Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 53 98
Rank change year-on-year -33 +45 -11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 24 54 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.39% 2.95% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 3.57% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 42 6
Bristol median daily rate £680 £550 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% +38.28% -15.37%
10th Percentile £506 £358 £338
90th Percentile £725 £638 £600
South West median daily rate £488 £513 £460
% change year-on-year -4.88% +11.41% -3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £11.00 £41.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.65% +4.38% -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £41.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year -73.65% +4.38% -

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1409 1512 1427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.68% 82.53% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 948 1099 1085
Bristol median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £250 £260 £263
90th Percentile £530 £538 £530
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 56 32
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £36.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +2.12% +101.21%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.00 £13.90
90th Percentile £48.11 £52.21 £92.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +42.86%

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 22 July 2017.

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 22 July 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 17 (70.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (62.50%) CISSP
3 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
3 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 9 (37.50%) CLAS
4 9 (37.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 9 (37.50%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) CESG
4 9 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
5 8 (33.33%) Windows
5 8 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance
6 7 (29.17%) IISP
6 7 (29.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco
7 6 (25.00%) Sentinel
8 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
8 5 (20.83%) Security Management
8 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
9 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) DNS
9 4 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (16.67%) Web Services
9 4 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (16.67%) CISMP

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 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
2 4 (16.67%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) Skype
2 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) WebEx
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) Internet
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (4.17%) LAN
4 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (8.33%) Electronics
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) CLAS Security Advisor
1 7 (29.17%) Security Advisor
2 5 (20.83%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 1 (4.17%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) CESG
1 9 (37.50%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) PKI
4 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 7 (29.17%) Information Assurance
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
3 5 (20.83%) Security Management
4 4 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 4 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 3 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (8.33%) Cryptography
6 2 (8.33%) ITIL
6 2 (8.33%) ITSM
6 2 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (8.33%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CISSP
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) CLAS
4 7 (29.17%) IISP
4 7 (29.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (16.67%) CISMP
6 3 (12.50%) GSEC
7 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (8.33%) CISM
7 2 (8.33%) CREST Certified
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) GCIA
7 2 (8.33%) GCIH
7 2 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (70.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (37.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 4 (16.67%) COBIT
3 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (8.33%) Snort
4 1 (4.17%) DFS Replication
4 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 2 (8.33%) Nessus
1 2 (8.33%) Nmap
1 2 (8.33%) RSA enVision
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
2 1 (4.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 2 (8.33%) Qualys
3 2 (8.33%) Splunk
4 1 (4.17%) Dell
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat