Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 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 > Surrey
6 months to
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 113 88
Rank change year-on-year +34 -25 -25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 81 36 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.81% 1.24% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.45% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 28 15
Surrey median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £330 £455 £390
90th Percentile £634 £650 £586
South East median daily rate £525 £513 £465
% change year-on-year +2.44% +10.22% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% -69.77% -18.10%

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 2,525 2,482 1,809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.61% 85.76% 84.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,819 1,746 1,137
Surrey median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £255
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 78
Surrey median hourly rate £22.00 £42.18 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.84% +68.70% -35.48%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.93 £13.50
90th Percentile £53.25 £50.93 £42.88
South East median hourly rate £24.47 £24.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.93% +6.71% -18.18%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 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
Camberley +5 19 £550 - 1
Staines +22 18 £450 -14.29%
Sunbury-on-Thames +6 10 £613 -4.30%
Guildford - 4 £550 - 4
Reigate +5 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 29 (35.80%) Finance
1 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (20.99%) Java
3 17 (20.99%) TDD
3 17 (20.99%) Scrum
4 15 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (17.28%) DevOps
6 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
6 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
6 13 (16.05%) Banking
7 12 (14.81%) Investment Banking
7 12 (14.81%) SDLC
8 10 (12.35%) Kubernetes
8 10 (12.35%) Active Directory
8 10 (12.35%) HTML
9 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 9 (11.11%) CSS
9 9 (11.11%) Windows
9 9 (11.11%) Python
9 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.11%) Office 365
9 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
9 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 9 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
9 9 (11.11%) Docker
10 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (9.88%) Security Management
10 8 (9.88%) Project Management

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 4 (4.94%) Apache
1 4 (4.94%) IIS
1 4 (4.94%) lighttpd
1 4 (4.94%) nginx
1 4 (4.94%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.11%) Office 365
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.41%) Yammer
4 5 (6.17%) npm
5 4 (4.94%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (4.94%) Serverless
6 2 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.47%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.23%) IaaS
7 1 (1.23%) PaaS
7 1 (1.23%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) Firewall
2 3 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (2.47%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) LAN
3 2 (2.47%) Network Security
3 2 (2.47%) Skype
3 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) Power BI
3 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 4 (4.94%) NoSQL
4 4 (4.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
4 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.23%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.23%) Protractor
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 29 (35.80%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Banking
3 12 (14.81%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.94%) Legal
5 3 (3.70%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (24.69%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) Analyst
3 13 (16.05%) Security Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Angular Developer
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 8 (9.88%) Security Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Information Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Security Project Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) Information Security Project Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Architect
8 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Programme Manager
8 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
9 4 (4.94%) Administrator
9 4 (4.94%) Security Administrator
10 3 (3.70%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 9 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 9 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) Spring
4 6 (7.41%) HTML5
5 5 (6.17%) .NET
5 5 (6.17%) jQuery
5 5 (6.17%) Node.js
5 5 (6.17%) REST
5 5 (6.17%) Sass
6 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
6 4 (4.94%) LAMP
6 4 (4.94%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (4.94%) LEMP Stack
6 4 (4.94%) WCF
6 4 (4.94%) Web Services
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) e-Learning
2 2 (2.47%) PKI
2 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.23%) Equities
3 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.23%) PMI
3 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
3 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (4.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.23%) Unix
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (20.99%) Scrum
3 17 (20.99%) TDD
4 14 (17.28%) DevOps
5 12 (14.81%) SDLC
6 9 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
6 9 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.88%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (9.88%) Project Management
7 8 (9.88%) Security Management
8 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.64%) Risk Management
8 7 (8.64%) Security Operations
9 6 (7.41%) Behavioural Change
9 6 (7.41%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (7.41%) Information Security Management
9 6 (7.41%) Social Engineering
9 6 (7.41%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.99%) Java
2 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.11%) Python
4 6 (7.41%) C#
5 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.94%) Perl
6 4 (4.94%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (8.64%) CISM
1 7 (8.64%) CISSP
2 3 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.23%) CRISC
3 1 (1.23%) GIAC
3 1 (1.23%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.23%) SANS
3 1 (1.23%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 6 (7.41%) GDPR
4 2 (2.47%) COBIT
4 2 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (2.47%) QA
5 1 (1.23%) COSO
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) Docker
3 4 (4.94%) KVM
3 4 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.94%) Puppet
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.94%) Black Duck
2 4 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (4.94%) SAP
2 4 (4.94%) VMware
3 2 (2.47%) Citrix
3 2 (2.47%) Splunk
3 2 (2.47%) Virgin Media
4 1 (1.23%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec