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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Bristol
Rank 50 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.19% 1.40% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.67% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £486 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.73% +27.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £363 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £70.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +100.00%

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
601 657 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.22% 83.48% 76.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 505 500
Median daily rate £397 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 9
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £44.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -14.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £26.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
2 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
4 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 9 (28.13%) CISSP
5 9 (28.13%) Unix
5 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) Firewall
5 9 (28.13%) CESG
6 8 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 8 (25.00%) Nessus
7 7 (21.88%) Cryptography
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) SIEM
7 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (18.75%) Validation
8 6 (18.75%) CISM
8 6 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (18.75%) IISP
9 5 (15.63%) CISA
9 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) ITIL
9 5 (15.63%) Internet
9 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) Firewall
1 9 (28.13%) TCP/IP
2 5 (15.63%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) Extranet
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Architect
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Communications Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Compliance Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Advisor
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Security Advisor
5 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 9 (28.13%) CESG
3 7 (21.88%) Cryptography
4 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (9.38%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (9.38%) PKI
6 2 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (6.25%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
7 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Unix
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Solaris
3 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Risk Management
2 11 (34.38%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 7 (21.88%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (21.88%) SIEM
5 6 (18.75%) Validation
6 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) Analytics
7 4 (12.50%) Communications Security
7 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 4 (12.50%) Threat Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) Matrix Management
8 3 (9.38%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (9.38%) MODAF
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
8 3 (9.38%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) CISSP
4 7 (21.88%) Degree
5 6 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (18.75%) CISM
5 6 (18.75%) IISP
6 5 (15.63%) CISA
6 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) CLAS
8 2 (6.25%) CREST Certified
9 1 (3.13%) CEH
9 1 (3.13%) GCIA
9 1 (3.13%) GCIH
9 1 (3.13%) HND
9 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Snort
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Nessus
2 4 (12.50%) QRadar
3 3 (9.38%) Nmap
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (3.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco
1 4 (12.50%) Citrix
1 4 (12.50%) Intel Security
1 4 (12.50%) ScanSafe
2 3 (9.38%) LogRhythm
2 3 (9.38%) Qualys
3 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Splunk
3 1 (3.13%) VMware