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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 69 84 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.69% 0.53% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 4.76% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Median daily rate £550 - £406
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £450 £464
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
139 189 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.76% 11.09% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 92 49
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £14.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -0.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £19.91
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +25.56%

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 30 September 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Network Security
3 9 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) CISM
4 8 (44.44%) SIEM
5 7 (38.89%) Splunk
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (38.89%) PKI
6 6 (33.33%) Symantec
6 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (27.78%) Threat Management
7 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
7 5 (27.78%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (27.78%) Intel Security
7 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (27.78%) COBIT
7 5 (27.78%) Qualys
7 5 (27.78%) Security Management
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
8 4 (22.22%) CISMP
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Network Security
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) FTP
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Consultant
1 8 (44.44%) Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) SIEM Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Security Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
5 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Audit Manager
6 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Splunk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) SWIFT
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (44.44%) SIEM
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (27.78%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (27.78%) Security Management
5 5 (27.78%) Threat Management
6 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
8 2 (11.11%) IT Audit
8 2 (11.11%) Process Management
8 2 (11.11%) Threat Detection
8 2 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (11.11%) Use Case
9 1 (5.56%) Change Management
9 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Perl
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) CISMP
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 3 (16.67%) CISA
4 2 (11.11%) CEH
4 2 (11.11%) GIAC
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) CCNP
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCP
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) COBIT
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (11.11%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Splunk
2 6 (33.33%) Symantec
3 5 (27.78%) Intel Security
3 5 (27.78%) Qualys