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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 62 60 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.57% 1.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 1.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £368 £472 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 530 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.40% 88.63% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 320 263
Median daily rate £435 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +6 1 £310 -34.25%
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) SIEM
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) Qualys
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) SANS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Mimecast
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Operational Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Database Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CISA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SANS
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Qualys
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) SAP