Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 117 127
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 23 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.97% 0.68% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.01% 5.54% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 4
Leeds median daily rate £550 £475 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% -7.32% +22.02%
10th Percentile £413 £379 £500
90th Percentile £650 £675 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £475 £513
% change year-on-year +15.79% -7.32% +22.02%
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 383 271 323
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.21% 12.21% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 163 180
Leeds median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £569 £526
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% -6.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 11
Leeds median hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.25% +220.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £10.54 £11.13 £12.13
90th Percentile £22.70 £40.30 £14.91
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.44% +12.69% -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 22 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 11 (47.83%) CISM
3 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (34.78%) Splunk
4 8 (34.78%) SIEM
4 8 (34.78%) QRadar
5 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
5 7 (30.43%) Nessus
5 7 (30.43%) CEH
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (26.09%) Nmap
6 6 (26.09%) Network Security
6 6 (26.09%) Metasploit
7 5 (21.74%) CSIRT
7 5 (21.74%) Information Management
7 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
7 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (21.74%) HTTP
8 4 (17.39%) Windows
8 4 (17.39%) Retail
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (13.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (13.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (13.04%) SCCM
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.04%) DevOps

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 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) Network Security
3 5 (21.74%) HTTP
3 5 (21.74%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Security Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Security Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Splunk Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Information Security
2 8 (34.78%) SIEM
3 7 (30.43%) Security Architecture
4 5 (21.74%) Information Management
5 3 (13.04%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) SOA
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
6 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
6 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.35%) Data Management
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CISM
2 7 (30.43%) CEH
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (13.04%) CCNA
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) CCSP
6 2 (8.70%) CISA
6 2 (8.70%) CRISC
6 2 (8.70%) GIAC
7 1 (4.35%) CCNP
7 1 (4.35%) CCSA
7 1 (4.35%) CGEIT
7 1 (4.35%) CSSLP
7 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
7 1 (4.35%) PCI QSA
7 1 (4.35%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
3 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.35%) GDPR
5 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) QRadar
2 7 (30.43%) Nessus
3 6 (26.09%) Nmap
4 5 (21.74%) CSIRT
5 3 (13.04%) SCCM
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Splunk
2 3 (13.04%) IBM
2 3 (13.04%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) AlienVault
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) Fortinet
3 2 (8.70%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) SAP