Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 73 52
Rank change year-on-year -29 -21 +37
Contract jobs citing Information Security 40 55 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.44% 2.38% 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.85% 4.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 29 41
Surrey median daily rate £475 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +4.00% +12.36%
10th Percentile £338 £373 £326
90th Percentile £638 £630 £650
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £474
% change year-on-year - +0.26% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Surrey median hourly rate - - £60.98
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £19.17 £60.98
% change year-on-year +124.37% -68.57% +35.51%

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 2313 1933 2204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.35% 83.54% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1282 1346
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £285
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -10 11 £465 -11.43%
Guildford +1 9 £350 -15.66% 1
Staines -7 5 £613 +28.95% 2
Woking +6 3 £475 -32.14%
Camberley 0 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (32.50%) Information Security Management
1 13 (32.50%) Security Management
1 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (32.50%) ISMS
2 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
3 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (25.00%) Service Management
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
4 9 (22.50%) SLA
5 8 (20.00%) SAP
5 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 8 (20.00%) GDPR
6 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (17.50%) IBM
6 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
7 6 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
8 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 5 (12.50%) SAP HANA
8 5 (12.50%) SAP Security
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 5 (12.50%) SAP GRC
8 5 (12.50%) PMP
8 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

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 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) nginx
1 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP GRC
2 2 (5.00%) SAP SM
3 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.50%) Junos
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SAP HANA
2 1 (2.50%) DTS
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Aerospace
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Service Manager
3 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Compliance Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Global Services Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Information Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.50%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Information Security Management
1 13 (32.50%) ISMS
1 13 (32.50%) Security Management
2 11 (27.50%) Risk Management
3 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 10 (25.00%) Service Management
4 8 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 8 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (17.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
7 5 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) SAP Security
7 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) C++
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) PMP
2 3 (7.50%) CISSP
2 3 (7.50%) CRISC
3 2 (5.00%) CISM
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
4 1 (2.50%) CISA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) GISF
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (22.50%) SLA
3 8 (20.00%) GDPR
3 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (10.00%) QA
5 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
6 1 (2.50%) COBIT
6 1 (2.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) OpenAM
1 1 (2.50%) OpenDJ
1 1 (2.50%) OpenIDM
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.50%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) SAP
2 7 (17.50%) IBM
3 6 (15.00%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) ForgeRock
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) VMware