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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 63 81 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 13 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 0.86% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.42% 6.84% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Median daily rate £525 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £500 £465
% change year-on-year
-9.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £32.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+118.75% -32.63%
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
138 190 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.07% 12.51% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 90 59
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £485 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -3.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

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 4 December 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
3 11 (61.11%) CEH
4 10 (55.56%) GIAC
5 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
5 8 (44.44%) Cryptography
6 7 (38.89%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
6 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
6 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
6 7 (38.89%) CISM
6 7 (38.89%) SANS
7 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (33.33%) Windows
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (33.33%) Splunk
7 6 (33.33%) SIEM
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (22.22%) PKI
9 4 (22.22%) Symantec
9 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
10 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
10 3 (16.67%) Use Case
10 3 (16.67%) Qualys
10 3 (16.67%) COBIT
10 3 (16.67%) Statistics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Big Data
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 7 (38.89%) Security Architect
3 6 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM Consultant
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Digital Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Cryptography
2 4 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (66.67%) Information Security
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
4 7 (38.89%) Security Architecture
5 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
6 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
7 3 (16.67%) Process Management
7 3 (16.67%) Security Management
7 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 3 (16.67%) Threat Detection
7 3 (16.67%) Threat Management
7 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 3 (16.67%) Use Case
7 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CEH
2 10 (55.56%) GIAC
3 8 (44.44%) CREST Certified
4 7 (38.89%) CISM
4 7 (38.89%) SANS
4 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) COBIT
2 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 3 (16.67%) Qualys