Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 111 126
Rank change year-on-year +51 +15 +3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 49 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.85% 1.35% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.42% 8.08% 4.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 10
Leeds median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.76% +6.33%
10th Percentile £361 £409 £378
90th Percentile £678 £665 £675
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £75.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £75.00 - -

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 266 396 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.47% 16.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 249 184
Leeds median daily rate £456 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.35% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £305 £285
90th Percentile £616 £625 £555
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 16
Leeds median hourly rate £34.00 £18.63 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.55% -53.44% +220.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.50 £11.09
90th Percentile £66.50 £27.40 £40.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.88 £14.20
% change year-on-year +13.39% +11.80% +9.23%

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 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 5 December 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 33 (67.35%) CISM
2 31 (63.27%) Retail
3 25 (51.02%) Information Security
4 18 (36.73%) PCI DSS
5 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (26.53%) Web Services
6 13 (26.53%) SOA
6 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (20.41%) Privileged Access Management
8 10 (20.41%) BeyondTrust
8 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
8 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
9 9 (18.37%) AWS
10 7 (14.29%) ISSAP
10 7 (14.29%) Degree
10 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
10 7 (14.29%) GIAC
10 7 (14.29%) SABSA
10 7 (14.29%) SANS
11 6 (12.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 6 (12.24%) PingFederate
11 6 (12.24%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (12.24%) Ping Identity
11 6 (12.24%) Architectural Design
11 6 (12.24%) SAML
12 5 (10.20%) PMI
12 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
12 5 (10.20%) CISA
12 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (18.37%) AWS
2 5 (10.20%) Azure
3 2 (4.08%) Basecamp
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
General
1 31 (63.27%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Consultant
1 16 (32.65%) Security Consultant
2 7 (14.29%) Architect
2 7 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 5 (10.20%) Business Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) Security Specialist
4 4 (8.16%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Risk Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Information
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Information Services
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Security
6 2 (4.08%) Security Officer
7 1 (2.04%) CISSP Architect
7 1 (2.04%) Information Officer
7 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS Consultant
7 1 (2.04%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.04%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) Web Services
2 6 (12.24%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) PMI
3 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Information Security
2 13 (26.53%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (26.53%) SOA
3 10 (20.41%) Privileged Access Management
3 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
3 10 (20.41%) Security Architecture
4 7 (14.29%) SABSA
4 7 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (12.24%) Architectural Design
5 6 (12.24%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.16%) Data Governance
7 4 (8.16%) DRM
7 4 (8.16%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (8.16%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.16%) Use Case
8 3 (6.12%) Security Operations
8 3 (6.12%) Threat Intelligence
8 3 (6.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (6.12%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) C
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) CISM
2 7 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (14.29%) GIAC
2 7 (14.29%) ISSAP
2 7 (14.29%) SANS
3 5 (10.20%) CBAP
3 5 (10.20%) CISA
3 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.12%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.08%) AWS Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CEH
5 2 (4.08%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (2.04%) CCSP
6 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.04%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.73%) PCI DSS
2 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (4.08%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) PingFederate
1 6 (12.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) BeyondTrust
2 6 (12.24%) Ping Identity
3 1 (2.04%) CA
3 1 (2.04%) Capita
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee