Period
to 17 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 17 July 2018 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 86 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -31 +39
Contract jobs citing Information Security 33 23 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.82% 1.33% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 1.62% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 42
Bristol median daily rate £468 £680 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +23.64% +46.67%
10th Percentile £412 £506 £358
90th Percentile £569 £725 £638
South West median daily rate £450 £488 £513
% change year-on-year -7.69% -4.88% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +354.55% -73.65% +4.38%
10th Percentile £47.50 £10.50 £40.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £11.50 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £11.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +318.18% -73.65% +4.38%

Information Security 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 1,523 1,420 1,534
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.77% 82.27% 83.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 966 1,116
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £273 £250 £255
90th Percentile £531 £530 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 58
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -9.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £49.88 £48.11 £52.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +12.86%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Bristol

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Bristol

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Bristol over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Bristol

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 13 (39.39%) CISSP
2 12 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 12 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) CISM
4 9 (27.27%) CISA
5 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
6 7 (21.21%) SIEM
6 7 (21.21%) Electronics
7 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) GDPR
8 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
9 4 (12.12%) SAP
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
9 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
9 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
9 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
9 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
9 4 (12.12%) SABSA
9 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
9 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
2 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
2 1 (3.03%) MPLS
2 1 (3.03%) Network Security
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Electronics
3 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
4 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.12%) Marketing
5 1 (3.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (3.03%) Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Security Officer
2 7 (21.21%) Consultant
3 6 (18.18%) Information Officer
3 6 (18.18%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Designer
6 3 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Designer
7 2 (6.06%) IT Security Officer
7 2 (6.06%) Pensions Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Pensions Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Financial Services Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) SAML
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) CESG
3 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Risk Management
2 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.21%) SIEM
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Asset Management
5 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) Programme Management
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) SABSA
5 4 (12.12%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (6.06%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (6.06%) Communications Security
7 2 (6.06%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
7 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.06%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) CISSP
2 10 (30.30%) CISM
3 9 (27.27%) CISA
4 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.09%) ISEB
5 3 (9.09%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.03%) CRISC
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) OSCP
6 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) GDPR
3 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (9.09%) COBIT
4 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (9.09%) RMADS
5 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) LogRhythm
1 4 (12.12%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle