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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 62 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 36 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.99% 1.96% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 2.41% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 5
Average daily rate £500 £500 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £52.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
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
968 1162 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.33% 81.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 647 541
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 16 36
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staines 0 8 £538 +13.15% 3
Redhill - 4 - -
Guildford +7 2 £425 - 4
Camberley - 1 £553 -
Reigate - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 46 (51.11%) CISSP
2 42 (46.67%) PCI DSS
3 38 (42.22%) CISM
4 35 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (23.33%) Security Testing
6 17 (18.89%) Security Management
6 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
7 16 (17.78%) CISA
7 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.67%) Finance
9 14 (15.56%) Degree
9 14 (15.56%) COBIT
10 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
10 13 (14.44%) Cisco
10 13 (14.44%) Oracle
11 11 (12.22%) Middleware
11 11 (12.22%) Risk Management
11 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
11 11 (12.22%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.11%) ISO 9001
12 10 (11.11%) Linux
13 9 (10.00%) IIS
13 9 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
13 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (8.89%) Business Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.11%) Node.js
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) Network Security
2 6 (6.67%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) VPN
3 4 (4.44%) Wireless
4 3 (3.33%) MPLS
4 3 (3.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.22%) BGP
5 2 (2.22%) DHCP
5 2 (2.22%) DMZ
5 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.22%) IPsec
5 2 (2.22%) IPv4
5 2 (2.22%) IPv6
5 2 (2.22%) OSPF
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.11%) LAN
6 1 (1.11%) SAN
6 1 (1.11%) TACACS
6 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.56%) JUnit
1 5 (5.56%) Maven
2 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
3 3 (3.33%) ANTLR
3 3 (3.33%) VisualVM
3 3 (3.33%) YourKit
4 2 (2.22%) Moq
4 2 (2.22%) NUnit
4 2 (2.22%) Selenium
5 1 (1.11%) Bower
5 1 (1.11%) FxCop
5 1 (1.11%) Grunt
5 1 (1.11%) JSHint
5 1 (1.11%) NDepend
5 1 (1.11%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.11%) StyleCop
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (1.11%) Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (47.78%) Consultant
2 24 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 17 (18.89%) Risk Consultant
4 16 (17.78%) Architect
5 14 (15.56%) Security Architect
6 11 (12.22%) Project Consultant
7 10 (11.11%) Analyst
7 10 (11.11%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.78%) Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Security Manager
9 6 (6.67%) Information Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Information Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Information Security Architect
9 6 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) IT Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 5 (5.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) Middleware
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 5 (5.56%) JMS
3 5 (5.56%) Spring
4 4 (4.44%) Apache Thrift
4 4 (4.44%) Drools
4 4 (4.44%) REST
4 4 (4.44%) RESTful
4 4 (4.44%) XACML
5 3 (3.33%) MyBatis
6 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 2 (2.22%) Silverlight
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.11%) COM
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
2 10 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
3 8 (8.89%) Smartcard
4 7 (7.78%) Driving Licence
5 6 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.44%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.33%) CESG
7 3 (3.33%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.22%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 2 (2.22%) Unix
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Security Testing
2 17 (18.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (18.89%) E-Commerce
2 17 (18.89%) Security Management
3 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (14.44%) Security Architecture
5 11 (12.22%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (12.22%) Risk Management
6 10 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 10 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.89%) Business Development
8 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.89%) Quality Management
8 8 (8.89%) SABSA
8 8 (8.89%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.78%) Data Protection
10 6 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (6.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Java
1 5 (5.56%) Python
2 4 (4.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) C#
3 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (51.11%) CISSP
2 38 (42.22%) CISM
3 16 (17.78%) CISA
4 14 (15.56%) Degree
5 8 (8.89%) IISP
6 6 (6.67%) CLAS
7 5 (5.56%) CISMP
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.22%) CCNA
9 2 (2.22%) CCSA
9 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.22%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.11%) CEH
10 1 (1.11%) ISSAP
10 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (46.67%) PCI DSS
2 35 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (15.56%) COBIT
4 10 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 8 (8.89%) ISO27005
5 8 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (7.78%) ISAE 3402
7 5 (5.56%) ISO27002
8 4 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (4.44%) JSP 440
9 3 (3.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.11%) NDS
2 1 (1.11%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Cisco
1 13 (14.44%) Oracle
2 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 7 (7.78%) ArcSight
4 7 (7.78%) IBM
4 7 (7.78%) Intel Security
4 7 (7.78%) Qualys
4 7 (7.78%) Sun
4 7 (7.78%) Tripwire
5 3 (3.33%) Remedy
5 3 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 2 (2.22%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.22%) Splunk
6 2 (2.22%) VMware
7 1 (1.11%) Aruba
7 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.11%) Guidewire
7 1 (1.11%) Novell
7 1 (1.11%) Sourcefire
Epsom
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 2 days ago