Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 60 98
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 40 44 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.04% 2.61% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 3.13% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 9
Bristol median daily rate £313 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.02% +2.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £103 £354 £373
90th Percentile £723 £638 £580
South West median daily rate £475 £425 £445
% change year-on-year +11.76% -4.49% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Bristol median hourly rate £11.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% - -
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -84.29% - -

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 1563 1406 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.66% 83.29% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 997 1100
Bristol median daily rate £390 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +1.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £262
90th Percentile £538 £573 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 62 39
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +47.06% -38.18%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.45 £46.30
South West median hourly rate £33.00 £34.75 £39.25
% change year-on-year -5.04% -11.46% +42.73%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 30 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (45.00%) CISSP
3 13 (32.50%) CESG
4 10 (25.00%) Information Security Management
4 10 (25.00%) Security Management
4 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 9 (22.50%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (22.50%) Network Security
5 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
5 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) ISMS
6 8 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
6 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
6 8 (20.00%) SQL
6 8 (20.00%) CLAS
6 8 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (20.00%) SABSA
7 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.50%) IISP
7 7 (17.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 7 (17.50%) Windows
7 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
8 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) COBIT
8 6 (15.00%) Sentinel
8 6 (15.00%) ISSAP
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management

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 (7.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Network Security
2 6 (15.00%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.50%) Skype
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
5 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 2 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) VPN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) JIRA
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) CLAS Security Advisor
2 7 (17.50%) Security Advisor
3 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Designer
4 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Designer
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Information Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Information Security Officer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) SAML
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) CESG
2 8 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (7.50%) PKI
7 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
7 2 (5.00%) N-Tier
8 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (2.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 10
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Information Security Management
1 10 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 10 (25.00%) Security Management
2 9 (22.50%) Risk Analysis
3 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.00%) ISMS
3 8 (20.00%) SABSA
3 8 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (17.50%) Information Assurance
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
6 5 (12.50%) Facilities Management
6 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (12.50%) System Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (10.00%) ITIL
7 4 (10.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Line Management
8 3 (7.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) CLAS
4 7 (17.50%) IISP
4 7 (17.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 6 (15.00%) ISSAP
5 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.00%) CISM
7 2 (5.00%) CCIE
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (5.00%) OSCP
7 2 (5.00%) SANS
8 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (22.50%) PCI DSS
4 8 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 6 (15.00%) COBIT
6 2 (5.00%) GDPR
6 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.50%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) IAG
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Nessus
1 1 (2.50%) Nmap
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) LogLogic
2 4 (10.00%) McAfee
3 3 (7.50%) Oracle
4 2 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.50%) Dell
5 1 (2.50%) F5
5 1 (2.50%) HP
5 1 (2.50%) IBM
5 1 (2.50%) Qualys