The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 133 135 154
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 74 88 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.25% 1.24% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.63% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 65 47
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £598 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £63.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.99 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-51.68% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4462 5414 5841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.65% 76.20% 74.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3314 4055 4356
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 95 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.30 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
London

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 69 (50.74%) Finance
2 38 (27.94%) CISSP
3 37 (27.21%) Banking
4 34 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 27 (19.85%) Windows
6 26 (19.12%) Risk Management
7 24 (17.65%) Degree
8 22 (16.18%) CISA
8 22 (16.18%) CISM
9 21 (15.44%) ITIL
10 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 14 (10.29%) Financial Institution
11 14 (10.29%) Firewall
11 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
11 14 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (10.29%) Security Management
12 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking
12 13 (9.56%) MS PowerPoint
12 13 (9.56%) Information Security Management
13 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
13 11 (8.09%) Project Management
13 11 (8.09%) UNIX
14 10 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (7.35%) Advertising
14 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 9 (6.62%) E-Learning
15 9 (6.62%) BCP
15 9 (6.62%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.88%) CMS
3 7 (5.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.15%) Joomla!
3 7 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.94%) MS Project
4 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.47%) MS Office
6 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.74%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.74%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.74%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) SaaS
1 2 (1.47%) PaaS
1 2 (1.47%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Taleo
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.29%) Firewall
2 9 (6.62%) Intranet
3 7 (5.15%) IP Telephony
4 6 (4.41%) Network Security
5 5 (3.68%) DNS
6 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.47%) VPN
7 2 (1.47%) SSL
7 2 (1.47%) LDAP
7 2 (1.47%) Internet
8 1 (0.74%) SSH
8 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.74%) Wireless
8 1 (0.74%) IPsec
8 1 (0.74%) Broadband
8 1 (0.74%) DHCP
8 1 (0.74%) FTP
8 1 (0.74%) SAN
8 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
1 5 (3.68%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.21%) DataStage
2 3 (2.21%) Big Data
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.47%) Pentaho
3 2 (1.47%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.47%) Data Mart
3 2 (1.47%) QlikView
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.74%) QualityStage
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
1 2 (1.47%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.74%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (50.74%) Finance
2 37 (27.21%) Banking
3 14 (10.29%) Financial Institution
4 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.35%) Advertising
6 8 (5.88%) Retail
7 4 (2.94%) Legal
8 3 (2.21%) Publishing
9 2 (1.47%) Law
9 2 (1.47%) Marketing
10 1 (0.74%) German Language
10 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.74%) International Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (30.88%) Analyst
2 20 (14.71%) Security Manager
3 19 (13.97%) Consultant
4 17 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 16 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 15 (11.03%) Security Consultant
7 14 (10.29%) Business Analyst
8 13 (9.56%) Information Manager
9 12 (8.82%) Information Security Manager
10 11 (8.09%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (8.09%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (8.09%) Information Analyst
11 10 (7.35%) Architect
11 10 (7.35%) Security Project Manager
12 7 (5.15%) Service Analyst
12 7 (5.15%) Service Desk Analyst
13 6 (4.41%) Information Security Project Manager
14 5 (3.68%) 1st Line Support
15 4 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
15 4 (2.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.68%) Middleware
2 1 (0.74%) JRules
2 1 (0.74%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.74%) LINQ
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.74%) jQuery
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.74%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.74%) HTML5
2 1 (0.74%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.74%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (0.74%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) .NET
2 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.74%) CSS
2 1 (0.74%) Web Services
2 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.62%) E-Learning
4 8 (5.88%) CESG
4 8 (5.88%) Economics
5 7 (5.15%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.15%) iPhone
6 5 (3.68%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.94%) PKI
7 4 (2.94%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.47%) RMADS
8 2 (1.47%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.74%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.74%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) UNIX
3 8 (5.88%) Linux
4 7 (5.15%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.15%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (5.15%) Android
5 2 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.74%) AIX
6 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.74%) Debian
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) Risk Management
2 21 (15.44%) ITIL
3 14 (10.29%) Security Management
3 14 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
4 13 (9.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.56%) Information Security Management
5 11 (8.09%) Project Management
6 10 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.62%) BCP
8 8 (5.88%) Service Management
8 8 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 8 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 7 (5.15%) Cyber Security
9 7 (5.15%) SIEM
9 7 (5.15%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (5.15%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.41%) Change Management
10 6 (4.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) Java
2 3 (2.21%) SQL
3 2 (1.47%) Python
3 2 (1.47%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
4 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (27.94%) CISSP
2 24 (17.65%) Degree
3 22 (16.18%) CISA
3 22 (16.18%) CISM
4 8 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.68%) GIAC
6 4 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.21%) CEH
8 2 (1.47%) CRISC
9 1 (0.74%) ISACA
9 1 (0.74%) EnCE
9 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.74%) MCSE
9 1 (0.74%) ISEB
9 1 (0.74%) ISSAP
9 1 (0.74%) ISSMP
9 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.74%) PMP
9 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (6.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.15%) QA
4 5 (3.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.21%) COBIT
5 3 (2.21%) BS7799
6 1 (0.74%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.47%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) Nagios
3 1 (0.74%) Puppet
3 1 (0.74%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 14 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) Oracle
3 7 (5.15%) Cisco
3 7 (5.15%) IBM
3 7 (5.15%) McAfee
3 7 (5.15%) VMware
4 6 (4.41%) ArcSight
5 3 (2.21%) Teradata
5 3 (2.21%) Symantec
5 3 (2.21%) Citrix
5 3 (2.21%) Informatica
6 2 (1.47%) Charles River
6 2 (1.47%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.47%) Adobe
6 2 (1.47%) SAP
6 2 (1.47%) Tableau
6 2 (1.47%) Talend
7 1 (0.74%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.74%) Varonis
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