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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 110 103 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing CISSP 18 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.62% 0.77% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.59% 3.89% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 8
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£375 £420 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
501 514 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.15% 19.84% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 251 254
Average daily rate £338 £330 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 16
Average hourly rate £28.31 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.18%

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 June 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
Edinburgh -3 7 - - 3
Glasgow -10 7 £363 -11.85% 9
Aberdeen +7 1 £375 -11.76%
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 21 (72.41%) Information Security
2 16 (55.17%) Finance
3 15 (51.72%) CISM
4 13 (44.83%) Degree
5 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (31.03%) Banking
6 8 (27.59%) Cyber Security
7 7 (24.14%) CISMP
8 6 (20.69%) Intranet
8 6 (20.69%) Internet
8 6 (20.69%) CISA
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
10 4 (13.79%) Service Management
10 4 (13.79%) IIS
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) Firewall
10 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
10 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
10 4 (13.79%) CESG
10 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
10 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (13.79%) CRISC
11 3 (10.34%) SDLC
11 3 (10.34%) CGEIT
11 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
11 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.34%) Network Security
11 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) Intranet
1 6 (20.69%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Information Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Security Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Information Security Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) IT Risk Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) ArcSight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
1 4 (13.79%) CESG
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.45%) SCADA
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Information Security
2 8 (27.59%) Cyber Security
3 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Service Management
4 4 (13.79%) Security Architecture
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 3 (10.34%) Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.90%) ITSM
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Coaching
7 1 (3.45%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Perl
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) CISM
2 13 (44.83%) Degree
3 7 (24.14%) CISMP
4 6 (20.69%) CISA
5 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) CRISC
6 3 (10.34%) CGEIT
7 2 (6.90%) GCIA
7 2 (6.90%) PMP
7 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
7 2 (6.90%) ISACA
8 1 (3.45%) OSCP
8 1 (3.45%) SSCP
8 1 (3.45%) GIAC
8 1 (3.45%) MCSA
8 1 (3.45%) CCNA
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.45%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.90%) GPG13
3 2 (6.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (3.45%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.45%) Prolexic
2 1 (3.45%) ScanSafe
2 1 (3.45%) IBM
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) HP
2 1 (3.45%) Juniper
2 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.45%) Symantec
2 1 (3.45%) BT
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