The table below looks at the statistics for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / London
Rank 145 135 200
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +65
Contract jobs citing Information Security 341 360 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.78% 1.71% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.04% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 245 161
Median daily rate £476 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.80% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £659 £600 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £28.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +96.26%

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
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in London

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in London

Information 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 Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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 +9 55 £494 +3.94% 28
Docklands, London - 4 £525 -
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £488 -
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Westminster - 1 £725 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
Feltham - 1 £400 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 263 (33.80%) Finance
2 223 (28.66%) CISSP
3 155 (19.92%) Risk Management
4 151 (19.41%) CISM
5 132 (16.97%) Cybersecurity
6 130 (16.71%) Management Information System
7 115 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 115 (14.78%) SIEM
8 103 (13.24%) Firewall
9 101 (12.98%) Banking
10 99 (12.72%) Windows
11 89 (11.44%) Degree
12 87 (11.18%) Network Security
13 86 (11.05%) Microsoft
14 85 (10.93%) CISA
14 85 (10.93%) Legal
14 85 (10.93%) Security Cleared
15 83 (10.67%) Project Management
15 83 (10.67%) Security Operations
16 80 (10.28%) Security Architecture
17 75 (9.64%) PCI DSS
17 75 (9.64%) Security Management
17 75 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
18 72 (9.25%) Cisco
19 69 (8.87%) ITIL
20 66 (8.48%) Incident Management
20 66 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
21 64 (8.23%) Linux
22 63 (8.10%) SC Cleared
23 62 (7.97%) Penetration Testing

