Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 85 55
Rank change year-on-year -16 -30 +38
Contract jobs citing CISSP 17 20 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.89% 1.17% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 5.14% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 40
Bristol median daily rate £450 £525 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -6.67% +29.61%
10th Percentile £373 £510 £362
90th Percentile £560 £725 £650
South West median daily rate £463 £506 £500
% change year-on-year -8.64% +1.25% +12.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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 394 389 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 20.67% 22.80% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 243 267
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £213 £240 £260
90th Percentile £554 £565 £603
South West median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +0.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 21
Bristol median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -3.85% +14.04%
10th Percentile £26.25 £13.80 £20.50
90th Percentile £48.80 £43.75 £47.00
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +12.68% -11.25%

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 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CISSP in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (94.12%) Information Security
2 14 (82.35%) CISM
3 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
4 9 (52.94%) CISA
5 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
5 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
5 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
6 4 (23.53%) SABSA
6 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
7 3 (17.65%) CESG
7 3 (17.65%) COBIT
7 3 (17.65%) ISSAP
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (17.65%) SIEM
7 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (5.88%) Firewall
9 1 (5.88%) Information Security Management
9 1 (5.88%) Security Management
9 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.88%) Finance
9 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
9 1 (5.88%) SOA
9 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
9 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
9 1 (5.88%) SAML
9 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
1 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (5.88%) Kerberos
1 1 (5.88%) Network Security
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Information Officer
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security Officer
1 6 (35.29%) Security Officer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Information Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (17.65%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) E-Commerce
2 8 (47.06%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) SABSA
3 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 3 (17.65%) Information Security Governance
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (5.88%) Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) Database Security
6 1 (5.88%) Decision-Making
6 1 (5.88%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (5.88%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (5.88%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (5.88%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (82.35%) CISM
2 9 (52.94%) CISA
3 3 (17.65%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) IISP
4 1 (5.88%) OSCP
4 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) PCI DSS
2 8 (47.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (17.65%) COBIT
3 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.88%) GDPR
4 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle