Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 75 94
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 -11
Contract jobs citing CISSP 27 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.07% 0.98% 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.99% 5.12% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -11.24%
10th Percentile £350 £335 £308
90th Percentile £600 £468 £434
Scotland median daily rate £400 £483 £400
% change year-on-year -17.10% +20.63% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £38.25 - -

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 193 215 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 14.82% 19.11% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 123 137
Glasgow median daily rate £353 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +4.48% -4.29%
10th Percentile £234 £214 £159
90th Percentile £464 £449 £471
Scotland median daily rate £363 £340 £340
% change year-on-year +6.62% - -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Glasgow median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +36.66% +56.80%
10th Percentile £15.39 £33.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £32.16 £41.90 £59.50
Scotland median hourly rate £28.00 £35.75 £28.31
% change year-on-year -21.68% +26.30% +53.00%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 18 (66.67%) Splunk
3 17 (62.96%) SIEM
4 16 (59.26%) Unix
5 15 (55.56%) Perl
5 15 (55.56%) Linux
6 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
7 13 (48.15%) Big Data
7 13 (48.15%) Analytics
7 13 (48.15%) SANS
7 13 (48.15%) Python
7 13 (48.15%) DNS
8 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
8 12 (44.44%) Java
8 12 (44.44%) Firewall
8 12 (44.44%) CEH
8 12 (44.44%) JIRA
8 12 (44.44%) QA
8 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
8 12 (44.44%) Kafka
8 12 (44.44%) Parquet
8 12 (44.44%) Grok
8 12 (44.44%) Apache Spark
9 11 (40.74%) Anomaly Detection
9 11 (40.74%) SDLC
9 11 (40.74%) Statistical Modelling
9 11 (40.74%) Performance Analysis
9 11 (40.74%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (40.74%) Regular Expression

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 12 (44.44%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) DNS
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Big Data
2 12 (44.44%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Git (software)
1 12 (44.44%) JIRA
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Splunk Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Security Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Java Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IAM Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Identity Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Data Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
8 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Grok
1 12 (44.44%) Kafka
2 11 (40.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Unix
2 15 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) SIEM
2 13 (48.15%) Analytics
3 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 12 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Anomaly Detection
4 11 (40.74%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (40.74%) Data Modelling
4 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (40.74%) Performance Analysis
4 11 (40.74%) Process Management
4 11 (40.74%) SDLC
4 11 (40.74%) Statistical Modelling
5 10 (37.04%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (29.63%) Content Management
6 8 (29.63%) DevOps
7 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
8 3 (11.11%) ITIL
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) Use Case
8 3 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Perl
2 14 (51.85%) Bash Shell
3 13 (48.15%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) SANS
2 12 (44.44%) CEH
3 6 (22.22%) CRISC
4 4 (14.81%) CISM
5 2 (7.41%) CISA
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Ansible
1 8 (29.63%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (3.70%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Splunk
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.70%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec