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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 84 75 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.087% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 1.12% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£500 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £495 £467 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.99% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
CISSP
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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
145 89 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.71% 7.73% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 44 33
Average daily rate £348 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £356 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.94 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.42% -8.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -23.91%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
4 2 (40.00%) Security Management
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) CEH
5 1 (20.00%) CISMP
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) COBIT
5 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Security

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Risk Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Programme Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CISA
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CISMP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley