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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 63 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.71% 2.10% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.78% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 8
Average daily rate
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£513 £363 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £322 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 £51.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £38.71
% change year-on-year
-62.74% +31.74%
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
971 1007 932
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.21% 75.60% 73.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 590 477
Average daily rate £420 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 43 51
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 June 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 June 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
Staines +11 14 £494 +44.16%
Cobham -9 2 £471 +7.71%
Dorking - 1 £625 -
Woking - 1 £600 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 30 (52.63%) Risk Management
2 28 (49.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (47.37%) Security Management
4 22 (38.60%) CISSP
5 21 (36.84%) Information Security Management
6 18 (31.58%) Management Information System
6 18 (31.58%) ISMS
7 17 (29.82%) PCI DSS
7 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (26.32%) CISM
9 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
10 13 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (21.05%) PKI
11 12 (21.05%) Security Testing
11 12 (21.05%) Finance
12 11 (19.30%) Data Protection Act
13 10 (17.54%) Legal
14 9 (15.79%) Cryptography
15 8 (14.04%) CISA
15 8 (14.04%) Firewall
15 8 (14.04%) Smart Meter
16 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (12.28%) ITIL
16 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
17 6 (10.53%) Linux
17 6 (10.53%) Oracle
17 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (8.77%) CRISC
18 5 (8.77%) Web Services
18 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.04%) Firewall
2 4 (7.02%) Network Security
3 2 (3.51%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) JUnit
1 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
1 4 (7.02%) Maven
1 4 (7.02%) ANTLR
1 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
1 4 (7.02%) VisualVM
1 4 (7.02%) YourKit
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 10 (17.54%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Law
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Consultant
2 24 (42.11%) Security Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Security Officer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Architect
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Information Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Web Services
2 4 (7.02%) JMS
2 4 (7.02%) Spring
2 4 (7.02%) Drools
2 4 (7.02%) RESTful
2 4 (7.02%) XACML
2 4 (7.02%) REST
2 4 (7.02%) MyBatis
2 4 (7.02%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (3.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Management Information System
2 12 (21.05%) PKI
3 11 (19.30%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (15.79%) Cryptography
5 8 (14.04%) Smart Meter
6 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (3.51%) CMDB
8 2 (3.51%) RMADS
9 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.75%) Statistics
9 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Risk Management
2 27 (47.37%) Security Management
3 21 (36.84%) Information Security Management
4 18 (31.58%) ISMS
5 17 (29.82%) Vulnerability Management
6 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
7 13 (22.81%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (21.05%) Security Testing
9 7 (12.28%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (12.28%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (12.28%) ITIL
10 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
10 5 (8.77%) Information Management
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.02%) SOA
11 4 (7.02%) Code Coverage
11 4 (7.02%) BPMN
11 4 (7.02%) SIEM
11 4 (7.02%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) Java
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
1 4 (7.02%) Python
2 3 (5.26%) C
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) CISSP
2 15 (26.32%) CISM
3 8 (14.04%) CISA
4 5 (8.77%) CRISC
5 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.51%) CCSP
6 2 (3.51%) CCSA
6 2 (3.51%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) CCNP
7 1 (1.75%) CCNA
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (49.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (29.82%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.51%) COBIT
4 1 (1.75%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.75%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
3 3 (5.26%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Software AG
4 2 (3.51%) Qualys
5 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.75%) Splunk
5 1 (1.75%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.75%) Juniper
5 1 (1.75%) Apple
5 1 (1.75%) Websense
5 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Citrix
Camberley, Surrey
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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