Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 91 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 -42 +50
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 26 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.68% 1.36% 3.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.65% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 41
Bristol median daily rate £450 £469 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -14.77% +46.67%
10th Percentile £353 £103 £358
90th Percentile £575 £725 £638
South West median daily rate £455 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -9.00% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Bristol median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +354.55% -73.65% -
10th Percentile £47.50 £10.50 £40.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £11.50 £42.63
South West median hourly rate £50.00 £11.00 £41.75
% change year-on-year +354.55% -73.65% -

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 1,754 1,579 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.37% 82.67% 84.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,182 1,071 1,042
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £255 £253
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 44 67
Bristol median hourly rate £41.25 £26.50 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.66% -5.86% +48.16%
10th Percentile £14.35 £12.41 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.88 £49.25 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.67%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 9 (25.71%) CISSP
3 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
4 8 (22.86%) Asset Management
5 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (20.00%) CISM
5 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
6 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
6 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) CESG
7 5 (14.29%) ISEB
7 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
8 4 (11.43%) CISA
8 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
8 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.57%) Change Management
9 3 (8.57%) ITIL
9 3 (8.57%) RMADS
9 3 (8.57%) Information Security Governance
9 3 (8.57%) Service Design
9 3 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements

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 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) MPLS
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.71%) Power BI
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Business Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) IT Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Security Manager
5 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Security Assurance Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Security Officer
5 3 (8.57%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Service Design Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Analytics Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Compliance Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Designer
6 2 (5.71%) Information Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Pensions Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Pensions Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Security Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) CESG
3 2 (5.71%) BYOD
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Risk Management
2 8 (22.86%) Asset Management
3 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 5 (14.29%) Information Assurance
5 5 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
7 3 (8.57%) Change Management
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (8.57%) ITIL
7 3 (8.57%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (8.57%) Service Design
7 3 (8.57%) Translating Business Requirements
8 2 (5.71%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (5.71%) Data Privacy
8 2 (5.71%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) CISSP
3 7 (20.00%) CISM
4 5 (14.29%) ISEB
5 4 (11.43%) CISA
6 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) ISSAP
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.86%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.14%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.57%) RMADS
4 2 (5.71%) COBIT
4 2 (5.71%) Data Quality
4 2 (5.71%) GDPR
4 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)