The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bristol region.

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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.14% 0.75% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.04% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£458 £275 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.36% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £265 £470
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £275 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
600 386 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 75.76% 72.56% 72.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 260 385
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 12 33
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
South West

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) AS400
4 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Security Management
4 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
4 3 (17.65%) IBM
4 3 (17.65%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (17.65%) CESG
4 3 (17.65%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Content Management
4 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
4 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.76%) Sass
5 2 (11.76%) Haml
5 2 (11.76%) Lync

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Sentinel
1 1 (5.88%) Cordys
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
1 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 2 (11.76%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 1 (5.88%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Advisor
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Procurement Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
2 2 (11.76%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) Haml
2 2 (11.76%) Sass
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) jBPM
3 1 (5.88%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) AS400
2 3 (17.65%) CESG
2 3 (17.65%) CESG CLAS
2 3 (17.65%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (17.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
4 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Security Management
1 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (17.65%) Content Management
1 3 (17.65%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
1 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Time Management
2 2 (11.76%) TDD
2 2 (11.76%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.88%) BPR
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.76%) PHP
1 2 (11.76%) Ruby
2 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) IBM
1 3 (17.65%) VMware
2 2 (11.76%) LogLogic
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss