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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 59 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing CISSP 5 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.57% 0.77% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate
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£395 £520 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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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
199 175 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 22.51% 19.29% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 115 82
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £238 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £518 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 11
Average hourly rate £37.04 £25.75 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.84% +19.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.31 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+29.50% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 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 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
4 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (27.27%) COBIT
5 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) CEH
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) ISACA
5 3 (27.27%) GPEN
5 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (27.27%) IBM
5 3 (27.27%) SSCP
5 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
5 3 (27.27%) CISA
5 3 (27.27%) CISM
5 3 (27.27%) GSEC
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) MCP
5 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (27.27%) GIAC

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
4 1 (9.09%) Head of IT Security
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) AS400
3 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Information Security
2 6 (54.55%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (18.18%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Content Management
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 1 (9.09%) Malware Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) CEH
2 3 (27.27%) ISACA
2 3 (27.27%) GPEN
2 3 (27.27%) SSCP
2 3 (27.27%) CISA
2 3 (27.27%) CISM
2 3 (27.27%) GSEC
2 3 (27.27%) MCP
2 3 (27.27%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (27.27%) GIAC
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) ISSMP
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) GCIH
4 1 (9.09%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) COBIT
2 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) IBM
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco