Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cybersecurity
South West > Bristol
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 82 79
Rank change year-on-year -22 -3 +19
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 21 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.01% 1.55% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.88% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 21 11
Bristol median daily rate £500 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.52% -2.22% -38.64%
10th Percentile £375 £275 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
South West median daily rate £500 £445 £430
% change year-on-year +12.36% +3.49% -18.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £36.40 - -

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,773 1,544 1,342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.87% 82.35% 84.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,223 1,011 927
Bristol median daily rate £425 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33% -
10th Percentile £297 £263 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £544
South West median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 34 51
Bristol median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -30.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.10 £49.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £40.50 £30.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +35.00% -20.00% -4.46%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Bristol

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Bristol

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Bristol over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security
3 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) QA
4 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.52%) CISA
4 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Security Management

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Compliance Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Security Compliance Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Analytics
2 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Information Security
2 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
2 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
3 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (9.52%) CISA
3 2 (9.52%) CISM
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
2 2 (9.52%) Juniper
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) VMware