The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 19 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.72% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 1.15% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-70.83% +87.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
102 174 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 87.93% 81.69% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 125 191
Average daily rate £450 £484 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.02% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Canary Wharf region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft