Period
to 22 August 2019

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 6 months to 22 August 2019 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
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 95 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 -29 +23
Contract jobs citing CISSP 23 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.57% 1.50% 2.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.30% 7.74% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 9
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% -11.11%
10th Percentile £401 £322 £350
90th Percentile £631 £538 £600
Scotland median daily rate £488 £488 £413
% change year-on-year - +18.18% -14.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £24.50
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 Glasgow with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Glasgow
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 277 349 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 18.87% 19.36% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 192 82
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -1.64% +10.51%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £210
90th Percentile £610 £544 £500
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £378
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.66% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £28.00 £19.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.37% -27.62% -38.95%
10th Percentile £16.25 £12.75 £14.68
90th Percentile £41.50 £34.10 £35.15
Scotland median hourly rate £31.25 £19.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +64.47% -40.63% -15.79%

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Glasgow over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 August 2019, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 20 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (82.61%) CISM
4 14 (60.87%) NCSC
4 14 (60.87%) NIST
5 13 (56.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 13 (56.52%) CASP
5 13 (56.52%) CompTIA Security+
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
8 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
9 8 (34.78%) Finance
9 8 (34.78%) Legal
10 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
10 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (30.43%) Banking
11 6 (26.09%) CISA
12 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
12 5 (21.74%) Security Management
13 4 (17.39%) Firewall
13 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
13 4 (17.39%) ISMS
13 4 (17.39%) CRISC
13 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
14 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 3 (13.04%) Internal Audit
14 3 (13.04%) People Management
14 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
15 2 (8.70%) Java

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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Hudson
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
1 8 (34.78%) Legal
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
3 4 (17.39%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Consultant
1 13 (56.52%) Information Security Consultant
1 13 (56.52%) Security Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Information Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security Manager
2 6 (26.09%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Project Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Information Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Security
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Solaris
1 2 (8.70%) Unix
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Information Security
2 12 (52.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (43.48%) Security Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Risk Management
5 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security Management
6 5 (21.74%) Security Management
7 4 (17.39%) ISMS
8 3 (13.04%) Internal Audit
8 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (13.04%) People Management
9 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
9 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
9 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (4.35%) Ethical Hacking
10 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance
10 1 (4.35%) Project Management
10 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) CISM
2 13 (56.52%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 13 (56.52%) CASP
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (56.52%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (26.09%) CISA
4 4 (17.39%) CRISC
5 2 (8.70%) CCSP
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) CEH
6 1 (4.35%) CREST Certified
6 1 (4.35%) GIAC
6 1 (4.35%) ISACA
6 1 (4.35%) SANS
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (60.87%) NCSC
2 14 (60.87%) NIST
3 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (4.35%) COBIT
4 1 (4.35%) GDPR
4 1 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (4.35%) SSAE 16
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle