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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 411 417 414
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 15 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.040% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.048% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £563 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £423 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £362 £385 -
% change year-on-year
-5.97% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 - £23.50
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
18130 18917 19369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.86% 83.57% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13033 13514 14273
Median daily rate £476 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 254
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 £500 - 3
Brentford - 1 - -
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 8 (44.44%) SIEM
3 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Unix
3 8 (44.44%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Information Security
4 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Java
4 7 (38.89%) LogRhythm
5 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (33.33%) Secure Coding
5 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (33.33%) C#
5 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (33.33%) AppSense
5 6 (33.33%) Brocade
5 6 (33.33%) Nessus
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) Network Security
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
7 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 7 (38.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) ADSL
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.11%) ICMP
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) ISDN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) PSTN
4 2 (11.11%) SNMP
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) French Language
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Military
2 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Security Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) IT Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Data Scientist
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SOC Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (5.56%) ELK Stack
2 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (5.56%) Social Media
5 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Unix
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) SIEM
3 6 (33.33%) Secure Coding
4 5 (27.78%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 3 (16.67%) ITIL
6 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 2 (11.11%) Change Management
7 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 2 (11.11%) Open Source
7 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Python
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Perl
4 1 (5.56%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CISA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) CREST Certified
3 2 (11.11%) GIAC
3 2 (11.11%) GPEN
3 2 (11.11%) OSCP
3 2 (11.11%) SANS
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) GCIA
4 1 (5.56%) GSEC
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
1 8 (44.44%) Fortinet
2 7 (38.89%) LogRhythm
3 6 (33.33%) AppSense
3 6 (33.33%) Brocade
3 6 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.56%) IBM
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) NetWitness
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) RapidMiner
5 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire