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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 101 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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
249 141 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.95% 14.07% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 92 69
Average daily rate £388 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £17.77 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.64% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £13.38 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) OSPF
3 4 (36.36%) BGP
3 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
3 4 (36.36%) VRRP
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
3 4 (36.36%) CCSP
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (36.36%) HSRP
4 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
4 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) VPN
2 4 (36.36%) MPLS
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) BGP
2 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
2 4 (36.36%) VRRP
2 4 (36.36%) HSRP
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) FWSM
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Cyber Security
4 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) CRAMM
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Security Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCIE
1 4 (36.36%) CCSP
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CISA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (9.09%) Opsview
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) Clearswift
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Aruba