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 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
Rank 64 64 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing CISSP 7 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 2.38% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate £413 £395 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -24.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £339 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £399 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £82.50 £47.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.68% +26.66%
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
187 210 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 21.08% 23.95% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 144 119
Average daily rate £388 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £298 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 10
Average hourly rate £41.50 £37.74 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.96% +50.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £36.40 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+55.55% +25.00%

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 28 April 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 11 (61.11%) Firewall
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
5 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 6 (33.33%) SIEM
5 6 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
6 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
6 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Content Management
6 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) ITSM
7 4 (22.22%) CISM
7 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
7 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
8 3 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (16.67%) IISP
8 3 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.11%) Internet
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
1 10 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) IT Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) SIEM
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
4 5 (27.78%) Information Assurance
4 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (22.22%) ITSM
5 4 (22.22%) Security Architecture
5 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
6 3 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (16.67%) Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Service Management
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
2 2 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
2 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (16.67%) IISP
4 2 (11.11%) CREST Certified
4 2 (11.11%) GCIA
4 2 (11.11%) GCIH
4 2 (11.11%) SANS
5 1 (5.56%) CCNA
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) RSA enVision
2 1 (5.56%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) ArcSight
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Cisco
2 3 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) LogRhythm
3 2 (11.11%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) Qualys