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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 45 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.64% 1.27% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.58% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £585 £290 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.72% -42.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £441 £420
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
396 380 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.98% 80.68% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 236 163
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Worthing - 3 £585 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (29.17%) Security Management
4 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
4 7 (29.17%) REST
4 7 (29.17%) Microservices
4 7 (29.17%) API Development
4 7 (29.17%) API Design
5 6 (25.00%) API Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
5 6 (25.00%) OWASP
5 6 (25.00%) Spring
5 6 (25.00%) Web Development
5 6 (25.00%) Statistics
5 6 (25.00%) IT Governance
5 6 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) Web Services
5 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
6 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
7 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
8 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
8 3 (12.50%) ISMS
8 3 (12.50%) RMADS
8 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Firewall
1 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (8.33%) Back Office
1 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Security Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Architect
4 7 (29.17%) IT Analyst
4 7 (29.17%) IT Security Analyst
5 6 (25.00%) Applications Architect
6 5 (20.83%) Security Manager
7 4 (16.67%) Business Analyst
7 4 (16.67%) IT Manager
7 4 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
8 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) Consultant
9 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
9 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Manager
9 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
9 2 (8.33%) Senior Manager
9 2 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
10 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) REST
2 6 (25.00%) Spring
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (25.00%) Statistics
3 3 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (8.33%) Smart Energy
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (29.17%) API Design
2 7 (29.17%) API Development
2 7 (29.17%) Microservices
2 7 (29.17%) Security Management
3 6 (25.00%) API Integration
3 6 (25.00%) IT Governance
3 6 (25.00%) OWASP
3 6 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Information Security Management
4 5 (20.83%) Process Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (12.50%) ISMS
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Security
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (4.17%) CISMP
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (29.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (12.50%) RMADS
4 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft