Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 90 62
Rank change year-on-year -33 -28 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 35 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.01% 1.70% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 2.08% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 48
Surrey median daily rate £550 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £460 £394 £389
90th Percentile £615 £568 £641
South East median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Surrey median hourly rate - - £52.50
South East median hourly rate £13.00 £55.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year -76.36% +4.76% +16.67%

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 2,508 1,680 2,066
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 84.25% 81.67% 81.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,788 1,053 1,353
Surrey median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £312 £250 £282
90th Percentile £588 £563 £556
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 89 87
Surrey median hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -41.18% -
10th Percentile £13.93 £12.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.45 £42.50 £57.00
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +50.00%

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 February 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 21 February 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 -4 10 £575 - 1
Camberley -3 9 £550 +3.29% 1
Sunbury-on-Thames -25 2 - -
Woking +10 1 £425 -9.09%
Epsom - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 8 (26.67%) Unix
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) Python
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (23.33%) CISSP
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (20.00%) GDPR
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 4 (13.33%) CISM
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 4 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (13.33%) Network Security
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Security Operations

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.33%) Junos
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) DTS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Architect
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Security Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Information Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LDAP
1 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
1 8 (26.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (20.00%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Information Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Java
1 8 (26.67%) Python
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) CISSP
2 6 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) CISM
4 3 (10.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.00%) CCNP
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.67%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ISEB
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.33%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) GDPR
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.33%) PMO
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (6.67%) FireEye
1 2 (6.67%) McAfee
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (3.33%) VMware