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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 86 75 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.29% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 2.72% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £450 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
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
151 147 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.64% 10.82% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 73 50
Average daily rate £353 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £28.75 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.95% +80.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

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 10 February 2016, 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 20 (95.24%) Banking
2 16 (76.19%) Finance
3 14 (66.67%) Migration
3 14 (66.67%) Unix
3 14 (66.67%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 14 (66.67%) Citrix
3 14 (66.67%) CISMP
3 14 (66.67%) Taxonomies
3 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 14 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
3 14 (66.67%) QRadar
3 14 (66.67%) Network Security
3 14 (66.67%) Splunk
3 14 (66.67%) SIEM
4 5 (23.81%) Internal Audit
4 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (23.81%) CISA
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) CEH
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
7 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) ISEB
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 20 (95.24%) Banking
2 16 (76.19%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) SIEM Engineer
1 14 (66.67%) Splunk Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Audit Manager
4 1 (4.76%) CISSP Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Audit Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 14 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 4 (19.05%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Unix
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Migration
1 14 (66.67%) SIEM
1 14 (66.67%) Threat Modelling
2 5 (23.81%) Internal Audit
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) IT Audit
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) CISMP
2 5 (23.81%) CISA
3 4 (19.05%) CEH
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) GIAC
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Citrix
1 14 (66.67%) Splunk