The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 72 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.60% 1.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £575 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
CISSP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 125 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.63% 9.94% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 45
Average daily rate £328 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.26% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £135 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -21.73%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security
3 8 (72.73%) Banking
4 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) CISMP
5 6 (54.55%) Cyber Security
5 6 (54.55%) Intranet
5 6 (54.55%) Internet
5 6 (54.55%) CISM
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) CISA
7 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
8 1 (9.09%) COBIT
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (9.09%) Network Security
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 1 (9.09%) Prolexic
8 1 (9.09%) ScanSafe
8 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco
8 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
8 1 (9.09%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) Security Management
8 1 (9.09%) BT

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 6 (54.55%) Intranet
1 6 (54.55%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Information Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) IT Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Security
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) CISMP
1 6 (54.55%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
2 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Prolexic
1 1 (9.09%) ScanSafe
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
1 1 (9.09%) BT