Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 69 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 47 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.73% 1.93% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.32% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 13
Bristol median daily rate £415 £525 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.95% +11.70% +32.39%
10th Percentile £289 £323 £359
90th Percentile £523 £680 £500
South West median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £38.00 -
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £38.00 -
% change year-on-year +21.05% - -

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 1,410 1,334 1,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.93% 82.91% 84.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 902 1,086
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -5.19%
10th Percentile £269 £250 £249
90th Percentile £525 £550 £513
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.15% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 55
Bristol median hourly rate £18.63 £36.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.97% -2.67% +3.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.40 £13.40
90th Percentile £46.50 £49.75 £52.40
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -25.97% -3.75% +26.98%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.53%) Risk Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) CISSP
3 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
4 10 (21.28%) Electronics
4 10 (21.28%) CISM
4 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
5 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
5 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
6 7 (14.89%) CISA
6 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
6 7 (14.89%) Network Security
6 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (12.77%) GDPR
7 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
7 6 (12.77%) Security Management
7 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
7 6 (12.77%) Finance
8 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
8 5 (10.64%) Windows
8 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
8 5 (10.64%) RMADS
8 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (8.51%) SIEM
9 4 (8.51%) LogRhythm
9 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing

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 3 (6.38%) IIS
1 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
2 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) DNS
3 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 3 (6.38%) Skype
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (4.26%) DHCP
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) VPN
5 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (21.28%) Electronics
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.51%) Marketing
4 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Security Officer
4 5 (10.64%) Information Officer
4 5 (10.64%) Information Security Officer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) SIEM Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) LDAP
1 1 (2.13%) SAML
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.64%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Risk Analysis
2 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
3 7 (14.89%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
4 6 (12.77%) Security Management
5 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.51%) SIEM
7 3 (6.38%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Coaching
7 3 (6.38%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.38%) Information Assurance
7 3 (6.38%) ISMS
7 3 (6.38%) SABSA
7 3 (6.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) CISSP
2 10 (21.28%) CISM
2 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) CISA
3 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) CCIE
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) CRISC
4 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.26%) IISP
4 2 (4.26%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) GSEC
5 1 (2.13%) OSCP
5 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.02%) PCI DSS
3 6 (12.77%) GDPR
4 5 (10.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (10.64%) RMADS
5 2 (4.26%) COBIT
6 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
6 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) IAG
3 1 (2.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCOM
1 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) LogRhythm
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) LogLogic
3 3 (6.38%) McAfee
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) F5
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Okta