The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 63 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.79% 0.45% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.57% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Average daily rate £400 £395 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £339 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £399 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
Information Security
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
705 698 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 80.02% 78.87% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 515 502
Average daily rate £375 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 17 23
Average hourly rate £39.50 £37.74 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.13 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Bristol region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Bristol region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
6 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Content Management
7 5 (27.78%) Security Management
7 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
8 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
8 4 (22.22%) SIEM
8 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
8 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
9 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Security 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (16.67%) Network Security
4 3 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Information Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Principal Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Security Officer
6 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (16.67%) PKI
4 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 5 (27.78%) Content Management
2 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
2 5 (27.78%) Security Management
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (22.22%) SIEM
3 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
3 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (16.67%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
4 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 3 (16.67%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) CISSP
2 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (16.67%) IISP
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) CISMP
5 1 (5.56%) CREST Certified
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) GCIA
5 1 (5.56%) GCIH
5 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
4 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
1 3 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (5.56%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 3 (16.67%) Qualys
4 2 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk
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