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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 104 123 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.42% 1.23% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £575 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +65.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £515 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £635 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £419
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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
475 487 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 15.90% 18.52% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 231 231
Average daily rate £347 £326 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £18.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% -55.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.25 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £25.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 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 -1 8 £438 -23.91% 3
Glasgow +2 7 £325 - 4
Stirling - 1 £425 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £375 -
CISSP
UK

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 27 (75.00%) Information Security
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) CISM
4 14 (38.89%) Degree
5 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (27.78%) Banking
7 9 (25.00%) Project Management
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) Cyber Security
9 7 (19.44%) Firewall
9 7 (19.44%) CISA
9 7 (19.44%) CISMP
9 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
9 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
10 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 6 (16.67%) Intranet
10 6 (16.67%) Internet
10 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
11 5 (13.89%) SIEM
11 5 (13.89%) Python
11 5 (13.89%) PMP
11 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
11 5 (13.89%) Perl
11 5 (13.89%) UNIX
11 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
11 5 (13.89%) Security Management
11 5 (13.89%) GCIA
11 5 (13.89%) Incident Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (16.67%) Intranet
2 6 (16.67%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
1 9 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Information Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Information Security Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Security Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Manager
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
7 2 (5.56%) IT Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.33%) CESG
4 2 (5.56%) BYOD
4 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.78%) SCADA
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Linux
3 5 (13.89%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (25.00%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Cyber Security
4 5 (13.89%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.89%) SIEM
4 5 (13.89%) Security Management
4 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.33%) Security Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) ITIL
6 3 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.56%) ITSM
7 2 (5.56%) ISMS
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.78%) Information Assurance
8 1 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Perl
1 5 (13.89%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) CISM
2 14 (38.89%) Degree
3 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (19.44%) CISA
3 7 (19.44%) CISMP
4 5 (13.89%) GCIA
4 5 (13.89%) PMP
4 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
5 4 (11.11%) CRISC
6 3 (8.33%) CGEIT
7 1 (2.78%) CEH
7 1 (2.78%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.78%) ISSMP
7 1 (2.78%) SSCP
7 1 (2.78%) GIAC
7 1 (2.78%) MCSA
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.56%) COBIT
3 2 (5.56%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Juniper
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Symantec
4 1 (2.78%) BT
4 1 (2.78%) Prolexic
4 1 (2.78%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.78%) ScanSafe
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago