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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
London / City of London
Rank 107 125 122
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 41 34 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.41% 1.06% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.22% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 55
Median daily rate £463 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £338 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
2475 2787 4253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.85% 86.90% 82.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1964 2211 3314
Median daily rate £500 £485 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 32
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 57 (49.14%) Finance
2 31 (26.72%) CISSP
3 29 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (20.69%) Legal
4 24 (20.69%) CISM
5 22 (18.97%) Firewall
6 21 (18.10%) Security Operations
7 20 (17.24%) Network Security
8 19 (16.38%) Risk Management
9 18 (15.52%) Management Information System
9 18 (15.52%) Degree
10 16 (13.79%) Windows
10 16 (13.79%) SIEM
11 14 (12.07%) Asset Management
11 14 (12.07%) Project Management
12 13 (11.21%) Retail
12 13 (11.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 13 (11.21%) Security Operations Centre
13 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (10.34%) SQL
14 11 (9.48%) Linux
14 11 (9.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 11 (9.48%) Data Protection
14 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
15 10 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 10 (8.62%) Cisco
15 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
16 9 (7.76%) Migration
16 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
16 9 (7.76%) Unix

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 6 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.72%) CMS
2 2 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.86%) SAS
3 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Project
2 1 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Global One
1 1 (0.86%) Minerva
1 1 (0.86%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.86%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (5.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Route 53
3 1 (0.86%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) Firewall
2 20 (17.24%) Network Security
3 11 (9.48%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (7.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.90%) SSL
6 7 (6.03%) DNS
7 6 (5.17%) HTTP
7 6 (5.17%) VPN
8 5 (4.31%) Internet
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (3.45%) Wireless
10 3 (2.59%) LAN
10 3 (2.59%) Skype
10 3 (2.59%) WAN
10 3 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.72%) LDAP
11 2 (1.72%) Telepresence
11 2 (1.72%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.72%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.86%) Power BI
4 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (49.14%) Finance
2 24 (20.69%) Legal
3 13 (11.21%) Retail
4 8 (6.90%) Financial Institution
5 7 (6.03%) Banking
6 3 (2.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.72%) Games
8 1 (0.86%) French Language
8 1 (0.86%) Front Office
8 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (43.10%) Analyst
2 42 (36.21%) Security Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Business Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Information Analyst
3 15 (12.93%) Information Security Analyst
4 10 (8.62%) Architect
5 8 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 8 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 7 (6.03%) IT Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Security Manager
8 5 (4.31%) Consultant
8 5 (4.31%) Security Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Security Specialist
9 4 (3.45%) Information Architect
9 4 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Network Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) .NET
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
2 3 (2.59%) XML
3 2 (1.72%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.72%) HTML
3 2 (1.72%) Node.js
3 2 (1.72%) RESTful
3 2 (1.72%) SAML
3 2 (1.72%) SOAP
3 2 (1.72%) WCF
4 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.86%) Middleware
4 1 (0.86%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.86%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Management Information System
2 13 (11.21%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
4 9 (7.76%) Fixed Income
5 8 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.90%) Equities
6 6 (5.17%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.59%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.72%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.86%) Derivative
10 1 (0.86%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.86%) iSeries
10 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.86%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 11 (9.48%) Linux
3 9 (7.76%) Unix
4 7 (6.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 21 (18.10%) Security Operations
3 19 (16.38%) Risk Management
4 16 (13.79%) SIEM
5 14 (12.07%) Asset Management
5 14 (12.07%) Project Management
6 13 (11.21%) Vulnerability Management
7 12 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (9.48%) Data Protection
9 9 (7.76%) Migration
9 9 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (6.03%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (6.03%) Identity Access Management
10 7 (6.03%) Incident Management
10 7 (6.03%) Privileged Access Management
11 6 (5.17%) Change Management
11 6 (5.17%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (5.17%) Network Design
11 6 (5.17%) Security Architecture
11 6 (5.17%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.34%) SQL
2 6 (5.17%) Python
3 3 (2.59%) C
3 3 (2.59%) C#
3 3 (2.59%) Perl
4 2 (1.72%) Go
4 2 (1.72%) Java
4 2 (1.72%) PHP
4 2 (1.72%) Ruby
5 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.86%) Scala
5 1 (0.86%) VB
5 1 (0.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (26.72%) CISSP
2 24 (20.69%) CISM
3 18 (15.52%) Degree
4 9 (7.76%) GIAC
5 8 (6.90%) GCIA
6 7 (6.03%) GCIH
6 7 (6.03%) SANS
7 6 (5.17%) CNA
7 6 (5.17%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (5.17%) Novell Certification
7 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 5 (4.31%) CISA
8 5 (4.31%) CREST Certified
8 5 (4.31%) ISEB
9 4 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.45%) CRISC
10 3 (2.59%) CCSP
10 3 (2.59%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.17%) GDPR
4 5 (4.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.59%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.86%) COBIT
6 1 (0.86%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.86%) PMO
6 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (6.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (2.59%) Ansible
2 3 (2.59%) HP SIM
2 3 (2.59%) SCCM
3 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) CSIRT
4 1 (0.86%) Nagios
4 1 (0.86%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Cisco
1 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) Splunk
3 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.17%) Palo Alto
3 6 (5.17%) Sun
3 6 (5.17%) VMware
4 5 (4.31%) CyberArk
4 5 (4.31%) Oracle
4 5 (4.31%) Symantec
5 4 (3.45%) Varonis
6 3 (2.59%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.59%) Citrix
6 3 (2.59%) HP
6 3 (2.59%) Intel
6 3 (2.59%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.72%) Polycom
7 2 (1.72%) Tripwire
8 1 (0.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.86%) Mitel
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Red10
Rate: £700 - £900 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £700 - £900 per day
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