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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 104 132 151
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 59 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.77% 1.26% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.57% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 42
Median daily rate £525 £519 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £361 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £443 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.73% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £42.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £27.40 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-18.79% -46.27%
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
2820 4645 4785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.84% 79.98% 80.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2312 3659 3593
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.44% +13.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.95 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £59.70 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 46 (44.23%) CISSP
2 38 (36.54%) Finance
3 36 (34.62%) CISM
4 27 (25.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 20 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 19 (18.27%) CISA
7 17 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (16.35%) Risk Management
7 17 (16.35%) Project Management
8 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (14.42%) Firewall
9 15 (14.42%) ITIL
9 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
9 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
10 14 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (12.50%) Legal
12 12 (11.54%) Security Management
13 11 (10.58%) Information Security Management
13 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
13 11 (10.58%) Linux
13 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
14 10 (9.62%) Change Control
14 10 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
14 10 (9.62%) Unix
14 10 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
15 9 (8.65%) Banking
16 8 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
16 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
16 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
16 8 (7.69%) Java

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 7 (6.73%) IIS
1 7 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (10.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.85%) MS Office
2 4 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.96%) Documaker
2 1 (0.96%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.96%) IaaS
3 1 (0.96%) IBM Blueworks
3 1 (0.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.42%) Firewall
2 8 (7.69%) HTTP
3 6 (5.77%) DNS
3 6 (5.77%) LDAP
3 6 (5.77%) Network Security
4 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.85%) SSH
5 4 (3.85%) SSL
6 3 (2.88%) Kerberos
6 3 (2.88%) VPN
7 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.92%) FTP
8 1 (0.96%) HSRP
8 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.96%) LTE
8 1 (0.96%) NAS
8 1 (0.96%) SAN
8 1 (0.96%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.96%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.92%) Big Data
3 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.96%) DB2
4 1 (0.96%) HBase
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.85%) TestNG
2 2 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.92%) Gradle
2 2 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.92%) JUnit
2 2 (1.92%) Maven
2 2 (1.92%) Mockito
3 1 (0.96%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.96%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.96%) ProC
3 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (36.54%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Legal
3 9 (8.65%) Banking
4 6 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.92%) French Language
5 2 (1.92%) German Language
5 2 (1.92%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.92%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.92%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Law
6 1 (0.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Analyst
2 18 (17.31%) Security Analyst
3 16 (15.38%) Consultant
4 13 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.54%) Security Consultant
6 8 (7.69%) Information Analyst
6 8 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (6.73%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (6.73%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Architect
8 5 (4.81%) Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Penetration Tester
8 5 (4.81%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Senior Manager
8 5 (4.81%) Tester
9 4 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 4 (3.85%) Head of Security
9 4 (3.85%) Risk Analyst
9 4 (3.85%) Security Engineer
9 4 (3.85%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) .NET
2 5 (4.81%) SOAP
2 5 (4.81%) Web Services
3 4 (3.85%) AngularJS
3 4 (3.85%) HTML
3 4 (3.85%) Middleware
3 4 (3.85%) SAML
4 3 (2.88%) REST
5 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.92%) CSS
5 2 (1.92%) Dropwizard
5 2 (1.92%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.92%) JDBC
5 2 (1.92%) Kafka
5 2 (1.92%) Node.js
5 2 (1.92%) RESTful
5 2 (1.92%) WCF
5 2 (1.92%) XML
6 1 (0.96%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.77%) PKI
4 4 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.88%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.92%) CESG
6 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
7 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.96%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) Economics
7 1 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.96%) PMI
7 1 (0.96%) SCADA
7 1 (0.96%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.58%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) Unix
3 5 (4.81%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.96%) AIX
6 1 (0.96%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.96%) VMS
6 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.35%) Project Management
1 17 (16.35%) Risk Management
1 17 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (14.42%) ITIL
3 14 (13.46%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (11.54%) Security Management
5 11 (10.58%) Information Security Management
6 10 (9.62%) Change Control
6 10 (9.62%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (9.62%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (7.69%) Business Analysis
7 8 (7.69%) Information Assurance
7 8 (7.69%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (6.73%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.73%) ISMS
8 7 (6.73%) Security Operations
9 6 (5.77%) Data Protection
9 6 (5.77%) SIEM
9 6 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.69%) Java
1 8 (7.69%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) Perl
2 5 (4.81%) Python
3 4 (3.85%) C
3 4 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (2.88%) C++
4 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.88%) VB
5 2 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
6 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (44.23%) CISSP
2 36 (34.62%) CISM
3 19 (18.27%) CISA
4 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
5 11 (10.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (6.73%) Degree
7 6 (5.77%) IISP
8 5 (4.81%) CRISC
9 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.88%) CCNA
10 3 (2.88%) CISMP
10 3 (2.88%) GIAC
11 2 (1.92%) CCNP
11 2 (1.92%) CEH
11 2 (1.92%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.92%) ISACA
11 2 (1.92%) OSCP
11 2 (1.92%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (25.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.69%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.77%) GPG13
4 4 (3.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (3.85%) QA
4 4 (3.85%) SLA
5 3 (2.88%) COBIT
5 3 (2.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.96%) ISO27002
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.96%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) EnCase
2 2 (1.92%) Nessus
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.96%) Control-M
3 1 (0.96%) FTK
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (0.96%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 15 (14.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.69%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) Cisco
3 6 (5.77%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (4.81%) BMC
5 4 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.85%) Remedy
6 3 (2.88%) Cognos
6 3 (2.88%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.92%) Citrix
7 2 (1.92%) F5
7 2 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.96%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.96%) FireEye
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) Solace
8 1 (0.96%) Splunk
8 1 (0.96%) WorldPay
City, London
AAP3
Rate: Attractive based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago