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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 106 136 157
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +21
Contract jobs citing Information Security 83 69 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.62% 1.14% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.46% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 49 25
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £370 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
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
4022 4712 4495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.34% 77.67% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3121 3399 3467
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 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%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 54 (33.96%) Finance
2 46 (28.93%) CISSP
3 39 (24.53%) Windows
4 36 (22.64%) Risk Management
5 32 (20.13%) Management Information System
6 27 (16.98%) ITIL
7 26 (16.35%) CISM
8 24 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (15.09%) Banking
8 24 (15.09%) PRINCE2
9 23 (14.47%) CISA
10 21 (13.21%) UNIX
10 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
11 20 (12.58%) Data Protection
12 17 (10.69%) Project Management
12 17 (10.69%) Degree
12 17 (10.69%) Investment Banking
13 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
13 16 (10.06%) Linux
14 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
15 14 (8.81%) Firewall
15 14 (8.81%) Security Management
15 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.18%) SharePoint
16 13 (8.18%) Cisco
17 12 (7.55%) Information Assurance
18 11 (6.92%) Vulnerability Management
18 11 (6.92%) Service Management
18 11 (6.92%) Legal
18 11 (6.92%) GIAC

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.03%) IIS
3 5 (3.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.26%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.63%) Documentum
6 1 (0.63%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Lync
6 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.77%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) SaaS
1 2 (1.26%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) Firewall
2 8 (5.03%) SAN
2 8 (5.03%) LAN
2 8 (5.03%) WAN
3 7 (4.40%) LDAP
3 7 (4.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.52%) WLAN
4 4 (2.52%) VPN
5 3 (1.89%) Network Security
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.63%) DNS
7 1 (0.63%) SSL
7 1 (0.63%) FTP
7 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.63%) VoIP
7 1 (0.63%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.63%) Intranet
7 1 (0.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 54 (33.96%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Banking
3 17 (10.69%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.92%) Legal
5 6 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.14%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Law
7 3 (1.89%) Advertising
8 2 (1.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (30.19%) Analyst
2 35 (22.01%) Security Analyst
3 28 (17.61%) Consultant
4 26 (16.35%) Project Manager
5 25 (15.72%) Security Manager
6 23 (14.47%) Information Analyst
6 23 (14.47%) Information Security Analyst
7 21 (13.21%) Security Consultant
8 16 (10.06%) Information Manager
8 16 (10.06%) Information Security Manager
9 11 (6.92%) Information Security Consultant
10 10 (6.29%) Architect
10 10 (6.29%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Security Project Manager
12 7 (4.40%) Technical Business Analyst
13 6 (3.77%) IT Architect
13 6 (3.77%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 5 (3.14%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) Middleware
2 2 (1.26%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.26%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.13%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.14%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.52%) RMADS
3 4 (2.52%) CESG
3 4 (2.52%) PMI
4 3 (1.89%) Economics
4 3 (1.89%) CESG CLAS
5 2 (1.26%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.26%) PKI
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) SCADA
6 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.63%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.63%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 39 (24.53%) Windows
2 21 (13.21%) UNIX
3 16 (10.06%) Linux
4 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.26%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.26%) Solaris
5 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Debian
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Risk Management
2 27 (16.98%) ITIL
3 24 (15.09%) PRINCE2
4 20 (12.58%) Data Protection
5 17 (10.69%) Project Management
6 14 (8.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.81%) Security Management
7 12 (7.55%) Information Assurance
8 11 (6.92%) Service Management
8 11 (6.92%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (6.29%) Cyber Security
9 10 (6.29%) People Management
9 10 (6.29%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (6.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 10 (6.29%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (5.66%) Information Security Management
11 8 (5.03%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.03%) Migration
11 8 (5.03%) Change Management
11 8 (5.03%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.77%) C
2 2 (1.26%) C#
2 2 (1.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) SQL
3 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (28.93%) CISSP
2 26 (16.35%) CISM
3 23 (14.47%) CISA
4 17 (10.69%) Degree
5 15 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 11 (6.92%) GIAC
7 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.40%) PMP
8 7 (4.40%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (3.77%) CRISC
10 5 (3.14%) CEH
11 4 (2.52%) CISMP
12 3 (1.89%) SSCP
13 2 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.26%) GCIH
13 2 (1.26%) GCIA
13 2 (1.26%) PgMP
13 2 (1.26%) APMP
13 2 (1.26%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.77%) COBIT
3 5 (3.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.63%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.63%) COSO
System Software
1 21 (13.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.89%) SCCM
3 3 (1.89%) OpenView
4 2 (1.26%) Nessus
4 2 (1.26%) Nmap
5 1 (0.63%) SCOM
5 1 (0.63%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.63%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.63%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.63%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.18%) Cisco
3 10 (6.29%) VMware
4 7 (4.40%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (3.77%) Oracle
5 6 (3.77%) HP
6 5 (3.14%) Dell
6 5 (3.14%) Citrix
7 4 (2.52%) McAfee
8 3 (1.89%) ArcSight
8 3 (1.89%) Symantec
8 3 (1.89%) Remedy
8 3 (1.89%) BMC
9 2 (1.26%) Juniper
9 2 (1.26%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.26%) Qualys
10 1 (0.63%) Tandberg
10 1 (0.63%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.63%) F5
10 1 (0.63%) Websense
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
SGF Global
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Net Forte
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Net Forte
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago