Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 113 78
Rank change year-on-year +40 -35 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 94 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.80% 1.29% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.52% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 33 26
Surrey median daily rate £513 £475 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -6.86% +2.00%
10th Percentile £363 £330 £369
90th Percentile £634 £638 £656
South East median daily rate £525 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +8.25% +2.11% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -62.79% +145.71% -71.19%

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 2,977 2,369 1,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 88.71% 84.94% 85.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,103 1,714 1,246
Surrey median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £236
90th Percentile £612 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 59 91
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -8.26% -9.17%
10th Percentile £14.20 £13.40 £11.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £44.25
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £22.75 £24.23
% change year-on-year +10.42% -6.09% -3.10%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +11 22 £500 -18.37% 2
Guildford -10 18 £538 +53.57% 3
Camberley +12 14 £550 -4.35% 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -3 9 £613 +36.11%
Epsom +9 6 £575 -
Leatherhead - 3 £375 -
Cobham - 2 £358 -
Egham - 1 £288 -
Redhill - 1 - - 1
Reigate - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (17.02%) Project Management
5 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
6 14 (14.89%) Scrum
6 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 13 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 13 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
8 12 (12.77%) Java
9 11 (11.70%) ITIL
9 11 (11.70%) CISSP
9 11 (11.70%) TDD
9 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (10.64%) Office 365
10 10 (10.64%) Firewall
10 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
11 9 (9.57%) Security Management
11 9 (9.57%) CISM
11 9 (9.57%) Windows
11 9 (9.57%) Banking
11 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
12 8 (8.51%) Oracle
12 8 (8.51%) Cisco
13 7 (7.45%) SDLC
13 7 (7.45%) Data Loss Prevention
13 7 (7.45%) GDPR
13 7 (7.45%) VMware
13 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification

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 (5.32%) IIS
2 4 (4.26%) SAS
3 3 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Office 365
2 6 (6.38%) Yammer
3 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.13%) npm
4 2 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 2 (2.13%) Tricentis Tosca
5 1 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Firewall
2 7 (7.45%) Internet
3 5 (5.32%) LAN
3 5 (5.32%) VPN
3 5 (5.32%) WAN
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.26%) Network Security
5 3 (3.19%) DNS
5 3 (3.19%) SAN
6 2 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.13%) Skype
7 1 (1.06%) DHCP
7 1 (1.06%) SMS
7 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Power BI
2 4 (4.26%) DataStage
2 4 (4.26%) QualityStage
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) DTS
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.19%) JIRA
4 2 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.13%) JUnit
4 2 (2.13%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.13%) Protractor
4 2 (2.13%) Selenium
4 2 (2.13%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.13%) TestNG
5 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.06%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.06%) MSI
5 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (35.11%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.19%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Security Manager
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
2 15 (15.96%) Project Manager
3 12 (12.77%) Information Security Manager
4 11 (11.70%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) Security Project Manager
5 9 (9.57%) Developer
5 9 (9.57%) Information Manager
6 8 (8.51%) Consultant
6 8 (8.51%) Information Security Project Manager
7 7 (7.45%) Security Consultant
8 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) IT Manager
9 5 (5.32%) Programme Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Information Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Information Security Analyst
10 4 (4.26%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Security Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) .NET
1 4 (4.26%) AngularJS
1 4 (4.26%) J2EE
1 4 (4.26%) Spring
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.13%) HTML5
2 2 (2.13%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) Sass
3 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) Wiki
4 3 (3.19%) PKI
4 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.06%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.06%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.06%) PMI
6 1 (1.06%) SCADA
6 1 (1.06%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.06%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.06%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.57%) Windows
2 4 (4.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.19%) Solaris
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (17.02%) Project Management
4 14 (14.89%) Scrum
5 13 (13.83%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (11.70%) ITIL
6 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.70%) TDD
7 10 (10.64%) Risk Management
8 9 (9.57%) Security Architecture
8 9 (9.57%) Security Management
9 7 (7.45%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (7.45%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.45%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.45%) SDLC
9 7 (7.45%) SIEM
10 6 (6.38%) Behavioural Change
10 6 (6.38%) Social Engineering
10 6 (6.38%) Test Strategy
10 6 (6.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) Java
2 5 (5.32%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Python
3 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
4 2 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (11.70%) CISSP
2 9 (9.57%) CISM
3 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.45%) Degree
4 4 (4.26%) CCIE
4 4 (4.26%) JNCIE
5 3 (3.19%) CCNP
5 3 (3.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.13%) CISA
6 2 (2.13%) CISMP
6 2 (2.13%) CRISC
6 2 (2.13%) IISP
7 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.06%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.06%) SANS
7 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.45%) GDPR
3 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.13%) COBIT
4 2 (2.13%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.13%) QA
5 1 (1.06%) COSO
5 1 (1.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.06%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 31000
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.06%) PMO
5 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) vSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Docker
3 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.06%) MIIS
1 1 (1.06%) Nessus
1 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
1 1 (1.06%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Cisco
2 8 (8.51%) Oracle
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) Citrix
4 5 (5.32%) IBM
5 4 (4.26%) Blue Coat
5 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.26%) Juniper
5 4 (4.26%) MicroStrategy
5 4 (4.26%) Palo Alto
6 3 (3.19%) NetApp
6 3 (3.19%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (2.13%) McAfee
7 2 (2.13%) Splunk
8 1 (1.06%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.06%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.06%) Imperva
8 1 (1.06%) Qualys
8 1 (1.06%) Trend Micro