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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 70 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Contract jobs citing CISSP 9 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.45% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.18% 4.31% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 5
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £425 £398
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +6.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.50
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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
110 116 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.95% 10.52% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 49 47
Average daily rate £365 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £412 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.14 £18.13 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.01% -54.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -28.00%

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 16 September 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 (92.86%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) CISA
4 6 (42.86%) CISM
5 5 (35.71%) CEH
5 5 (35.71%) CISMP
6 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) Legal
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
8 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) CRISC
8 1 (7.14%) Coaching
8 1 (7.14%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
8 1 (7.14%) Data Security
8 1 (7.14%) Security Management
8 1 (7.14%) MS Project
8 1 (7.14%) MS Office
8 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.14%) CCNA
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Supplier Management
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISA
2 6 (42.86%) CISM
3 5 (35.71%) CEH
3 5 (35.71%) CISMP
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) CRISC
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification