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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 49 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.15% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 0.90% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£458 £275 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.36% -46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £265 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £275 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +64.06%
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
637 442 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.13% 71.06% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 314 422
Average daily rate £375 £350 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.05% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £13.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%

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 1 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 1 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 6 (31.58%) CISSP
1 6 (31.58%) Content Management
1 6 (31.58%) JSON
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) MySQL
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (21.05%) Open Source
4 3 (15.79%) OpenLDAP
4 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
4 3 (15.79%) Couchbase
4 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) Magnolia
4 3 (15.79%) ForgeRock
4 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.79%) Drupal
4 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (15.79%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
4 3 (15.79%) Mashup
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
4 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
4 3 (15.79%) Firewall

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (15.79%) Drupal
1 3 (15.79%) Magnolia
2 2 (10.53%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Sentinel
1 1 (5.26%) Cordys
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (15.79%) OpenLDAP
1 3 (15.79%) LDAP
2 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (5.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 3 (15.79%) Jackrabbit
3 3 (15.79%) Hadoop
3 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
3 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (15.79%) Couchbase
3 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Security Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
4 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Ruby on Rails Developer
6 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.26%) Security Advisor
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) JSON
2 3 (15.79%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) CSS
3 2 (10.53%) jQuery
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (10.53%) Haml
3 2 (10.53%) Sass
4 1 (5.26%) jBPM
4 1 (5.26%) Drools
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
1 4 (21.05%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (15.79%) AS400
2 3 (15.79%) Taxonomies
2 3 (15.79%) Mashup
2 3 (15.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (10.53%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Content Management
2 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) ETL
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Security Management
3 3 (15.79%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) BPR
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
1 2 (10.53%) PHP
1 2 (10.53%) Ruby
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) Sun
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) ForgeRock
3 2 (10.53%) LogLogic
3 2 (10.53%) McAfee
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) JBoss