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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 57 53
Rank change year-on-year +11 -4  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.29% 2.45% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 2.75% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 0
Median daily rate £440 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £494 £445
% change year-on-year -4.05% +10.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £37.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -40.50%  

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 418 655 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.90% 88.99% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 407 305
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 9
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +14.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £51.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 -4 4 £475 +11.76%
Gatwick +1 3 £383 -22.53%
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) CISM
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) COBIT
3 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) AWK
4 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
4 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Brocade
4 3 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 3 (21.43%) Korn
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) IT Governance
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) EMC
4 3 (21.43%) OCP

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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) SAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
1 8 (57.14%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Incident Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Incident Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Benchmarking
3 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
3 3 (21.43%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) IT Governance
3 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) QMS
3 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
3 3 (21.43%) Server Hardening
3 3 (21.43%) SIEM
4 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Privacy
5 1 (7.14%) ISMS
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) AWK
1 3 (21.43%) Bourne shell
1 3 (21.43%) Korn
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
2 4 (28.57%) CISM
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) OCA
3 3 (21.43%) OCP
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (21.43%) RHCE
3 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) SANS
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) SSCP
5 1 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
2 4 (28.57%) COBIT
3 1 (7.14%) GDPR
3 1 (7.14%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) GlusterFS
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle ZFS
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Satellite
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Brocade
1 3 (21.43%) EMC
1 3 (21.43%) HP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
1 3 (21.43%) StorageTek
1 3 (21.43%) Sun
1 3 (21.43%) Veritas
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Splunk
3 1 (7.14%) Tufin