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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 396 422 377
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -45
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.056% 0.008% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.011% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £168
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +108.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £14.00
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
17875 18829 16333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.53% 77.63% 76.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13142 13090 11224
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
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 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 231 320
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £53.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Computer Security within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 9 (56.25%) Information Security
3 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (43.75%) GCIH
4 7 (43.75%) CISSP
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) Legal
5 6 (37.50%) EnCE
5 6 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
6 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (31.25%) CEH
6 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) Intranet
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
8 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
9 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (12.50%) HTML5

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
1 2 (12.50%) K2 blackpearl
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Intranet
5 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Legal
3 2 (12.50%) Games
4 1 (6.25%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (12.50%) Forensic Investigator
1 2 (12.50%) Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
1 2 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
1 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
2 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) HTML5
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Online Games
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
2 6 (37.50%) Data Privacy
3 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
3 5 (31.25%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 2 (12.50%) MVC
6 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) GCIH
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) EnCE
3 5 (31.25%) CEH
4 3 (18.75%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) GIAC
5 2 (12.50%) GCIA
6 1 (6.25%) CISA
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (6.25%) CCSP
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (12.50%) ISO 9000
4 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (6.25%) BS7799
4 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (6.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Snort
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) F5
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