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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 61 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.91% 0.71% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 4.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £450 £431
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 - -
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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
192 149 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.74% 17.55% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 103 66
Average daily rate £380 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £477 £509
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Average hourly rate £37.39 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.72% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.98 £16.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.70 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CISSP across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (38.46%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Linux
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
5 3 (23.08%) SSCP
5 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
5 3 (23.08%) CISA
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (23.08%) GSEC
5 3 (23.08%) MCP
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (23.08%) GIAC
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (23.08%) COBIT
5 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Head of Security
4 2 (15.38%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (15.38%) Head of IT
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mainframe
1 3 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) AS400
3 1 (7.69%) CESG
3 1 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Information Security
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (23.08%) Business Continuity
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
4 2 (15.38%) Security Management
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Validation
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (7.69%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) CISM
2 3 (23.08%) SSCP
2 3 (23.08%) CISA
2 3 (23.08%) GSEC
2 3 (23.08%) MCP
2 3 (23.08%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (23.08%) GIAC
2 3 (23.08%) CEH
2 3 (23.08%) ISACA
2 3 (23.08%) GPEN
3 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ISSMP
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) CISMP
4 1 (7.69%) GCIA
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) PCI DSS
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (23.08%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
1 3 (23.08%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco