Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 83 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -3 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.42% 1.39% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.58% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 20
West Sussex median daily rate £500 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.61% +1.76% -
10th Percentile £350 £375 £398
90th Percentile £538 £503 £496
South East median daily rate £516 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +8.68% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £13.41 £51.94 £56.25
% change year-on-year -74.18% -7.67% -7.76%

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 1,084 886 1,196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 90.86% 88.16% 89.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 557 733
West Sussex median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £294 £281 £250
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £435 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 34
West Sussex median hourly rate £49.75 £30.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.83% -22.58% +69.58%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.70 £15.12
90th Percentile £67.25 £53.50 £52.25
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +13.64%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +8 6 £383 - 1
Worthing - 5 £525 -
Crawley +5 2 £510 +13.33% 3
Shoreham-by-Sea - 2 £330 -
Horsham - 1 - - 1
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (35.29%) Centrify
3 5 (29.41%) GDPR
3 5 (29.41%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) AWK
4 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
4 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (23.53%) HP
4 4 (23.53%) EMC
4 4 (23.53%) Perl
4 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 4 (23.53%) Solaris
4 4 (23.53%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) OCP
4 4 (23.53%) OCA
4 4 (23.53%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (23.53%) RHCE
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
4 4 (23.53%) StorageTek
4 4 (23.53%) Veritas

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 2 (11.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (5.88%) Data Lake Analytics
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
1 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Solaris Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Security Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Governance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Management Information System
2 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) CentOS
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Solaris
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
1 6 (35.29%) Quality Management
2 4 (23.53%) Benchmarking
2 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
2 4 (23.53%) Change Management
2 4 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (23.53%) QMS
2 4 (23.53%) Security Architecture
2 4 (23.53%) Server Hardening
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Information Assurance
3 3 (17.65%) Information Governance
3 3 (17.65%) Security Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) ISMS
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.76%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) AWK
1 4 (23.53%) Bourne shell
1 4 (23.53%) Korn
1 4 (23.53%) Perl
1 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) OCA
2 4 (23.53%) OCP
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (23.53%) RHCE
2 4 (23.53%) RHCSA
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
4 2 (11.76%) IISP
4 2 (11.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) GDPR
2 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (11.76%) ISAE 3402
3 2 (11.76%) ISO 22301
3 2 (11.76%) ISO 31000
3 2 (11.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) GlusterFS
1 4 (23.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) NetBackup
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle ZFS
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 4 (23.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (11.76%) Nessus
2 2 (11.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (5.88%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Centrify
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) Sun
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) Brocade
3 4 (23.53%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) StorageTek
3 4 (23.53%) Veritas
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) Imperva
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Qualys
5 2 (11.76%) Splunk
5 2 (11.76%) Trend Micro
5 2 (11.76%) Tripwire