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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 125 108 98
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.75% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.60% 3.78% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.47% +15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £469 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £453 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +0.55%
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% -
CISSP
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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
462 555 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 14.08% 19.88% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 264 185
Average daily rate £350 £347 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 19
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.77 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.16% -21.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.25 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
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 3 September 2015. 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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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 +9 6 £325 -23.47% 2
Edinburgh -17 6 - - 5
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (46.67%) Finance
4 13 (43.33%) Banking
4 13 (43.33%) CISM
5 10 (33.33%) CISA
5 10 (33.33%) Degree
6 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
7 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
7 7 (23.33%) CISMP
7 7 (23.33%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) Intranet
8 6 (20.00%) Internet
8 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
9 5 (16.67%) Security Management
9 5 (16.67%) CEH
10 4 (13.33%) CESG
10 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
10 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
10 4 (13.33%) ISACA
10 4 (13.33%) GPG13
10 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.33%) SDLC
11 3 (10.00%) CRISC
11 3 (10.00%) CGEIT
11 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.00%) Project Management
11 3 (10.00%) Management Information System

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) Intranet
1 6 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Information Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Database Architect
6 2 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) IT Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (3.33%) IT Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.33%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) CESG
1 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) Cyber Security
3 7 (23.33%) Security Architecture
3 7 (23.33%) ITIL
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (16.67%) Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
7 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) ERP
8 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.67%) Database Security
9 1 (3.33%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) CISM
2 10 (33.33%) CISA
2 10 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (23.33%) CISMP
4 5 (16.67%) CEH
5 4 (13.33%) ISACA
5 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) CGEIT
6 3 (10.00%) CRISC
7 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) SSCP
8 1 (3.33%) ISSMP
8 1 (3.33%) MCSA
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.33%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 4 (13.33%) GPG13
4 2 (6.67%) JSP 440
5 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft