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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 113 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs citing CISSP 15 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 2.60% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £323 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £443 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
477 346 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.05% 13.75% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 162 200
Average daily rate £338 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 29
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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
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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 +9 13 £325 -21.68% 2
West Lothian - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) Information Security
3 18 (47.37%) CISM
4 9 (23.68%) CISA
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.05%) CEH
6 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (18.42%) Degree
6 7 (18.42%) Firewall
6 7 (18.42%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) Windows
7 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.79%) Project Management
7 6 (15.79%) Security Management
7 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.16%) GIAC
8 5 (13.16%) Information Security Management
8 5 (13.16%) UNIX
8 5 (13.16%) CCSP
9 4 (10.53%) MS Office
9 4 (10.53%) LAN
9 4 (10.53%) WAN
9 4 (10.53%) SSCP
9 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
9 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (7.89%) Banking
10 3 (7.89%) CISMP
10 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
2 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) LAN
2 4 (10.53%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.89%) Wireless
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
General
1 24 (63.16%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Consultant
1 13 (34.21%) Security Consultant
2 10 (26.32%) Analyst
3 9 (23.68%) Security Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Risk Manager
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) IT Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
7 2 (5.26%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Graduate
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) CESG
3 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.26%) Smart Meter
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
5 1 (2.63%) Derivative
5 1 (2.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) AIX
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (52.63%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 7 (18.42%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (15.79%) Security Management
4 6 (15.79%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Security
6 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.89%) SIEM
7 2 (5.26%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Information Management
7 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) CISM
2 9 (23.68%) CISA
3 8 (21.05%) CEH
4 7 (18.42%) Degree
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.16%) CCSP
6 5 (13.16%) GIAC
7 4 (10.53%) SSCP
8 3 (7.89%) CISMP
9 2 (5.26%) CRISC
10 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.63%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.63%) MCSA
10 1 (2.63%) CCNA
10 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (5.26%) Cisco
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) ArcSight
2 1 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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