The table below looks at the statistics for Computer Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank - 399 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.052% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.066% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £10.00
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17516 18221 16711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.35% 78.23% 77.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12265 12963 11608
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -3.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 230 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Computer Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Computer Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Computer Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Computer Security across the London region.

Computer Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Computer Security
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Computer Security across the London region.

Computer Security Hourly Rate Trend in London

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Computer 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 Computer Security.

1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (50.00%) GCIH
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) CISSP
4 6 (42.86%) Legal
4 6 (42.86%) Internet
4 6 (42.86%) EnCE
4 6 (42.86%) Data Privacy
5 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
5 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (35.71%) CEH
5 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 4 (28.57%) Change Management
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (14.29%) Lync
8 2 (14.29%) GCIA
8 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Computer 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 Computer Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Games
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Forensic Investigator
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Build and Release Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Security Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) Data Privacy
3 5 (35.71%) Digital Forensics
3 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (14.29%) Information Assurance
6 2 (14.29%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Migration
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) GCIH
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) EnCE
3 5 (35.71%) CEH
4 2 (14.29%) GCIA
4 2 (14.29%) GIAC
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) CISMP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCSP
5 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (14.29%) ISO 9000
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 2 (14.29%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Dell
2 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.14%) IronPort
3 1 (7.14%) Juniper
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Trustwave
3 1 (7.14%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) Akamai