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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 45 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.24% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.20% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate
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£500 £370 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.13% -27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £306 £422
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £434 £594
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
445 250 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 83.02% 67.39% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 167 204
Average daily rate £400 £330 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £44.00 £16.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
Crawley -3 7 £500 +11.11%
East Grinstead - 3 - -
Gatwick +3 1 £510 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) REST
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
2 5 (31.25%) Microservices
2 5 (31.25%) API Development
2 5 (31.25%) API Design
3 4 (25.00%) API Integration
3 4 (25.00%) Wireless
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) C
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (25.00%) Spring
4 3 (18.75%) Web Development
4 3 (18.75%) ISMS
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 3 (18.75%) CEH
4 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
5 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (18.75%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Wireless
2 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Applications Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) REST
2 4 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) PKI
2 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (31.25%) Microservices
1 5 (31.25%) API Development
1 5 (31.25%) API Design
2 4 (25.00%) API Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) ISMS
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.25%) Database Security
5 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) CISM
2 3 (18.75%) CEH
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) VMware