Period
to 20 June 2018

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 20 June 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 66 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 +4
Contract jobs citing CISSP 24 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.49% 2.24% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 16.05% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Glasgow median daily rate £438 £395 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +3.95% -5.00%
10th Percentile £324 £365 £365
90th Percentile £571 £475 £460
Scotland median daily rate £475 £500 £483
% change year-on-year -5.00% +3.63% +11.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £25.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £40.50 -

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 323 162 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 20.06% 13.94% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 76 138
Glasgow median daily rate £350 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.72% +6.07% -
10th Percentile £202 £200 £210
90th Percentile £525 £494 £453
Scotland median daily rate £360 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -2.44% +5.43% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £23.14 £17.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -53.95% +38.48%
10th Percentile £12.75 £14.04 £34.00
90th Percentile £47.16 £39.65 £42.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £33.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -52.63% -11.33% +36.36%

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 20 June 2018.

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 20 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 16 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 11 (45.83%) CISA
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
4 9 (37.50%) Degree
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (25.00%) CRISC
7 5 (20.83%) ISACA
7 5 (20.83%) CGEIT
7 5 (20.83%) QA
7 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
7 5 (20.83%) SSAE 16
7 5 (20.83%) Internal Audit
8 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
9 3 (12.50%) Legal
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) CISM
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) GDPR
9 3 (12.50%) RSA Archer
10 2 (8.33%) CASP
10 2 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) Firewall
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Architect
2 7 (29.17%) Security Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP Architect
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) CLAS Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
4 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 13 (54.17%) Information Security
3 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (20.83%) Cryptography
4 5 (20.83%) Internal Audit
5 4 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (8.33%) Project Management
7 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CISA
2 9 (37.50%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) CRISC
4 5 (20.83%) CGEIT
4 5 (20.83%) ISACA
5 3 (12.50%) CISM
6 2 (8.33%) CASP
6 2 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (4.17%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
1 5 (20.83%) SSAE 16
2 3 (12.50%) GDPR
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.17%) PMO
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (12.50%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Qualys