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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 102 150 175
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 101 69 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.74% 0.95% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 1.25% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 49 36
Average daily rate
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£480 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £371 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +64.06%
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
4379 5511 5868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.28% 76.03% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3246 4118 4371
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 28 August 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 72 (45.86%) Finance
2 53 (33.76%) CISSP
3 42 (26.75%) Banking
4 33 (21.02%) Risk Management
5 31 (19.75%) Management Information System
6 26 (16.56%) CISA
7 25 (15.92%) Firewall
8 24 (15.29%) Windows
8 24 (15.29%) Degree
9 23 (14.65%) ITIL
10 22 (14.01%) CISM
10 22 (14.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 18 (11.46%) Risk Assessment
12 16 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
13 15 (9.55%) Investment Banking
13 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.55%) Project Management
14 14 (8.92%) Security Management
14 14 (8.92%) Network Security
15 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
15 13 (8.28%) GIAC
15 13 (8.28%) Information Security Management
16 12 (7.64%) GAP Analysis
16 12 (7.64%) UNIX
16 12 (7.64%) Retail
16 12 (7.64%) Incident Management
16 12 (7.64%) Cyber Security
17 11 (7.01%) Data Protection
17 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
17 11 (7.01%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (5.73%) CMS
2 7 (4.46%) Joomla!
3 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) SAS
4 2 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (5.73%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.18%) MS Project
3 5 (3.18%) MS Office
4 3 (1.91%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) assyst
1 1 (0.64%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.64%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) SaaS
1 2 (1.27%) PaaS
1 2 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (0.64%) Taleo
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (15.92%) Firewall
2 14 (8.92%) Network Security
3 9 (5.73%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.73%) Intranet
4 6 (3.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.18%) Internet
5 5 (3.18%) DNS
6 4 (2.55%) LDAP
7 3 (1.91%) DHCP
8 2 (1.27%) SSL
8 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.27%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.64%) SSH
9 1 (0.64%) Wireless
9 1 (0.64%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.64%) SAN
9 1 (0.64%) NetScreen
9 1 (0.64%) FTP
9 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.55%) DataStage
2 4 (2.55%) Big Data
2 4 (2.55%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.91%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.27%) QlikView
4 2 (1.27%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.64%) QualityStage
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) JIRA
1 2 (1.27%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
General
1 72 (45.86%) Finance
2 42 (26.75%) Banking
3 15 (9.55%) Investment Banking
4 12 (7.64%) Retail
5 11 (7.01%) Financial Institution
6 10 (6.37%) Advertising
7 8 (5.10%) Legal
8 4 (2.55%) Publishing
9 3 (1.91%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.91%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.27%) German Language
10 2 (1.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.64%) International Banking
11 1 (0.64%) Front Office
11 1 (0.64%) Back Office
11 1 (0.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (28.03%) Analyst
2 25 (15.92%) Consultant
3 22 (14.01%) Project Manager
3 22 (14.01%) Security Consultant
3 22 (14.01%) Security Analyst
4 21 (13.38%) Security Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Information Security Analyst
5 18 (11.46%) Information Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) Information Security Consultant
6 14 (8.92%) Security Project Manager
7 12 (7.64%) Information Manager
7 12 (7.64%) Business Analyst
8 11 (7.01%) Information Security Manager
9 9 (5.73%) Architect
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Security Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Information Analyst
10 8 (5.10%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 7 (4.46%) Information Security Project Manager
12 5 (3.18%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Middleware
2 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.27%) LINQ
2 2 (1.27%) jQuery
2 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (1.27%) HTML5
2 2 (1.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (1.27%) Razor View Engine
2 2 (1.27%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (1.27%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.27%) HTML
2 2 (1.27%) .NET
2 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.64%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.75%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.28%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (4.46%) E-Learning
4 7 (4.46%) CESG
4 7 (4.46%) Economics
5 4 (2.55%) RMADS
6 3 (1.91%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.27%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.27%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.27%) iPhone
7 2 (1.27%) Learning Management System
7 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.29%) Windows
2 12 (7.64%) UNIX
3 8 (5.10%) Linux
4 4 (2.55%) Android
5 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) Debian
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.02%) Risk Management
2 23 (14.65%) ITIL
3 18 (11.46%) Risk Assessment
4 15 (9.55%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.55%) Project Management
5 14 (8.92%) Security Management
6 13 (8.28%) Information Security Management
7 12 (7.64%) GAP Analysis
7 12 (7.64%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.64%) Cyber Security
8 11 (7.01%) Data Protection
8 11 (7.01%) Service Management
9 9 (5.73%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.73%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (5.73%) Security Architecture
10 8 (5.10%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.10%) Project Planning
11 7 (4.46%) Data Analysis
11 7 (4.46%) SIEM
11 7 (4.46%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.82%) SQL
2 2 (1.27%) Python
2 2 (1.27%) C#
2 2 (1.27%) C++
2 2 (1.27%) Java
2 2 (1.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.64%) Perl
3 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.64%) VBA
3 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) CISSP
2 26 (16.56%) CISA
3 24 (15.29%) Degree
4 22 (14.01%) CISM
5 13 (8.28%) GIAC
6 8 (5.10%) Security Cleared
7 6 (3.82%) GCIA
8 5 (3.18%) CEH
8 5 (3.18%) CNA
8 5 (3.18%) Novell Certification
8 5 (3.18%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (2.55%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.27%) CRISC
10 2 (1.27%) PMP
10 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.27%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) MCSE
11 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.64%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (5.73%) PCI DSS
3 8 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.18%) COBIT
4 5 (3.18%) QA
5 2 (1.27%) SLA
6 1 (0.64%) GPG13
6 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 11 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (1.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.64%) Control-M
3 1 (0.64%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (0.64%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 9 (5.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.10%) Oracle
3 6 (3.82%) IBM
3 6 (3.82%) Symantec
3 6 (3.82%) ArcSight
4 4 (2.55%) Teradata
4 4 (2.55%) Cisco
5 3 (1.91%) Citrix
5 3 (1.91%) Sun
5 3 (1.91%) McAfee
5 3 (1.91%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.27%) Tableau
6 2 (1.27%) Talend
6 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.27%) VMware
6 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.27%) Informatica
6 2 (1.27%) Juniper
6 2 (1.27%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.27%) Adobe
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