Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 156 161
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 +28
Contract jobs citing CISSP 58 34 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.18% 0.79% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.06% 5.47% 6.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 21
Yorkshire median daily rate £538 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.27% +10.00% +21.95%
10th Percentile £395 £418 £400
90th Percentile £650 £635 £683
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.25 £60.44 £46.00
% change year-on-year -5.27% +31.38% -20.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 720 622 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.61% 14.51% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 370 498
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £404 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.94% +6.67%
10th Percentile £252 £239 £250
90th Percentile £575 £553 £565
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 31 28
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £14.20 £14.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.96% -2.29% -8.37%
10th Percentile £13.02 £11.25 £11.46
90th Percentile £33.23 £35.00 £24.13
England median hourly rate £24.73 £25.92 £25.50
% change year-on-year -4.57% +1.63% +12.09%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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
West Yorkshire +13 40 £550 - 7
South Yorkshire -2 17 £423 -23.18% 4
North Yorkshire -2 1 - -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 36 (62.07%) Information Security
2 27 (46.55%) CISM
3 20 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (34.48%) SIEM
4 17 (29.31%) Firewall
4 17 (29.31%) Degree
4 17 (29.31%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (22.41%) Nessus
5 13 (22.41%) Security Architecture
6 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
6 12 (20.69%) Finance
7 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
8 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
8 10 (17.24%) CEH
8 10 (17.24%) Banking
8 10 (17.24%) Windows
8 10 (17.24%) SOA
8 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
8 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
9 9 (15.52%) Network Security
9 9 (15.52%) Splunk
9 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (13.79%) ISACA
10 8 (13.79%) QRadar

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 1 (1.72%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
2 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 9 (15.52%) Network Security
3 7 (12.07%) HTTP
4 5 (8.62%) Internet
5 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (6.90%) SSL
6 2 (3.45%) FTP
7 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Metasploit
2 3 (5.17%) AppScan
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Financial Institution
4 6 (10.34%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Games
5 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Analyst
2 15 (25.86%) Consultant
3 14 (24.14%) Security Consultant
4 12 (20.69%) Security Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.62%) CISSP Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Information Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) IT Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) IT Security Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Monitoring Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Senior Security Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
8 4 (6.90%) SOC Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Writer
9 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.17%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.72%) JSON
3 1 (1.72%) OpenID
3 1 (1.72%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Management Information System
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.17%) NHS
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) HPUX
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (62.07%) Information Security
2 20 (34.48%) SIEM
3 17 (29.31%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (22.41%) Security Architecture
5 10 (17.24%) Risk Management
5 10 (17.24%) Security Operations
5 10 (17.24%) SOA
6 8 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (12.07%) Information Management
7 7 (12.07%) Security Monitoring
8 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.62%) Security Testing
9 4 (6.90%) DevOps
9 4 (6.90%) Investment Management
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
10 3 (5.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.17%) Java
1 3 (5.17%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.45%) Perl
2 2 (3.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (46.55%) CISM
2 17 (29.31%) Degree
3 10 (17.24%) CEH
4 9 (15.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (15.52%) Security Cleared
5 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (13.79%) ISACA
6 7 (12.07%) CISA
6 7 (12.07%) GIAC
6 7 (12.07%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (10.34%) CRISC
7 6 (10.34%) GSEC
8 5 (8.62%) CCNA
9 4 (6.90%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (5.17%) CSSLP
10 3 (5.17%) GCIA
10 3 (5.17%) GSSP-.NET
10 3 (5.17%) GSSP-JAVA
10 3 (5.17%) GWAPT
11 2 (3.45%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (20.69%) PCI DSS
3 10 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.72%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.72%) QA
4 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.90%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) KVM
3 1 (1.72%) QEMU
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) Nessus
2 8 (13.79%) CSIRT
2 8 (13.79%) QRadar
3 7 (12.07%) Nmap
4 3 (5.17%) SCCM
5 2 (3.45%) WMI
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Splunk
2 5 (8.62%) CheckPoint
3 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
3 4 (6.90%) F5
3 4 (6.90%) Symantec
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) McAfee
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle
5 2 (3.45%) Qualys
6 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.72%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.72%) CA
6 1 (1.72%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.72%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.72%) Juniper
6 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.72%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.72%) SonicWALL