Period
to 1 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 1 April 2020 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.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 139 143
Rank change year-on-year +57 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing NIST 10 14 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Surrey 0.73% 0.48% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.02% 4.05% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 9
Median daily rate £550 £590 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.78% -9.23% +57.58%
10th Percentile £435 £475 £563
90th Percentile £673 £688 £725
South East median daily rate £600 £538 £600
% change year-on-year +11.63% -10.42% +45.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

NIST is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 166 346 417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 12.11% 11.98% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 244 282
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £263
90th Percentile £638 £588 £644
South East median daily rate £401 £425 £420
% change year-on-year -5.76% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £16.00 £14.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% +10.73% -21.89%
10th Percentile £24.63 £15.10 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.88 £18.30 £44.70
Median hourly rate £19.71 £26.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -25.38% +17.40% +28.83%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing NIST as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for NIST in Surrey

NIST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NIST in Surrey.

Daily rate trend for NIST in Surrey

NIST
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NIST in Surrey over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NIST in Surrey

NIST
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 NIST within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 1 April 2020. 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
Sunbury-on-Thames +13 7 £450 -26.23%
Guildford - 2 £575 -
NIST
South East

For the 6 months to 1 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing NIST 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 NIST.

1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 7 (70.00%) GDPR
3 6 (60.00%) Remediation Plan
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 5 (50.00%) Data Privacy
5 4 (40.00%) RSA Archer
5 4 (40.00%) Threat Management
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Azure
5 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) CISSP
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (30.00%) AWS
6 3 (30.00%) NCSC
7 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 2 (20.00%) CASP
7 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (20.00%) Legal

NIST
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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) AWS
3 2 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (50.00%) Security Officer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Information Security
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Remediation Plan
4 5 (50.00%) Data Privacy
4 5 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (40.00%) DevOps
5 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (40.00%) Threat Management
6 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (20.00%) Cryptography
7 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) Emotional Intelligence
8 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISM
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) CASP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (10.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (70.00%) GDPR
3 3 (30.00%) NCSC
4 2 (20.00%) HIPAA
4 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (10.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) RSA Archer