The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex 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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 39 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.58% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.63% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£290 £508 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +22.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +142.71%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
244 320 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 70.93% 79.60% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 182 326
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 2
Average hourly rate £21.82 £45.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the West Sussex region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the West Sussex region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Crawley +9 1 - - 1
Worthing - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
4 4 (36.36%) Qualys
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
4 4 (36.36%) Nessus
4 4 (36.36%) CEH
4 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) McAfee
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
4 4 (36.36%) MCP
4 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
4 4 (36.36%) IIS
4 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 (36.36%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) IT Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Workday Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Information Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (36.36%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Business Development
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) MCSE
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CEH
2 4 (36.36%) MCP
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) CISSP
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nessus
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
2 4 (36.36%) McAfee
2 4 (36.36%) Qualys
3 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
3 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
3 1 (9.09%) Northgate
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Avaya
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec