 1 (2.78%) QRadar
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) IronPort
3 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
3 2 (5.56%) CA
3 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.56%) Citrix
3 2 (5.56%) Ivanti
3 2 (5.56%) Juniper
3 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.78%) AlienVault
4 1 (2.78%) Apple
4 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.78%) Intel
4 1 (2.78%) McAfee
4 1 (2.78%) Qualys
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.78%) Snow
4 1 (2.78%) Splunk