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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 93 102 140
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +38
Contract jobs citing Information Security 207 170 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 1.88% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.39% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 87 61
Median daily rate £471 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £333 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £429 £425
% change year-on-year
+13.70% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £40.42 £60.98 £51.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.72% +19.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £60.98 £50.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.08 £60.98 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £20.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+38.10% -60.78%
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
7269 7121 6786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.01% 78.68% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4508 4077 3758
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 241 267
Median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

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 1 June 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
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 1 June 2016.

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 1 June 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 +29 58 £450 +5.88% 13
Hampshire +23 56 £450 +2.85% 4
Surrey -4 30 £494 -3.65% 8
Buckinghamshire -10 19 £450 +7.46% 2
West Sussex -13 16 £450 - 2
Middlesex -1 12 £500 +8.69%
Kent -3 12 £475 +41.79% 7
Oxfordshire +8 11 £525 +28.04% 3
Sussex +1 1 - -
East Sussex -13 1 £413 - 1
Thames Valley - 1 £520 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 155 (40.16%) CISSP
2 103 (26.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 91 (23.58%) CISM
4 90 (23.32%) PCI DSS
5 85 (22.02%) Firewall
6 75 (19.43%) Finance
6 75 (19.43%) Windows
7 67 (17.36%) Management Information System
8 65 (16.84%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (15.28%) ITIL
10 57 (14.77%) Cisco
11 52 (13.47%) CISA
12 49 (12.69%) Security Architecture
13 47 (12.18%) Data Protection
14 45 (11.66%) Intrusion Detection
15 43 (11.14%) Security Management
16 42 (10.88%) Degree
17 41 (10.62%) Telecoms
17 41 (10.62%) Project Management
17 41 (10.62%) Data Centre
18 40 (10.36%) Microsoft
18 40 (10.36%) Security Cleared
19 39 (10.10%) Linux
20 38 (9.84%) Security Operations
21 37 (9.59%) Incident Management
22 36 (9.33%) Active Directory
23 34 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
23 34 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (8.81%) SIEM
24 32 (8.29%) Risk Management

