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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 86 157 166
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +9
Contract jobs citing Information Security 128 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.18% 0.91% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.19% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 47 48
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £357 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +92.35%
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
4506 5553 5448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.65% 76.47% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3479 4098 4053
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 75 92
Average hourly rate £15.25 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.60% -41.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.90 £16.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £52.82 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014, 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 73 (37.63%) Finance
2 66 (34.02%) CISSP
3 50 (25.77%) Banking
4 49 (25.26%) Risk Management
5 33 (17.01%) Firewall
6 27 (13.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (13.92%) Management Information System
6 27 (13.92%) CISM
7 26 (13.40%) ITIL
8 25 (12.89%) CISA
8 25 (12.89%) Windows
9 24 (12.37%) Cyber Security
10 23 (11.86%) Project Management
10 23 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
10 23 (11.86%) Investment Banking
11 20 (10.31%) Degree
11 20 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 20 (10.31%) GIAC
12 19 (9.79%) Data Protection
13 18 (9.28%) Network Security
14 17 (8.76%) Incident Management
15 15 (7.73%) UNIX
15 15 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
15 15 (7.73%) Legal
16 14 (7.22%) Microsoft
16 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
16 14 (7.22%) Security Architecture
17 13 (6.70%) Security Management
17 13 (6.70%) Retail
18 12 (6.19%) CESG

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 11 (5.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.12%) IIS
3 5 (2.58%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.03%) SAS
4 2 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (0.52%) Documentum
5 1 (0.52%) Apache
5 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (4.12%) MS Office
4 4 (2.06%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.03%) MS Project
6 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.52%) Global One
2 1 (0.52%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.52%) assyst
2 1 (0.52%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.52%) Minerva
2 1 (0.52%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) SaaS
1 2 (1.03%) PaaS
1 2 (1.03%) IaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.01%) Firewall
2 18 (9.28%) Network Security
3 11 (5.67%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.12%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.09%) LDAP
6 5 (2.58%) DNS
6 5 (2.58%) Internet
7 4 (2.06%) DHCP
8 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.03%) SAN
9 2 (1.03%) Intranet
9 2 (1.03%) SSL
10 1 (0.52%) Wireless
10 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.52%) VPN
10 1 (0.52%) NetScreen
10 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.06%) Big Data
2 4 (2.06%) DataStage
3 3 (1.55%) Data Mart
3 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.03%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.03%) QlikView
4 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.52%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 73 (37.63%) Finance
2 50 (25.77%) Banking
3 23 (11.86%) Investment Banking
4 15 (7.73%) Legal
5 13 (6.70%) Retail
6 12 (6.19%) Advertising
7 3 (1.55%) Law
7 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.55%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.55%) Mandarin Language
8 2 (1.03%) German Language
8 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 2 (1.03%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.03%) Back Office
9 1 (0.52%) Front Office
9 1 (0.52%) International Banking
9 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (28.35%) Analyst
2 37 (19.07%) Consultant
3 34 (17.53%) Security Analyst
4 30 (15.46%) Security Consultant
5 28 (14.43%) Information Analyst
5 28 (14.43%) Information Security Analyst
6 27 (13.92%) Project Manager
7 26 (13.40%) Security Manager
8 19 (9.79%) Information Security Consultant
9 17 (8.76%) Business Analyst
10 14 (7.22%) Security Project Manager
11 13 (6.70%) Architect
12 12 (6.19%) Information Manager
13 11 (5.67%) Information Security Manager
14 10 (5.15%) Senior Information Analyst
14 10 (5.15%) Senior Information Security Analyst
14 10 (5.15%) Senior Security Analyst
14 10 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (3.09%) Security Engineer
16 5 (2.58%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.55%) Middleware
2 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.03%) jQuery
2 2 (1.03%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.03%) LINQ
2 2 (1.03%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (1.03%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (1.03%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.03%) HTML5
2 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.03%) HTML
2 2 (1.03%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.03%) CSS
2 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 1 (0.52%) CGI
3 1 (0.52%) WAP
3 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.19%) CESG
3 9 (4.64%) Data Protection Act
3 9 (4.64%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.12%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (3.09%) RMADS
6 3 (1.55%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (1.55%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.55%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.55%) Freedom of Information Act
6 3 (1.55%) FMCG
7 2 (1.03%) PMI
8 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.52%) Derivative
8 1 (0.52%) PKI
8 1 (0.52%) SecurID
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.89%) Windows
2 15 (7.73%) UNIX
3 6 (3.09%) Linux
4 5 (2.58%) Android
5 4 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.52%) AIX
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.26%) Risk Management
2 26 (13.40%) ITIL
3 24 (12.37%) Cyber Security
4 23 (11.86%) Project Management
4 23 (11.86%) Risk Assessment
5 20 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (9.79%) Data Protection
7 17 (8.76%) Incident Management
8 15 (7.73%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (7.22%) Security Architecture
10 13 (6.70%) Security Management
11 12 (6.19%) Project Planning
11 12 (6.19%) GAP Analysis
11 12 (6.19%) Service Management
12 11 (5.67%) Information Security Management
12 11 (5.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 11 (5.67%) Information Assurance
13 10 (5.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 10 (5.15%) TOGAF
14 9 (4.64%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.12%) SQL
2 3 (1.55%) Java
3 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.03%) C
3 2 (1.03%) C#
3 2 (1.03%) C++
4 1 (0.52%) Python
4 1 (0.52%) VBA
4 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (34.02%) CISSP
2 27 (13.92%) CISM
3 25 (12.89%) CISA
4 20 (10.31%) Degree
4 20 (10.31%) GIAC
5 14 (7.22%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.12%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.12%) GCIA
6 8 (4.12%) CEH
7 7 (3.61%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (3.61%) CNA
7 7 (3.61%) Novell Certification
7 7 (3.61%) CRISC
8 3 (1.55%) PMP
8 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.03%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.03%) CCNA
9 2 (1.03%) GSEC
10 1 (0.52%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.67%) COBIT
3 7 (3.61%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.55%) SLA
4 3 (1.55%) QA
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.52%) GPG13
5 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (6.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.52%) Nmap
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.03%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.52%) Nessus
3 1 (0.52%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.52%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.64%) Symantec
3 8 (4.12%) ArcSight
3 8 (4.12%) Oracle
4 6 (3.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (3.09%) Cisco
5 5 (2.58%) IBM
6 4 (2.06%) CheckPoint
6 4 (2.06%) HP
6 4 (2.06%) Citrix
6 4 (2.06%) Teradata
6 4 (2.06%) VMware
7 3 (1.55%) Sun
7 3 (1.55%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Juniper
8 2 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.03%) Qualys
8 2 (1.03%) Tableau
8 2 (1.03%) Talend
8 2 (1.03%) Cognizant
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