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 3 months to 30 March 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)
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 72 87
Rank change year-on-year -15 +15  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 2 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 1.60% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 9.91% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 5
Median daily rate - £410 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.20%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.77% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.62 £49.25 £68.00
% change year-on-year +27.15% -27.57%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leeds
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 138 232 165
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.60% 16.12% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 151 110
Median daily rate £375 £410 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.53% +10.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Median hourly rate £39.00 £12.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +218.36% -31.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.07% +73.33%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft