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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Computer Security over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 429 425 445
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.043% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.061% 0.052% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 2
Median daily rate £402 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £413 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £570 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-29.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £18.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Computer Security
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
19685 19203 19669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.98% 83.25% 81.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14097 13781 13947
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 218 246
Median hourly rate £24.72 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.36% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.93 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Computer Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Computer Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Computer Security across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Computer Security Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 4 £402 -
Brentford - 1 - - 2
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Computer 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 London region with a requirement for Computer Security.

1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) Python
3 6 (50.00%) Unix
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) SIEM
3 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
4 5 (41.67%) Brocade
4 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
4 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
4 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) AppSense
4 5 (41.67%) Nessus
4 5 (41.67%) Information Security
4 5 (41.67%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Legal
5 3 (25.00%) Project Planning

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) ADSL
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 2 (16.67%) HSRP
3 2 (16.67%) ICMP
3 2 (16.67%) ISDN
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) PSTN
3 2 (16.67%) SNMP
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 1 (8.33%) ELK Stack
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Unix
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Secure Coding
2 5 (41.67%) Security Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Patching
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) SANS
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) GCIA
3 1 (8.33%) GSEC
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nessus
2 1 (8.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (8.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (8.33%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Cisco
1 7 (58.33%) Fortinet
2 6 (50.00%) LogRhythm
3 5 (41.67%) AppSense
3 5 (41.67%) Brocade
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) NetWitness
5 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
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