The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 67 63
Rank change year-on-year +25 -4  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 22 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.32% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.18% 2.42% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Median daily rate £395 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% -0.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £70.00 £51.17
% change year-on-year -34.28% +36.79%  

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 Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 91 165 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.75% 23.21% 18.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 87 71
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Median hourly rate £17.50 £43.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% +56.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £43.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £36.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £24.12
% change year-on-year +14.03% +18.15%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Glasgow

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Glasgow

CISSP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CISSP in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CISSP in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 12 (41.38%) CRISC
3 11 (37.93%) Unix
3 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
5 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (31.03%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) SANS
6 8 (27.59%) Linux
7 7 (24.14%) CISA
7 7 (24.14%) CISM
7 7 (24.14%) COBIT
7 7 (24.14%) QA
8 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
8 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 6 (20.69%) ITIL
9 5 (17.24%) Oracle
9 5 (17.24%) Perl
9 5 (17.24%) Python
9 5 (17.24%) Solaris
9 5 (17.24%) LAN
9 5 (17.24%) WAN
9 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.24%) DNS
9 5 (17.24%) Web Services
9 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (17.24%) Information Security
9 5 (17.24%) CEH

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (13.79%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 5 (17.24%) LAN
2 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) VLAN
2 5 (17.24%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
2 3 (10.34%) Parquet
3 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (13.79%) Legal
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Security Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Risk Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Splunk Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Data Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Support
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technology Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
2 3 (10.34%) Grok
2 3 (10.34%) Kafka
3 2 (6.90%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Unix
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Linux
3 5 (17.24%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Risk Management
2 6 (20.69%) Data Analysis
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Analytics
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (13.79%) SIEM
5 3 (10.34%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
5 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Process Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
5 3 (10.34%) SDLC
5 3 (10.34%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (10.34%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
6 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) Java
2 5 (17.24%) Perl
2 5 (17.24%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 3 (10.34%) C#
5 2 (6.90%) VBScript
6 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) CRISC
2 9 (31.03%) SANS
3 7 (24.14%) CISA
3 7 (24.14%) CISM
4 5 (17.24%) CEH
5 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.45%) CGEIT
6 1 (3.45%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.45%) GIAC
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) COBIT
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (17.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (6.90%) Data Quality
5 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.90%) QRadar
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
1 5 (17.24%) Splunk
2 4 (13.79%) Symantec
3 2 (6.90%) ArcSight
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) MapR
4 1 (3.45%) McAfee