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 28 September 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 112 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing CISSP 14 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.37% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.51% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 13
Median daily rate £475 £325 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.04% -21.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £305 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £345 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £463
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £39.75
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
512 478 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.26% 14.82% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 243 290
Median daily rate £325 £338 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -2.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 32
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.21% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £18.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing CISSP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 7 £550 - 1
Glasgow +9 5 £450 +38.35%
Renfrewshire - 2 £575 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
3 15 (39.47%) Information Security
4 14 (36.84%) PKI
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 12 (31.58%) Firewall
7 11 (28.95%) Symantec
7 11 (28.95%) Network Security
7 11 (28.95%) SIEM
8 10 (26.32%) Splunk
8 10 (26.32%) CISM
9 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (21.05%) Banking
10 8 (21.05%) Unix
11 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (18.42%) Prototyping
12 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
13 5 (13.16%) Intel Security
13 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
13 5 (13.16%) Security Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.63%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) Network Security
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) FTP
3 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.26%) VLAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) Apache Hive
2 3 (7.89%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.89%) JIRA
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Consultant
1 11 (28.95%) Security Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Security Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) SIEM Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) IT Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) CISSP Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Security Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Audit Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Design Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Audit Manager
6 3 (7.89%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) Cryptography
2 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.53%) SWIFT
4 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Unix
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.26%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Information Security
2 11 (28.95%) SIEM
3 9 (23.68%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (23.68%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (18.42%) Prototyping
4 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.16%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.16%) Security Management
5 5 (13.16%) Threat Management
5 5 (13.16%) Use Case
6 4 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
7 3 (7.89%) IT Audit
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
7 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 3 (7.89%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) Java
1 5 (13.16%) Perl
1 5 (13.16%) Python
2 3 (7.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) VBA
3 2 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) CISM
2 9 (23.68%) SC Cleared
2 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) SANS
4 4 (10.53%) CISA
4 4 (10.53%) CISMP
5 2 (5.26%) CEH
5 2 (5.26%) GIAC
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) COBIT
2 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) QA
4 2 (5.26%) ISO27005
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.63%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (13.16%) QRadar
3 3 (7.89%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Symantec
2 10 (26.32%) Splunk
3 7 (18.42%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) Intel Security
4 5 (13.16%) Qualys
5 3 (7.89%) ArcSight
5 3 (7.89%) IBM
5 3 (7.89%) MapR
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat