The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / South East
Rank 136 96 138
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +42
Contract jobs citing Information Security 96 168 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.32% 2.05% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 2.56% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 103 61
Median daily rate £450 £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 3
Median hourly rate £34.75 £52.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.80% +169.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £42.68 £18.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.95 £60.20 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +84.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5859 6552 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.36% 79.85% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3462 3947 3964
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 288 244
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the South East region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Information Security
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Information Security Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +13 42 £425 -5.55% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 17 £450 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -4 15 £500 +11.11% 11
Surrey -16 11 £500 - 5
West Sussex 0 3 £400 -31.62%
Kent -4 3 £450 -10.00% 2
Middlesex +2 2 £568 +3.18%
Oxfordshire -3 2 - - 2
East Sussex +5 1 £350 -30.00% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 83 (35.47%) CISSP
2 60 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 59 (25.21%) Management Information System
4 58 (24.79%) PCI DSS
5 51 (21.79%) Firewall
6 48 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (16.67%) Windows
8 37 (15.81%) CISM
8 37 (15.81%) Finance
9 35 (14.96%) ITIL
10 34 (14.53%) Risk Management
11 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
11 30 (12.82%) Security Cleared
12 29 (12.39%) Project Management
13 28 (11.97%) Intrusion Detection
14 27 (11.54%) Data Centre
15 26 (11.11%) SIEM
15 26 (11.11%) Incident Management
15 26 (11.11%) Cisco
16 25 (10.68%) Security Management
17 24 (10.26%) Security Architecture
18 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
19 22 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (9.40%) Active Directory
20 21 (8.97%) GIAC
20 21 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
20 21 (8.97%) Degree
21 20 (8.55%) Vulnerability Management
22 19 (8.12%) Security Patching
22 19 (8.12%) Cryptography

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (3.42%) Apache
2 7 (2.99%) IIS
3 5 (2.14%) JBoss
4 3 (1.28%) Apache Pig
4 3 (1.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.85%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.70%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.71%) MS Office
4 3 (1.28%) MS Project
5 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.71%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.43%) Maximo
2 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.43%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.43%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.85%) SaaS
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.85%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.85%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.79%) Firewall
2 28 (11.97%) Intrusion Detection
3 19 (8.12%) Internet
3 19 (8.12%) TCP/IP
4 17 (7.26%) DNS
5 16 (6.84%) Network Security
6 15 (6.41%) MPLS
6 15 (6.41%) SSL
7 13 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (5.56%) LAN
7 13 (5.56%) WAN
8 11 (4.70%) DHCP
8 11 (4.70%) VPN
9 10 (4.27%) LDAP
10 8 (3.42%) Wireless
11 7 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (2.99%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.56%) HSRP
12 6 (2.56%) PSTN
12 6 (2.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.99%) Big Data
2 5 (2.14%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.71%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.85%) MS Access
4 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.43%) Redis
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Redmine
1 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (15.81%) Finance
2 18 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.41%) Legal
3 15 (6.41%) Manufacturing
4 12 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 11 (4.70%) Retail
6 6 (2.56%) Banking
7 3 (1.28%) Back Office
7 3 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.85%) Billing
8 2 (0.85%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (20.51%) Consultant
2 45 (19.23%) Analyst
3 39 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 38 (16.24%) Architect
5 34 (14.53%) Security Consultant
6 33 (14.10%) Security Architect
7 17 (7.26%) Information Security Consultant
8 15 (6.41%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.56%) Compliance Consultant
