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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 85 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.59% 0.095% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 0.72% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£433 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £500 £403
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +24.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £41.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+64.84% -2.94%
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
159 138 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.51% 13.14% 16.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 80 53
Average daily rate £370 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%

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
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 27 March 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) CEH
2 7 (58.33%) GIAC
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) VPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) CCSE
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) CCSA
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP
5 2 (16.67%) CCNA

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) IPsec
2 2 (16.67%) VPLS
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) DMVPN
2 2 (16.67%) HSRP
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (16.67%) OSPF
2 2 (16.67%) BGP
2 2 (16.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (16.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
1 7 (58.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) BCP
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) GIAC
1 7 (58.33%) CEH
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (16.67%) CCSA
4 2 (16.67%) CCSE
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (16.67%) VCAP
4 2 (16.67%) VCP5
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) CCNP
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) CCDA
4 2 (16.67%) CCDP
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (58.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) IBM