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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 62 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 12 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate £388 £245 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £495 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.05% -1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.25 - £45.00
CISSP
South West

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
233 185 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.28% 21.46% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 150 113
Average daily rate £360 £378 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.63% +1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +68.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £47.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

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 5 February 2016.

CISSP Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

CISSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 6 (42.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (35.71%) Information Assurance
5 4 (28.57%) CISM
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) C
6 3 (21.43%) IIS
6 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
6 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
6 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
6 3 (21.43%) CESG
6 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
6 3 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (21.43%) IISP
6 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
7 2 (14.29%) SIEM
7 2 (14.29%) ISO27002
7 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Content Management

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Consultant
1 10 (71.43%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) IT Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) CESG
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (14.29%) AS400
3 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.14%) Cryptography
4 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (7.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Solaris
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Information Security
2 7 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (35.71%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
6 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
6 1 (7.14%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 3 (21.43%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) IISP
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) GCIA
5 1 (7.14%) GSEC
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
2 3 (21.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (14.29%) ISO27002
4 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Nessus
1 1 (7.14%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) IBM
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
2 1 (7.14%) Qualys