Period
to 5 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 5 December 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.

Cybersecurity
South East > Surrey
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 94 127
Rank change year-on-year +44 +33 -6
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 77 77 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.89% 2.31% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 2.60% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 25
Surrey median daily rate £500 £513 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +16.48% -4.35%
10th Percentile £367 £400 £300
90th Percentile £675 £671 £610
South East median daily rate £500 £500 £457
% change year-on-year - +9.41% -8.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £18.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -16.67% - -

Cybersecurity 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 Surrey with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,724 2,966 2,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.07% 89.12% 85.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,206 2,110 1,725
Surrey median daily rate £466 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £286 £313 £300
90th Percentile £638 £613 £588
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 70 60
Surrey median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.50% +60.00% -8.68%
10th Percentile £14.14 £13.45 £13.45
90th Percentile £53.63 £52.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £26.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year +3.50% +14.18% -7.23%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Surrey

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Surrey

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Surrey over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Surrey

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 5 December 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +16 25 £450 -28.29%
Guildford +18 16 £550 +22.22% 10
Staines +30 9 £400 -25.58%
Camberley -9 6 £608 +10.45% 1
Redhill +13 1 £325 -50.00%
Reigate - 1 £550 - 3
Tadworth - 1 £533 -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 27 (35.06%) Information Security
2 20 (25.97%) Firewall
3 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
4 12 (15.58%) SQL
4 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
5 11 (14.29%) SIEM
5 11 (14.29%) Network Security
5 11 (14.29%) Cisco
5 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.99%) CISSP
6 10 (12.99%) Identity Access Management
7 9 (11.69%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (11.69%) AlgoSec
7 9 (11.69%) Data Privacy
7 9 (11.69%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (11.69%) CISA
7 9 (11.69%) CISM
7 9 (11.69%) Cryptography
7 9 (11.69%) Zscaler
8 8 (10.39%) Security Monitoring
8 8 (10.39%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (10.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
9 7 (9.09%) SDLC
9 7 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
9 7 (9.09%) ArcSight
9 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 7 (9.09%) Finance
9 7 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 3 (3.90%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.30%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.19%) Azure
3 3 (3.90%) npm
3 3 (3.90%) Office 365
3 3 (3.90%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.30%) AWS
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) Firewall
2 11 (14.29%) Network Security
3 6 (7.79%) Internet
4 4 (5.19%) HTTP
4 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.19%) SMTP
5 2 (2.60%) PBX
5 2 (2.60%) Wireless
6 1 (1.30%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.30%) LAN
6 1 (1.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.90%) Grunt
1 3 (3.90%) gulp
2 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
2 2 (2.60%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Mocha
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 4 (5.19%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Advertising
4 1 (1.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Security Analyst
3 11 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Network Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Developer
7 7 (9.09%) Architect
7 7 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) IT Manager
8 5 (6.49%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Security Project Manager
9 4 (5.19%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.90%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) RAML
1 6 (7.79%) RESTful
2 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) Spring
3 3 (3.90%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) Node.js
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Core
4 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (2.60%) HTML5
4 2 (2.60%) OAuth
4 2 (2.60%) OpenID
4 2 (2.60%) Sass
5 1 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.30%) React
5 1 (1.30%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.69%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (3.90%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (2.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.30%) LIMS
8 1 (1.30%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Linux
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) Information Security
2 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
3 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (14.29%) SIEM
4 10 (12.99%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (11.69%) Cryptography
5 9 (11.69%) Data Privacy
6 8 (10.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 8 (10.39%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (10.39%) Security Monitoring
7 7 (9.09%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (9.09%) Information Security Governance
7 7 (9.09%) SDLC
7 7 (9.09%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (7.79%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.79%) Migration
8 6 (7.79%) Release Management
8 6 (7.79%) Scrum
8 6 (7.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.79%) Python
4 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.19%) Java
4 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.30%) C
6 1 (1.30%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) CISSP
2 9 (11.69%) CISA
2 9 (11.69%) CISM
3 5 (6.49%) GCFA
3 5 (6.49%) GCIA
3 5 (6.49%) GCIH
3 5 (6.49%) OSCP
3 5 (6.49%) SSCP
4 4 (5.19%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.19%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.90%) IISP
6 2 (2.60%) CCNP
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.60%) MCSE
6 2 (2.60%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.60%) PMP
6 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.49%) NIST
3 4 (5.19%) COBIT
4 3 (3.90%) COSO
4 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (2.60%) GDPR
5 2 (2.60%) NCSC
6 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (1.30%) ITGC
6 1 (1.30%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.30%) PMO
6 1 (1.30%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) RSA Archer
2 2 (2.60%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Palo Alto
2 11 (14.29%) Cisco
3 9 (11.69%) AlgoSec
3 9 (11.69%) Zscaler
4 7 (9.09%) ArcSight
5 6 (7.79%) MuleSoft
6 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.19%) SAP
7 3 (3.90%) Darktrace
8 2 (2.60%) Citrix
8 2 (2.60%) Cognos
8 2 (2.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (2.60%) FireEye
8 2 (2.60%) Planview
8 2 (2.60%) Proofpoint
8 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.60%) TippingPoint
9 1 (1.30%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.30%) Splunk
9 1 (1.30%) Varonis