The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 73 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 0.098% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.15% 1.04% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £480 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
135 96 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.57% 9.38% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 44 29
Average daily rate £350 £385 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £274 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISSP
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) CISA
3 7 (53.85%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) CEH
4 4 (30.77%) CISMP
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
6 2 (15.38%) Legal
6 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
7 1 (7.69%) CRISC
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) MS Project
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
General
1 13 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISA
1 7 (53.85%) CISM
2 4 (30.77%) CEH
2 4 (30.77%) CISMP
3 1 (7.69%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification