Period
to 23 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 98 119
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 +6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 26 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.62% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.40% 5.04% 6.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Edinburgh median daily rate £538 £596 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +13.57% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £475
90th Percentile £588 £950 £565
Scotland median daily rate £450 £450 £483
% change year-on-year - -6.74% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £44.00 -

CISSP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 228 278 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.62% 12.32% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 178 140
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -2.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £244 £206 £241
90th Percentile £563 £575 £550
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -3.33% +10.29% -1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.00 £43.39 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.04% +8.48% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.67 £43.39 £16.70
90th Percentile £27.30 £50.19 £43.50
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 £34.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -44.12% -9.93% +37.57%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Edinburgh

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Edinburgh

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (42.31%) Banking
4 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
6 8 (30.77%) CISA
6 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 8 (30.77%) Finance
7 7 (26.92%) CISM
8 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 5 (19.23%) CEH
10 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (15.38%) ITIL
10 4 (15.38%) EMV
10 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (15.38%) IaaS
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile Development
10 4 (15.38%) SANS
10 4 (15.38%) Degree
10 4 (15.38%) COBIT
10 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
10 4 (15.38%) Android
10 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
10 4 (15.38%) Splunk
10 4 (15.38%) Network Segmentation

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) IaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Office 365
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DHCP
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
1 2 (7.69%) Skype
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.85%) MPLS
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 11 (42.31%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Security Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) CISSP Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Network Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) EMV
1 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Android
1 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (34.62%) TOGAF
5 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
6 6 (23.08%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (19.23%) Scrum
8 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) Mobile Development
8 4 (15.38%) Network Segmentation
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) ArchiMate
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (11.54%) DevOps
9 3 (11.54%) Due Diligence
9 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (11.54%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISA
2 7 (26.92%) CISM
3 5 (19.23%) CEH
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) SANS
5 3 (11.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (7.69%) GIAC
7 1 (3.85%) CGEIT
7 1 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (3.85%) CRISC
7 1 (3.85%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (7.69%) XenApp
1 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Splunk
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco
2 2 (7.69%) Citrix
2 2 (7.69%) CyberArk
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Qualys
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.85%) CA
3 1 (3.85%) Charles River
3 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.85%) F5
3 1 (3.85%) ScanSafe
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec
3 1 (3.85%) Varonis