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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 59 56 69
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 31 39 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.50% 2.88% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.78% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 9
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£513 £381 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.42% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £336 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £468 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Average hourly rate £60.98 £51.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-60.78% +192.76%
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
930 1033 852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 75.06% 76.35% 73.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 586 431
Average daily rate £413 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 52 42
Average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £55.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 2 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 2 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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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 +10 16 £494 +33.44% 1
Cobham -8 2 £471 +4.72%
Weybridge - 2 £550 -
Woking +15 1 £600 -
Dorking - 1 £625 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 30 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (48.21%) Security Management
4 23 (41.07%) CISSP
5 21 (37.50%) Information Security Management
6 20 (35.71%) CISM
7 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
8 18 (32.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (32.14%) Management Information System
8 18 (32.14%) ISMS
9 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
10 14 (25.00%) Security Testing
10 14 (25.00%) PKI
10 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
11 13 (23.21%) Data Protection Act
12 12 (21.43%) Cryptography
13 11 (19.64%) ITIL
14 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (17.86%) Smart Meter
14 10 (17.86%) CRISC
15 9 (16.07%) Legal
15 9 (16.07%) Firewall
16 8 (14.29%) CISA
16 8 (14.29%) Finance
17 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
18 6 (10.71%) Information Management
18 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
19 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
20 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
20 4 (7.14%) SDLC

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Network Security
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.79%) VPN
4 1 (1.79%) VoIP
4 1 (1.79%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) VisualVM
1 2 (3.57%) YourKit
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) ANTLR
1 2 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.57%) JUnit
1 2 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 9 (16.07%) Legal
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.79%) Law
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Consultant
2 24 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
4 8 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Security Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Information Security Officer
6 3 (5.36%) Head of Security
7 2 (3.57%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) IT Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Thrift
2 2 (3.57%) MyBatis
2 2 (3.57%) Drools
2 2 (3.57%) XACML
2 2 (3.57%) RESTful
2 2 (3.57%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) JMS
2 2 (3.57%) Middleware
2 2 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.14%) Management Information System
2 14 (25.00%) PKI
3 13 (23.21%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (21.43%) Cryptography
5 10 (17.86%) Smart Meter
6 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.36%) Statistics
7 3 (5.36%) CMDB
7 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.57%) RMADS
9 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Linux
2 1 (1.79%) CentOS
2 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 27 (48.21%) Security Management
3 21 (37.50%) Information Security Management
4 18 (32.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 18 (32.14%) ISMS
5 16 (28.57%) Data Protection
6 14 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 14 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (19.64%) ITIL
8 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (10.71%) Information Management
10 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
11 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
12 4 (7.14%) SDLC
12 4 (7.14%) SIEM
12 4 (7.14%) Change Control
12 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
13 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Python
1 2 (3.57%) C
1 2 (3.57%) Java
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) CISSP
2 20 (35.71%) CISM
3 10 (17.86%) CRISC
4 8 (14.29%) CISA
5 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.57%) CCSP
6 2 (3.57%) CCNA
6 2 (3.57%) CCSA
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (53.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.57%) COBIT
4 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.79%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Firmware
2 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (1.79%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) SAP
2 3 (5.36%) Cisco
3 2 (3.57%) Software AG
3 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.57%) Qualys
4 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.79%) Juniper
4 1 (1.79%) Websense
4 1 (1.79%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) Citrix
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.79%) Splunk
4 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds
Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £51.17 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Surrey
Montash
Posted: 17 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago