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 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 75 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.21% 1.94% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.59% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £357 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £537 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £445 £419
% change year-on-year
-3.37% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £51.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-39.21% +187.97%
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
1077 1120 947
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 76.71% 75.07% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 622 470
Average daily rate £400 £382 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £508 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 53 50
Average hourly rate £41.50 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.60% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

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 April 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 21 April 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 +9 8 £450 +16.12%
Woking - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (65.96%) Risk Management
1 31 (65.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (53.19%) Security Management
3 22 (46.81%) CISSP
4 18 (38.30%) CISM
5 16 (34.04%) Management Information System
5 16 (34.04%) ISMS
6 15 (31.91%) Information Security Management
7 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (25.53%) Firewall
8 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
9 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (19.15%) Legal
10 9 (19.15%) CRISC
10 9 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (17.02%) ITIL
11 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
11 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (17.02%) PKI
12 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
12 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (12.77%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (12.77%) Smart Meter
13 6 (12.77%) Cryptography
13 6 (12.77%) Finance
14 5 (10.64%) CISA
14 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
14 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Firewall
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.38%) LAN
3 3 (6.38%) WAN
4 2 (4.26%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.26%) VoIP
4 2 (4.26%) VPN
4 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) MPLS
4 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
4 2 (4.26%) VLAN
4 2 (4.26%) Network Security
4 2 (4.26%) ISDN
5 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 9 (19.15%) Legal
2 6 (12.77%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 3 (6.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Consultant
2 19 (40.43%) Security Consultant
3 13 (27.66%) Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) Security Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Information Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Head of Security
7 2 (4.26%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support
7 2 (4.26%) Network Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.02%) PKI
3 6 (12.77%) Cryptography
3 6 (12.77%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (12.77%) Smart Meter
4 5 (10.64%) CMDB
5 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.38%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) CentOS
1 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Risk Management
2 25 (53.19%) Security Management
3 16 (34.04%) ISMS
4 15 (31.91%) Information Security Management
5 14 (29.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (19.15%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (17.02%) ITIL
8 8 (17.02%) PRINCE2
8 8 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Data Protection
9 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) Change Control
10 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
10 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
11 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.51%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) CISSP
2 18 (38.30%) CISM
3 9 (19.15%) CRISC
4 5 (10.64%) CISA
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.26%) CCSP
6 2 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (4.26%) CCSA
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (65.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.13%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Firmware
1 2 (4.26%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) SAP
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco
2 3 (6.38%) Qualys
2 3 (6.38%) Splunk
3 2 (4.26%) Software AG
3 2 (4.26%) TippingPoint
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.26%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
4 1 (2.13%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee
4 1 (2.13%) Tripwire
4 1 (2.13%) ArcSight