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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 57 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.21% 0.63% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.74% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £585 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +95.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
416 405 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.51% 85.62% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 250 250
Median daily rate £438 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 23
Median hourly rate £45.87 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.80% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.40 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.10 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Qualys
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
4 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) CISA
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) SANS
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Qualys
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft