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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 45 45 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.68% 1.35% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.59% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 6
Median daily rate £400 £425 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +46.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

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
393 439 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.52% 84.91% 77.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 283 198
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 19
Median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.28 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £400 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) SIEM
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
4 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
5 4 (30.77%) ISMS
5 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (30.77%) PKI
6 3 (23.08%) Smart Energy
6 3 (23.08%) SANS
6 3 (23.08%) Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
6 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (23.08%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Information Management
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Qualys
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 1 (7.69%) IISP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
1 7 (53.85%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Operational Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) PKI
1 4 (30.77%) Smart Meter
2 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) Smart Energy
3 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) SIEM
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) ISMS
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Information Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.69%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Security Operations
6 1 (7.69%) Validation
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 3 (23.08%) SANS
4 1 (7.69%) CEH
4 1 (7.69%) CISA
4 1 (7.69%) CLAS
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Qualys
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft