Period
to 28 October 2020

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 28 October 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)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 24 80 57
Rank change year-on-year +56 -23 -11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 1 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.74% 0.11% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 26.67% 0.93% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £350 £250 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -40.83% -23.18%
10th Percentile £325 £225 £379
90th Percentile £375 £275 £460
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -22.73% +4.76% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 15 108 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 6.52% 11.55% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 88 83
Median daily rate £419 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -3.03% -8.33%
10th Percentile £281 £193 £254
90th Percentile £575 £541 £536
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £414 £425
% change year-on-year +20.85% -2.65% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Median hourly rate £90.00 £15.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +467.47% -3.88% -20.12%
10th Percentile £77.00 £15.04 £9.36
90th Percentile £95.00 £16.68 £26.15
Median hourly rate £23.43 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +33.89% +6.06% +16.20%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in South Yorkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

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 28 October 2020. 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 +48 4 £350 +40.00% 3
CISSP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Azure
3 1 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (25.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) QRadar
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
3 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) CISMP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Information Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Monitoring Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Service Manager
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Native
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CSIRT
1 1 (25.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Splunk