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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 64 64
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing CISSP 8 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.98% 0.77% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 3.55% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 3
Median daily rate £520 £413 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.06% +4.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £373 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £481 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £82.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year -26.21% +73.68%  

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 187 197 207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 22.80% 21.65% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 140 142
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Median hourly rate £38.75 £40.25 £37.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +7.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £30.30 £34.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £47.05 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £31.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +40.00%  

CISSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing CISSP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 13 (68.42%) Firewall
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
4 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 7 (36.84%) Windows
4 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 6 (31.58%) CISM
5 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
5 6 (31.58%) CISMP
5 6 (31.58%) Validation
5 6 (31.58%) CESG
5 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) Network Security
5 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (31.58%) SIEM
5 6 (31.58%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (26.32%) CLAS
6 5 (26.32%) RSA enVision
6 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
6 5 (26.32%) SANS
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 5 (26.32%) LogRhythm
6 5 (26.32%) Coaching
6 5 (26.32%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Splunk

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 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Firewall
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (31.58%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) WebEx
5 1 (5.26%) SSL
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) NonStop SQL
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
1 7 (36.84%) Security Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Architect
3 4 (21.05%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Audit Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Advisor
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) CESG
2 5 (26.32%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (26.32%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 6 (31.58%) SIEM
3 6 (31.58%) Validation
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
5 4 (21.05%) Cryptography
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (21.05%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (15.79%) ITSM
6 3 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Service Management
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) Information Governance
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CESG Certified Professional
1 6 (31.58%) CISM
1 6 (31.58%) CISMP
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) CLAS
2 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
2 5 (26.32%) DV Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) GCIA
2 5 (26.32%) GCIH
2 5 (26.32%) SANS
3 3 (15.79%) CISA
3 3 (15.79%) GSEC
3 3 (15.79%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (63.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (21.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
2 4 (21.05%) RMADS
3 3 (15.79%) COBIT
3 3 (15.79%) ISO27002
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Snort
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 5 (26.32%) RSA enVision
2 4 (21.05%) Nessus
2 4 (21.05%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) ArcSight
1 5 (26.32%) LogRhythm
1 5 (26.32%) Splunk
2 4 (21.05%) Qualys
3 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) SAP