Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 166 149
Rank change year-on-year +35 -17 +54
Contract jobs citing CISSP 63 23 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.29% 0.54% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.74% 3.65% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 34
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.92% +2.78%
10th Percentile £383 £446 £343
90th Percentile £688 £624 £668
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £67.00 £48.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +39.58% +4.35% -3.16%

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 721 631 888
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.72% 14.82% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 361 567
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% +4.50% +10.34%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £261
90th Percentile £575 £563 £600
England median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 26
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +22.81% -20.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.33 £11.63
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.90 £23.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year -21.74% +8.49% +17.78%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +29 46 £550 -5.17% 13
South Yorkshire -2 15 £475 -13.64% 3
North Yorkshire +3 2 - -
CISSP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 41 (65.08%) Information Security
2 32 (50.79%) CISM
3 24 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (31.75%) Degree
4 20 (31.75%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (30.16%) SIEM
6 18 (28.57%) PCI DSS
6 18 (28.57%) Finance
7 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
8 14 (22.22%) Security Architecture
8 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (20.63%) Firewall
9 13 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.46%) Nessus
10 11 (17.46%) CISA
10 11 (17.46%) Windows
10 11 (17.46%) Linux
11 10 (15.87%) CEH
11 10 (15.87%) GIAC
12 9 (14.29%) Banking
12 9 (14.29%) Security Operations
12 9 (14.29%) CRISC
12 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 9 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 8 (12.70%) CSIRT
13 8 (12.70%) Network Security
13 8 (12.70%) ISACA
13 8 (12.70%) Splunk

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 (1.59%) Apache
1 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.63%) Firewall
2 8 (12.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (12.70%) Network Security
3 6 (9.52%) HTTP
4 2 (3.17%) FTP
5 1 (1.59%) Internet
5 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
2 1 (1.59%) Data Lake
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Metasploit
2 4 (6.35%) AppScan
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Banking
3 7 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.35%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 14 (22.22%) Consultant
3 13 (20.63%) Security Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Security Consultant
5 9 (14.29%) Architect
6 8 (12.70%) Security Architect
7 6 (9.52%) Information Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Monitoring Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Security Manager
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Senior Security Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) SOC Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Linux Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Unix Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Head of Security
10 3 (4.76%) IT Security Consultant
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Splunk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) .NET
2 4 (6.35%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.59%) JSON
3 1 (1.59%) OpenID
3 1 (1.59%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Management Information System
2 14 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.94%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (6.35%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.76%) NHS
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
7 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (17.46%) Linux
1 11 (17.46%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Unix
3 5 (7.94%) AIX
3 5 (7.94%) CentOS
3 5 (7.94%) HPUX
3 5 (7.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Solaris
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (65.08%) Information Security
2 20 (31.75%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (30.16%) SIEM
4 14 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 13 (20.63%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 7 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (11.11%) Investment Management
8 7 (11.11%) SOA
8 7 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (9.52%) DevOps
9 6 (9.52%) Information Management
9 6 (9.52%) Security Monitoring
9 6 (9.52%) Security Testing
10 5 (7.94%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (7.94%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
10 5 (7.94%) SDLC
11 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) CISM
2 20 (31.75%) Degree
3 11 (17.46%) CISA
4 10 (15.87%) CEH
4 10 (15.87%) GIAC
5 9 (14.29%) CRISC
5 9 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 9 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 9 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 8 (12.70%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.70%) ISACA
7 6 (9.52%) CISMP
8 5 (7.94%) CCNA
8 5 (7.94%) CSSLP
8 5 (7.94%) GSSP-.NET
8 5 (7.94%) GSSP-JAVA
8 5 (7.94%) GWAPT
9 3 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (4.76%) GCIA
10 2 (3.17%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (7.94%) SLA
6 3 (4.76%) GDPR
7 2 (3.17%) ISO 22301
8 1 (1.59%) FISMA
8 1 (1.59%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.59%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) KVM
1 1 (1.59%) QEMU
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (17.46%) Nessus
2 8 (12.70%) CSIRT
3 7 (11.11%) QRadar
4 6 (9.52%) Nmap
5 2 (3.17%) SCCM
6 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.70%) Splunk
2 6 (9.52%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) Cisco
4 4 (6.35%) HP
4 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.76%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Capita
6 2 (3.17%) Qualys
7 1 (1.59%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix
7 1 (1.59%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.59%) Juniper
7 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.59%) McAfee
7 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.59%) SAP
7 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.59%) Thales