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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 119 151 125
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Contract jobs citing Information Security 82 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 0.98% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.27% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 46 66
Average daily rate
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£475 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £46.23 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +156.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-61.76% +187.97%
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
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 52 (34.21%) Finance
2 37 (24.34%) CISSP
3 32 (21.05%) Windows
4 29 (19.08%) ITIL
5 28 (18.42%) Risk Management
6 25 (16.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 22 (14.47%) CISM
8 22 (14.47%) PRINCE2
9 21 (13.82%) CISA
10 20 (13.16%) Project Management
10 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
11 19 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 19 (12.50%) Banking
12 18 (11.84%) UNIX
13 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (10.53%) Linux
14 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
15 15 (9.87%) Degree
16 12 (7.89%) Service Management
16 12 (7.89%) Firewall
16 12 (7.89%) Incident Management
16 12 (7.89%) Investment Banking
17 11 (7.24%) Security Management
17 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
17 11 (7.24%) Cyber Security
18 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
18 10 (6.58%) Cisco
19 9 (5.92%) PMI Certification
19 9 (5.92%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.97%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) Apache
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.66%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.63%) MS Office
2 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.89%) Firewall
2 7 (4.61%) LAN
2 7 (4.61%) SAN
2 7 (4.61%) WAN
3 6 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (3.29%) LDAP
5 4 (2.63%) WLAN
6 3 (1.97%) VPN
6 3 (1.97%) Network Security
7 2 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.32%) Intranet
8 1 (0.66%) 2G
8 1 (0.66%) 3G
8 1 (0.66%) SS7
8 1 (0.66%) MPLS
8 1 (0.66%) FTP
8 1 (0.66%) DNS
8 1 (0.66%) SSL
8 1 (0.66%) SMS
8 1 (0.66%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) JIRA
General
1 52 (34.21%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Banking
3 12 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.92%) Legal
5 6 (3.95%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.95%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.97%) Advertising
7 3 (1.97%) Retail
8 2 (1.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.66%) Back Office
9 1 (0.66%) Law
9 1 (0.66%) Military
9 1 (0.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (32.24%) Analyst
2 34 (22.37%) Security Analyst
3 26 (17.11%) Project Manager
4 23 (15.13%) Information Analyst
4 23 (15.13%) Information Security Analyst
5 21 (13.82%) Security Manager
6 19 (12.50%) Consultant
7 16 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
7 16 (10.53%) Information Manager
8 15 (9.87%) Security Consultant
9 14 (9.21%) Architect
10 13 (8.55%) Business Analyst
11 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
12 8 (5.26%) Security Architect
13 7 (4.61%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (4.61%) Information Security Consultant
13 7 (4.61%) IT Infrastructure Manager
14 6 (3.95%) IT Architect
14 6 (3.95%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.32%) SailPoint
1 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
2 1 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.29%) PMI
4 4 (2.63%) RMADS
4 4 (2.63%) CESG
5 3 (1.97%) Economics
5 3 (1.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.32%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) NHS
7 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.66%) SCADA
7 1 (0.66%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.66%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.05%) Windows
2 18 (11.84%) UNIX
3 16 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Debian
5 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.08%) ITIL
2 28 (18.42%) Risk Management
3 22 (14.47%) PRINCE2
4 20 (13.16%) Project Management
5 19 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 17 (11.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.89%) Service Management
7 12 (7.89%) Incident Management
8 11 (7.24%) Security Management
8 11 (7.24%) Cyber Security
9 10 (6.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (5.92%) Migration
10 9 (5.92%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (5.92%) Information Assurance
10 9 (5.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (5.26%) SIEM
11 8 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (4.61%) Business Analysis
12 7 (4.61%) Security Architecture
13 6 (3.95%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.29%) C
2 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.32%) SQL
3 1 (0.66%) C#
3 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (24.34%) CISSP
2 22 (14.47%) CISM
3 21 (13.82%) CISA
4 15 (9.87%) Degree
5 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.92%) PMI Certification
7 8 (5.26%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.26%) PMP
8 7 (4.61%) GIAC
9 6 (3.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (3.29%) CRISC
11 4 (2.63%) CISMP
12 3 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.32%) PgMP
13 2 (1.32%) CEH
13 2 (1.32%) MCSE
13 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.32%) SSCP
14 1 (0.66%) CCA
14 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.92%) COBIT
3 6 (3.95%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.97%) BS7799
7 1 (0.66%) SLA
7 1 (0.66%) QA
7 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.66%) COSO
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.66%) vCloud
2 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 4 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (1.97%) OpenView
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
4 1 (0.66%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.66%) OpenAM
4 1 (0.66%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 16 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.58%) Cisco
3 7 (4.61%) Oracle
3 7 (4.61%) VMware
4 6 (3.95%) Cyber-Ark
5 5 (3.29%) Symantec
5 5 (3.29%) Dell
6 4 (2.63%) Citrix
6 4 (2.63%) HP
7 3 (1.97%) Remedy
7 3 (1.97%) McAfee
7 3 (1.97%) Websense
7 3 (1.97%) BMC
7 3 (1.97%) Qualys
7 3 (1.97%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.32%) Juniper
8 2 (1.32%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.66%) Reuters
9 1 (0.66%) CA
9 1 (0.66%) CommVault
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