Period
to 23 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 46 50
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 20 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.04% 2.01% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.25% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
East Sussex median daily rate £500 £350 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +24.44% -19.64%
10th Percentile £425 £305 £263
90th Percentile £563 £475 £342
South East median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £72.50 £16.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +353.13% -62.79% +106.43%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 566 489 461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 86.02% 89.23% 86.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 301 302
East Sussex median daily rate £435 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £278 £275 £243
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £415
% change year-on-year +4.65% +3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 9
East Sussex median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% - -21.37%
10th Percentile £12.50 £10.75 £11.04
90th Percentile £58.25 £18.00 £72.50
South East median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +26.00% +25.00% -11.11%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in East Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in East Sussex over the 6 months to 23 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in East Sussex

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in East 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 East Sussex region over the 6 months to 23 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +8 17 £475 +5.56% 3
Hove - 2 £613 - 2
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
2 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 9 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (35.00%) NIST
5 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 6 (30.00%) CISSP
5 6 (30.00%) DevOps
5 6 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) CISA
6 5 (25.00%) CISM
7 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
8 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Data Security
8 3 (15.00%) Security Management
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL
9 2 (10.00%) Firewall
9 2 (10.00%) Identity Management

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT Security
5 1 (5.00%) Head of IT Services
5 1 (5.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 9 (45.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (30.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 5 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (20.00%) IT Governance
5 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (15.00%) Data Security
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Management
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISA
2 5 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) IISP
3 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (35.00%) NIST
3 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (10.00%) COBIT
4 2 (10.00%) COSO
5 1 (5.00%) GDPR
5 1 (5.00%) NIST 800