Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 177 160
Rank change year-on-year +44 -17 +8
Contract jobs citing CISSP 48 16 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.08% 0.33% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.92% 2.28% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 8 45
Yorkshire median daily rate £513 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +19.05% +3.70%
10th Percentile £424 £384 £345
90th Percentile £675 £549 £645
England median daily rate £513 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £48.10 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -3.81% +10.50%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 606 701 1,071
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.68% 14.51% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 431 702
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £198 £231 £248
90th Percentile £550 £530 £538
England median daily rate £440 £425 £406
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.81% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 51
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.57 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.99% -6.03% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £24.88 £28.75
England median hourly rate £23.88 £26.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year -8.17% -3.70% +42.11%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Yorkshire

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
South Yorkshire +29 24 £550 +10.00% 1
West Yorkshire +10 21 £475 -7.32% 4
North Yorkshire +3 3 £450 +12.50% 2
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 26 (54.17%) CISM
2 25 (52.08%) Information Security
3 19 (39.58%) CISA
3 19 (39.58%) Finance
4 17 (35.42%) Banking
4 17 (35.42%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (31.25%) Investment Management
6 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
6 14 (29.17%) ITIL
7 13 (27.08%) Degree
7 13 (27.08%) SIEM
8 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
10 10 (20.83%) Client/Server
10 10 (20.83%) CEH
11 9 (18.75%) Data Protection
11 9 (18.75%) CRISC
11 9 (18.75%) GDPR
12 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
12 8 (16.67%) Financial Institution
12 8 (16.67%) Security Management
12 8 (16.67%) Symantec
13 7 (14.58%) Information Security Management
13 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
14 6 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.17%) Office 365
1 2 (4.17%) PaaS
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) DMZ
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) SMS
4 1 (2.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 3 (6.25%) Legal
6 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Consultant
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 10 (20.83%) Security Consultant
4 8 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 8 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Security Specialist
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
6 6 (12.50%) Information Specialist
7 5 (10.42%) Architect
7 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
7 5 (10.42%) IT Security Manager
7 5 (10.42%) Security Architect
7 5 (10.42%) Security Manager
8 4 (8.33%) GDPR Consultant
9 3 (6.25%) Security Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Applications Consultant
10 2 (4.17%) Business Integration Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Integration Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Business Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Management Information System
2 10 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.08%) CESG
6 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 1 (2.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Information Security
2 17 (35.42%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (31.25%) Investment Management
4 14 (29.17%) ITIL
5 13 (27.08%) SIEM
6 11 (22.92%) Risk Management
7 9 (18.75%) Data Protection
8 8 (16.67%) Security Management
8 8 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
9 7 (14.58%) Information Security Management
9 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
11 5 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (10.42%) Project Management
11 5 (10.42%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) C++
1 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) CISM
2 19 (39.58%) CISA
3 13 (27.08%) Degree
4 10 (20.83%) CEH
5 9 (18.75%) CRISC
6 6 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (8.33%) CCSP
8 3 (6.25%) CCNP
8 3 (6.25%) GCIA
8 3 (6.25%) GCIH
8 3 (6.25%) IISP
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (4.17%) CCDP
9 2 (4.17%) CCNA
9 2 (4.17%) MCSA
9 2 (4.17%) MCSE
9 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.17%) Postgraduate
9 2 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 9 (18.75%) GDPR
4 5 (10.42%) ISO 9001
5 3 (6.25%) COBIT
6 1 (2.08%) ISO 31000
6 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.08%) QA
6 1 (2.08%) RMADS
6 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Symantec
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco
2 5 (10.42%) Qualys
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) Varonis
5 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro