Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 85 89
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing CISSP 18 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.96% 1.15% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 5.16% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 10
Bristol median daily rate £503 £513 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.95% +27.33% +64.29%
10th Percentile £375 £314 £323
90th Percentile £663 £610 £605
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £70.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £70.00 -

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 contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 362 349 388
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.23% 22.27% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 222 284
Bristol median daily rate £400 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.38% -0.67%
10th Percentile £189 £269 £255
90th Percentile £600 £613 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.56% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 18
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +75.18% -54.33%
10th Percentile £15.70 £15.29 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.20 £50.75 £30.63
South West median hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year -12.67% -4.46% +7.83%

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 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CISSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for CISSP.

1 16 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (72.22%) Information Security
3 11 (61.11%) CISM
4 9 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
5 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
5 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Unix
5 8 (44.44%) Windows
5 8 (44.44%) SABSA
6 7 (38.89%) Analytics
6 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (33.33%) ISSAP
7 6 (33.33%) Degree
7 6 (33.33%) COBIT
7 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (33.33%) CESG
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) SIEM
8 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
8 5 (27.78%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (16.67%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
1 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 5 (27.78%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (27.78%) VLAN
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Analytics Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Core Network Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Data Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
2 5 (27.78%) Network Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Security Designer
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) LDAP
1 2 (11.11%) SAML
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) CESG
2 5 (27.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 2 (11.11%) N-Tier
6 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) SABSA
2 8 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) TOGAF
3 7 (38.89%) Analytics
3 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (38.89%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (27.78%) Data Analytics
5 5 (27.78%) SIEM
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 3 (16.67%) Service Management
6 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Process Improvement
7 2 (11.11%) SOA
7 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
7 2 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISM
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) ISSAP
3 5 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (11.11%) IISP
4 2 (11.11%) OSCP
4 2 (11.11%) SANS
5 1 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.56%) CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (33.33%) COBIT
5 2 (11.11%) GDPR
5 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (5.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (5.56%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) LogLogic
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Qualys