Period
to 6 July 2020

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 6 July 2020 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
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 64 97 122
Rank change year-on-year +33 +25 +9
Contract jobs citing CISSP 13 25 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 1.49% 1.28% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.26% 8.90% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 26
Median daily rate £650 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -5.17%
10th Percentile £325 £391 £383
90th Percentile £713 £630 £724
West Yorkshire median daily rate £650 £525 £550
% change year-on-year +23.81% -4.55% -5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 179 281 380
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 20.48% 14.40% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 212 231
Median daily rate £500 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £213 £300
90th Percentile £650 £588 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 20
Median hourly rate £46.25 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% +11.11% +65.79%
10th Percentile £21.00 £11.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £42.80 £41.20
Median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +42.86% - -7.89%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing CISSP in Leeds over the 6 months to 6 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for CISSP in Leeds

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing CISSP in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 July 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) CISM
2 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 8 (61.54%) AWS
2 8 (61.54%) Identity Access Management
3 7 (53.85%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) CRISC
3 7 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (53.85%) Project Planning
4 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) Legal
4 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 6 (46.15%) Big Data
4 6 (46.15%) GDPR
4 6 (46.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (38.46%) Data Governance
5 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) CISA
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
6 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) AWS
2 6 (46.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon S3
3 3 (23.08%) GitHub
4 2 (15.38%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Big Data
2 5 (38.46%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Bitbucket
1 3 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 3 (23.08%) GitLab
1 3 (23.08%) Snyk
2 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Legal
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Information Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Chief Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) CIO
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) PMI
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Identity Access Management
1 8 (61.54%) Risk Management
2 7 (53.85%) Project Planning
2 7 (53.85%) Risk Assessment
2 7 (53.85%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Open Source
4 5 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (38.46%) Data Governance
4 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
4 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (30.77%) Information Security
6 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Data Ingestion
6 3 (23.08%) Migration
6 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (23.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) CISM
2 7 (53.85%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (53.85%) CRISC
2 7 (53.85%) DV Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (15.38%) CBAP
5 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) GDPR
2 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
3 2 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (15.38%) FISMA
3 2 (15.38%) HIPAA
3 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (15.38%) NIST
3 2 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Terraform