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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 98 117 134
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 68 97 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.00% 1.64% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.03% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 74 50
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
2908 4779 4673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.45% 80.70% 80.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2377 3787 3469
Median daily rate £475 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 47 47
Median hourly rate £12.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +2.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 46 (38.66%) CISSP
2 45 (37.82%) Finance
3 38 (31.93%) CISM
4 28 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (19.33%) Management Information System
6 20 (16.81%) Project Management
7 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
7 19 (15.97%) Legal
7 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.29%) CISA
8 17 (14.29%) ITIL
9 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
9 16 (13.45%) Firewall
9 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
9 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
11 13 (10.92%) Business Analysis
12 12 (10.08%) Linux
12 12 (10.08%) SQL
12 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
13 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
13 11 (9.24%) Security Management
14 10 (8.40%) Information Security Management
15 9 (7.56%) Risk Assessment
15 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (7.56%) Banking
15 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
15 9 (7.56%) HTTP

Information 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 8 (6.72%) IIS
1 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.84%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
3 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.52%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.84%) HP Helion
3 1 (0.84%) IaaS
3 1 (0.84%) PaaS
3 1 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) Firewall
2 9 (7.56%) HTTP
3 8 (6.72%) DNS
3 8 (6.72%) LDAP
3 8 (6.72%) Network Security
3 8 (6.72%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.04%) SSL
5 4 (3.36%) SSH
5 4 (3.36%) VPN
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.52%) DHCP
6 3 (2.52%) FTP
6 3 (2.52%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.52%) LAN
6 3 (2.52%) WAN
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.68%) HSRP
7 2 (1.68%) ISDN
7 2 (1.68%) PSTN
7 2 (1.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) Big Data
2 6 (5.04%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.04%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.84%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.84%) BigTable
6 1 (0.84%) DB2
6 1 (0.84%) HBase
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (3.36%) TestNG
2 3 (2.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.68%) Gradle
3 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) JUnit
3 2 (1.68%) Maven
3 2 (1.68%) Mockito
4 1 (0.84%) ProC
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 19 (15.97%) Legal
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
4 6 (5.04%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.04%) Retail
5 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.68%) French Language
6 2 (1.68%) German Language
6 2 (1.68%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.68%) Polish Language
6 2 (1.68%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.84%) Advertising
7 1 (0.84%) Front Office
7 1 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.84%) Law
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (22.69%) Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Security Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) Consultant
4 12 (10.08%) Security Consultant
5 11 (9.24%) Business Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Information Analyst
6 9 (7.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Security Manager
8 7 (5.88%) Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.20%) Penetration Tester
10 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.20%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Security Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Tester
11 4 (3.36%) Head of Security
11 4 (3.36%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (3.36%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) .NET
2 7 (5.88%) Web Services
3 6 (5.04%) AngularJS
3 6 (5.04%) SOAP
4 5 (4.20%) HTML
5 4 (3.36%) Middleware
5 4 (3.36%) SAML
6 3 (2.52%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (2.52%) Node.js
6 3 (2.52%) REST
6 3 (2.52%) RESTful
6 3 (2.52%) WCF
6 3 (2.52%) XML
7 2 (1.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.68%) Dropwizard
7 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.68%) JDBC
7 2 (1.68%) Kafka
8 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Management Information System
2 16 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.04%) PKI
4 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.20%) Equities
4 5 (4.20%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.36%) Cryptography
5 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.36%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.52%) Fintech
7 2 (1.68%) CESG
7 2 (1.68%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.68%) Statistics
7 2 (1.68%) User Experience
8 1 (0.84%) Economics
8 1 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Linux
2 9 (7.56%) Unix
3 7 (5.88%) Windows
4 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.84%) AIX
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.84%) VMS
5 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.81%) Project Management
2 19 (15.97%) Risk Management
2 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (14.29%) ITIL
4 15 (12.61%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (10.92%) Business Analysis
6 11 (9.24%) Security Management
7 10 (8.40%) Information Security Management
8 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.56%) Asset Management
8 9 (7.56%) Change Control
8 9 (7.56%) Information Assurance
8 9 (7.56%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (6.72%) Analytics
9 8 (6.72%) Data Governance
9 8 (6.72%) ISMS
9 8 (6.72%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (6.72%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.72%) Security Operations
10 7 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.08%) SQL
2 8 (6.72%) Java
3 6 (5.04%) Python
4 5 (4.20%) C#
4 5 (4.20%) Perl
5 4 (3.36%) C
6 3 (2.52%) C++
6 3 (2.52%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.52%) VB
7 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.84%) PHP
8 1 (0.84%) R
8 1 (0.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) CISSP
2 38 (31.93%) CISM
3 17 (14.29%) CISA
4 16 (13.45%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.92%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.72%) Degree
7 7 (5.88%) IISP
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (4.20%) CRISC
9 4 (3.36%) CCNA
9 4 (3.36%) CISMP
9 4 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.52%) CCNP
10 3 (2.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (2.52%) ISACA
10 3 (2.52%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (1.68%) CHECK Team Member
11 2 (1.68%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.68%) GIAC
11 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.72%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.88%) GPG13
4 5 (4.20%) QA
5 4 (3.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 4 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.36%) SLA
6 2 (1.68%) COBIT
6 2 (1.68%) ISO27002
System Software
1 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.84%) Firmware
3 1 (0.84%) HDFS
3 1 (0.84%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) EnCase
2 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.84%) Control-M
3 1 (0.84%) Nagios
3 1 (0.84%) Nessus
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.84%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.56%) Oracle
3 8 (6.72%) Cisco
4 6 (5.04%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (4.20%) BMC
5 5 (4.20%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.20%) HP
5 5 (4.20%) Varonis
6 4 (3.36%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (3.36%) Remedy
6 4 (3.36%) Tableau
7 3 (2.52%) Citrix
7 3 (2.52%) Cognos
7 3 (2.52%) F5
7 3 (2.52%) Palo Alto
7 3 (2.52%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.68%) IBM
8 2 (1.68%) Novell
8 2 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.84%) Informatica
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