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 16 (4.15%) IIS
2 4 (1.04%) Apache
2 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.78%) JBoss
3 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) Drupal
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.26%) iPlanet
5 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.26%) SAS
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.55%) MS Office
4 6 (1.55%) MS Project
5 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (0.52%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (0.52%) Primavera
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 13 (3.37%) SaaS
2 9 (2.33%) Office 365
3 8 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.07%) IaaS
3 8 (2.07%) PaaS
4 7 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.78%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 85 (22.02%) Firewall
2 45 (11.66%) Intrusion Detection
3 30 (7.77%) TCP/IP
4 26 (6.74%) Internet
5 24 (6.22%) Network Security
6 17 (4.40%) VPN
7 16 (4.15%) DNS
8 15 (3.89%) Intranet
8 15 (3.89%) LAN
8 15 (3.89%) SSL
8 15 (3.89%) WAN
9 14 (3.63%) DHCP
9 14 (3.63%) MPLS
10 10 (2.59%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (2.59%) Ethernet
10 10 (2.59%) IPsec
11 9 (2.33%) Wireless
12 8 (2.07%) ADSL
12 8 (2.07%) ICMP
12 8 (2.07%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.81%) DB2
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (1.55%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.30%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (0.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.52%) ANTLR
1 2 (0.52%) AppScan
1 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.52%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.52%) JIRA
1 2 (0.52%) JUnit
1 2 (0.52%) Maven
1 2 (0.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.26%) LabVIEW
2 1 (0.26%) Moq
2 1 (0.26%) NUnit
2 1 (0.26%) Selenium
2 1 (0.26%) Subversion
2 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 75 (19.43%) Finance
2 41 (10.62%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.44%) Legal
4 10 (2.59%) Banking
5 9 (2.33%) Retail
6 6 (1.55%) Marketing
7 5 (1.30%) Law
8 4 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (20.73%) Architect
2 69 (17.88%) Consultant
3 64 (16.58%) Security Consultant
4 63 (16.32%) Security Architect
5 62 (16.06%) Analyst
6 46 (11.92%) Security Analyst
7 37 (9.59%) Information Security Consultant
8 34 (8.81%) Security Specialist
9 32 (8.29%) Security Manager
10 29 (7.51%) Project Manager
11 22 (5.70%) Security Engineer
12 19 (4.92%) Security Project Manager
13 17 (4.40%) Information Analyst
13 17 (4.40%) Information Security Analyst
13 17 (4.40%) Information Security Specialist
13 17 (4.40%) Information Specialist
13 17 (4.40%) Network Engineer
14 16 (4.15%) CISSP Architect
15 14 (3.63%) Information Security Manager
16 13 (3.37%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.85%) 802.1X
1 11 (2.85%) REST
2 8 (2.07%) Middleware
2 8 (2.07%) Web Services
3 5 (1.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (1.30%) Spring
4 3 (0.78%) .NET
4 3 (0.78%) J2EE
4 3 (0.78%) OAuth
4 3 (0.78%) OpenID
4 3 (0.78%) SAML
5 2 (0.52%) Apache Thrift
5 2 (0.52%) Drools
5 2 (0.52%) JMS
5 2 (0.52%) MyBatis
5 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.52%) SOAP
5 2 (0.52%) WebCenter
5 2 (0.52%) XACML
5 2 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (17.36%) Management Information System
2 41 (10.62%) Data Centre
3 34 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (5.70%) Cryptography
5 21 (5.44%) CESG
5 21 (5.44%) Driving Licence
6 18 (4.66%) PKI
7 15 (3.89%) Embedded Systems
7 15 (3.89%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (3.63%) Smartcard
9 13 (3.37%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.85%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.33%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 6 (1.55%) FMCG
12 6 (1.55%) Mainframe
13 5 (1.30%) AS400
13 5 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
13 5 (1.30%) Reference Data
13 5 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 75 (19.43%) Windows
2 39 (10.10%) Linux
3 17 (4.40%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.33%) Unix
6 9 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.07%) Solaris
8 7 (1.81%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.55%) AIX
9 6 (1.55%) zOS
10 5 (1.30%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (1.04%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.52%) CentOS
12 2 (0.52%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.84%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (15.28%) ITIL
3 49 (12.69%) Security Architecture
4 47 (12.18%) Data Protection
5 43 (11.14%) Security Management
6 41 (10.62%) Project Management
7 38 (9.84%) Security Operations
8 37 (9.59%) Incident Management
9 34 (8.81%) SIEM
10 32 (8.29%) Risk Management
11 30 (7.77%) Change Management
11 30 (7.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
13 27 (6.99%) Information Assurance
14 26 (6.74%) TOGAF
15 24 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (6.22%) Security Testing
16 22 (5.70%) Kalman Filter
17 21 (5.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.18%) Java
1 20 (5.18%) Python
2 11 (2.85%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.59%) C#
4 7 (1.81%) C
4 7 (1.81%) Perl
4 7 (1.81%) SQL
4 7 (1.81%) VB
5 6 (1.55%) C++
6 3 (0.78%) VBScript
7 2 (0.52%) PHP
7 2 (0.52%) Ruby
7 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 155 (40.16%) CISSP
2 91 (23.58%) CISM
3 52 (13.47%) CISA
4 42 (10.88%) Degree
5 40 (10.36%) Security Cleared
6 34 (8.81%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (6.48%) SC Cleared
8 19 (4.92%) GCIH
9 18 (4.66%) GIAC
10 16 (4.15%) CCNA
10 16 (4.15%) CCNP
11 15 (3.89%) GCIA
12 14 (3.63%) CLAS
12 14 (3.63%) IISP
13 13 (3.37%) CEH
13 13 (3.37%) CESG Certified Professional
14 9 (2.33%) CCIE
14 9 (2.33%) SANS
15 8 (2.07%) CRISC
16 7 (1.81%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (26.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 90 (23.32%) PCI DSS
3 22 (5.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 20 (5.18%) ISO 9001
5 19 (4.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 16 (4.15%) COBIT
7 15 (3.89%) ISO27005
7 15 (3.89%) RMADS
8 11 (2.85%) ISAE 3402
9 7 (1.81%) JSP 440
10 5 (1.30%) Data Quality
10 5 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
10 5 (1.30%) ISO27002
11 4 (1.04%) ISO22301
11 4 (1.04%) SAS 70
12 3 (0.78%) QA
13 2 (0.52%) COSO
13 2 (0.52%) FIPS 140-2
13 2 (0.52%) GPG13
13 2 (0.52%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 36 (9.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.78%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.26%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 12 (3.11%) Puppet
2 8 (2.07%) RSA Security Analytics
3 6 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.30%) Data Guard
5 4 (1.04%) Nessus
5 4 (1.04%) WSUS
6 3 (0.78%) Nmap
6 3 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.78%) OpenAM
6 3 (0.78%) OpenIDM
6 3 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (0.78%) SCCM
7 2 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (0.52%) Nexpose
7 2 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.26%) Ansible
8 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.26%) QRadar
8 1 (0.26%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 57 (14.77%) Cisco
2 40 (10.36%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.51%) Oracle
4 28 (7.25%) IBM
5 27 (6.99%) Intel Security
6 25 (6.48%) VMware
7 18 (4.66%) Qualys
8 16 (4.15%) ArcSight
8 16 (4.15%) Barracuda Networks
9 12 (3.11%) CheckPoint
9 12 (3.11%) Splunk
9 12 (3.11%) Tripwire
10 11 (2.85%) F5
11 10 (2.59%) AppSense
11 10 (2.59%) Sun
12 8 (2.07%) Cyberoam
12 8 (2.07%) Juniper
12 8 (2.07%) Rackspace
12 8 (2.07%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.07%) Symantec
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