Period
to 19 November 2018

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 19 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)
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 126 115
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11 +23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 34 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.44% 0.41% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.70% 3.02% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 17
Leeds median daily rate £550 £580 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% +10.48% +25.00%
10th Percentile £398 £400 £400
90th Percentile £662 £675 £690
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £525
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +26.51%
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 391 298 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.50% 13.42% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 181 216
Leeds median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £293 £275 £263
90th Percentile £625 £556 £570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 10
Leeds median hourly rate £21.25 £40.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.88% +223.23% -19.51%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.05 £12.01
90th Percentile £27.60 £40.80 £14.91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £13.00
% change year-on-year +10.92% +9.23% -16.13%

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 19 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 25 (73.53%) Information Security
2 18 (52.94%) CISM
3 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (38.24%) Security Architecture
5 12 (35.29%) Firewall
6 10 (29.41%) SOA
6 10 (29.41%) Nessus
6 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 9 (26.47%) CEH
7 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
7 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
8 8 (23.53%) SIEM
9 7 (20.59%) Splunk
9 7 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (20.59%) Network Security
9 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (17.65%) QRadar
10 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (17.65%) Retail
10 6 (17.65%) Nmap
10 6 (17.65%) Metasploit
11 5 (14.71%) Information Management
11 5 (14.71%) GIAC
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (14.71%) HTTP

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 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Firewall
2 7 (20.59%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (20.59%) Network Security
3 5 (14.71%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) FTP
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Big Data
1 1 (2.94%) Data Lake
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Security Architect
5 5 (14.71%) CISSP Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) IT Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) IT Security Consultant
5 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.94%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
2 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.82%) NHS
4 2 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (73.53%) Information Security
2 13 (38.24%) Security Architecture
3 10 (29.41%) SOA
4 8 (23.53%) SIEM
5 7 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.71%) Information Management
8 4 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (11.76%) Security Operations
9 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (5.88%) Collaborative Working
10 2 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (5.88%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) CISM
2 9 (26.47%) CEH
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (14.71%) GIAC
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (8.82%) CRISC
6 2 (5.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (5.88%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (5.88%) GCED
6 2 (5.88%) GCIA
6 2 (5.88%) GSEC
6 2 (5.88%) PCI QSA
6 2 (5.88%) SANS
7 1 (2.94%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) CISA
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.94%) GDPR
4 1 (2.94%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) KVM
1 1 (2.94%) QEMU
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (29.41%) Nessus
2 6 (17.65%) Nmap
2 6 (17.65%) QRadar
3 5 (14.71%) CSIRT
4 3 (8.82%) SCCM
5 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Splunk
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
2 2 (5.88%) McAfee
2 2 (5.88%) Qualys
3 1 (2.94%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
3 1 (2.94%) Ivanti
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) VMware