Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 27 May 2018 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 > Surrey
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 106 81
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 74 27 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.44% 1.18% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.40% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 44
Surrey median daily rate £550 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £356 £421 £398
90th Percentile £652 £586 £664
South East median daily rate £513 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +7.89% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Surrey median hourly rate - - £52.56
South East median hourly rate £31.66 £43.00 £52.56
% change year-on-year -26.37% -18.19% -13.80%

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 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 2,608 1,926 2,124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 85.96% 83.89% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,825 1,279 1,424
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £269
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 56 142
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £26.75 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.93% -30.97% -3.13%
10th Percentile £10.70 £13.63 £13.41
90th Percentile £52.13 £48.50 £53.75
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% -14.00% +13.64%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Surrey

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Surrey

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Surrey over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Surrey

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Surrey

Information Security
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 Information Security within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. 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
Staines 0 21 £550 - 3
Camberley -4 12 £550 +3.29% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -12 9 £640 +16.36% 1
Redhill - 5 - - 6
Epsom - 4 £380 -
Cobham - 3 £363 -
Reigate - 3 £275 -
Guildford - 2 - - 3
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 26 (35.14%) CISSP
2 21 (28.38%) CISM
2 21 (28.38%) Finance
3 20 (27.03%) Management Information System
3 20 (27.03%) Risk Management
4 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (22.97%) Unix
5 15 (20.27%) Linux
5 15 (20.27%) Risk Assessment
5 15 (20.27%) Degree
5 15 (20.27%) PCI DSS
6 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
6 13 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (17.57%) SQL
7 12 (16.22%) Java
7 12 (16.22%) Oracle
7 12 (16.22%) Python
8 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (14.86%) Project Management
8 11 (14.86%) GDPR
9 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
10 9 (12.16%) ITIL
11 8 (10.81%) Retail
11 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (9.46%) Firewall
12 7 (9.46%) Windows
12 7 (9.46%) LAN
12 7 (9.46%) WAN

Information Security
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 5 (6.76%) IIS
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.35%) IaaS
3 1 (1.35%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Firewall
1 7 (9.46%) LAN
1 7 (9.46%) WAN
2 6 (8.11%) SAN
3 4 (5.41%) Network Security
4 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) IPsec
5 1 (1.35%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.35%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.70%) DTS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Bower
1 2 (2.70%) FxCop
1 2 (2.70%) Grunt
1 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.70%) JSHint
1 2 (2.70%) Moq
1 2 (2.70%) NDepend
1 2 (2.70%) NUnit
1 2 (2.70%) ReSharper
1 2 (2.70%) Selenium
1 2 (2.70%) StyleCop
1 2 (2.70%) Subversion
1 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 8 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Analyst
1 12 (16.22%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) Security Analyst
3 10 (13.51%) Java Developer
3 10 (13.51%) Security Officer
4 9 (12.16%) Information Security Officer
4 9 (12.16%) Security Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.46%) Chief Information Officer
6 7 (9.46%) Chief Information Security Officer
6 7 (9.46%) Chief Security Officer
6 7 (9.46%) CIO
6 7 (9.46%) Consultant
6 7 (9.46%) Security Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Information Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Information Security Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) Security Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Manager
7 5 (6.76%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XACML
2 3 (4.05%) LDAP
3 2 (2.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.70%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.70%) CSS
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) HTML5
3 2 (2.70%) JAAS
3 2 (2.70%) jQuery
3 2 (2.70%) Node.js
3 2 (2.70%) OAuth
3 2 (2.70%) OpenID
3 2 (2.70%) SAML
3 2 (2.70%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.03%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.76%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) PKI
4 2 (2.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Unix
2 15 (20.27%) Linux
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) CentOS
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) Risk Management
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (17.57%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
5 11 (14.86%) Project Management
5 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (12.16%) ITIL
7 8 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.46%) Data Privacy
8 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
9 6 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (8.11%) Matrix Management
9 6 (8.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (6.76%) B2B
10 5 (6.76%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.76%) Change Management
10 5 (6.76%) Data Protection
10 5 (6.76%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) Java
2 12 (16.22%) Python
3 3 (4.05%) VB
4 2 (2.70%) AWK
4 2 (2.70%) Bourne shell
4 2 (2.70%) C#
4 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Korn
4 2 (2.70%) Perl
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (35.14%) CISSP
2 21 (28.38%) CISM
3 15 (20.27%) Degree
4 7 (9.46%) CISMP
5 6 (8.11%) CISA
5 6 (8.11%) CRISC
6 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.05%) IISP
7 3 (4.05%) SSCP
8 2 (2.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (2.70%) CCIE
8 2 (2.70%) CCNA
8 2 (2.70%) CCNP
8 2 (2.70%) CCSP
8 2 (2.70%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (1.35%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.35%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.35%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) PCI DSS
2 11 (14.86%) GDPR
3 10 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
5 3 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.35%) COBIT
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.35%) GAMP
6 1 (1.35%) HIPAA
6 1 (1.35%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 31000
6 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) GlusterFS
2 2 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) MIIS
1 3 (4.05%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.35%) Nessus
3 1 (1.35%) QRadar
3 1 (1.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) Citrix
5 4 (5.41%) NetApp
5 4 (5.41%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (4.05%) ArcSight
6 3 (4.05%) Centrify
6 3 (4.05%) McAfee
6 3 (4.05%) Sun
7 2 (2.70%) Brocade
7 2 (2.70%) EMC
7 2 (2.70%) FireEye
7 2 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Qualys
7 2 (2.70%) Rackspace
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.70%) SAP
7 2 (2.70%) StorageTek
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas