The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 242 235 239
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +4
Contract jobs citing OWASP 18 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.086% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.12% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £409 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7456 6703 5993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.96% 71.88% 71.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4196 3745 3126
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 259 266
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -3.12%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OWASP across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

OWASP
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OWASP across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

OWASP Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

OWASP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +12 9 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 5 £400 - 1
Hampshire -3 2 £453 +20.66% 2
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 2
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OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 24 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (71.88%) CISSP
3 19 (59.38%) CISM
3 19 (59.38%) PCI DSS
4 18 (56.25%) CRISC
4 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
4 18 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
5 17 (53.13%) Change Control
6 16 (50.00%) ITIL
7 13 (40.63%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.75%) Information Security
8 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
9 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.63%) GIAC
9 5 (15.63%) Firewall
10 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.38%) Degree
11 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
11 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
11 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (9.38%) XML
11 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
11 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
11 3 (9.38%) .NET
11 3 (9.38%) Windows
11 3 (9.38%) Linux

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.13%) Mule
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) WildFly
2 1 (3.13%) Mule ESB
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) Firewall
2 1 (3.13%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (3.13%) Network Security
2 1 (3.13%) VPN
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) PHPUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
2 1 (3.13%) Gradle
2 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) SonarQube
2 1 (3.13%) JMeter
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Consultant
1 23 (71.88%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.13%) PHP Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Applications Architect
5 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) XML
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
2 2 (6.25%) RESTful
2 2 (6.25%) WSDL
3 1 (3.13%) LAMP
3 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Cryptography
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) UNIX
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) PRINCE2
1 18 (56.25%) Risk Management
1 18 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (53.13%) Change Control
3 16 (50.00%) ITIL
4 13 (40.63%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Cyber Security
5 6 (18.75%) Information Security
5 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (15.63%) Security Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
9 2 (6.25%) BDD
9 2 (6.25%) Security Architecture
9 2 (6.25%) ArchiMate
9 2 (6.25%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) UML
9 2 (6.25%) EAI
9 2 (6.25%) SOA
10 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) Perl
2 1 (3.13%) PHP
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby
2 1 (3.13%) PHP5
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.13%) C
2 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
2 19 (59.38%) CISM
3 18 (56.25%) CRISC
4 5 (15.63%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) GIAC
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (59.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) MOM
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Salt
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) HP
1 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.13%) VMware
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