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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 64 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.93% 1.28% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.72% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £429 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +71.33%
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
1085 991 933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.24% 74.40% 70.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 627 500
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 33 46
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014. 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 +4 4 - - 1
Redhill -5 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 £405 -
Reigate - - - -
Egham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 4
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 26 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.25%) PCI DSS
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 14 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 11 (22.92%) Security Management
6 9 (18.75%) CISSP
6 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (16.67%) Retail
7 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
7 8 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 8 (16.67%) C++
7 8 (16.67%) Windows
7 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 7 (14.58%) Oracle
8 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
8 7 (14.58%) UNIX
8 7 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (12.50%) Cisco
9 6 (12.50%) Linux
9 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
9 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
10 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.42%) Sun
11 4 (8.33%) IBM
11 4 (8.33%) SAP
11 4 (8.33%) ITIL

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Firewall
1 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
2 1 (2.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.08%) WAN
2 1 (2.08%) VPN
2 1 (2.08%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 6 (12.50%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
1 12 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Architect
3 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Audit Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Information Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.58%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (8.33%) Cryptography
3 4 (8.33%) PKI
3 4 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (8.33%) Smart Meter
4 3 (6.25%) NHS
5 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.08%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Windows
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
3 6 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 11 (22.92%) Security Management
4 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 6 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 6 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (8.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 4 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 4 (8.33%) Information Management
9 3 (6.25%) Logistics
9 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
9 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) C++
2 3 (6.25%) C
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) CISSP
2 4 (8.33%) CISM
3 2 (4.17%) CISA
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) CEH
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
4 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (54.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.25%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.25%) ISO 9000
4 3 (6.25%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.17%) GxP
5 2 (4.17%) GAMP
5 2 (4.17%) GCP
5 2 (4.17%) GMP
5 2 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Cisco
3 5 (10.42%) Sun
4 4 (8.33%) IBM
4 4 (8.33%) SAP
5 3 (6.25%) McAfee
5 3 (6.25%) Tripwire
5 3 (6.25%) Qualys
5 3 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.08%) Websense
7 1 (2.08%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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