Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 93 79
Rank change year-on-year +22 -14 -17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 95 43 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 2.93% 1.62% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 1.90% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 38 32
Surrey median daily rate £500 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.65% +2.72%
10th Percentile £391 £343 £400
90th Percentile £650 £638 £611
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 £19.17
% change year-on-year -62.79% +124.37% -68.57%

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 2,848 2,263 2,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 87.93% 85.36% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,006 1,612 1,354
Surrey median daily rate £475 £439 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.26% +3.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £258
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 86
Surrey median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +34.85% -8.54%
10th Percentile £13.50 £14.00 £12.22
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.00
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% - -2.17%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +8 28 £500 -16.67% 2
Guildford -11 17 £525 +50.00% 5
Epsom - 9 £575 - 1
Camberley +5 8 £543 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames -15 5 £424 -8.87%
Redhill - 4 - - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £375 - 2
Cobham - 2 £358 -
Woking +6 1 £600 +23.08% 1
Reigate - 1 - - 1
Egham - 1 £288 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (24.21%) CISSP
4 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (22.11%) CISM
6 20 (21.05%) Management Information System
6 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 19 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 19 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 17 (17.89%) Project Management
9 16 (16.84%) Oracle
9 16 (16.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (16.84%) GDPR
10 13 (13.68%) ITIL
11 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
11 12 (12.63%) CISMP
12 11 (11.58%) Degree
12 11 (11.58%) Matrix Management
12 11 (11.58%) Security Management
12 11 (11.58%) VMware
12 11 (11.58%) IIS
12 11 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (10.53%) Windows
13 10 (10.53%) Cisco
13 10 (10.53%) LAN
13 10 (10.53%) WAN
13 10 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (10.53%) CISA
14 9 (9.47%) Data Protection
14 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery

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 (11.58%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) SAS
3 2 (2.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.05%) IaaS
2 1 (1.05%) PaaS
2 1 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (1.05%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) LAN
1 10 (10.53%) WAN
2 8 (8.42%) Firewall
3 7 (7.37%) Internet
3 7 (7.37%) SAN
4 5 (5.26%) Network Security
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (4.21%) VPN
6 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.05%) DHCP
7 1 (1.05%) DNS
7 1 (1.05%) SMS
7 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) DataStage
2 4 (4.21%) DTS
2 4 (4.21%) QualityStage
3 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.16%) Selenium
1 3 (3.16%) SonarQube
2 2 (2.11%) Bower
2 2 (2.11%) FxCop
2 2 (2.11%) Grunt
2 2 (2.11%) JSHint
2 2 (2.11%) Moq
2 2 (2.11%) NDepend
2 2 (2.11%) NUnit
2 2 (2.11%) ReSharper
2 2 (2.11%) StyleCop
2 2 (2.11%) Subversion
2 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.05%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.05%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.05%) Protractor
General
1 31 (32.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.16%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (17.89%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 14 (14.74%) Architect
4 12 (12.63%) Business Analyst
5 11 (11.58%) Chief Information Officer
5 11 (11.58%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 11 (11.58%) Chief Security Officer
5 11 (11.58%) CIO
5 11 (11.58%) Consultant
5 11 (11.58%) Information Security Officer
5 11 (11.58%) Security Officer
6 10 (10.53%) Security Manager
7 9 (9.47%) Security Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Security Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) Security Project Manager
9 7 (7.37%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (7.37%) Security Architect
10 6 (6.32%) Information Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.21%) J2EE
1 4 (4.21%) XACML
2 3 (3.16%) .NET
3 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.11%) Apache Thrift
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.11%) CSS
3 2 (2.11%) HTML
3 2 (2.11%) HTML5
3 2 (2.11%) JAAS
3 2 (2.11%) jQuery
3 2 (2.11%) LDAP
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
3 2 (2.11%) OAuth
3 2 (2.11%) OpenID
3 2 (2.11%) SAML
3 2 (2.11%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.21%) Wiki
5 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.16%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (3.16%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (3.16%) Smartcard
6 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.11%) SCADA
6 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.05%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.05%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.05%) PKI
7 1 (1.05%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 7 (7.37%) Solaris
2 7 (7.37%) Unix
3 4 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 19 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 17 (17.89%) Project Management
5 13 (13.68%) ITIL
6 11 (11.58%) Matrix Management
6 11 (11.58%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (11.58%) Security Management
7 10 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (9.47%) Data Protection
8 9 (9.47%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.47%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.42%) Change Management
9 8 (8.42%) ISMS
9 8 (8.42%) Resource Management
10 7 (7.37%) Collaborative Working
10 7 (7.37%) SIEM
10 7 (7.37%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.37%) Java
2 4 (4.21%) Python
3 3 (3.16%) C#
3 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.05%) SQL
4 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (24.21%) CISSP
2 21 (22.11%) CISM
3 12 (12.63%) CISMP
4 11 (11.58%) Degree
5 10 (10.53%) CISA
6 9 (9.47%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.32%) IISP
8 4 (4.21%) CCIE
8 4 (4.21%) JNCIE
8 4 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (3.16%) CCNP
9 3 (3.16%) CREST Certified
9 3 (3.16%) MCSE
9 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.11%) CRISC
11 1 (1.05%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (1.05%) CCSP
11 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.05%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.84%) GDPR
1 16 (16.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (9.47%) Data Quality
3 8 (8.42%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (3.16%) ISAE 3402
5 3 (3.16%) ISO 22301
5 3 (3.16%) ISO 31000
5 3 (3.16%) ISO 9001
5 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (2.11%) COBIT
6 2 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.05%) GAMP
7 1 (1.05%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (1.05%) PMO
7 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.16%) Nessus
1 3 (3.16%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.05%) MIIS
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.84%) Oracle
3 11 (11.58%) VMware
4 10 (10.53%) Cisco
5 7 (7.37%) Citrix
5 7 (7.37%) IBM
5 7 (7.37%) NetApp
5 7 (7.37%) Nimble Storage
6 4 (4.21%) Blue Coat
6 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
6 4 (4.21%) Juniper
6 4 (4.21%) McAfee
6 4 (4.21%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (4.21%) Palo Alto
7 3 (3.16%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (3.16%) Imperva
7 3 (3.16%) Qualys
7 3 (3.16%) Sun
7 3 (3.16%) Trend Micro
7 3 (3.16%) Tripwire