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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 46 78 69
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 50 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.47% 1.02% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.54% 1.34% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 10
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£488 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.62% -9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £449 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.98 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
1102 969 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.42% 75.88% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 590 554
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 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £522 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 39
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 - 19 £513 -
Guildford - 3 £375 - 4
Camberley - 2 £625 -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (35.06%) Vulnerability Management
2 26 (33.77%) PCI DSS
3 24 (31.17%) CISSP
4 23 (29.87%) Security Management
4 23 (29.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 20 (25.97%) Risk Management
7 16 (20.78%) Finance
8 15 (19.48%) Information Security Management
9 14 (18.18%) CISM
9 14 (18.18%) Linux
9 14 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
9 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (16.88%) Data Protection
10 13 (16.88%) Security Testing
11 12 (15.58%) Oracle
12 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
12 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.29%) SIEM
12 11 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
12 11 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (14.29%) PKI
13 10 (12.99%) Web Services
14 9 (11.69%) ITIL
14 9 (11.69%) SQL
14 9 (11.69%) Firewall
14 9 (11.69%) ISMS
15 8 (10.39%) BPMN
15 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
15 8 (10.39%) Drools

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (3.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) SoftLayer
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.90%) VPN
3 3 (3.90%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.60%) TACACS
4 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.60%) VLAN
4 2 (2.60%) Network Security
4 2 (2.60%) DNS
4 2 (2.60%) SSL
4 2 (2.60%) LAN
4 2 (2.60%) WAN
5 1 (1.30%) ISDN
5 1 (1.30%) VoIP
5 1 (1.30%) Internet
5 1 (1.30%) MPLS
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
5 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
1 8 (10.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JUnit
1 8 (10.39%) Eclipse
1 8 (10.39%) Maven
1 8 (10.39%) ANTLR
1 8 (10.39%) Jenkins
1 8 (10.39%) VisualVM
1 8 (10.39%) YourKit
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.60%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Consultant
2 19 (24.68%) Security Consultant
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Architect
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Security Architect
6 7 (9.09%) IT Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Information Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Security Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Security Officer
8 5 (6.49%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (3.90%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) Web Services
2 8 (10.39%) JMS
2 8 (10.39%) Spring
2 8 (10.39%) Drools
2 8 (10.39%) RESTful
2 8 (10.39%) XACML
2 8 (10.39%) REST
2 8 (10.39%) MyBatis
2 8 (10.39%) Apache Thrift
3 5 (6.49%) Middleware
4 3 (3.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 14 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.29%) PKI
3 11 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (9.09%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.49%) Smart Meter
6 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.90%) RMADS
7 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.60%) CMDB
7 2 (2.60%) Handset
7 2 (2.60%) CESG
7 2 (2.60%) NHS
8 1 (1.30%) GIS
8 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (5.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.30%) CentOS
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Vulnerability Management
2 23 (29.87%) Security Management
3 20 (25.97%) Risk Management
4 15 (19.48%) Information Security Management
5 14 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (16.88%) Security Testing
6 13 (16.88%) Data Protection
7 11 (14.29%) SIEM
7 11 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 9 (11.69%) ITIL
8 9 (11.69%) ISMS
9 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
9 8 (10.39%) Security Architecture
9 8 (10.39%) BPMN
9 8 (10.39%) Low Latency
9 8 (10.39%) SOA
9 8 (10.39%) Code Coverage
9 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.69%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) Java
2 8 (10.39%) Python
3 4 (5.19%) C
4 1 (1.30%) VBA
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) CISSP
2 14 (18.18%) CISM
3 8 (10.39%) CISA
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.90%) Degree
5 3 (3.90%) CRISC
6 2 (2.60%) ISACA
6 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.60%) CCSA
6 2 (2.60%) CCSP
6 2 (2.60%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) CCIE
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (33.77%) PCI DSS
2 23 (29.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (9.09%) COBIT
4 5 (6.49%) JSP 440
5 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.30%) GxP
6 1 (1.30%) GAMP
6 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Nessus
2 1 (1.30%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.30%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) TIBCO
3 5 (6.49%) SAP
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco
4 2 (2.60%) Software AG
4 2 (2.60%) Qualys
5 1 (1.30%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.30%) FireEye
5 1 (1.30%) Juniper
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) Websense
5 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.30%) HP