The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 55 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.82% 0.52% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.02% 3.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £449 £478 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
187 105 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.75% 13.64% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 50
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £252 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £30.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISSP
Scotland

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 31 July 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 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (50.00%) Information Security
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 9 (50.00%) CCSP
3 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (50.00%) CEH
4 8 (44.44%) SSCP
4 8 (44.44%) LAN
4 8 (44.44%) WAN
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) GIAC
5 7 (38.89%) CISM
5 7 (38.89%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
7 5 (27.78%) SIEM
7 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
8 4 (22.22%) Information Management
8 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Data Security
9 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (16.67%) CESG
10 2 (11.11%) RMADS
10 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 8 (44.44%) LAN
2 8 (44.44%) WAN
3 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
1 12 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) IT Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
1 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) RMADS
3 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 9 (50.00%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 5 (27.78%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Data Security
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Security Management
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
8 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCSP
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (50.00%) CEH
2 8 (44.44%) GIAC
2 8 (44.44%) SSCP
3 7 (38.89%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CISA
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) CRD IV
2 2 (11.11%) COREP
2 2 (11.11%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) F5