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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 69 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CISSP 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.43% - 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% - 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £43.00 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
CISSP
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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
179 134 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 19.37% 15.75% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 89 110
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £276 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 13
Average hourly rate £11.78 £33.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.83% +91.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.91 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -0.45%

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 31 August 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) CISM
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) IBM
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ISSMP
4 2 (16.67%) GCIA
4 2 (16.67%) CESG
4 2 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (16.67%) Content Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) CLAS Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Head of Security
3 2 (16.67%) Head of IT Security
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Head of IT
4 1 (8.33%) Business Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 2 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Content Management
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Security
4 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
4 1 (8.33%) Malware Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISM
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) GCIA
4 2 (16.67%) ISSMP
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (8.33%) CISMP
5 1 (8.33%) GSEC
5 1 (8.33%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco