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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 106 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 0.36% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 2.32% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 2
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£423 £369 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.49% -4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £301 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £395 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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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
564 388 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.24% 15.55% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 203 132
Average daily rate £346 £353 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 35
Average hourly rate £15.77 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.15% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.95 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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
Edinburgh -10 10 £413 +3.12% 1
Glasgow -8 8 £425 +41.19% 2
West Lothian - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
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CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) Information Security
3 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) Firewall
4 14 (35.00%) CISM
4 14 (35.00%) CEH
5 12 (30.00%) GIAC
6 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
7 9 (22.50%) CISA
7 9 (22.50%) UNIX
7 9 (22.50%) CCSP
8 8 (20.00%) LAN
8 8 (20.00%) WAN
8 8 (20.00%) ITIL
8 8 (20.00%) SSCP
9 7 (17.50%) Degree
10 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
10 6 (15.00%) CCNA
11 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (12.50%) Change Management
11 5 (12.50%) Data Security
11 5 (12.50%) SIEM
11 5 (12.50%) CISMP
11 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
12 4 (10.00%) CMDB
12 4 (10.00%) Cryptography

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) Firewall
2 8 (20.00%) LAN
2 8 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
4 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 20 (50.00%) Consultant
2 11 (27.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) IT Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Programme Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Communications Manager
7 1 (2.50%) IT Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) CMDB
2 4 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) CESG
3 2 (5.00%) RMADS
3 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
3 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Information Security
2 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
3 8 (20.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Data Security
5 5 (12.50%) SIEM
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Information Management
6 4 (10.00%) Cyber Security
6 4 (10.00%) Security Management
6 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.00%) CISM
2 14 (35.00%) CEH
3 12 (30.00%) GIAC
4 9 (22.50%) CISA
4 9 (22.50%) CCSP
5 8 (20.00%) SSCP
6 7 (17.50%) Degree
7 6 (15.00%) CCNA
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (12.50%) CISMP
9 4 (10.00%) MCSA
10 3 (7.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (2.50%) MCSE
11 1 (2.50%) VCP4
11 1 (2.50%) VCP5
11 1 (2.50%) CRISC
11 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) CRD IV
2 2 (5.00%) COREP
2 2 (5.00%) FINREP
3 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
1 1 (2.50%) vCloud
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Netcool
1 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) NetApp
3 1 (2.50%) Symantec
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Dell
3 1 (2.50%) EMC
3 1 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) F5
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