The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 50 69 73
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 42 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.13% 1.42% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 1.89% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
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£538 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £343 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.74 £59.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.90 £22.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.55% -62.50%
Information Security
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1027 954 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.64% 75.36% 72.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 580 481
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 48
Average hourly rate £42.50 £46.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.60% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.50 £59.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 July 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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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
Staines +18 19 £494 +44.16% 2
Camberley - 1 £625 -
Dorking - 1 £625 -
Guildford - 1 £375 - 3
Woking - 1 £600 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 23 (38.98%) Security Management
1 23 (38.98%) Vulnerability Management
2 21 (35.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (35.59%) CISSP
3 20 (33.90%) Management Information System
3 20 (33.90%) Risk Management
4 17 (28.81%) Information Security Management
4 17 (28.81%) PCI DSS
5 15 (25.42%) Data Protection
5 15 (25.42%) CISM
6 13 (22.03%) Finance
6 13 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (22.03%) Security Testing
7 12 (20.34%) ISMS
7 12 (20.34%) PKI
7 12 (20.34%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (16.95%) SIEM
9 9 (15.25%) CISA
9 9 (15.25%) Linux
10 8 (13.56%) ITIL
10 8 (13.56%) Oracle
10 8 (13.56%) Firewall
10 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (13.56%) Cryptography
11 7 (11.86%) Legal
11 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.17%) Cyber Security
12 6 (10.17%) Security Architecture
12 6 (10.17%) Smart Meter
12 6 (10.17%) Web Services

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Information Security 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) DNS
3 2 (3.39%) SSL
3 2 (3.39%) TACACS
3 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) Wireless
4 1 (1.69%) LAN
4 1 (1.69%) WAN
4 1 (1.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JUnit
1 5 (8.47%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.47%) Maven
1 5 (8.47%) ANTLR
1 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.47%) VisualVM
1 5 (8.47%) YourKit
General
1 13 (22.03%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Consultant
2 18 (30.51%) Security Consultant
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Security Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Architect
6 6 (10.17%) Security Architect
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Security Manager
7 5 (8.47%) Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.47%) Security Officer
8 4 (6.78%) Information Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) IT Security Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) IT Consultant
8 4 (6.78%) Information Security Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Security Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 5 (8.47%) JMS
2 5 (8.47%) Spring
2 5 (8.47%) Drools
2 5 (8.47%) RESTful
2 5 (8.47%) XACML
2 5 (8.47%) REST
2 5 (8.47%) MyBatis
2 5 (8.47%) Apache Thrift
3 4 (6.78%) Middleware
4 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Management Information System
2 12 (20.34%) Data Protection Act
2 12 (20.34%) PKI
3 8 (13.56%) Cryptography
4 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.17%) Smart Meter
6 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.39%) NHS
7 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.39%) CMDB
7 2 (3.39%) RMADS
8 1 (1.69%) Handset
8 1 (1.69%) Statistics
8 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Security Management
1 23 (38.98%) Vulnerability Management
2 20 (33.90%) Risk Management
3 17 (28.81%) Information Security Management
4 15 (25.42%) Data Protection
5 13 (22.03%) Security Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (20.34%) ISMS
7 10 (16.95%) SIEM
8 8 (13.56%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (13.56%) ITIL
9 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (10.17%) Information Management
9 6 (10.17%) Security Architecture
9 6 (10.17%) Cyber Security
10 5 (8.47%) Low Latency
10 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
10 5 (8.47%) BPMN
10 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Java
1 5 (8.47%) SQL
1 5 (8.47%) Python
2 4 (6.78%) C
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) CISSP
2 15 (25.42%) CISM
3 9 (15.25%) CISA
4 4 (6.78%) CRISC
5 3 (5.08%) Degree
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.39%) CCSP
6 2 (3.39%) CCSA
6 2 (3.39%) ISACA
7 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) CCIE
7 1 (1.69%) CCNP
7 1 (1.69%) CCNA
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (28.81%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.39%) COBIT
3 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.69%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Nessus
2 1 (1.69%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.78%) SAP
3 4 (6.78%) Cisco
4 2 (3.39%) Software AG
4 2 (3.39%) Qualys
5 1 (1.69%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.69%) FireEye
5 1 (1.69%) Juniper
5 1 (1.69%) Apple
5 1 (1.69%) Websense
5 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) HP