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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 138 139 147
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 59 69 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.16% 1.17% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.51% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 44 30
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £27.25 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +63.63%
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
4006 4577 4299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 78.90% 77.39% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3133 3335 3287
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 74
Average hourly rate £22.25 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.29% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £77.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015, 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 64 (35.56%) CISSP
2 60 (33.33%) Finance
3 52 (28.89%) Risk Management
4 38 (21.11%) Banking
5 33 (18.33%) CISM
6 31 (17.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 29 (16.11%) Firewall
7 29 (16.11%) Windows
8 28 (15.56%) Management Information System
9 25 (13.89%) Project Management
9 25 (13.89%) Investment Banking
10 22 (12.22%) CISA
10 22 (12.22%) ITIL
10 22 (12.22%) Cyber Security
11 21 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
12 20 (11.11%) GIAC
13 18 (10.00%) Degree
13 18 (10.00%) UNIX
14 17 (9.44%) Incident Management
14 17 (9.44%) Data Protection
14 17 (9.44%) Security Cleared
15 16 (8.89%) Information Assurance
15 16 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (8.89%) Legal
16 15 (8.33%) Security Management
16 15 (8.33%) Active Directory
17 14 (7.78%) PRINCE2
17 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
17 14 (7.78%) Network Security
18 13 (7.22%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.56%) IIS
3 5 (2.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.11%) Apache
4 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Lync
5 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.56%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.56%) Documentum
5 1 (0.56%) CMS
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.89%) MS Office
3 5 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.56%) Global One
2 1 (0.56%) Tesseract
2 1 (0.56%) Minerva
2 1 (0.56%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.11%) Firewall
2 14 (7.78%) Network Security
3 12 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 11 (6.11%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.33%) LDAP
6 5 (2.78%) Internet
7 4 (2.22%) DHCP
7 4 (2.22%) DNS
7 4 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (1.67%) VPN
9 2 (1.11%) Intranet
10 1 (0.56%) MPLS
10 1 (0.56%) SAN
10 1 (0.56%) LAN
10 1 (0.56%) VoIP
10 1 (0.56%) WAN
10 1 (0.56%) FTP
10 1 (0.56%) SSL
10 1 (0.56%) Wireless
10 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 60 (33.33%) Finance
2 38 (21.11%) Banking
3 25 (13.89%) Investment Banking
4 16 (8.89%) Legal
5 12 (6.67%) Retail
6 5 (2.78%) Advertising
7 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.67%) Law
8 3 (1.67%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (1.11%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.11%) Back Office
9 2 (1.11%) Publishing
9 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.56%) Front Office
10 1 (0.56%) Military
10 1 (0.56%) German Language
10 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 50 (27.78%) Analyst
2 42 (23.33%) Consultant
3 36 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 35 (19.44%) Security Analyst
5 30 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 30 (16.67%) Information Analyst
6 26 (14.44%) Project Manager
7 23 (12.78%) Security Manager
8 21 (11.67%) Information Security Consultant
9 13 (7.22%) Business Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
10 10 (5.56%) Information Manager
10 10 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Security Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Information Analyst
11 8 (4.44%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 7 (3.89%) Architect
13 5 (2.78%) Designer
13 5 (2.78%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.22%) Middleware
1 4 (2.22%) SailPoint
2 2 (1.11%) .NET
3 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.56%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (0.56%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (0.56%) jQuery
3 1 (0.56%) HTML5
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (0.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
3 1 (0.56%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) HTML
3 1 (0.56%) WAP
3 1 (0.56%) CGI
3 1 (0.56%) LINQ
3 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.56%) Management Information System
2 9 (5.00%) CESG
2 9 (5.00%) CESG CLAS
3 8 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.89%) RMADS
5 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.67%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.67%) FMCG
7 3 (1.67%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.11%) PKI
8 2 (1.11%) PMI
8 2 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.56%) iPhone
9 1 (0.56%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.11%) Windows
2 18 (10.00%) UNIX
3 6 (3.33%) Linux
4 5 (2.78%) Android
5 4 (2.22%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.11%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (28.89%) Risk Management
2 25 (13.89%) Project Management
3 22 (12.22%) ITIL
3 22 (12.22%) Cyber Security
4 21 (11.67%) Risk Assessment
5 17 (9.44%) Incident Management
5 17 (9.44%) Data Protection
6 16 (8.89%) Information Assurance
6 16 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (8.33%) Security Management
8 14 (7.78%) PRINCE2
9 13 (7.22%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (7.22%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 12 (6.67%) Information Security Management
11 11 (6.11%) Security Architecture
12 10 (5.56%) Service Management
13 9 (5.00%) Project Planning
14 8 (4.44%) Service Delivery
14 8 (4.44%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.44%) SQL
2 3 (1.67%) C#
3 2 (1.11%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.56%) C
4 1 (0.56%) VBA
4 1 (0.56%) Java
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 64 (35.56%) CISSP
2 33 (18.33%) CISM
3 22 (12.22%) CISA
4 20 (11.11%) GIAC
5 18 (10.00%) Degree
6 17 (9.44%) Security Cleared
7 13 (7.22%) SC Cleared
8 9 (5.00%) CEH
8 9 (5.00%) GCIA
9 7 (3.89%) CRISC
9 7 (3.89%) Network+ Certification
9 7 (3.89%) CNA
9 7 (3.89%) Novell Certification
10 4 (2.22%) SSCP
11 3 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.67%) PMP
11 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.67%) GSEC
12 2 (1.11%) GCIH
12 2 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (17.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.56%) COBIT
3 5 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.67%) SLA
6 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 15 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.11%) Nmap
4 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 2 (1.11%) Nessus
2 2 (1.11%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.11%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (1.11%) SCCM
3 1 (0.56%) OpenIDM
3 1 (0.56%) OpenAM
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
3 1 (0.56%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.56%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 9 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (5.00%) Cisco
2 6 (3.33%) Symantec
2 6 (3.33%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (2.78%) HP
3 5 (2.78%) VMware
4 4 (2.22%) Sun
4 4 (2.22%) Oracle
4 4 (2.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.67%) Qualys
5 3 (1.67%) McAfee
5 3 (1.67%) Dell
5 3 (1.67%) Juniper
6 2 (1.11%) SAP
6 2 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.11%) Websense
6 2 (1.11%) CA
6 2 (1.11%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.56%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.56%) ForgeRock
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