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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 65 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.69% 1.29% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.73% 7.09% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
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£313 £423 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.03% +33.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £405 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £441 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -
CISSP
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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
161 127 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.48% 18.27% 16.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 60 97
Average daily rate £328 £319 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 6
Average hourly rate £31.70 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.26% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.98 £11.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £18.00 £15.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.12 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+34.00% -20.00%

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 22 May 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 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) CISA
2 4 (44.44%) CRISC
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) CGEIT
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 2 (22.22%) PMP
4 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) GCIA
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
4 2 (22.22%) SIEM
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) OSCP
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security Specialist
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Consultant
1 1 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
1 1 (11.11%) Tester
1 1 (11.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Use Case
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISA
1 4 (44.44%) CRISC
2 3 (33.33%) CGEIT
3 2 (22.22%) PMP
3 2 (22.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) GCIA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) OSCP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) CEH
4 1 (11.11%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft