The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 67 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 28 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.88% 0.44% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.49% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 0
Average daily rate £420 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
CISSP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
267 176 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 17.97% 15.45% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 135 87
Average daily rate £410 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £245 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.27% +5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Leeds region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 27 (64.29%) Security Management
2 19 (45.24%) Information Security
2 19 (45.24%) Incident Management
3 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
3 17 (40.48%) Firewall
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (35.71%) Cisco
6 14 (33.33%) MCSA
6 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (33.33%) CEH
7 13 (30.95%) ITIL
7 13 (30.95%) Security Operations
8 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
8 12 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (23.81%) CESG
9 10 (23.81%) Data Security
9 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
9 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
10 9 (21.43%) Legal
11 8 (19.05%) Computer Security
11 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (19.05%) CLAS
11 8 (19.05%) SABSA
12 7 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
12 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 6 (14.29%) CISA
13 6 (14.29%) CISM
13 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (40.48%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) BGP
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
3 2 (4.76%) FWSM
3 2 (4.76%) HSRP
3 2 (4.76%) MPLS
3 2 (4.76%) OSPF
3 2 (4.76%) VPN
3 2 (4.76%) VRRP
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Informix
1 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.38%) MySQL
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.38%) Redis
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Hudson
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 9 (21.43%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
2 2 (4.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Security Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 3 (7.14%) CISSP Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Information Specialist
6 2 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Digital Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Digital Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.38%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 10 (23.81%) CESG
3 6 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 4 (9.52%) NHS
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.38%) DataPower
6 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.38%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
1 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Security Management
2 19 (45.24%) Incident Management
2 19 (45.24%) Information Security
3 16 (38.10%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
4 13 (30.95%) Security Operations
5 12 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
6 10 (23.81%) Data Security
6 10 (23.81%) Information Assurance
7 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 8 (19.05%) Computer Security
8 8 (19.05%) SABSA
9 7 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (16.67%) TOGAF
10 6 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (14.29%) Information Governance
10 6 (14.29%) Security Architecture
11 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
13 2 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (4.76%) Perl
1 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (33.33%) CEH
2 14 (33.33%) MCSA
2 14 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (19.05%) CLAS
4 6 (14.29%) CISA
4 6 (14.29%) CISM
5 5 (11.90%) CCNP
6 4 (9.52%) CCIE
6 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (7.14%) CCNA
7 3 (7.14%) CCSP
7 3 (7.14%) CISMP
8 2 (4.76%) GIAC
8 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.38%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
2 8 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (9.52%) ISO 9000
5 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Cacti
1 2 (4.76%) Graphite
1 2 (4.76%) Nagios
1 2 (4.76%) Opsview
1 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (35.71%) Cisco
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Aruba
4 1 (2.38%) Capita
4 1 (2.38%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.38%) Veritas