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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South West / Bristol
Rank 56 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.66% 1.36% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.66% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Median daily rate £680 £423 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.94% +38.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
674 724 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 79.95% 82.27% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 536 528
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £514 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £52.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 27 February 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 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
3 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
4 8 (30.77%) CISSP
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (26.92%) Security Management
5 7 (26.92%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) CESG
6 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
6 6 (23.08%) Linux
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) Cisco
6 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (19.23%) Unix
7 5 (19.23%) Validation
7 5 (19.23%) SIEM
7 5 (19.23%) Degree
8 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
8 4 (15.38%) Nessus
8 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
8 4 (15.38%) CISM
8 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
9 3 (11.54%) Internet
9 3 (11.54%) DNS

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 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) Skype
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (7.69%) DHCP
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security
4 2 (7.69%) WebEx
5 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
2 5 (19.23%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Information Assurance Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Information Security Advisor
5 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Security Advisor
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.85%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Management Information System
2 7 (26.92%) CESG
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.69%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.85%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Unix
4 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
2 8 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (26.92%) Security Management
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 5 (19.23%) Validation
6 4 (15.38%) Cryptography
6 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
6 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
7 3 (11.54%) Capacity Management
7 3 (11.54%) Change Management
7 3 (11.54%) Facilities Management
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 3 (11.54%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
1 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 6 (23.08%) CESG Certified Professional
3 5 (19.23%) Degree
4 4 (15.38%) CISM
5 3 (11.54%) CISA
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) IISP
6 2 (7.69%) CISMP
6 2 (7.69%) CLAS
6 2 (7.69%) GSEC
7 1 (3.85%) CREST Certified
7 1 (3.85%) GCIA
7 1 (3.85%) GCIH
7 1 (3.85%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) COBIT
2 2 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (7.69%) ISO27002
2 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (11.54%) Snort
2 1 (3.85%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nessus
2 2 (7.69%) Nmap
2 2 (7.69%) QRadar
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Incident Response Team
3 1 (3.85%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (11.54%) LogRhythm
3 2 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 2 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.69%) Qualys
3 2 (7.69%) ScanSafe
4 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
4 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.85%) SAP
4 1 (3.85%) Splunk