The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 63 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.82% 1.82% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 8.06% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £423 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +27.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £445 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £468 £448 £478
% change year-on-year
+4.46% -6.28%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 186 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 15.59% 22.52% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 63 52
Average daily rate £325 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £246 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 7
Average hourly rate £27.44 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.30% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £18.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region.

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) CISM
2 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) GPG13
4 4 (28.57%) CESG
4 4 (28.57%) CRISC
4 4 (28.57%) ISACA
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 4 (28.57%) Security Management
4 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) CGEIT
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Network Security
6 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
6 2 (14.29%) Legal
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Publishing
6 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.14%) Firewall
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 2 (14.29%) Publishing
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) CESG
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Security Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security Management
4 4 (28.57%) Security Management
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (14.29%) Cyber Security
5 2 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.14%) SIEM
6 1 (7.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISM
2 4 (28.57%) CISA
2 4 (28.57%) CRISC
2 4 (28.57%) ISACA
3 3 (21.43%) CGEIT
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) OSCP
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
5 1 (7.14%) GIAC
5 1 (7.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco