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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 42 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.51% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.78% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
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£290 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
297 257 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 74.62% 69.46% 71.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 141 226
Average daily rate £400 £402 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.49% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 12
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £21.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) IIS
2 7 (77.78%) MS Office
2 7 (77.78%) MCP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
2 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) McAfee
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 7 (77.78%) Wireless
2 7 (77.78%) Nessus
2 7 (77.78%) CEH
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 7 (77.78%) Qualys
2 7 (77.78%) SCCM
2 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (77.78%) Coaching
3 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (77.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
1 7 (77.78%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) TCP/IP
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
1 7 (77.78%) Wireless
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) Security Analyst
2 7 (77.78%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Incident Management
2 7 (77.78%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (77.78%) Coaching
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) MCP
1 7 (77.78%) MCSE
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (77.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) Nessus
1 7 (77.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) McAfee
1 7 (77.78%) Qualys