Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 65 89
Rank change year-on-year -27 +24 +6
Contract jobs citing CISSP 26 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.49% 2.77% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.60% 19.12% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 4
Glasgow median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +33.33%
10th Percentile £321 £350 £384
90th Percentile £538 £600 £468
Scotland median daily rate £525 £400 £483
% change year-on-year +31.25% -17.10% +42.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £42.75 -

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 342 204 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 19.54% 14.47% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 91 149
Glasgow median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.87% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £208 £210 £213
90th Percentile £542 £500 £446
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 1
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.45% -43.02% +35.56%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.37 £30.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -32.12% -20.53% +37.57%

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 September 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 September 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 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 17 (65.38%) CISM
3 15 (57.69%) GDPR
4 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (50.00%) SQL
6 12 (46.15%) Oracle
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (46.15%) Sybase
6 12 (46.15%) Windows
6 12 (46.15%) Linux
6 12 (46.15%) Python
6 12 (46.15%) Symantec
6 12 (46.15%) McAfee
6 12 (46.15%) DRM
6 12 (46.15%) Perl
6 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
6 12 (46.15%) Cryptography
6 12 (46.15%) Ruby
6 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
6 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
6 12 (46.15%) Neo4j
6 12 (46.15%) ArangoDB
6 12 (46.15%) Terraform
6 12 (46.15%) Hadoop
6 12 (46.15%) Hortonworks
6 12 (46.15%) Cloudera
6 12 (46.15%) GitHub
6 12 (46.15%) Jenkins

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 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) GitHub
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Firewall
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) ArangoDB
1 12 (46.15%) Hadoop
1 12 (46.15%) Neo4j
1 12 (46.15%) Relational Database
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Risk Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Data Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Protection Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Information Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Business Information Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Security Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) React
1 1 (3.85%) REST
1 1 (3.85%) SOAP
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (53.85%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (46.15%) Cryptography
2 12 (46.15%) Data Encryption
2 12 (46.15%) Data Loss Prevention
2 12 (46.15%) Data Protection
2 12 (46.15%) DRM
2 12 (46.15%) IT Strategy
2 12 (46.15%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
4 9 (34.62%) Information Security
4 9 (34.62%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (11.54%) Internal Audit
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) Bash Shell
2 12 (46.15%) Go
2 12 (46.15%) Perl
2 12 (46.15%) Python
2 12 (46.15%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) CISM
2 9 (34.62%) CISA
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
3 5 (19.23%) ISACA
4 3 (11.54%) CGEIT
4 3 (11.54%) CRISC
5 2 (7.69%) CASP
5 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (57.69%) GDPR
2 12 (46.15%) FINRA
3 5 (19.23%) SSAE 16
4 4 (15.38%) QA
5 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) Cloudera
2 12 (46.15%) Hortonworks
2 12 (46.15%) McAfee
2 12 (46.15%) Oracle
2 12 (46.15%) Sybase
2 12 (46.15%) Symantec
2 12 (46.15%) Varonis
3 1 (3.85%) Qualys