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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 66 76 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 26 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.81% 1.03% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 1.39% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
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£425 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +106.25%
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
1144 1006 953
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 79.67% 74.08% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 513 462
Average daily rate £396 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £518 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 40 55
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.56 £11.25 £23.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +14 19 £475 - 1
Guildford - 1 - - 1
Leatherhead - 1 - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 35 (67.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (59.62%) Risk Management
3 25 (48.08%) Security Management
4 20 (38.46%) CISSP
5 16 (30.77%) Management Information System
5 16 (30.77%) Information Security Management
5 16 (30.77%) ISMS
6 15 (28.85%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (26.92%) CISM
8 13 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
9 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
10 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (21.15%) ITIL
10 11 (21.15%) Security Testing
10 11 (21.15%) Data Protection
11 10 (19.23%) PKI
11 10 (19.23%) Cryptography
11 10 (19.23%) Smart Meter
11 10 (19.23%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
12 9 (17.31%) Firewall
12 9 (17.31%) CRISC
13 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (13.46%) Information Management
14 7 (13.46%) Finance
14 7 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
15 6 (11.54%) Legal
16 5 (9.62%) Banking
16 5 (9.62%) Information Assurance

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) LAN
2 4 (7.69%) WAN
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.77%) VPN
3 3 (5.77%) MPLS
3 3 (5.77%) Network Security
3 3 (5.77%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (3.85%) VLAN
4 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.85%) Internet
4 2 (3.85%) ISDN
4 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 2 (3.85%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.92%) DNS
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Consultant
2 20 (38.46%) Security Consultant
3 12 (23.08%) Analyst
4 11 (21.15%) Security Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Information Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Security Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Network Support
7 2 (3.85%) Security Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Network Support Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 10 (19.23%) PKI
2 10 (19.23%) Cryptography
2 10 (19.23%) Smart Meter
2 10 (19.23%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (5.77%) CMDB
3 3 (5.77%) Statistics
4 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) CentOS
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Risk Management
2 25 (48.08%) Security Management
3 16 (30.77%) Information Security Management
3 16 (30.77%) ISMS
4 15 (28.85%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (21.15%) ITIL
6 11 (21.15%) Security Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Data Protection
7 9 (17.31%) PRINCE2
8 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (13.46%) Information Management
9 7 (13.46%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.62%) Information Assurance
11 5 (9.62%) Security Architecture
11 5 (9.62%) Change Control
11 5 (9.62%) Cyber Security
12 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (38.46%) CISSP
2 14 (26.92%) CISM
3 9 (17.31%) CRISC
4 5 (9.62%) CISA
5 2 (3.85%) Degree
5 2 (3.85%) CCNA
5 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.92%) PMP
6 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.92%) SSCP
6 1 (1.92%) VCP4
6 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (67.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.77%) COBIT
4 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.92%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Snort
1 2 (3.85%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 2 (3.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle
1 5 (9.62%) Cisco
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
3 3 (5.77%) IBM
3 3 (5.77%) Splunk
4 2 (3.85%) Tripwire
4 2 (3.85%) Qualys
4 2 (3.85%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.85%) TippingPoint
4 2 (3.85%) McAfee
4 2 (3.85%) HP
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Sun
4 2 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (1.92%) Websense
5 1 (1.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks