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 25 August 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 78 87 74
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 9 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.36% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.81% 3.30% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
Median daily rate £550 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 - £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £48.45 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
-5.31% +19.00%
CISSP
Scotland

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
155 182 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.12% 10.92% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 93 68
Median daily rate £364 £340 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £351
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £21.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +18.42%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 13 (76.47%) Finance
3 10 (58.82%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Management
4 9 (52.94%) CISM
5 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
5 7 (41.18%) PKI
6 6 (35.29%) Symantec
6 6 (35.29%) CISA
6 6 (35.29%) Security Management
6 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
6 6 (35.29%) SIEM
7 5 (29.41%) Threat Management
7 5 (29.41%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
7 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Unix
7 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
7 5 (29.41%) Splunk
7 5 (29.41%) Qualys
7 5 (29.41%) COBIT
8 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
8 4 (23.53%) Degree
8 4 (23.53%) CISMP
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Network Security
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) CISSP Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) SIEM Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Audit Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Audit Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) PKI
2 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Information Security
2 9 (52.94%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (35.29%) Security Management
3 6 (35.29%) SIEM
4 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (29.41%) Planning and Forecasting
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) Threat Management
5 4 (23.53%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) IT Audit
7 1 (5.88%) Change Management
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.88%) Internal Audit
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.88%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISM
2 6 (35.29%) CISA
3 4 (23.53%) CISMP
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) CCNA
4 1 (5.88%) CCNP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) COBIT
1 5 (29.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Symantec
2 5 (29.41%) Intel Security
2 5 (29.41%) Qualys
2 5 (29.41%) Splunk