Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 16 November 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 64 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.61% 2.84% 1.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.92% 3.17% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 19
West Sussex median daily rate £538 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +5.88% -4.23%
10th Percentile £383 £383 £375
90th Percentile £544 £528 £543
South East median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +2.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
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 West Sussex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,027 946 1,139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.38% 89.67% 87.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 566 649
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.90%
10th Percentile £300 £247 £263
90th Percentile £568 £566 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 45
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +32.14% +27.27%
10th Percentile £27.95 £24.02 £16.38
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +23.91% -6.12% +2.08%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Sussex.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in West Sussex

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Gatwick +6 24 £538 +29.13% 1
Worthing - 2 - - 2
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (93.33%) Management Information System
1 28 (93.33%) Degree
1 28 (93.33%) Computer Science
2 25 (83.33%) CISA
2 25 (83.33%) CISSP
3 16 (53.33%) GIAC
3 16 (53.33%) CEH
3 16 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
3 16 (53.33%) PowerShell
3 16 (53.33%) Proofpoint
3 16 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (53.33%) Mimecast
3 16 (53.33%) Patch Management
3 16 (53.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (53.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 16 (53.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 16 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (53.33%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (40.00%) Centrify
4 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
4 12 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle
4 12 (40.00%) ITIL
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) GDPR
6 10 (33.33%) Solaris
6 10 (33.33%) Linux
7 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
7 9 (30.00%) Nessus

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (30.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (53.33%) Mimecast
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (23.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) NFC
2 3 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) SonarQube
2 7 (23.33%) JIRA
2 7 (23.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (23.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 16 (53.33%) Security Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Architect
3 9 (30.00%) Security Architect
4 8 (26.67%) Payments Architect
5 7 (23.33%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (10.00%) Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) CISSP Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (93.33%) Computer Science
1 28 (93.33%) Management Information System
2 16 (53.33%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (30.00%) Driving Licence
4 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
4 7 (23.33%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (6.67%) NHS
5 2 (6.67%) Smartcard
6 1 (3.33%) Contactless
6 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
1 10 (33.33%) Solaris
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
1 16 (53.33%) Kalman Filter
1 16 (53.33%) Patch Management
1 16 (53.33%) Penetration Testing
2 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 9 (30.00%) Business Development
3 9 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (30.00%) Security Architecture
3 9 (30.00%) Security Management
3 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (30.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 7 (23.33%) Data Privacy
4 7 (23.33%) Fuzz Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) AWK
3 3 (10.00%) Bourne shell
3 3 (10.00%) Korn
3 3 (10.00%) Perl
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Degree
2 25 (83.33%) CISA
2 25 (83.33%) CISSP
3 16 (53.33%) CEH
3 16 (53.33%) CompTIA Security+
3 16 (53.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (53.33%) GIAC
4 9 (30.00%) CISM
4 9 (30.00%) CREST Certified
4 9 (30.00%) IISP
5 7 (23.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 7 (23.33%) CCSP
5 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (23.33%) CLAS
6 3 (10.00%) OCA
6 3 (10.00%) OCP
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (10.00%) RHCE
6 3 (10.00%) RHCSA
7 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (36.67%) GDPR
2 9 (30.00%) ISAE 3402
2 9 (30.00%) ISO 22301
2 9 (30.00%) ISO 31000
2 9 (30.00%) ISO 9001
2 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 9 (30.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) ISA Server
2 3 (10.00%) GlusterFS
2 3 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 16 (53.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 16 (53.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (30.00%) Nessus
2 9 (30.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Proofpoint
2 12 (40.00%) Centrify
2 12 (40.00%) Oracle
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) ArcSight
4 9 (30.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco
4 9 (30.00%) IBM
4 9 (30.00%) Imperva
4 9 (30.00%) McAfee
4 9 (30.00%) Qualys
4 9 (30.00%) Splunk
4 9 (30.00%) Trend Micro
4 9 (30.00%) Tripwire
5 7 (23.33%) Google
5 7 (23.33%) Okta
6 5 (16.67%) Sun
7 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 3 (10.00%) StorageTek
7 3 (10.00%) Veritas