Information 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 28 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (1.29%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.90%) Apache
5 6 (0.77%) Confluence
6 5 (0.64%) MS Exchange
6 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
6 5 (0.64%) Oracle Workflow
6 5 (0.64%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.26%) IIS
8 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) CMS
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.13%) JBoss
9 1 (0.13%) Liferay
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 37 (4.76%) MS Office
3 20 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.93%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.39%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Bankmaster
6 1 (0.13%) Eikon
6 1 (0.13%) Global One
6 1 (0.13%) Minerva
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (2.44%) IaaS
4 16 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 15 (1.93%) PaaS
5 15 (1.93%) SaaS
6 10 (1.29%) Office 365
7 9 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (1.16%) Amazon EMR
7 9 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
7 9 (1.16%) Amazon S3
7 9 (1.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 9 (1.16%) Route 53
8 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
9 2 (0.26%) Yammer
10 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 103 (13.24%) Firewall
2 87 (11.18%) Network Security
3 44 (5.66%) TCP/IP
4 40 (5.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 37 (4.76%) Internet
6 25 (3.21%) DNS
6 25 (3.21%) Wireless
7 24 (3.08%) LAN
7 24 (3.08%) WAN
8 19 (2.44%) VPN
9 17 (2.19%) Intranet
10 15 (1.93%) LDAP
11 13 (1.67%) OSPF
12 12 (1.54%) DHCP
12 12 (1.54%) Ethernet
12 12 (1.54%) Wireshark
13 11 (1.41%) HTTP
13 11 (1.41%) SSL
14 10 (1.29%) IPv6
15 8 (1.03%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (2.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.80%) Big Data
3 10 (1.29%) Hadoop
4 8 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.90%) MySQL
6 6 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.64%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.39%) GIS
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.26%) BigTable
10 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.26%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (2.19%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.80%) JIRA
3 5 (0.64%) Travis CI
4 4 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.26%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) AppScan
6 1 (0.13%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.13%) Maven
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 263 (33.80%) Finance
2 101 (12.98%) Banking
3 85 (10.93%) Legal
4 41 (5.27%) Retail
5 22 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.44%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.80%) Law
8 13 (1.67%) Military
9 12 (1.54%) Advertising
10 11 (1.41%) Games
11 8 (1.03%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.03%) Marketing
12 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.51%) German Language
13 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Electronics
14 3 (0.39%) French Language
15 2 (0.26%) Back Office
15 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 216 (27.76%) Analyst
2 164 (21.08%) Security Analyst
3 109 (14.01%) Architect
4 98 (12.60%) Consultant
5 75 (9.64%) Security Architect
6 69 (8.87%) Security Consultant
6 69 (8.87%) Security Manager
7 56 (7.20%) Information Analyst
8 54 (6.94%) Information Security Analyst
9 53 (6.81%) Business Analyst
10 47 (6.04%) Project Manager
11 43 (5.53%) Information Security Manager
12 42 (5.40%) Information Manager
12 42 (5.40%) Security Officer
13 37 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
14 35 (4.50%) Information Security Officer
15 32 (4.11%) Security Engineer
16 28 (3.60%) Security Project Manager
17 27 (3.47%) Information Officer
17 27 (3.47%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.08%) Web Services
2 17 (2.19%) .NET
3 8 (1.03%) RESTful
4 7 (0.90%) HTML
5 6 (0.77%) AngularJS
5 6 (0.77%) XML
6 5 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (0.64%) J2EE
6 5 (0.64%) Middleware
7 4 (0.51%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.51%) LAMP
7 4 (0.51%) Node.js
7 4 (0.51%) SAML
7 4 (0.51%) SOAP
7 4 (0.51%) Spring
7 4 (0.51%) WCF
8 2 (0.26%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.26%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (0.26%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 130 (16.71%) Management Information System
2 66 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.66%) Data Centre
3 44 (5.66%) Security Operations Centre
4 27 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.08%) Fixed Income
6 15 (1.93%) CESG
6 15 (1.93%) Cyber Defence
6 15 (1.93%) Equities
7 14 (1.80%) Data Protection Act
8 13 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 12 (1.54%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.54%) SWIFT
10 11 (1.41%) Cryptography
10 11 (1.41%) Public Cloud
11 10 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.16%) Performance Metrics
13 8 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
13 8 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.03%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 99 (12.72%) Windows
2 64 (8.23%) Linux
3 57 (7.33%) Unix
4 28 (3.60%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.80%) Windows 10
6 13 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 11 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.77%) OpenVMS
10 4 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (19.92%) Risk Management
2 132 (16.97%) Cybersecurity
3 115 (14.78%) SIEM
4 83 (10.67%) Project Management
4 83 (10.67%) Security Operations
5 80 (10.28%) Security Architecture
6 75 (9.64%) Security Management
6 75 (9.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 69 (8.87%) ITIL
8 66 (8.48%) Incident Management
9 62 (7.97%) Penetration Testing
10 60 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
11 52 (6.68%) Information Security Management
12 51 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
13 50 (6.43%) Data Protection
14 49 (6.30%) Risk Assessment
15 44 (5.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 41 (5.27%) Data Loss Prevention
17 36 (4.63%) Change Management
17 36 (4.63%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (5.66%) SQL
2 31 (3.98%) Python
3 22 (2.83%) Java
4 15 (1.93%) C
5 14 (1.80%) Perl
6 13 (1.67%) C#
7 7 (0.90%) C++
7 7 (0.90%) Go
7 7 (0.90%) Ruby
7 7 (0.90%) Scala
7 7 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (0.77%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.51%) PHP
10 4 (0.51%) VB
11 3 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.26%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.26%) R
12 2 (0.26%) VBA
13 1 (0.13%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 223 (28.66%) CISSP
2 151 (19.41%) CISM
3 89 (11.44%) Degree
4 85 (10.93%) CISA
4 85 (10.93%) Security Cleared
5 63 (8.10%) SC Cleared
6 31 (3.98%) GIAC
7 29 (3.73%) Cisco Certification
8 25 (3.21%) CRISC
9 24 (3.08%) ISEB
10 20 (2.57%) CISMP
10 20 (2.57%) SANS
11 18 (2.31%) PCI QSA
12 17 (2.19%) DV Cleared
13 16 (2.06%) CCNP
14 15 (1.93%) CCNA
14 15 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (1.80%) CEH
16 13 (1.67%) GCIH
17 12 (1.54%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (14.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (9.64%) PCI DSS
3 35 (4.50%) COBIT
4 30 (3.86%) QA
5 28 (3.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (1.80%) GDPR
7 13 (1.67%) SLA
8 9 (1.16%) ISO27002
9 6 (0.77%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.51%) Basel III
10 4 (0.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.39%) BS25999
11 3 (0.39%) BS7799
11 3 (0.39%) ISAE 3402
11 3 (0.39%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
12 2 (0.26%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.26%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.26%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.26%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 51 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 36 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
3 11 (1.41%) vSphere
4 8 (1.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.03%) Snort
5 7 (0.90%) RACF
6 2 (0.26%) Firmware
6 2 (0.26%) HDFS
6 2 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) Samba
7 1 (0.13%) Squid
7 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (1.93%) Nagios
2 12 (1.54%) CSIRT
3 11 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (1.29%) Ansible
5 9 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (0.90%) Puppet
7 6 (0.77%) EnCase
8 5 (0.64%) SCCM
9 4 (0.51%) Nessus
9 4 (0.51%) QRadar
10 3 (0.39%) ArcSight ESM
11 2 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
11 2 (0.26%) Control-M
11 2 (0.26%) HP SIM
11 2 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 86 (11.05%) Microsoft
2 72 (9.25%) Cisco
3 42 (5.40%) VMware
4 40 (5.14%) Splunk
5 39 (5.01%) Oracle
6 36 (4.63%) CheckPoint
7 25 (3.21%) Cyber-Ark
8 23 (2.96%) Symantec
9 16 (2.06%) Qualys
10 15 (1.93%) ArcSight
10 15 (1.93%) Varonis
11 13 (1.67%) Fortinet
11 13 (1.67%) Juniper
11 13 (1.67%) SAP
12 12 (1.54%) Google
13 11 (1.41%) LANDesk
13 11 (1.41%) Palo Alto
14 10 (1.29%) Dell
14 10 (1.29%) Infoblox
14 10 (1.29%) ServiceNow
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