Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 90 78
Rank change year-on-year +21 -12 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 100 47 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.05% 1.86% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 2.17% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 36 44
Surrey median daily rate £519 £465 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.56% -7.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £356 £319 £390
90th Percentile £650 £591 £674
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Surrey median hourly rate - - £60.00
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £20.83
% change year-on-year -62.79% +106.43% -65.71%

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 2,872 2,170 2,172
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.61% 85.84% 85.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,005 1,504 1,483
Surrey median daily rate £475 £428 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - +6.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £263
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 57 93
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +10.09% -22.14%
10th Percentile £11.07 £14.25 £13.63
90th Percentile £50.90 £48.00 £48.50
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -12.09% +3.41%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -3 23 £500 -
Guildford -12 14 £513 +46.43% 6
Sunbury-on-Thames -17 11 £598 +22.69%
Epsom - 8 £380 - 1
Camberley -2 7 £568 -
Redhill - 7 - - 2
Reigate - 3 £275 - 1
Cobham - 3 £363 - 2
Leatherhead - 3 £375 - 4
Woking +4 1 £600 +23.08%
Egham - 1 £288 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.00%) CISSP
4 27 (27.00%) Management Information System
5 25 (25.00%) CISM
6 22 (22.00%) Risk Management
7 20 (20.00%) Oracle
8 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (19.00%) Security Architecture
8 19 (19.00%) GDPR
9 16 (16.00%) Project Management
9 16 (16.00%) PCI DSS
10 15 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.00%) ITIL
11 14 (14.00%) Degree
11 14 (14.00%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (13.00%) VMware
12 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (12.00%) Unix
13 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
13 12 (12.00%) CISMP
14 11 (11.00%) Matrix Management
14 11 (11.00%) IIS
14 11 (11.00%) Windows
14 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
14 11 (11.00%) CISA
15 10 (10.00%) Change Management
15 10 (10.00%) LAN

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 11 (11.00%) IIS
2 3 (3.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.00%) PaaS
2 1 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.00%) LAN
1 10 (10.00%) WAN
2 9 (9.00%) SAN
3 6 (6.00%) Firewall
4 4 (4.00%) Internet
5 3 (3.00%) Network Security
6 2 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.00%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.00%) DHCP
7 1 (1.00%) DNS
7 1 (1.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.00%) IPsec
7 1 (1.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.00%) SMS
7 1 (1.00%) SSL
7 1 (1.00%) VPN
7 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.00%) DTS
4 3 (3.00%) DataStage
4 3 (3.00%) QualityStage
4 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.00%) Selenium
1 3 (3.00%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.00%) Bower
2 2 (2.00%) FxCop
2 2 (2.00%) Grunt
2 2 (2.00%) JSHint
2 2 (2.00%) Moq
2 2 (2.00%) NDepend
2 2 (2.00%) NUnit
2 2 (2.00%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.00%) StyleCop
2 2 (2.00%) Subversion
2 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.00%) JUnit
3 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.00%) MSI
3 1 (1.00%) Protractor
3 1 (1.00%) TestNG
General
1 38 (38.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Retail
3 5 (5.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Analyst
2 14 (14.00%) Project Manager
2 14 (14.00%) Security Officer
3 13 (13.00%) Architect
3 13 (13.00%) Information Security Officer
3 13 (13.00%) Security Analyst
4 12 (12.00%) Security Manager
5 11 (11.00%) Chief Information Officer
5 11 (11.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 11 (11.00%) Chief Security Officer
5 11 (11.00%) CIO
5 11 (11.00%) Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Security Consultant
8 7 (7.00%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (7.00%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.00%) Information Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Information Security Analyst
9 6 (6.00%) Security Project Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) XACML
2 3 (3.00%) .NET
2 3 (3.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.00%) CSS
3 2 (2.00%) HTML
3 2 (2.00%) HTML5
3 2 (2.00%) JAAS
3 2 (2.00%) jQuery
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) Node.js
3 2 (2.00%) OAuth
3 2 (2.00%) OpenID
3 2 (2.00%) SAML
3 2 (2.00%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.00%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.00%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (3.00%) Smartcard
5 2 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.00%) SCADA
5 2 (2.00%) Wiki
6 1 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.00%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Unix
2 11 (11.00%) Windows
3 9 (9.00%) Solaris
4 7 (7.00%) Linux
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.00%) CentOS
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.00%) Risk Management
3 19 (19.00%) Security Architecture
4 16 (16.00%) Project Management
5 15 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (14.00%) ITIL
6 14 (14.00%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (11.00%) Matrix Management
9 11 (11.00%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.00%) Change Management
10 10 (10.00%) Data Protection
11 9 (9.00%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.00%) Data Privacy
12 8 (8.00%) Scrum
12 8 (8.00%) Security Management
13 7 (7.00%) ISMS
13 7 (7.00%) Resource Management
13 7 (7.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.00%) Java
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (3.00%) C#
4 3 (3.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.00%) VB
5 2 (2.00%) AWK
5 2 (2.00%) Bourne shell
5 2 (2.00%) Korn
5 2 (2.00%) Perl
5 2 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.00%) C
6 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (29.00%) CISSP
2 25 (25.00%) CISM
3 14 (14.00%) Degree
4 12 (12.00%) CISMP
5 11 (11.00%) CISA
6 8 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.00%) IISP
8 6 (6.00%) CRISC
9 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.00%) CCNP
10 3 (3.00%) CREST Certified
10 3 (3.00%) MCSE
10 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.00%) SSCP
11 2 (2.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (2.00%) CCIE
11 2 (2.00%) CCSP
11 2 (2.00%) JNCIE
12 1 (1.00%) CGEIT
12 1 (1.00%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.00%) GDPR
2 16 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 15 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (9.00%) Data Quality
5 5 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.00%) ISAE 3402
6 3 (3.00%) ISO 22301
6 3 (3.00%) ISO 31000
6 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
6 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 2 (2.00%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.00%) COBIT
8 1 (1.00%) GAMP
8 1 (1.00%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (1.00%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.00%) vSphere
3 2 (2.00%) GlusterFS
3 2 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) MIIS
1 3 (3.00%) Nessus
1 3 (3.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (2.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 1 (1.00%) QRadar
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (20.00%) Oracle
2 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.00%) VMware
4 8 (8.00%) Cisco
4 8 (8.00%) Citrix
5 7 (7.00%) NetApp
5 7 (7.00%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (6.00%) IBM
7 5 (5.00%) Centrify
7 5 (5.00%) Sun
8 4 (4.00%) Qualys
9 3 (3.00%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.00%) Imperva
9 3 (3.00%) McAfee
9 3 (3.00%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (3.00%) Palo Alto
9 3 (3.00%) Splunk
9 3 (3.00%) Trend Micro
9 3 (3.00%) Tripwire