Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for OWASP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OWASP over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 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.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 125 133
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 -12
Contract jobs citing OWASP 3 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.17% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.21% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Surrey median daily rate £420 £444 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.35% -11.25% +8.11%
South East median daily rate £388 £475 £483
% change year-on-year -18.42% -1.55% +7.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year +35.71% - -

OWASP 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 2283 1944 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 83.47% 83.65% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1631 1288 1355
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £281
90th Percentile £580 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 83 51
Surrey median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +8.33%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.55 £12.70
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.07 £52.17
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.55
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.75% +51.71%

OWASP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing OWASP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for OWASP in Surrey

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing OWASP in Surrey.

Contractor daily rate trend for OWASP in Surrey

OWASP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing OWASP in Surrey over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for OWASP in Surrey

OWASP
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 OWASP within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 - 1 £525 -
Woking - 1 £365 -
OWASP
South East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Gatling
2 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared

OWASP
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (33.33%) Gatling
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Application Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Secure Coding
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
1 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) AlienVault
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys
1 1 (33.33%) Splunk