Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 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
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 124 117
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing CISSP 14 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.71% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.02% 6.97% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £596 £525 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.57% +12.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £413 £424 £436
90th Percentile £950 £564 £517
Scotland median daily rate £450 £483 £413
% change year-on-year -6.74% +16.97% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £44.00 - £68.00

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Academic & Professional Certification
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 279 287 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.31% 10.21% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 139 153
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +21.21% +1.54%
10th Percentile £206 £240 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £485
Scotland median daily rate £375 £340 £347
% change year-on-year +10.29% -2.15% +5.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £43.39 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +14.29% +79.49%
Scotland median hourly rate £33.50 £37.75 £27.44
% change year-on-year -11.26% +37.57% +52.44%

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 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) CEH
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
5 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Splunk
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data
5 3 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (21.43%) SSCP
5 3 (21.43%) Law
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Java
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Symantec

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
3 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 4 (28.57%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Head of Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Head of Security
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Data Security
4 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 2 (14.29%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CEH
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (21.43%) SSCP
4 2 (14.29%) SANS
5 1 (7.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (7.14%) MCSE
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) CyberArk
1 3 (21.43%) Splunk
1 3 (21.43%) Symantec
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) VMware