10 12 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 12 (5.13%) Security Manager
11 10 (4.27%) Information Analyst
11 10 (4.27%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (4.27%) Network Engineer
11 10 (4.27%) Risk Consultant
11 10 (4.27%) Security Specialist
12 9 (3.85%) Project Manager
13 8 (3.42%) IT Consultant
14 7 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.99%) IT Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.85%) SAML
2 9 (3.85%) Web Services
3 7 (2.99%) OAuth
3 7 (2.99%) REST
4 5 (2.14%) OpenID
5 4 (1.71%) J2EE
6 3 (1.28%) .NET
7 2 (0.85%) ELK Stack
7 2 (0.85%) Middleware
8 1 (0.43%) Leaflet
8 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.21%) Management Information System
2 27 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 19 (8.12%) Cryptography
4 17 (7.26%) PKI
5 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (5.56%) Driving Licence
7 9 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (2.99%) Security Operations Centre
10 6 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
11 5 (2.14%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.71%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.71%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.71%) Virtual Team
13 3 (1.28%) CESG
13 3 (1.28%) e-Learning
13 3 (1.28%) Smart Energy
14 2 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 39 (16.67%) Windows
2 13 (5.56%) Linux
3 11 (4.70%) Unix
3 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (2.99%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.28%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) AIX
8 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (20.51%) Cybersecurity
2 35 (14.96%) ITIL
3 34 (14.53%) Risk Management
4 29 (12.39%) Project Management
5 26 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 26 (11.11%) SIEM
6 25 (10.68%) Security Management
7 24 (10.26%) Security Architecture
8 22 (9.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (8.97%) Penetration Testing
10 20 (8.55%) Vulnerability Management
11 19 (8.12%) Change Management
11 19 (8.12%) Information Security Management
11 19 (8.12%) Security Operations
11 19 (8.12%) Security Patching
12 18 (7.69%) Information Assurance
12 18 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
13 17 (7.26%) ISMS
13 17 (7.26%) Problem Management
14 16 (6.84%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.13%) Python
2 10 (4.27%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.85%) VB
4 8 (3.42%) C#
5 7 (2.99%) SQL
6 5 (2.14%) Java
7 4 (1.71%) Perl
8 1 (0.43%) C
8 1 (0.43%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (35.47%) CISSP
2 37 (15.81%) CISM
3 30 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 23 (9.83%) SC Cleared
5 21 (8.97%) Degree
5 21 (8.97%) GIAC
6 17 (7.26%) CISA
7 16 (6.84%) CEH
8 15 (6.41%) GCIH
9 13 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (5.56%) SANS
10 10 (4.27%) PCI QSA
11 8 (3.42%) CCNA
11 8 (3.42%) CCNP
11 8 (3.42%) GCIA
12 7 (2.99%) CLAS
13 5 (2.14%) CRISC
14 4 (1.71%) CCSP
14 4 (1.71%) DV Cleared
14 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (25.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (24.79%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.13%) GAMP
3 12 (5.13%) GCP
3 12 (5.13%) GMP
3 12 (5.13%) GxP
4 10 (4.27%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (2.99%) JSP 440
6 5 (2.14%) RMADS
7 4 (1.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (1.71%) QA
8 3 (1.28%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.85%) COBIT
9 2 (0.85%) SLA
10 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.43%) GDPR
10 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.43%) ISO22301
10 1 (0.43%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.43%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 22 (9.40%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.28%) vSphere
4 2 (0.85%) Snort
5 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.43%) vCloud
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (4.27%) Puppet
2 6 (2.56%) Nexpose
3 5 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.14%) OpenAM
3 5 (2.14%) OpenIDM
3 5 (2.14%) WSUS
4 3 (1.28%) Nessus
4 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (0.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (0.85%) QRadar
5 2 (0.85%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (0.85%) SCCM
5 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.43%) Kibana
6 1 (0.43%) logstash
6 1 (0.43%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 30 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.11%) Cisco
3 17 (7.26%) Intel Security
4 15 (6.41%) SAP
5 14 (5.98%) VMware
6 13 (5.56%) F5
6 13 (5.56%) LogRhythm
7 11 (4.70%) Capita
7 11 (4.70%) Splunk
8 9 (3.85%) Oracle
9 8 (3.42%) ArcSight
9 8 (3.42%) CheckPoint
9 8 (3.42%) Juniper
9 8 (3.42%) Qualys
9 8 (3.42%) Red Hat
10 7 (2.99%) Blue Coat
10 7 (2.99%) HP
10 7 (2.99%) Sourcefire
11 6 (2.56%) Symantec
12 5 (2.14%) GFI Software
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