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 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 189 - 197
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.039% - 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.049% - 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£550 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £10.00
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4052 4759 4427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.42% 77.67% 76.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3140 3434 3420
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 51 47
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -81.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) GCIH
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) CEH
3 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (25.00%) CISMP
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) IronPort
3 1 (25.00%) EnCE
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (25.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) GCIH
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) CISMP
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) EnCE
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) IronPort
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Trustwave
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco