Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
South East > West Sussex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 64 63
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 -4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.85% 1.81% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 2.07% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 22
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £425 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -4.23% +44.31%
10th Percentile £383 £375 £378
90th Percentile £570 £543 £510
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £19.17 £60.98
% change year-on-year +124.37% -68.57% +35.51%

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 934 1109 1046
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 88.70% 87.32% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 630 698
West Sussex median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £253 £263 £274
90th Percentile £571 £550 £547
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 45 31
West Sussex median hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.71% +9.38% +100.00%
10th Percentile £24.61 £19.58 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £52.25 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
% change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%

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 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 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
Gatwick - 10 £450 -
Crawley -6 9 £450 +5.88%
East Grinstead - 3 £432 -
Horsham - 1 - - 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (63.33%) CISSP
2 18 (60.00%) CISM
3 16 (53.33%) PCI DSS
4 15 (50.00%) GDPR
5 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (36.67%) Degree
6 11 (36.67%) COBIT
7 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
7 10 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
8 9 (30.00%) SSCP
8 9 (30.00%) SANS
8 9 (30.00%) Data Privacy
9 8 (26.67%) Splunk
9 8 (26.67%) Mimecast
9 8 (26.67%) Qualys
9 8 (26.67%) Tufin
9 8 (26.67%) Firewall
10 5 (16.67%) Data Security
10 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
10 5 (16.67%) Unix
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 4 (13.33%) SIEM
11 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (13.33%) Line Management
11 4 (13.33%) Coaching
12 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills

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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (26.67%) Mimecast
2 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 2 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) Intranet
3 1 (3.33%) SMS
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Analyst
2 16 (53.33%) Security Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Information Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) GDPR Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Governance Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Security Incident Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) GDPR Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) CCTV
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Unix
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 9 (30.00%) Data Privacy
3 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Data Security
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Coaching
4 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (13.33%) Line Management
4 4 (13.33%) SIEM
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) AWK
1 2 (6.67%) Bourne shell
1 2 (6.67%) Korn
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) CISSP
2 18 (60.00%) CISM
3 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 9 (30.00%) SANS
4 9 (30.00%) SSCP
5 3 (10.00%) CISA
5 3 (10.00%) ISACA
6 2 (6.67%) OCA
6 2 (6.67%) OCP
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (6.67%) RHCE
6 2 (6.67%) RHCSA
6 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 15 (50.00%) GDPR
3 14 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (36.67%) COBIT
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (6.67%) SLA
6 1 (3.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) GlusterFS
1 2 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle ZFS
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (6.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Qualys
1 8 (26.67%) Splunk
1 8 (26.67%) Tufin
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Brocade
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
3 2 (6.67%) StorageTek
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
3 2 (6.67%) Veritas
3 2 (6.67%) VMware