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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
London / City of London
Rank 95 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 62 40 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.12% 1.31% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 1.55% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 54
Median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £311 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £619 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

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
2514 2586 4119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.01% 84.43% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1983 2040 3238
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 £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 33
Median hourly rate £43.25 £32.80 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.86% +63.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £18.79 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 84 (54.90%) Finance
2 45 (29.41%) CISSP
3 36 (23.53%) CISM
4 35 (22.88%) Legal
5 34 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 34 (22.22%) Firewall
5 34 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (20.26%) Risk Management
7 29 (18.95%) Security Operations
8 27 (17.65%) Network Security
9 26 (16.99%) SIEM
10 22 (14.38%) Project Management
11 21 (13.73%) Asset Management
12 20 (13.07%) Retail
13 19 (12.42%) Degree
13 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (11.76%) SQL
15 17 (11.11%) CISA
15 17 (11.11%) Fixed Income
15 17 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
16 16 (10.46%) Linux
16 16 (10.46%) Security Operations Centre
17 15 (9.80%) Cisco
17 15 (9.80%) Windows
17 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (9.15%) Banking
18 14 (9.15%) Equities

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 12 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (2.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.65%) Global One
2 1 (0.65%) Minerva
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.65%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.54%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.92%) Office 365
3 5 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.96%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.31%) SaaS
5 2 (1.31%) Yammer
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.65%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.65%) HP Helion
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.22%) Firewall
2 27 (17.65%) Network Security
3 12 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (6.54%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.23%) HTTP
6 7 (4.58%) DNS
6 7 (4.58%) SSL
7 6 (3.92%) Internet
7 6 (3.92%) VPN
8 5 (3.27%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (3.27%) Wireless
9 4 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (2.61%) FTP
9 4 (2.61%) LAN
9 4 (2.61%) LDAP
9 4 (2.61%) WAN
10 3 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.96%) DHCP
10 3 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.31%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.92%) Big Data
2 6 (3.92%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.61%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.96%) Apache Hive
4 3 (1.96%) BigTable
4 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.65%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 84 (54.90%) Finance
2 35 (22.88%) Legal
3 20 (13.07%) Retail
4 14 (9.15%) Banking
4 14 (9.15%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.96%) Advertising
5 3 (1.96%) Games
6 1 (0.65%) French Language
6 1 (0.65%) Front Office
6 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (41.18%) Analyst
2 53 (34.64%) Security Analyst
3 23 (15.03%) Business Analyst
4 18 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 18 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 12 (7.84%) Architect
6 11 (7.19%) Security Architect
7 10 (6.54%) Security Manager
8 9 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Consultant
9 8 (5.23%) IT Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) IT Security Analyst
9 8 (5.23%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.58%) Developer
10 7 (4.58%) Security Consultant
11 6 (3.92%) Information Architect
11 6 (3.92%) Information Security Architect
12 5 (3.27%) Security Engineer
12 5 (3.27%) Security Officer
12 5 (3.27%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.23%) Web Services
2 7 (4.58%) .NET
3 5 (3.27%) XML
4 4 (2.61%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (2.61%) HTML
4 4 (2.61%) Node.js
4 4 (2.61%) RESTful
4 4 (2.61%) SOAP
4 4 (2.61%) WCF
5 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.31%) SAML
6 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.65%) Middleware
6 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.65%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 34 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 19 (12.42%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (11.11%) Fixed Income
4 16 (10.46%) Security Operations Centre
5 14 (9.15%) Equities
6 13 (8.50%) Data Centre
7 8 (5.23%) Computer Science
8 5 (3.27%) Cyber Defence
9 4 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.61%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.96%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.96%) Fintech
10 3 (1.96%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.96%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.31%) PKI
11 2 (1.31%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.65%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.46%) Linux
2 15 (9.80%) Windows
3 10 (6.54%) Unix
4 6 (3.92%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 31 (20.26%) Risk Management
3 29 (18.95%) Security Operations
4 26 (16.99%) SIEM
5 22 (14.38%) Project Management
6 21 (13.73%) Asset Management
7 18 (11.76%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (8.50%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (7.19%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (7.19%) ITIL
11 11 (7.19%) Migration
12 10 (6.54%) Data Governance
12 10 (6.54%) Data Privacy
12 10 (6.54%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (5.88%) Business Analysis
13 9 (5.88%) Data Protection
13 9 (5.88%) Information Security Management
13 9 (5.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.76%) SQL
2 9 (5.88%) Python
3 7 (4.58%) C#
4 3 (1.96%) Perl
4 3 (1.96%) R
4 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.31%) C
5 2 (1.31%) Go
5 2 (1.31%) Java
5 2 (1.31%) PHP
5 2 (1.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) Scala
6 1 (0.65%) VB
6 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 45 (29.41%) CISSP
2 36 (23.53%) CISM
3 19 (12.42%) Degree
4 17 (11.11%) CISA
5 10 (6.54%) GIAC
6 9 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.23%) GCIA
7 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.58%) CRISC
8 7 (4.58%) GCIH
8 7 (4.58%) SANS
9 6 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (3.92%) CNA
9 6 (3.92%) GSEC
9 6 (3.92%) ISEB
9 6 (3.92%) Network+ Certification
9 6 (3.92%) Novell Certification
10 5 (3.27%) CREST Certified
11 4 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (1.96%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.88%) COBIT
3 9 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.96%) GDPR
4 3 (1.96%) ISAE 3402
4 3 (1.96%) ISO27002
4 3 (1.96%) QA
5 2 (1.31%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.96%) HDFS
2 3 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (4.58%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (3.27%) CSIRT
3 3 (1.96%) Ansible
3 3 (1.96%) SCCM
4 2 (1.31%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.31%) Nagios
4 2 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.31%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.65%) EnCase
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.65%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (9.80%) Cisco
2 13 (8.50%) Splunk
3 8 (5.23%) Cyber-Ark
3 8 (5.23%) Oracle
4 7 (4.58%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.92%) Fortinet
5 6 (3.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.92%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (3.92%) Palo Alto
5 6 (3.92%) Sun
5 6 (3.92%) Tableau
6 5 (3.27%) HP
6 5 (3.27%) VMware
7 4 (2.61%) ArcSight
7 4 (2.61%) Symantec
7 4 (2.61%) Varonis
8 3 (1.96%) Google
8 3 (1.96%) Remedy
9 2 (1.31%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.31%) Tripwire
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