Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for CISSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

(ISC)² Certified Information Systems Security Professional (ISC2 CISSP)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 56 95
Rank change year-on-year -33 +39 -1
Contract jobs citing CISSP 21 49 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.22% 2.67% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.17% 11.09% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 7
Bristol median daily rate £525 £550 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +37.33% -19.50%
10th Percentile £510 £363 £347
90th Percentile £725 £650 £511
South West median daily rate £500 £466 £400
% change year-on-year +7.24% +16.56% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £47.50

CISSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 406 442 386
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.54% 24.13% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 307 270
Bristol median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £554 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £393 £393
% change year-on-year +1.91% - +6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 13
Bristol median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +7.14% +32.36%
10th Percentile £15.75 £24.90 £13.23
90th Percentile £43.13 £46.60 £41.20
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £40.00

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing CISSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for CISSP in Bristol

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CISSP in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for CISSP in Bristol

CISSP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CISSP in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 16 (76.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (71.43%) Information Security
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) CESG
6 10 (47.62%) CESG CLAS
6 10 (47.62%) CLAS
6 10 (47.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 8 (38.10%) Information Assurance
7 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
8 7 (33.33%) SIEM
8 7 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (33.33%) Sentinel
8 7 (33.33%) IISP
8 7 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (28.57%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 6 (28.57%) RSA enVision
9 6 (28.57%) LogRhythm
9 6 (28.57%) CREST Certified
9 6 (28.57%) SANS
9 6 (28.57%) Coaching
9 6 (28.57%) GCIA
9 6 (28.57%) GCIH
9 6 (28.57%) Snort
9 6 (28.57%) Splunk
9 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
10 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
10 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Unix

CISSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) WebEx
3 3 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 8 (38.10%) Security Advisor
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Security Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Security Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) CESG
1 10 (47.62%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Linux
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Information Assurance
2 8 (38.10%) Security Architecture
3 7 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (33.33%) SIEM
4 6 (28.57%) Coaching
5 5 (23.81%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) ITSM
8 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.52%) SDLC
8 2 (9.52%) Service Management
8 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Validation
8 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
3 10 (47.62%) CLAS
4 7 (33.33%) IISP
4 7 (33.33%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (28.57%) CREST Certified
5 6 (28.57%) GCIA
5 6 (28.57%) GCIH
5 6 (28.57%) SANS
6 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
7 4 (19.05%) CISMP
8 3 (14.29%) CISM
8 3 (14.29%) Degree
8 3 (14.29%) GSEC
9 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (4.76%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (4.76%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (47.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (19.05%) COBIT
3 4 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (9.52%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 6 (28.57%) RSA enVision
2 2 (9.52%) Nessus
2 2 (9.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) ArcSight
1 6 (28.57%) LogRhythm
1 6 (28.57%) Splunk
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Qualys