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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 51 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.69% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.23% 1.15% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£325 £415 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +38.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - £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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 87 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 18.28% 14.45% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 38 74
Average daily rate £323 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £230 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.68% -32.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.11 £9.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £9.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.53
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.08%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 November 2014, 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 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) CISM
3 7 (35.00%) Information Security
4 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) CISA
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) GIAC
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) CEH
6 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (15.00%) SSCP
6 3 (15.00%) CCSP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) MS Office
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) UNIX
6 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.00%) LAN
6 3 (15.00%) WAN
6 3 (15.00%) Security Management
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Security
7 2 (10.00%) BCP
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
1 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) Wireless
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) IT Graduate
4 2 (10.00%) Project Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (15.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.00%) CESG
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) BCP
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Information Management
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) SIEM
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) SABSA
6 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISM
2 4 (20.00%) CISA
3 3 (15.00%) GIAC
3 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 3 (15.00%) CEH
3 3 (15.00%) SSCP
3 3 (15.00%) CCSP
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CRISC
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (10.00%) COBIT
3 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
1 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft