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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 89 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.062% 0.86% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 8.03% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £445 £478
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £39.75 -
% change year-on-year
+28.72% -
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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
154 137 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.55% 10.70% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 79 47
Average daily rate £325 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 6
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -43.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+26.94% -9.52%

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 31 July 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 6 (66.67%) CISMP
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Cyber Security
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security
3 6 (66.67%) CISM
3 6 (66.67%) Intranet
3 6 (66.67%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (11.11%) Prolexic
5 1 (11.11%) ScanSafe
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) CISA
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) BT
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) Intranet
1 6 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Security Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
1 6 (66.67%) Cyber Security
2 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISM
1 6 (66.67%) CISMP
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
1 1 (11.11%) BT
1 1 (11.11%) Prolexic
1 1 (11.11%) ScanSafe