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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 40 71 61
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 36 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.95% 0.33% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 0.41% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 6
Median daily rate £513 £450 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £390 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £510 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
748 725 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.02% 79.32% 79.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 578 494
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016, 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 26 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (39.06%) CISSP
3 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
4 20 (31.25%) Security Architecture
5 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
6 16 (25.00%) Firewall
6 16 (25.00%) Windows
7 14 (21.88%) Linux
7 14 (21.88%) PCI DSS
7 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (20.31%) SIEM
8 13 (20.31%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (20.31%) Cisco
8 13 (20.31%) Finance
9 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
10 11 (17.19%) Information Assurance
10 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (17.19%) VMware
11 10 (15.63%) Forcepoint
11 10 (15.63%) Content Management
11 10 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (15.63%) Office 365
11 10 (15.63%) ArcSight
11 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (15.63%) Cisco ISE
11 10 (15.63%) Cyber-Ark
11 10 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (15.63%) Data Centre

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 3 (4.69%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (15.63%) Office 365
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) IaaS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
2 2 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (15.63%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (4.69%) Extranet
6 2 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (1.56%) Intranet
7 1 (1.56%) VPN
7 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Law
3 1 (1.56%) Military
3 1 (1.56%) Retail
3 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 12 (18.75%) Architect
2 12 (18.75%) Consultant
2 12 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Security Architect
4 9 (14.06%) Information Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (10.94%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Security Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Information Officer
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security Officer
7 5 (7.81%) Security Advisor
7 5 (7.81%) Security Officer
8 4 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Security Manager
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (10.94%) CESG
4 4 (6.25%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
5 3 (4.69%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (3.13%) PKI
7 1 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 7 (10.94%) Unix
4 3 (4.69%) NetWare
5 1 (1.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Security Architecture
2 14 (21.88%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (20.31%) SIEM
3 13 (20.31%) Technical Architecture
4 11 (17.19%) Information Assurance
5 10 (15.63%) Content Management
5 10 (15.63%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (14.06%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
8 7 (10.94%) Compliance Management
8 7 (10.94%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (10.94%) Security Management
8 7 (10.94%) Threat Management
9 5 (7.81%) Information Security Management
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
10 4 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
10 4 (6.25%) ITIL
10 4 (6.25%) SDLC
11 3 (4.69%) Communications Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Java
1 3 (4.69%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.69%) Python
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) CISSP
2 21 (32.81%) Security Cleared
3 12 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 9 (14.06%) CLAS
5 7 (10.94%) CISM
6 6 (9.38%) IISP
7 5 (7.81%) CISA
7 5 (7.81%) Degree
8 4 (6.25%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.13%) HND
9 2 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.56%) CEH
10 1 (1.56%) CISMP
10 1 (1.56%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (21.88%) PCI DSS
3 4 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (4.69%) COBIT
5 2 (3.13%) RMADS
6 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (7.81%) Nessus
3 3 (4.69%) QRadar
4 1 (1.56%) Nmap
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) Cisco
2 11 (17.19%) VMware
3 10 (15.63%) ArcSight
3 10 (15.63%) Cyber-Ark
3 10 (15.63%) Forcepoint
4 5 (7.81%) Intel Security
4 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.69%) CheckPoint
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix
5 3 (4.69%) ScanSafe
6 1 (1.56%) Qualys