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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 92 107 110
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 72 52 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.50% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.79% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 84
Median daily rate £519 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% -7.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £526 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -55.71%
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
2778 2909 4761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.41% 83.88% 80.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2336 3725
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% +36.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.59 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 92 (53.49%) Finance
2 51 (29.65%) CISSP
3 41 (23.84%) CISM
4 40 (23.26%) Legal
5 38 (22.09%) Management Information System
5 38 (22.09%) Cybersecurity
6 36 (20.93%) Firewall
7 34 (19.77%) Risk Management
8 31 (18.02%) Security Operations
9 28 (16.28%) Network Security
10 26 (15.12%) Project Management
11 24 (13.95%) SQL
11 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
12 23 (13.37%) CISA
13 22 (12.79%) Retail
13 22 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 21 (12.21%) Degree
15 20 (11.63%) Asset Management
15 20 (11.63%) SIEM
15 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (11.05%) Fixed Income
16 19 (11.05%) Cisco
17 17 (9.88%) Active Directory
17 17 (9.88%) Linux
17 17 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (9.88%) Security Operations Centre
17 17 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
18 16 (9.30%) Equities
18 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
19 15 (8.72%) Banking

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 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.16%) IIS
2 2 (1.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.58%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.58%) SAS
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.16%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.58%) Global One
2 1 (0.58%) Minerva
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.58%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.58%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.74%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.16%) Office 365
4 2 (1.16%) SaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.16%) Yammer
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.58%) HP Helion
5 1 (0.58%) IaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 36 (20.93%) Firewall
2 28 (16.28%) Network Security
3 13 (7.56%) HTTP
4 11 (6.40%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (6.40%) TCP/IP
5 10 (5.81%) DNS
5 10 (5.81%) SSL
6 8 (4.65%) LDAP
7 6 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (2.91%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (2.91%) Internet
8 5 (2.91%) Kerberos
8 5 (2.91%) VPN
8 5 (2.91%) WAN
8 5 (2.91%) Wireless
9 4 (2.33%) DHCP
9 4 (2.33%) FTP
9 4 (2.33%) LAN
10 3 (1.74%) ISDN
10 3 (1.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.65%) Big Data
2 8 (4.65%) Hadoop
3 7 (4.07%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.07%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.91%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.91%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.74%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
5 3 (1.74%) BigTable
5 3 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.58%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) JIRA
2 5 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 92 (53.49%) Finance
2 40 (23.26%) Legal
3 22 (12.79%) Retail
4 15 (8.72%) Banking
4 15 (8.72%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.16%) Games
6 1 (0.58%) Front Office
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Law
6 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (33.72%) Analyst
2 45 (26.16%) Security Analyst
3 21 (12.21%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.30%) Information Analyst
4 16 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
5 15 (8.72%) Architect
6 12 (6.98%) Consultant
7 11 (6.40%) Security Architect
7 11 (6.40%) Security Consultant
8 10 (5.81%) Developer
8 10 (5.81%) Security Manager
9 9 (5.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 8 (4.65%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.07%) .NET Applications Developer
11 7 (4.07%) Angular Developer
11 7 (4.07%) Applications Developer
11 7 (4.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 7 (4.07%) C# Application Developer
11 7 (4.07%) C# Developer
12 6 (3.49%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.98%) .NET
2 11 (6.40%) Web Services
3 9 (5.23%) AngularJS
4 8 (4.65%) XML
5 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (4.07%) HTML
5 7 (4.07%) Node.js
5 7 (4.07%) RESTful
5 7 (4.07%) SOAP
5 7 (4.07%) WCF
6 5 (2.91%) SAML
7 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.16%) 802.1X
7 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.58%) Middleware
8 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.58%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (22.09%) Management Information System
2 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.05%) Fixed Income
4 17 (9.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 16 (9.30%) Equities
6 14 (8.14%) Data Centre
7 8 (4.65%) Computer Science
8 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.91%) Fintech
10 4 (2.33%) Cryptography
10 4 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (2.33%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (1.74%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.16%) Cyberthreat
12 2 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (1.16%) PKI
12 2 (1.16%) Statistics
13 1 (0.58%) Derivative
13 1 (0.58%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.88%) Linux
2 13 (7.56%) Windows
3 9 (5.23%) Unix
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.09%) Cybersecurity
2 34 (19.77%) Risk Management
3 31 (18.02%) Security Operations
4 26 (15.12%) Project Management
5 20 (11.63%) Asset Management
5 20 (11.63%) SIEM
6 17 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (9.88%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.14%) Business Analysis
8 14 (8.14%) ITIL
9 12 (6.98%) Data Governance
10 11 (6.40%) Data Protection
10 11 (6.40%) Information Security Management
10 11 (6.40%) Security Management
11 10 (5.81%) Analytics
11 10 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (5.81%) Data Privacy
11 10 (5.81%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (5.23%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.95%) SQL
2 10 (5.81%) C#
2 10 (5.81%) Python
3 5 (2.91%) Java
3 5 (2.91%) Perl
4 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.33%) VB
5 3 (1.74%) R
5 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.16%) C
6 2 (1.16%) Go
6 2 (1.16%) PHP
7 1 (0.58%) Ruby
7 1 (0.58%) Scala
7 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (29.65%) CISSP
2 41 (23.84%) CISM
3 23 (13.37%) CISA
4 21 (12.21%) Degree
5 13 (7.56%) Security Cleared
6 12 (6.98%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.81%) CRISC
8 9 (5.23%) GIAC
9 7 (4.07%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (4.07%) GCIH
9 7 (4.07%) SANS
10 6 (3.49%) CNA
10 6 (3.49%) CREST Certified
10 6 (3.49%) GCIA
10 6 (3.49%) GSEC
10 6 (3.49%) ISEB
10 6 (3.49%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (3.49%) Novell Certification
11 4 (2.33%) CCNP
11 4 (2.33%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.56%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.23%) COBIT
4 7 (4.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.33%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.74%) QA
7 2 (1.16%) Basel III
7 2 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (9.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.74%) HDFS
2 3 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.16%) Ansible
2 2 (1.16%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (0.58%) EnCase
3 1 (0.58%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.58%) Puppet
3 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (11.05%) Cisco
2 12 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.40%) Cyber-Ark
4 10 (5.81%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.23%) Oracle
6 8 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
6 8 (4.65%) Splunk
6 8 (4.65%) Tableau
7 7 (4.07%) Fortinet
7 7 (4.07%) Palo Alto
7 7 (4.07%) Varonis
8 6 (3.49%) HP
8 6 (3.49%) Sun
9 5 (2.91%) Citrix
9 5 (2.91%) VMware
10 4 (2.33%) ArcSight
11 3 (1.74%) Bloomberg
11 3 (1.74%) F5
11 3 (1.74%) Google
12 2 (1.16%) Symantec
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