The table below looks at the statistics for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 91 155 167
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 114 71 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 0.99% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.29% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 41
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.47% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £24.76
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +61.58%
Information 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
4462 5505 5941
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.10% 76.55% 75.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3356 4070 4380
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 94
Average hourly rate £21.75 £20.93 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -33.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £11.80 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Information 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 Information Security across the City of London region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the City of London region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 72 (42.60%) Finance
2 58 (34.32%) CISSP
3 41 (24.26%) Banking
4 38 (22.49%) Risk Management
5 29 (17.16%) Firewall
6 27 (15.98%) Windows
6 27 (15.98%) Management Information System
7 26 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (14.20%) ITIL
8 24 (14.20%) CISA
9 23 (13.61%) CISM
10 21 (12.43%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (11.83%) Degree
12 18 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (10.06%) Cyber Security
14 16 (9.47%) Network Security
14 16 (9.47%) GIAC
15 15 (8.88%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (8.88%) Project Management
16 14 (8.28%) Investment Banking
16 14 (8.28%) Retail
17 13 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
17 13 (7.69%) Incident Management
17 13 (7.69%) Service Management
17 13 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
17 13 (7.69%) UNIX
17 13 (7.69%) Data Protection
18 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
18 12 (7.10%) Active Directory
18 12 (7.10%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.96%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.78%) CMS
4 2 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.18%) SAS
4 2 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.59%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (8.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (7.10%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.96%) MS Project
3 5 (2.96%) MS Office
4 3 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Global One
1 1 (0.59%) Tesseract
1 1 (0.59%) Minerva
1 1 (0.59%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.59%) assyst
1 1 (0.59%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.59%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
1 2 (1.18%) PaaS
1 2 (1.18%) IaaS
2 1 (0.59%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (17.16%) Firewall
2 16 (9.47%) Network Security
3 10 (5.92%) TCP/IP
4 7 (4.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.55%) DNS
6 5 (2.96%) Internet
6 5 (2.96%) LDAP
6 5 (2.96%) DHCP
7 3 (1.78%) Intranet
7 3 (1.78%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.18%) Wireless
8 2 (1.18%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.18%) SSL
9 1 (0.59%) SAN
9 1 (0.59%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.59%) VPN
9 1 (0.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) DataStage
2 4 (2.37%) Big Data
2 4 (2.37%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.78%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.18%) QlikView
4 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.18%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 72 (42.60%) Finance
2 41 (24.26%) Banking
3 14 (8.28%) Retail
3 14 (8.28%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.10%) Advertising
5 10 (5.92%) Legal
6 4 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.78%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.78%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.18%) German Language
8 2 (1.18%) Back Office
8 2 (1.18%) Publishing
9 1 (0.59%) Front Office
9 1 (0.59%) Law
9 1 (0.59%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.81%) Analyst
2 32 (18.93%) Consultant
3 27 (15.98%) Security Consultant
4 26 (15.38%) Security Analyst
5 23 (13.61%) Project Manager
5 23 (13.61%) Information Analyst
5 23 (13.61%) Information Security Analyst
6 20 (11.83%) Security Manager
7 18 (10.65%) Information Security Consultant
8 14 (8.28%) Business Analyst
9 13 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
10 12 (7.10%) Architect
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Security Analyst
11 10 (5.92%) Information Manager
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Information Analyst
11 10 (5.92%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 9 (5.33%) Information Security Manager
13 6 (3.55%) Security Engineer
14 5 (2.96%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.18%) Middleware
1 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (1.18%) LINQ
1 2 (1.18%) jQuery
1 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (1.18%) HTML5
1 2 (1.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (1.18%) Razor View Engine
1 2 (1.18%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (1.18%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
1 2 (1.18%) HTML
1 2 (1.18%) .NET
1 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (0.59%) XML
2 1 (0.59%) WAP
2 1 (0.59%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.98%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.51%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.92%) CESG
4 9 (5.33%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.55%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (2.96%) RMADS
7 3 (1.78%) Economics
7 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.78%) FMCG
8 2 (1.18%) iPhone
8 2 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.18%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.59%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.98%) Windows
2 13 (7.69%) UNIX
3 6 (3.55%) Linux
4 5 (2.96%) Android
5 3 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.59%) AIX
7 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.49%) Risk Management
2 24 (14.20%) ITIL
3 21 (12.43%) Risk Assessment
4 18 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (10.06%) Cyber Security
6 15 (8.88%) Project Management
7 13 (7.69%) Service Management
7 13 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
7 13 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 13 (7.69%) Data Protection
8 11 (6.51%) Security Architecture
9 10 (5.92%) TOGAF
9 10 (5.92%) Security Management
10 9 (5.33%) Information Security Management
10 9 (5.33%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
11 8 (4.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (4.73%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (4.14%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.33%) SQL
2 2 (1.18%) C#
2 2 (1.18%) C++
2 2 (1.18%) Java
2 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.59%) VBA
3 1 (0.59%) Python
3 1 (0.59%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (34.32%) CISSP
2 24 (14.20%) CISA
3 23 (13.61%) CISM
4 20 (11.83%) Degree
5 16 (9.47%) GIAC
6 10 (5.92%) Security Cleared
7 8 (4.73%) CEH
8 7 (4.14%) GCIA
9 6 (3.55%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (3.55%) CNA
9 6 (3.55%) Novell Certification
9 6 (3.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.18%) CRISC
10 2 (1.18%) PMP
10 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.18%) CCNA
10 2 (1.18%) GSEC
11 1 (0.59%) ISSMP
11 1 (0.59%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.92%) COBIT
3 7 (4.14%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.96%) QA
5 4 (2.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.78%) SLA
7 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.59%) GPG13
7 1 (0.59%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.78%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.59%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.59%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle
3 7 (4.14%) Symantec
3 7 (4.14%) ArcSight
4 6 (3.55%) Cisco
5 5 (2.96%) IBM
6 4 (2.37%) Cyber-Ark
6 4 (2.37%) Teradata
7 3 (1.78%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.78%) McAfee
7 3 (1.78%) VMware
7 3 (1.78%) SAP
7 3 (1.78%) Citrix
7 3 (1.78%) Juniper
7 3 (1.78%) Sun
8 2 (1.18%) Informatica
8 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
8 2 (1.18%) Adobe
8 2 (1.18%) Talend
8 2 (1.18%) Tableau
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