Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 73 78
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 23 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.20% 1.92% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 2.10% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 4
West Sussex median daily rate £538 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +25.08% -9.92%
10th Percentile £415 £425 £377
90th Percentile £550 £600 £443
South East median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £15.58 £13.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +19.83% -76.36% +4.76%

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 937 1,001 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 89.49% 91.58% 88.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 584 590 541
West Sussex median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +4.43%
10th Percentile £250 £257 £280
90th Percentile £591 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 52 25
West Sussex median hourly rate £45.00 £46.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +32.14% +17.65%
10th Percentile £11.17 £17.50 £14.60
90th Percentile £51.00 £62.25 £48.35
South East median hourly rate £26.65 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.95% +6.76% -25.00%

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 21 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +11 17 £538 +19.44%
Worthing -10 3 £425 -19.05%
Crawley -3 1 £430 -14.00% 4
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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 20 (86.96%) CISA
1 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 19 (82.61%) Management Information System
2 19 (82.61%) Degree
2 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
3 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
3 12 (52.17%) GDPR
4 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 10 (43.48%) GIAC
5 10 (43.48%) CISM
5 10 (43.48%) CEH
5 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
5 10 (43.48%) Proofpoint
5 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
5 10 (43.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (43.48%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (43.48%) CLAS
5 10 (43.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (43.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 10 (43.48%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (43.48%) Mimecast
5 10 (43.48%) Patch Management
5 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (43.48%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (39.13%) ISAE 3402
6 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 9 (39.13%) IISP

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 (39.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Mimecast
2 9 (39.13%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (39.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) JIRA
1 9 (39.13%) SonarQube
1 9 (39.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (39.13%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) IT Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) IT Security Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Security Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Payments Architect
3 9 (39.13%) Security Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Auditor
4 1 (4.35%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Head of Information
4 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Governance Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Auditor
4 1 (4.35%) Security Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Management Information System
2 10 (43.48%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (39.13%) Data Centre
3 9 (39.13%) Driving Licence
3 9 (39.13%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) CESG
5 1 (4.35%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Linux
1 9 (39.13%) Solaris
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
1 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Computer Science
2 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
3 10 (43.48%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (43.48%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (43.48%) Patch Management
3 10 (43.48%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Business Development
4 9 (39.13%) Data Privacy
4 9 (39.13%) DevOps
4 9 (39.13%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 9 (39.13%) Fuzz Testing
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL
4 9 (39.13%) ITIL V3
4 9 (39.13%) Mathematics
4 9 (39.13%) Security Architecture
4 9 (39.13%) Security Management
4 9 (39.13%) Security Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Static Code Analysis
4 9 (39.13%) TOGAF
4 9 (39.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) CISA
1 20 (86.96%) CISSP
2 19 (82.61%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) CEH
3 10 (43.48%) CISM
3 10 (43.48%) CLAS
3 10 (43.48%) CompTIA Security+
3 10 (43.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (43.48%) GIAC
4 9 (39.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 9 (39.13%) CCSP
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (39.13%) CREST Certified
4 9 (39.13%) IISP
5 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) GDPR
2 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (43.48%) PCI DSS
4 9 (39.13%) ISAE 3402
4 9 (39.13%) ISO 22301
4 9 (39.13%) ISO 31000
4 9 (39.13%) ISO 9001
4 9 (39.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 9 (39.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 10 (43.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 9 (39.13%) Nessus
2 9 (39.13%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Proofpoint
3 9 (39.13%) ArcSight
3 9 (39.13%) Barracuda Networks
3 9 (39.13%) Centrify
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Google
3 9 (39.13%) IBM
3 9 (39.13%) Imperva
3 9 (39.13%) McAfee
3 9 (39.13%) Okta
3 9 (39.13%) Oracle
3 9 (39.13%) Qualys
3 9 (39.13%) Splunk
3 9 (39.13%) Trend Micro
3 9 (39.13%) Tripwire