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 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.31% 0.17% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.23% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
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£400 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
Information Security
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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
664 426 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 72.73% 70.41% 71.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 312 405
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Content Management
2 6 (27.27%) JSON
3 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
3 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 5 (22.73%) CISSP
4 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Taxonomies
5 3 (13.64%) Mashup
5 3 (13.64%) Drupal
5 3 (13.64%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (13.64%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
5 3 (13.64%) OpenLDAP
5 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Couchbase
5 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) Magnolia

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (13.64%) Drupal
1 3 (13.64%) Magnolia
2 2 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cordys
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (13.64%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
2 2 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) MySQL
2 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.64%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
3 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.64%) Couchbase
3 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
1 1 (4.55%) RequisitePro
1 1 (4.55%) GCC
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Data Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Auditor
7 1 (4.55%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.09%) Haml
3 2 (9.09%) Sass
4 1 (4.55%) jBPM
4 1 (4.55%) Drools
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Open Source
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (13.64%) Mashup
3 3 (13.64%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) AS400
3 3 (13.64%) Taxonomies
3 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
4 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
5 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Content Management
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Security Management
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.64%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.55%) Information Management
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 2 (9.09%) PHP
1 2 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) Sun
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) ForgeRock
3 2 (9.09%) LogLogic
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
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