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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 87 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.85% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 9.01% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 1
Average daily rate
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- £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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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
174 111 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.35% 9.44% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 56 48
Average daily rate £375 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.02% -9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -61.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 28 August 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 11 (84.62%) Banking
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) Information Security
4 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 6 (46.15%) CISMP
4 6 (46.15%) CISA
4 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 6 (46.15%) Intranet
4 6 (46.15%) Internet
4 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (30.77%) CEH
6 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
7 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (7.69%) ERP
8 1 (7.69%) Oracle
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
8 1 (7.69%) Web Services
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
8 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
8 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Intranet
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (84.62%) Banking
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Security Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Information Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Cyber Security
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.69%) Database Security
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISA
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
1 6 (46.15%) CISMP
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (84.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle