The table below looks at the statistics for CISSP in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CISSP over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank - 50 65
Contract jobs citing CISSP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.50% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.91% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £398
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
137 157 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 16.23% 26.34% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 105 96
Average daily rate £375 £354 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 21
Average hourly rate £33.50 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.98% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%

CISSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CISSP across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CISSP Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

CISSP
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CISSP across the Bristol region.

CISSP Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP.

1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) AS400
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Content Management
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) CESG
4 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (16.67%) Sentinel
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing CISSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CISSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Advisor
4 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (50.00%) AS400
1 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) Content Management
2 3 (50.00%) Security Management
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) LogLogic
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee