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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 109 108 155
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +47
Contract jobs citing Information Security 50 91 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.45% 1.66% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 2.06% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 74 46
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £338 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £425 £440
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -55.88%
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
2925 4410 5021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.86% 80.47% 79.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2381 3433 3703
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £609 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.74 £92.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016, 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 35 (40.70%) CISSP
2 33 (38.37%) Finance
3 25 (29.07%) CISM
4 18 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 18 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
6 14 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (15.12%) CISA
7 13 (15.12%) Project Management
7 13 (15.12%) ITIL
8 12 (13.95%) Firewall
9 11 (12.79%) Banking
9 11 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
10 10 (11.63%) Security Management
10 10 (11.63%) Unix
11 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
11 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (10.47%) Asset Management
12 8 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
12 8 (9.30%) Legal
12 8 (9.30%) Linux
12 8 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (8.14%) SIEM
13 7 (8.14%) Change Control
13 7 (8.14%) Windows
13 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
13 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis

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 4 (4.65%) IIS
1 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.16%) Documaker
2 1 (1.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) IaaS
1 1 (1.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.95%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) Network Security
2 5 (5.81%) VPN
3 3 (3.49%) DNS
3 3 (3.49%) HTTP
3 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.33%) LAN
4 2 (2.33%) SSH
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.16%) IPsec
5 1 (1.16%) LDAP
5 1 (1.16%) PSTN
5 1 (1.16%) SAN
5 1 (1.16%) SMTP
5 1 (1.16%) SSL
5 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.16%) Wireless
5 1 (1.16%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Big Data
1 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.33%) GIS
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.16%) DB2
2 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.16%) HBase
2 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) TestNG
2 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (2.33%) Gradle
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.33%) JUnit
2 2 (2.33%) Maven
2 2 (2.33%) Mockito
3 1 (1.16%) Burp Suite
3 1 (1.16%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.16%) ProC
3 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (38.37%) Finance
2 11 (12.79%) Banking
3 8 (9.30%) Legal
4 6 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.33%) French Language
6 2 (2.33%) German Language
6 2 (2.33%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.33%) Polish Language
6 2 (2.33%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Front Office
7 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (25.58%) Analyst
2 14 (16.28%) Security Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) Business Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Consultant
5 9 (10.47%) Security Consultant
6 8 (9.30%) Information Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.98%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Information Security Consultant
9 5 (5.81%) Penetration Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Manager
9 5 (5.81%) Tester
10 4 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Governance Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Project Governance Manager
11 3 (3.49%) Chief Security Officer
11 3 (3.49%) CIO
11 3 (3.49%) Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Middleware
1 3 (3.49%) REST
1 3 (3.49%) SOAP
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (2.33%) JDBC
2 2 (2.33%) Kafka
3 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.16%) CSS
3 1 (1.16%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.16%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.16%) jQuery
3 1 (1.16%) JRules
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.16%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (12.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.49%) Data Integration
3 3 (3.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.33%) CESG
4 2 (2.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.33%) NHS
4 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) Economics
5 1 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Unix
2 8 (9.30%) Linux
3 7 (8.14%) Windows
4 3 (3.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) AIX
6 1 (1.16%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.16%) VMS
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.93%) Risk Management
2 14 (16.28%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (15.12%) ITIL
3 13 (15.12%) Project Management
4 11 (12.79%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (11.63%) Security Management
6 9 (10.47%) Asset Management
6 9 (10.47%) Information Security Management
6 9 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (9.30%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.14%) Change Control
8 7 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.14%) SIEM
9 6 (6.98%) Business Continuity
9 6 (6.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (5.81%) Data Protection
10 5 (5.81%) Information Assurance
10 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.81%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) C++
2 3 (3.49%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C
3 2 (2.33%) C#
3 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.33%) Perl
3 2 (2.33%) Python
3 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.16%) PHP
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) CISSP
2 25 (29.07%) CISM
3 13 (15.12%) CISA
4 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.65%) CRISC
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 3 (3.49%) CCNP
7 3 (3.49%) CISMP
7 3 (3.49%) IISP
7 3 (3.49%) PCI QSA
8 2 (2.33%) CCDP
8 2 (2.33%) CCNA
8 2 (2.33%) CEH
8 2 (2.33%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.33%) GIAC
8 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.33%) OSCP
8 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.65%) QA
4 3 (3.49%) GPG13
5 2 (2.33%) COBIT
5 2 (2.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (2.33%) SLA
6 1 (1.16%) ISO27002
6 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Apache Flume
3 1 (1.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) EnCase
2 2 (2.33%) Nessus
2 2 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.16%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.16%) Control-M
3 1 (1.16%) FTK
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
3 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) ArcSight
3 3 (3.49%) BMC
3 3 (3.49%) Cisco
3 3 (3.49%) Cognos
3 3 (3.49%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.33%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) Intel Security
4 2 (2.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.33%) Remedy
4 2 (2.33%) Varonis
5 1 (1.16%) F5
5 1 (1.16%) HP
5 1 (1.16%) IBM
5 1 (1.16%) Mitel
5 1 (1.16%) Qualys
5 1 (1.16%) Splunk
5 1 (1.16%) TOWER Software
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