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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 69 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.76% 0.47% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.69% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £460 - £413
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 - £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -52.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
708 435 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 76.46% 67.97% 66.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 275 428
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 34
Average hourly rate £25.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.61 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) CESG
4 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) SaaS
5 2 (14.29%) PaaS
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (14.29%) LogLogic
5 2 (14.29%) Content Management
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Sentinel
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
1 2 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) IPsec
2 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Information Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Procurement Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
2 1 (7.14%) jBPM
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) CESG
1 3 (21.43%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 2 (14.29%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
2 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Scrum
1 3 (21.43%) Workflow
1 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
2 2 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (14.29%) Content Management
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) SOA
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
3 1 (7.14%) Database Security
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) LogLogic
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) JBoss
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Cordys
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