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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 85 83 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.83% 0.070% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 0.73% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Median daily rate £550 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £51.17 £43.00
% change year-on-year
+36.79% +19.00%
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
128 137 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.67% 9.53% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 77 72
Median daily rate £425 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% +64.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.12 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+24.37% +26.94%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (73.68%) Information Security
2 13 (68.42%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) Network Security
4 9 (47.37%) CISA
5 8 (42.11%) CISM
5 8 (42.11%) Banking
6 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (31.58%) SIEM
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
7 6 (31.58%) PKI
7 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Security Management
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) CISMP
8 5 (26.32%) Splunk
9 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
9 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (21.05%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (21.05%) Symantec
9 4 (21.05%) Unix
9 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
10 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
10 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
10 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (15.79%) Qualys
10 3 (15.79%) COBIT
10 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management

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 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) CICS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Consultant
1 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) CISSP Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) IT Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) SIEM Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Audit Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Audit Manager
3 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Splunk Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
1 6 (31.58%) PKI
2 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (31.58%) SIEM
4 5 (26.32%) Security Management
5 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (21.05%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (21.05%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.79%) IT Audit
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Threat Management
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
7 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
7 2 (10.53%) Internal Audit
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
7 2 (10.53%) Service Design
8 1 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISA
2 8 (42.11%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) CISMP
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) GIAC
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.79%) COBIT
2 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) RACF
2 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (5.26%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 4 (21.05%) Symantec
3 3 (15.79%) Intel Security
3 3 (15.79%) Qualys
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix