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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 96 100 160
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +60
Contract jobs citing Information Security 192 200 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.18% 2.09% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 2.62% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 108 48
Median daily rate £469 £460 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.90% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £338 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £19.17 £60.74 £59.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.44% +2.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -31.01%
Information Security
England

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
7189 7638 7042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.48% 79.94% 76.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4354 4594 3872
Median daily rate £423 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 244 254
Median hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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
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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +1 44 £450 -5.26% 11
Hampshire +3 41 £475 +5.55% 11
Surrey -21 34 £520 -0.95% 8
Buckinghamshire +1 21 £450 -1.09% 5
Middlesex -1 16 £500 +8.69%
West Sussex +4 15 £425 - 1
Oxfordshire +15 13 £525 -4.54%
Kent +14 11 £491 +24.36% 2
East Sussex +9 5 £350 +3.70% 2
Sussex 0 3 - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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.

1 150 (38.27%) CISSP
2 112 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (21.94%) PCI DSS
4 80 (20.41%) CISM
5 72 (18.37%) Firewall
5 72 (18.37%) Windows
6 69 (17.60%) Cybersecurity
7 67 (17.09%) Finance
8 60 (15.31%) Management Information System
9 55 (14.03%) Security Management
10 53 (13.52%) Active Directory
11 52 (13.27%) Cisco
12 51 (13.01%) Microsoft
12 51 (13.01%) ITIL
13 48 (12.24%) Security Cleared
14 47 (11.99%) Security Architecture
15 45 (11.48%) Linux
16 42 (10.71%) CISA
16 42 (10.71%) Telecoms
17 39 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 39 (9.95%) Risk Management
18 37 (9.44%) Project Management
18 37 (9.44%) Data Protection
19 36 (9.18%) SIEM
19 36 (9.18%) Vulnerability Management
20 34 (8.67%) Security Operations
20 34 (8.67%) Degree
20 34 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
21 32 (8.16%) Information Security Management
22 30 (7.65%) Intrusion Detection

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 (2.04%) IIS
2 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.53%) Apache
4 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.51%) JBoss
5 2 (0.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.51%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.26%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.83%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.53%) MS Office
4 5 (1.28%) MS Project
5 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.51%) Primavera
1 2 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.57%) SaaS
2 11 (2.81%) Office 365
3 9 (2.30%) IaaS
3 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.04%) PaaS
5 7 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.77%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 72 (18.37%) Firewall
2 30 (7.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 27 (6.89%) TCP/IP
4 21 (5.36%) Internet
5 16 (4.08%) Network Security
5 16 (4.08%) VPN
6 14 (3.57%) LDAP
7 12 (3.06%) LAN
7 12 (3.06%) WAN
8 11 (2.81%) Wireless
9 10 (2.55%) Intranet
9 10 (2.55%) SSL
10 8 (2.04%) DNS
11 7 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (1.79%) SAN
12 6 (1.53%) DHCP
12 6 (1.53%) HTTP
12 6 (1.53%) MPLS
13 3 (0.77%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.77%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.79%) DB2
1 7 (1.79%) Oracle Database
1 7 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (1.28%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.77%) Big Data
5 3 (0.77%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.51%) MySQL
7 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) ANTLR
1 2 (0.51%) AppScan
1 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.51%) JIRA
1 2 (0.51%) JUnit
1 2 (0.51%) Maven
1 2 (0.51%) Metasploit
1 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 67 (17.09%) Finance
2 42 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.36%) Legal
4 11 (2.81%) Law
4 11 (2.81%) Retail
5 5 (1.28%) Banking
6 3 (0.77%) Electronics
6 3 (0.77%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.51%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (19.39%) Consultant
2 72 (18.37%) Architect
2 72 (18.37%) Security Consultant
3 58 (14.80%) Security Architect
4 51 (13.01%) Analyst
5 46 (11.73%) Security Manager
6 42 (10.71%) Project Manager
7 40 (10.20%) Security Analyst
8 38 (9.69%) Information Security Consultant
9 33 (8.42%) Security Specialist
10 30 (7.65%) Security Project Manager
11 26 (6.63%) Information Security Manager
12 23 (5.87%) Information Manager
13 22 (5.61%) Information Analyst
13 22 (5.61%) Information Security Analyst
14 21 (5.36%) CISSP Architect
15 16 (4.08%) Designer
15 16 (4.08%) Security Engineer
16 14 (3.57%) Information Security Project Manager
17 13 (3.32%) CISSP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.10%) REST
2 12 (3.06%) OAuth
2 12 (3.06%) OpenID
2 12 (3.06%) SAML
3 9 (2.30%) Web Services
4 7 (1.79%) 802.1X
4 7 (1.79%) J2EE
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 5 (1.28%) Spring
6 4 (1.02%) .NET
6 4 (1.02%) Middleware
6 4 (1.02%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.51%) Apache Thrift
7 2 (0.51%) Drools
7 2 (0.51%) JMS
7 2 (0.51%) MyBatis
7 2 (0.51%) SOAP
7 2 (0.51%) WebCenter
7 2 (0.51%) XACML
7 2 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.31%) Management Information System
2 26 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (6.63%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.87%) PKI
4 20 (5.10%) CESG
5 16 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
6 15 (3.83%) Cryptography
7 10 (2.55%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
9 8 (2.04%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (2.04%) FMCG
10 7 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
11 6 (1.53%) Driving Licence
11 6 (1.53%) Smartcard
12 5 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.28%) Replication
12 5 (1.28%) Smart Meter
12 5 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (1.02%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.37%) Windows
2 45 (11.48%) Linux
3 20 (5.10%) Windows Server
4 15 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.32%) Unix
6 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.55%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.79%) Solaris
9 7 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (1.53%) Windows 10
10 6 (1.53%) zOS
11 5 (1.28%) AIX
12 4 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.02%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.51%) CentOS
14 2 (0.51%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (17.60%) Cybersecurity
2 55 (14.03%) Security Management
3 51 (13.01%) ITIL
4 47 (11.99%) Security Architecture
5 39 (9.95%) Risk Management
5 39 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (9.44%) Data Protection
6 37 (9.44%) Project Management
7 36 (9.18%) SIEM
7 36 (9.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 34 (8.67%) Security Operations
9 32 (8.16%) Information Security Management
10 29 (7.40%) Information Assurance
11 28 (7.14%) ISMS
12 27 (6.89%) Penetration Testing
13 25 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (6.38%) Identity Access Management
14 22 (5.61%) TOGAF
14 22 (5.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 21 (5.36%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.12%) Java
2 17 (4.34%) Python
3 14 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.57%) SQL
4 8 (2.04%) C#
5 7 (1.79%) C
6 6 (1.53%) C++
6 6 (1.53%) Perl
6 6 (1.53%) VB
7 4 (1.02%) VBScript
8 2 (0.51%) PHP
8 2 (0.51%) Ruby
8 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 150 (38.27%) CISSP
2 80 (20.41%) CISM
3 48 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 42 (10.71%) CISA
5 34 (8.67%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (8.67%) Degree
6 30 (7.65%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.85%) CCNP
8 18 (4.59%) CCSP
9 16 (4.08%) GCIH
9 16 (4.08%) GIAC
10 15 (3.83%) CESG Certified Professional
11 14 (3.57%) CEH
12 13 (3.32%) CCDP
13 12 (3.06%) DV Cleared
13 12 (3.06%) GCIA
14 10 (2.55%) CLAS
15 8 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (2.04%) SANS
16 7 (1.79%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 86 (21.94%) PCI DSS
3 25 (6.38%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 21 (5.36%) COBIT
5 15 (3.83%) JSP 440
6 14 (3.57%) ISO 9001
7 10 (2.55%) RMADS
7 10 (2.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (1.79%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (1.79%) ISO27005
9 5 (1.28%) Data Quality
9 5 (1.28%) ISO27002
10 4 (1.02%) GPG13
10 4 (1.02%) ISO22301
10 4 (1.02%) SLA
11 3 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
11 3 (0.77%) QA
11 3 (0.77%) SAS 70
11 3 (0.77%) SSAE 16
12 2 (0.51%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 53 (13.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.53%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (0.77%) XenApp
6 1 (0.26%) ClearTrust
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.26%) Postfix
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (3.06%) OpenAM
1 12 (3.06%) OpenIDM
2 10 (2.55%) Puppet
3 7 (1.79%) RSA Security Analytics
4 6 (1.53%) Nexpose
5 5 (1.28%) Data Guard
5 5 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (1.28%) SCCM
6 4 (1.02%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.02%) ArcSight ESM
6 4 (1.02%) Nessus
6 4 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (1.02%) WSUS
7 3 (0.77%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (0.77%) Nmap
7 3 (0.77%) QRadar
7 3 (0.77%) SCOM
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (13.27%) Cisco
2 51 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 27 (6.89%) Oracle
4 23 (5.87%) Intel Security
5 22 (5.61%) VMware
6 21 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 13 (3.32%) ArcSight
8 12 (3.06%) Blue Coat
8 12 (3.06%) ForgeRock
8 12 (3.06%) Qualys
8 12 (3.06%) Symantec
9 11 (2.81%) Juniper
10 10 (2.55%) IBM
11 8 (2.04%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (2.04%) F5
11 8 (2.04%) Sourcefire
11 8 (2.04%) Splunk
12 7 (1.79%) Rackspace
12 7 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.79%) Remedy
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