Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 63 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 +18 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 25 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.27% 2.81% 1.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.13% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 21
West Sussex median daily rate £510 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.91% +3.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £383 £383 £400
90th Percentile £544 £521 £538
South East median daily rate £510 £485 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.00% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 - -
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 1,005 958 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 91.28% 89.87% 90.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 607 778
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £413 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -1.20% +11.33%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £547 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £435 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +5.07% +3.50% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 30 36
West Sussex median hourly rate £51.00 £47.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +10.47% +160.61%
10th Percentile £23.55 £24.00 £14.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.01% -11.11% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +3 18 £525 +26.13%
Crawley +7 2 £510 +20.00% 3
Worthing - 2 - - 2
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 22 (88.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 21 (84.00%) Computer Science
3 17 (68.00%) CISA
3 17 (68.00%) CISSP
4 12 (48.00%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (44.00%) CEH
5 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
5 11 (44.00%) Proofpoint
5 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (44.00%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (44.00%) Mimecast
5 11 (44.00%) Patch Management
5 11 (44.00%) GIAC
5 11 (44.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 11 (44.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (44.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (44.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (44.00%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (40.00%) Centrify
6 10 (40.00%) Quality Management
6 10 (40.00%) Oracle
6 10 (40.00%) ITIL
6 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
7 8 (32.00%) Solaris
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (32.00%) GDPR
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco
8 7 (28.00%) McAfee

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 6 (24.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Mimecast
2 4 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) NFC
2 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (16.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) SonarQube
2 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
1 12 (48.00%) Security Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 6 (24.00%) Security Architect
4 5 (20.00%) IT Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Payments Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (88.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (84.00%) Computer Science
3 11 (44.00%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
5 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (16.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (8.00%) NHS
6 2 (8.00%) Smartcard
7 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (4.00%) Contactless
7 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
1 8 (32.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) CentOS
2 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Unix
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (44.00%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (44.00%) Patch Management
3 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 10 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 10 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (28.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (24.00%) Business Development
5 6 (24.00%) Data Protection
5 6 (24.00%) DevOps
5 6 (24.00%) ITIL V3
5 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (24.00%) Security Management
5 6 (24.00%) Security Testing
5 6 (24.00%) TOGAF
5 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (16.00%) Benchmarking
6 4 (16.00%) Change Management
6 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.00%) AWK
2 4 (16.00%) Bourne shell
2 4 (16.00%) C#
2 4 (16.00%) Java
2 4 (16.00%) Korn
2 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Degree
2 17 (68.00%) CISA
2 17 (68.00%) CISSP
3 11 (44.00%) CEH
3 11 (44.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 11 (44.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (44.00%) GIAC
4 6 (24.00%) CISM
4 6 (24.00%) CREST Certified
4 6 (24.00%) IISP
5 4 (16.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (16.00%) CCSP
5 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (16.00%) CLAS
5 4 (16.00%) OCA
5 4 (16.00%) OCP
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (16.00%) RHCE
5 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
6 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) GDPR
2 6 (24.00%) ISAE 3402
2 6 (24.00%) ISO 22301
2 6 (24.00%) ISO 31000
2 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
2 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (24.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (24.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) GlusterFS
1 4 (16.00%) ISA Server
1 4 (16.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 11 (44.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (24.00%) Nessus
2 6 (24.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 4 (16.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.00%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Proofpoint
2 10 (40.00%) Centrify
2 10 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco
4 7 (28.00%) McAfee
5 6 (24.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (24.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 6 (24.00%) IBM
5 6 (24.00%) Imperva
5 6 (24.00%) Qualys
5 6 (24.00%) Splunk
5 6 (24.00%) Sun
5 6 (24.00%) Trend Micro
5 6 (24.00%) Tripwire
6 5 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (16.00%) Brocade
7 4 (16.00%) Google
7 4 (16.00%) StorageTek
7 4 (16.00%) Veritas