Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 February 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 54 87
Rank change year-on-year -20 +33 -10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 15 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.50% 2.37% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 12.74% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.05% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £403 £363 £405
90th Percentile £491 £750 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £481 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +1.32% -5.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 205 157 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 20.48% 18.60% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 96 136
South Yorkshire median daily rate £494 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £310 £269 £269
90th Percentile £629 £563 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £439 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.69% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £10.00 £21.87 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.26% +1.70% +11.23%
10th Percentile £9.50 £14.00 £16.06
90th Percentile £10.50 £51.63 £24.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.53% +2.32% -

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in South Yorkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in South Yorkshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -28 12 £423 -11.05% 2
CISSP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 10 (66.67%) CISA
1 10 (66.67%) CISM
2 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 7 (46.67%) REXX
2 7 (46.67%) zOS
2 7 (46.67%) RACF
2 7 (46.67%) JCL
2 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
2 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (46.67%) ACF2
3 6 (40.00%) ISPF
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (26.67%) F5
5 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (26.67%) Firewall
5 4 (26.67%) Change Management
5 4 (26.67%) GSEC
5 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
5 4 (26.67%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (26.67%) Internet
5 4 (26.67%) SSL

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) Internet
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
1 7 (46.67%) Security Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Writer
3 3 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) RACF Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (46.67%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (26.67%) Change Management
4 4 (26.67%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (13.33%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (13.33%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JCL
1 7 (46.67%) REXX
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) CISA
1 10 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (26.67%) CompTIA Security+
2 4 (26.67%) GSEC
3 2 (13.33%) ISACA
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) ACF2
1 7 (46.67%) RACF
2 4 (26.67%) ProxySG
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) WMI
2 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Blue Coat
1 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
1 4 (26.67%) F5
1 4 (26.67%) Symantec
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) CA
3 1 (6.67%) Delphix