The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 115 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 15 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.59% 0.63% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.11% 3.46% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Average daily rate £413 £448 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.82% +7.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £425 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £485 £500
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
CISSP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
483 492 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 18.93% 18.23% 16.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 271 159
Average daily rate £340 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 16
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £17.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +25.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.94 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +20.00%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

CISSP
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

CISSP
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

CISSP Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

CISSP
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 8 £390 - 3
Edinburgh -7 7 £450 -10.00% 2
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 20 (66.67%) Banking
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 18 (60.00%) Unix
2 18 (60.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) SIEM
3 15 (50.00%) Splunk
3 15 (50.00%) QRadar
4 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 14 (46.67%) Threat Modelling
4 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 14 (46.67%) Citrix
4 14 (46.67%) Migration
4 14 (46.67%) CISMP
4 14 (46.67%) Taxonomies
4 14 (46.67%) Network Security
5 6 (20.00%) CISA
5 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (16.67%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) Java
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (16.67%) Information Security
7 4 (13.33%) Legal
7 4 (13.33%) CEH
7 4 (13.33%) VLAN
7 4 (13.33%) Web Services
7 4 (13.33%) Solaris

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) Network Security
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
3 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.33%) VLAN
3 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
1 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (66.67%) Banking
2 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) SIEM Engineer
1 14 (46.67%) Splunk Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Architect
4 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.67%) Junior
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Audit Manager
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
1 14 (46.67%) Taxonomies
2 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Unix
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) SIEM
2 14 (46.67%) Migration
2 14 (46.67%) Threat Modelling
3 6 (20.00%) Process Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Information Security
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Change Management
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.33%) Database Security
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.33%) Security Operations
6 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 1 (3.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) Perl
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) CISMP
2 6 (20.00%) CISA
3 4 (13.33%) CEH
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) SANS
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) QRadar
2 1 (3.33%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Splunk
2 14 (46.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
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