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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 121 134 121
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 82 60 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.04% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.35% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 74
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £247 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £42.36 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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
4539 4454 5397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.79% 77.38% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3588 3328 4054
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £23.50 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% -27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 38 (23.03%) CISSP
3 32 (19.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (18.18%) Windows
5 29 (17.58%) ITIL
6 28 (16.97%) Risk Management
6 28 (16.97%) Banking
7 27 (16.36%) Management Information System
8 24 (14.55%) Active Directory
9 23 (13.94%) CISM
10 22 (13.33%) PRINCE2
11 21 (12.73%) Data Protection
12 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
12 20 (12.12%) Investment Banking
13 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (11.52%) UNIX
13 19 (11.52%) CISA
13 19 (11.52%) Project Management
14 18 (10.91%) Degree
15 16 (9.70%) Linux
16 14 (8.48%) Security Management
17 13 (7.88%) Incident Management
17 13 (7.88%) SharePoint
17 13 (7.88%) Service Management
17 13 (7.88%) Security Cleared
18 12 (7.27%) Cyber Security
18 12 (7.27%) Migration
19 11 (6.67%) COBIT
19 11 (6.67%) Firewall
20 10 (6.06%) Information Security Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.61%) IIS
4 1 (0.61%) Apache
4 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
3 3 (1.82%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.21%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.61%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.67%) Firewall
2 10 (6.06%) SAN
3 8 (4.85%) LDAP
3 8 (4.85%) LAN
3 8 (4.85%) WAN
3 8 (4.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.64%) Intranet
5 4 (2.42%) WLAN
6 3 (1.82%) Network Security
6 3 (1.82%) NAS
6 3 (1.82%) Wireless
6 3 (1.82%) VPN
6 3 (1.82%) VoIP
7 2 (1.21%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.61%) SMS
8 1 (0.61%) DNS
8 1 (0.61%) SSL
8 1 (0.61%) 2G
8 1 (0.61%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.61%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.21%) QlikView
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.21%) MySQL
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.61%) JUnit
1 1 (0.61%) Subversion
1 1 (0.61%) Maven
1 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.61%) Hudson
1 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (33.33%) Finance
2 28 (16.97%) Banking
3 20 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 9 (5.45%) Legal
5 8 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.03%) Law
8 4 (2.42%) Retail
8 4 (2.42%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.21%) Local Government
9 2 (1.21%) Advertising
9 2 (1.21%) Publishing
10 1 (0.61%) Back Office
10 1 (0.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (34.55%) Analyst
2 33 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 24 (14.55%) Project Manager
4 23 (13.94%) Information Analyst
4 23 (13.94%) Information Security Analyst
5 22 (13.33%) Security Manager
6 21 (12.73%) Architect
7 19 (11.52%) Business Analyst
8 17 (10.30%) Information Security Manager
8 17 (10.30%) Information Manager
9 16 (9.70%) Consultant
10 13 (7.88%) Security Consultant
11 11 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (5.45%) Security Architect
12 9 (5.45%) Information Security Consultant
13 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.85%) Security Project Manager
14 7 (4.24%) Security Specialist
14 7 (4.24%) Technical Analyst
15 6 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.21%) .NET
1 2 (1.21%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.61%) Spring
2 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.61%) Spring Security
2 1 (0.61%) SOAP
2 1 (0.61%) XML
2 1 (0.61%) XSLT
2 1 (0.61%) WSDL
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (16.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.24%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.03%) CESG
4 5 (3.03%) PMI
5 4 (2.42%) RMADS
6 3 (1.82%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.82%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.82%) NHS
6 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.82%) Economics
6 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.21%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.61%) HP Storage
8 1 (0.61%) Blog
8 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.61%) SCADA
8 1 (0.61%) Informatics
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.18%) Windows
2 19 (11.52%) UNIX
3 16 (9.70%) Linux
4 2 (1.21%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.61%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.61%) Debian
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.58%) ITIL
2 28 (16.97%) Risk Management
3 22 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 21 (12.73%) Data Protection
5 19 (11.52%) Project Management
5 19 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.48%) Security Management
7 13 (7.88%) Service Management
7 13 (7.88%) Incident Management
8 12 (7.27%) Migration
8 12 (7.27%) Cyber Security
9 10 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (6.06%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (6.06%) Information Security Management
10 9 (5.45%) GAP Analysis
10 9 (5.45%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (5.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (5.45%) SIEM
11 8 (4.85%) Security Architecture
11 8 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.24%) C
1 7 (4.24%) SQL
2 2 (1.21%) T-SQL
2 2 (1.21%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.21%) Java
3 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 38 (23.03%) CISSP
2 23 (13.94%) CISM
3 19 (11.52%) CISA
4 18 (10.91%) Degree
5 13 (7.88%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
7 8 (4.85%) PMI Certification
8 7 (4.24%) PMP
9 6 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (3.64%) CRISC
10 4 (2.42%) CISMP
10 4 (2.42%) GIAC
11 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.21%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.21%) CEH
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.21%) MCSE
13 1 (0.61%) MCSA
13 1 (0.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (19.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (6.67%) COBIT
3 7 (4.24%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 3 (1.82%) BS7799
7 1 (0.61%) SLA
7 1 (0.61%) COSO
7 1 (0.61%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (14.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) OpenView
1 3 (1.82%) Tivoli
1 3 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 3 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 1 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.45%) Cisco
3 8 (4.85%) Citrix
4 7 (4.24%) VMware
4 7 (4.24%) Cyber-Ark
5 6 (3.64%) Symantec
5 6 (3.64%) Oracle
6 4 (2.42%) HP
6 4 (2.42%) Websense
7 3 (1.82%) Dell
7 3 (1.82%) BMC
7 3 (1.82%) Remedy
7 3 (1.82%) McAfee
7 3 (1.82%) Qualys
7 3 (1.82%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.21%) Tableau
8 2 (1.21%) Juniper
8 2 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.61%) CA
9 1 (0.61%) CommVault
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