The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.50 -
Computer Security
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2959 4515 4980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.76% 80.58% 79.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2397 3527 3669
Average daily rate £475 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 48
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.37 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.58% +16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £13.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.26 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Computer Security
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Security across the City of London region.

Computer Security Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Computer Security
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Computer 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 Computer Security.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Maximo
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Computer 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 Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CAD
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP