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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 60 63 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.31% 1.06% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.36% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 7
Average daily rate £375 £305 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% -39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £245 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £401 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+106.12% -43.33%
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
681 663 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.26% 77.91% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 502 447
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £44.44 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.61% +77.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
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 13 February 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 8 (44.44%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 6 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
4 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
5 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 3 (16.67%) Nessus
6 3 (16.67%) Nmap
6 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (16.67%) PKI
6 3 (16.67%) Qualys
6 3 (16.67%) Validation
6 3 (16.67%) CESG
6 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) VPN
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) IIS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
2 6 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Cryptography
3 3 (16.67%) CESG
3 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (11.11%) AS400
4 2 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 3 (16.67%) Solaris
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Security Operations
2 4 (22.22%) Threat Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Security Management
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.11%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (11.11%) Content Management
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) IISP
4 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) GCIA
5 1 (5.56%) GSEC
5 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 2 (11.11%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
1 3 (16.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) VMware
2 3 (16.67%) Qualys
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
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