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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 93 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.25% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.37% 2.04% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
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
178 147 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.12% 12.08% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 95 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) GIAC
5 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 4 (36.36%) CEH
5 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) CISM
7 2 (18.18%) MPLS
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
7 2 (18.18%) VRRP
7 2 (18.18%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco
7 2 (18.18%) IBM
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) MPLS
2 2 (18.18%) OSPF
2 2 (18.18%) BGP
2 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
2 2 (18.18%) VRRP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) HSRP
3 1 (9.09%) VPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) DMVPN
3 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 1 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
5 1 (9.09%) CRAMM
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) GIAC
1 4 (36.36%) CEH
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CISM
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) VCAP
4 1 (9.09%) VCP5
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CCIE
4 1 (9.09%) CCSP
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCSE
4 1 (9.09%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) COBIT
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) VMware
1 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) F5
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
2 1 (9.09%) Clearswift