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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 75 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.51% 1.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 4.41% 13.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £40.00
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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
104 136 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.03% 11.66% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 56 61
Average daily rate £365 £375 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Average hourly rate £15.77 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% -49.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.83 £34.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.08%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) CISA
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
5 5 (38.46%) CEH
5 5 (38.46%) CISMP
6 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
8 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Coaching
8 1 (7.69%) Banking
8 1 (7.69%) Degree
8 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
8 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) Data Security
8 1 (7.69%) Security Management
8 1 (7.69%) MS Project
8 1 (7.69%) MS Office
8 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 1 (7.69%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
General
1 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Consultant
1 7 (53.85%) Security Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Programme Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Communications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) Supplier Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Security
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISA
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 5 (38.46%) CEH
3 5 (38.46%) CISMP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree