The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bristol region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Rank 67 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +16
Contract jobs citing CISSP 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 0.57% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 2.21% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £480 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.03% +12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 - £32.25
Qualifications Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
117 136 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 14.77% 25.66% 19.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 93 96
Average daily rate £363 £350 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 18
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -22.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £11.40 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.75 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -4.54%
CISSP
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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 29 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) CESG
3 3 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (37.50%) Content Management
3 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Security Management
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) AS400
3 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) CEH
5 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (12.50%) Sentinel
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

CISSP
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) CLAS Security Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
5 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) AS400
1 3 (37.50%) CESG
1 3 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) Security Management
2 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Database Security
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CEH
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (37.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) LogLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) McAfee