The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 126 134 154
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 75 83 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 1.17% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.54% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 63 48
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £351 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £599 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £63.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -71.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £60.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4384 5386 5831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.55% 76.01% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3259 4028 4332
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 92 85
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £16.90 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Information Security
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 71 (50.71%) Finance
2 39 (27.86%) CISSP
3 37 (26.43%) Banking
4 35 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 27 (19.29%) Windows
6 26 (18.57%) Risk Management
7 25 (17.86%) Degree
8 23 (16.43%) CISA
9 22 (15.71%) CISM
9 22 (15.71%) ITIL
10 17 (12.14%) Active Directory
11 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
11 15 (10.71%) Firewall
12 14 (10.00%) Financial Institution
12 14 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
12 14 (10.00%) Security Management
13 13 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (9.29%) Investment Banking
13 13 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
13 13 (9.29%) Information Security Management
14 12 (8.57%) Project Management
14 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
15 11 (7.86%) UNIX
16 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 10 (7.14%) Advertising
16 10 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 9 (6.43%) E-Learning
17 9 (6.43%) BCP
17 9 (6.43%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.43%) MS Exchange
2 8 (5.71%) CMS
3 7 (5.00%) Joomla!
3 7 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.71%) IIS
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.57%) MS Project
4 3 (2.14%) MS Office
4 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.71%) Temenos T24
2 1 (0.71%) ResourceLink
2 1 (0.71%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) SaaS
1 2 (1.43%) PaaS
1 2 (1.43%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Taleo
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) Firewall
2 9 (6.43%) Intranet
3 7 (5.00%) IP Telephony
4 6 (4.29%) Network Security
5 5 (3.57%) DNS
6 3 (2.14%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.43%) Internet
7 2 (1.43%) LDAP
7 2 (1.43%) VPN
7 2 (1.43%) SSL
8 1 (0.71%) SSH
8 1 (0.71%) SAN
8 1 (0.71%) Broadband
8 1 (0.71%) DHCP
8 1 (0.71%) FTP
8 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.71%) Wireless
8 1 (0.71%) IPsec
8 1 (0.71%) NetScreen
8 1 (0.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) Data Mining
1 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.86%) Big Data
2 4 (2.86%) DataStage
3 3 (2.14%) Data Mart
3 3 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.43%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.43%) QlikView
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.71%) QualityStage
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
General
1 71 (50.71%) Finance
2 37 (26.43%) Banking
3 14 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 13 (9.29%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.14%) Advertising
6 8 (5.71%) Retail
7 4 (2.86%) Legal
8 3 (2.14%) Publishing
9 2 (1.43%) Law
9 2 (1.43%) Marketing
10 1 (0.71%) German Language
10 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.71%) International Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Front Office
10 1 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (30.00%) Analyst
2 21 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 19 (13.57%) Consultant
4 17 (12.14%) Project Manager
4 17 (12.14%) Security Analyst
5 15 (10.71%) Security Consultant
6 14 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 14 (10.00%) Information Manager
7 13 (9.29%) Information Security Manager
8 11 (7.86%) Security Project Manager
8 11 (7.86%) Information Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Information Security Consultant
8 11 (7.86%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Architect
9 7 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 7 (5.00%) Information Security Project Manager
10 5 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (2.86%) Senior Information Analyst
11 4 (2.86%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.57%) Middleware
2 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.71%) LINQ
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.71%) jQuery
2 1 (0.71%) JRules
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.71%) CSS
2 1 (0.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (0.71%) WebCenter
2 1 (0.71%) HTML5
2 1 (0.71%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (6.43%) E-Learning
4 8 (5.71%) CESG
4 8 (5.71%) Economics
5 7 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (5.00%) iPhone
6 6 (4.29%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (2.86%) PKI
8 2 (1.43%) Learning Management System
8 2 (1.43%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.43%) RMADS
8 2 (1.43%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.71%) SecurID
9 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.71%) PMI
9 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.71%) iPad
9 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Windows
2 11 (7.86%) UNIX
3 8 (5.71%) Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.00%) Android
5 2 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.71%) Debian
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.71%) AIX
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) Risk Management
2 22 (15.71%) ITIL
3 14 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 14 (10.00%) Security Management
4 13 (9.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.29%) Information Security Management
5 12 (8.57%) Project Management
6 10 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.43%) BCP
7 9 (6.43%) Service Management
7 9 (6.43%) Data Protection
8 8 (5.71%) Security Architecture
8 8 (5.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 7 (5.00%) TOGAF
9 7 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.00%) Change Management
9 7 (5.00%) SIEM
9 7 (5.00%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) Java
2 3 (2.14%) SQL
3 2 (1.43%) Python
3 2 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (0.71%) C
4 1 (0.71%) C#
4 1 (0.71%) VBA
4 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.71%) Perl
4 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (27.86%) CISSP
2 25 (17.86%) Degree
3 23 (16.43%) CISA
4 22 (15.71%) CISM
5 8 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.57%) GIAC
7 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.14%) CEH
9 2 (1.43%) CRISC
9 2 (1.43%) PMP
9 2 (1.43%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.71%) EnCE
10 1 (0.71%) ISSAP
10 1 (0.71%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.71%) ISEB
10 1 (0.71%) MCSE
10 1 (0.71%) ISACA
10 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.71%) QA
3 5 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.14%) COBIT
4 3 (2.14%) BS7799
5 1 (0.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 17 (12.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.43%) Oracle Identity Management
2 2 (1.43%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.71%) Control-M
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (0.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.43%) Oracle
3 8 (5.71%) IBM
4 7 (5.00%) VMware
4 7 (5.00%) Cisco
4 7 (5.00%) McAfee
5 6 (4.29%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.57%) Symantec
7 4 (2.86%) Teradata
8 3 (2.14%) Informatica
8 3 (2.14%) Citrix
9 2 (1.43%) Tableau
9 2 (1.43%) Talend
9 2 (1.43%) Cyber-Ark
9 2 (1.43%) Charles River
9 2 (1.43%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.43%) SAP
9 2 (1.43%) Adobe
9 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
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