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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Computer Security (COMPUSEC)
Rank 406 401 401
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing Computer Security 2 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.066% 0.027%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.011% 0.082% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate £635 £475 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.68% +15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £8.79 -
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +32 1 £635 +23.90%
Computer Security
England

Computer Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (37.50%) Python
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Perl
4 5 (31.25%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) Firewall
4 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
4 5 (31.25%) Ruby
4 5 (31.25%) Network Security
5 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (25.00%) FMCG
5 4 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (25.00%) CRISC
5 4 (25.00%) IT Audit
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) CISA
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
5 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (25.00%) CISSP
5 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) SOA
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services

Computer Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) Internet
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Governance Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) IT Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) CISSP Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Cryptography
3 4 (25.00%) FMCG
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 2 (12.50%) VMS
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (25.00%) ERP
1 4 (25.00%) Information Security
1 4 (25.00%) IT Audit
1 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
3 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
3 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (6.25%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) Perl
2 5 (31.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CISA
1 4 (25.00%) CISSP
1 4 (25.00%) CRISC
2 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) GCED
3 2 (12.50%) GCFA
3 2 (12.50%) GIAC
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) GCIA
4 1 (6.25%) GSEC
4 1 (6.25%) HND
4 1 (6.25%) MCP
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) SANS
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (12.50%) ISO27002
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Snort
2 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
London
Oho Group
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago