Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 118 131
Rank change year-on-year -4 +13 -14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.53% 1.11% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.93% 7.71% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 23
Leeds median daily rate £525 £525 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -2.33%
10th Percentile £378 £400 £347
90th Percentile £675 £690 £680
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £525 £415
% change year-on-year +4.76% +26.51% -3.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 305 376 581
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.52% 14.37% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 210 374
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.63% +22.31%
10th Percentile £279 £263 £255
90th Percentile £554 £565 £559
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 19
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £12.38 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +223.23% -18.85% -1.61%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.01 £10.66
90th Percentile £40.70 £14.91 £30.90
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +9.23% -16.13% +1.64%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 8 (66.67%) CISM
2 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) CCDP
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Network Design
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Data Management
5 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (25.00%) SaaS
5 3 (25.00%) PaaS
5 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) SFIA

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
1 3 (25.00%) SaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) GDPR Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Design Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Network Design
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Data Management
3 3 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) SFIA
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) CISM
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) AWS Certification
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Postgraduate
6 1 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (8.33%) CCDA
6 1 (8.33%) CCIP
6 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (16.67%) GDPR
3 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Puppet
1 2 (16.67%) Terraform
2 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee
5 1 (8.33%) Qualys
5 1 (8.33%) Sophos
5 1 (8.33%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Trend Micro