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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 99 108 157
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +49
Contract jobs citing Information Security 104 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.94% 1.74% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.25% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 80 49
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £325 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
4311 4496 5647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 80.22% 77.33% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3403 3332 4200
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 40 71
Average hourly rate £21.38 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £36.50 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 65 (34.95%) Finance
2 47 (25.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (20.43%) Banking
3 38 (20.43%) CISSP
4 35 (18.82%) ITIL
5 29 (15.59%) Risk Management
6 27 (14.52%) Windows
7 25 (13.44%) Degree
7 25 (13.44%) Data Protection
8 24 (12.90%) Security Management
9 23 (12.37%) Project Management
10 22 (11.83%) CISM
10 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
10 22 (11.83%) Active Directory
11 21 (11.29%) Information Security Management
11 21 (11.29%) Investment Banking
12 20 (10.75%) Management Information System
13 19 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (9.68%) CISA
15 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (8.60%) Cyber Security
16 16 (8.60%) PCI DSS
16 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2
16 16 (8.60%) Incident Management
17 15 (8.06%) SQL
18 14 (7.53%) Firewall
18 14 (7.53%) Security Architecture
19 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
20 12 (6.45%) Linux
20 12 (6.45%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 13 (6.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.69%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.69%) MS Office
3 4 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.08%) MS Project
5 2 (1.08%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.54%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.53%) Firewall
2 8 (4.30%) SAN
2 8 (4.30%) Intranet
2 8 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (2.69%) LDAP
4 4 (2.15%) LAN
4 4 (2.15%) VoIP
4 4 (2.15%) WAN
4 4 (2.15%) Wireless
4 4 (2.15%) NAS
4 4 (2.15%) DNS
5 3 (1.61%) Network Security
6 2 (1.08%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.08%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.54%) WLAN
7 1 (0.54%) SMS
7 1 (0.54%) 2G
7 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.61%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.08%) QlikView
8 2 (1.08%) MySQL
8 2 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.54%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.08%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.54%) Hudson
2 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.54%) JUnit
2 1 (0.54%) Subversion
2 1 (0.54%) Maven
2 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 65 (34.95%) Finance
2 38 (20.43%) Banking
3 21 (11.29%) Investment Banking
4 10 (5.38%) Legal
5 8 (4.30%) Law
5 8 (4.30%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.76%) Advertising
7 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.61%) Retail
7 3 (1.61%) Wholesale Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Local Government
8 2 (1.08%) Publishing
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.54%) Billing
9 1 (0.54%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 55 (29.57%) Analyst
2 39 (20.97%) Security Analyst
3 31 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 31 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 26 (13.98%) Architect
5 24 (12.90%) Security Manager
6 21 (11.29%) Project Manager
7 17 (9.14%) Business Analyst
7 17 (9.14%) Information Manager
7 17 (9.14%) Information Security Manager
8 16 (8.60%) Consultant
9 14 (7.53%) Security Consultant
10 13 (6.99%) Security Architect
11 10 (5.38%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
13 8 (4.30%) Security Specialist
14 6 (3.23%) Security Engineer
14 6 (3.23%) Infrastructure Architect
15 5 (2.69%) Contracts Manager
15 5 (2.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.54%) Spring
3 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.54%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.54%) SOAP
3 1 (0.54%) XML
3 1 (0.54%) XSLT
3 1 (0.54%) WSDL
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.75%) Management Information System
2 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.91%) Data Centre
4 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.23%) CESG
6 4 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.15%) Performance Metrics
6 4 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.61%) PMI
7 3 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.08%) SCADA
8 2 (1.08%) RMADS
8 2 (1.08%) NHS
8 2 (1.08%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.54%) HP Storage
9 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.54%) BYOD
9 1 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.52%) Windows
2 12 (6.45%) Linux
3 10 (5.38%) UNIX
4 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.54%) AIX
5 1 (0.54%) Debian
5 1 (0.54%) Android
5 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.82%) ITIL
2 29 (15.59%) Risk Management
3 25 (13.44%) Data Protection
4 24 (12.90%) Security Management
5 23 (12.37%) Project Management
6 21 (11.29%) Information Security Management
7 19 (10.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (8.60%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.60%) Incident Management
8 16 (8.60%) Cyber Security
9 14 (7.53%) Security Architecture
10 12 (6.45%) SIEM
10 12 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (6.45%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (5.91%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (5.91%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.38%) Service Management
13 9 (4.84%) GAP Analysis
13 9 (4.84%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.06%) SQL
2 7 (3.76%) C
3 5 (2.69%) Java
3 5 (2.69%) T-SQL
3 5 (2.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (20.43%) CISSP
2 25 (13.44%) Degree
3 22 (11.83%) CISM
4 18 (9.68%) CISA
5 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 9 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.23%) CRISC
8 5 (2.69%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.15%) PMP
9 4 (2.15%) CEH
9 4 (2.15%) CISMP
10 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.08%) ISACA
11 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.08%) MCSE
12 1 (0.54%) MCSA
12 1 (0.54%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (25.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (8.60%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.84%) COBIT
4 5 (2.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.61%) BS7799
7 1 (0.54%) SLA
7 1 (0.54%) PMBOK
System Software
1 22 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.54%) OpenView
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (0.54%) Control-M
2 1 (0.54%) Nagios
2 1 (0.54%) Nessus
2 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (11.83%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.45%) Symantec
3 8 (4.30%) Oracle
4 7 (3.76%) Citrix
4 7 (3.76%) Qualys
5 6 (3.23%) ArcSight
5 6 (3.23%) McAfee
6 5 (2.69%) Websense
6 5 (2.69%) Cisco
7 4 (2.15%) VMware
8 3 (1.61%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.08%) WorldPay
9 2 (1.08%) Tableau
9 2 (1.08%) HP
9 2 (1.08%) Dell
9 2 (1.08%) Juniper
9 2 (1.08%) BMC
10 1 (0.54%) CommVault
10 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.54%) IBM
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