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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 66 69 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 6 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.66% 1.03% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 5.00% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% +41.19%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
133 180 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.65% 20.69% 12.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 61 43
Average daily rate £300 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +11.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+203.03% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £11.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.75 £35.00 £12.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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 1 September 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 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) ISACA
3 4 (30.77%) GPG13
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) CESG
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) CISM
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
4 3 (23.08%) CRISC
4 3 (23.08%) CGEIT
5 2 (15.38%) Publishing
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) MS Office
6 1 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
1 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Publishing
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Database Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) CESG
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) SIEM
6 1 (7.69%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CISA
1 4 (30.77%) CISM
1 4 (30.77%) ISACA
2 3 (23.08%) CGEIT
2 3 (23.08%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) OSCP
3 1 (7.69%) CEH
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
2 4 (30.77%) GPG13
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle