The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 45 47
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 0.54% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.66% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate - £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £18.00 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+183.33% -52.86%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
113 301 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 77.40% 81.79% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 239 216
Average daily rate £488 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £646
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -73.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
Information Security
London

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 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 23 April 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%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) French Language
2 1 (50.00%) German Language
2 1 (50.00%) Italian Language
2 1 (50.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Engagement Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle