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 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 62 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs citing CISSP 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.21% 0.66% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.55% 5.92% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £540 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £490 £495
% change year-on-year
-2.04% -1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -

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
117 152 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.13% 11.07% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 68 69
Median daily rate £425 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% -46.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +110.52%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 12 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (64.71%) CEH
3 10 (58.82%) Information Security
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) GIAC
4 8 (47.06%) Cryptography
4 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
4 8 (47.06%) CREST Certified
5 7 (41.18%) SANS
5 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
5 7 (41.18%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
7 5 (29.41%) CISM
7 5 (29.41%) Firewall
7 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
7 5 (29.41%) Splunk
8 4 (23.53%) SIEM
8 4 (23.53%) Network Security
8 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (23.53%) Windows
9 3 (17.65%) QRadar
9 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
9 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
9 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Big Data
9 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (17.65%) Linux

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Consultant
1 10 (58.82%) Security Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Architect
2 9 (52.94%) Security Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Network Architect
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security Architect
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Design Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Digital Design Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Cryptography
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Information Security
3 8 (47.06%) Security Architecture
4 7 (41.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 5 (29.41%) TOGAF
7 4 (23.53%) SIEM
7 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (17.65%) Process Management
8 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
8 3 (17.65%) Threat Detection
8 3 (17.65%) Use Case
9 2 (11.76%) ITIL
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum
9 2 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
10 1 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CEH
2 10 (58.82%) GIAC
3 8 (47.06%) CREST Certified
4 7 (41.18%) SANS
4 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) COBIT
2 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) QRadar
2 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Splunk
2 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec
3 1 (5.88%) AlgoSec
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
3 1 (5.88%) Qualys
3 1 (5.88%) ScanSafe
3 1 (5.88%) Verint