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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
London / City of London
Rank - 158 186
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.031% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.036% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £635 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £340 £413
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £8.79

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
2475 2787 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.85% 86.90% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 2211 3314
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer 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 City of London region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
3 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Nessus
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) ADSL
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) ICMP
2 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) IPsec
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) PSTN
2 1 (20.00%) SNMP
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Scientist
2 1 (20.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Social Media
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Secure Coding
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Behavioural Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
2 1 (20.00%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (40.00%) AppSense
2 2 (40.00%) Brocade
2 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (40.00%) LogRhythm
2 2 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) RapidMiner
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk