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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 130 156 148
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 462 355 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.03% 1.50% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 1.83% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 242 270
Median daily rate £505 £495 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.02% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £598 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -26.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
Information 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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
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 £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 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 +30 100 £500 - 30
Docklands, London +19 9 £550 +29.41%
Hammersmith - 8 £450 -
Bromley - 6 £538 -
Croydon - 6 £563 -
Feltham -4 4 £550 +7.84%
Canary Wharf 0 2 £530 +34.60%
Paddington +1 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Brentford - 1 £500 - 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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.

1 285 (32.68%) Finance
2 264 (30.28%) CISSP
3 186 (21.33%) CISM
4 170 (19.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 157 (18.00%) Risk Management
6 141 (16.17%) Cybersecurity
7 138 (15.83%) Project Management
8 134 (15.37%) Management Information System
9 114 (13.07%) Firewall
10 108 (12.39%) PCI DSS
11 107 (12.27%) SIEM
12 102 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
12 102 (11.70%) Security Cleared
13 95 (10.89%) ITIL
13 95 (10.89%) Banking
14 93 (10.67%) CISA
15 92 (10.55%) Degree
16 91 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
17 88 (10.09%) Microsoft
18 81 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
18 81 (9.29%) SC Cleared
19 78 (8.94%) Security Operations
20 75 (8.60%) Security Architecture
21 72 (8.26%) Windows
22 70 (8.03%) Legal
23 69 (7.91%) Linux
23 69 (7.91%) Oracle
24 65 (7.45%) Security Management
25 62 (7.11%) Active Directory
26 59 (6.77%) Network Security

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 32 (3.67%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.72%) MS Exchange
3 13 (1.49%) IIS
4 12 (1.38%) Apache
5 10 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 10 (1.15%) WebLogic
6 9 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (0.80%) IBM Notes
7 7 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.46%) Confluence
9 4 (0.46%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (0.46%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.23%) CMS
10 2 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 49 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 36 (4.13%) MS Office
3 24 (2.75%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.26%) MS Project
6 2 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.69%) Oracle CRM
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.46%) Eikon
5 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.23%) assyst
6 2 (0.23%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.95%) SaaS
4 15 (1.72%) IaaS
5 11 (1.26%) PaaS
6 8 (0.92%) Office 365
7 6 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.57%) IBM Blueworks
9 3 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.23%) AWS OpsWorks
10 2 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.11%) GitHub
11 1 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.11%) Heroku
11 1 (0.11%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 114 (13.07%) Firewall
2 59 (6.77%) Network Security
3 32 (3.67%) DNS
4 27 (3.10%) Internet
4 27 (3.10%) TCP/IP
5 23 (2.64%) HTTP
6 20 (2.29%) SSL
7 18 (2.06%) LDAP
8 17 (1.95%) WAN
8 17 (1.95%) Wireless
9 15 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (1.72%) LAN
10 12 (1.38%) VPN
11 11 (1.26%) MPLS
12 10 (1.15%) Kerberos
13 9 (1.03%) DHCP
14 8 (0.92%) Cisco ISE
14 8 (0.92%) Intranet
15 7 (0.80%) Wireshark
16 6 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (4.01%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.67%) Big Data
3 24 (2.75%) Hadoop
4 13 (1.49%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.38%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.15%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.80%) DB2
7 7 (0.80%) MySQL
8 5 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.46%) HBase
9 4 (0.46%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (0.34%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.34%) BigTable
10 3 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.23%) GIS
11 2 (0.23%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (1.26%) JIRA
2 9 (1.03%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.03%) TestNG
3 8 (0.92%) Maven
4 7 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (0.80%) Gradle
4 7 (0.80%) JUnit
4 7 (0.80%) Mockito
4 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.57%) AppScan
5 5 (0.57%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.34%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.23%) JBuilder
8 1 (0.11%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.11%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.11%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.11%) ERwin
8 1 (0.11%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
8 1 (0.11%) Travis CI
General
1 285 (32.68%) Finance
2 95 (10.89%) Banking
3 70 (8.03%) Legal
4 33 (3.78%) Retail
5 29 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 21 (2.41%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.26%) Law
8 10 (1.15%) Advertising
9 9 (1.03%) French Language
10 8 (0.92%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.92%) Italian Language
10 8 (0.92%) Polish Language
10 8 (0.92%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.57%) Back Office
11 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.46%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.34%) German Language
13 3 (0.34%) Marketing
13 3 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (21.33%) Analyst
2 146 (16.74%) Security Analyst
3 137 (15.71%) Architect
4 128 (14.68%) Consultant
5 103 (11.81%) Security Manager
6 99 (11.35%) Security Consultant
7 95 (10.89%) Security Architect
8 81 (9.29%) Project Manager
9 64 (7.34%) Information Analyst
9 64 (7.34%) Information Security Analyst
10 57 (6.54%) Information Security Manager
11 53 (6.08%) Information Security Consultant
12 52 (5.96%) Business Analyst
13 48 (5.50%) Information Manager
14 45 (5.16%) Security Project Manager
15 44 (5.05%) Security Officer
16 39 (4.47%) Information Security Officer
17 28 (3.21%) Security Engineer
18 27 (3.10%) Information Architect
18 27 (3.10%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.78%) .NET
2 27 (3.10%) Web Services
3 21 (2.41%) Middleware
4 17 (1.95%) SOAP
5 13 (1.49%) HTML
6 11 (1.26%) SAML
7 10 (1.15%) Hibernate
8 9 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.03%) REST
8 9 (1.03%) XML
9 8 (0.92%) RESTful
10 7 (0.80%) ASP.NET
10 7 (0.80%) Dropwizard
10 7 (0.80%) IBM Integration Bus
10 7 (0.80%) JDBC
10 7 (0.80%) Kafka
10 7 (0.80%) LAMP
11 6 (0.69%) J2EE
12 5 (0.57%) Node.js
12 5 (0.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 134 (15.37%) Management Information System
2 102 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.82%) CESG
4 37 (4.24%) Data Centre
5 31 (3.56%) Computer Science
6 30 (3.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 20 (2.29%) Fixed Income
8 17 (1.95%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (1.83%) FMCG
10 15 (1.72%) Data Integration
11 14 (1.61%) Hedge funds
11 14 (1.61%) User Experience
12 13 (1.49%) Equities
13 12 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (1.38%) Fintech
13 12 (1.38%) Performance Metrics
13 12 (1.38%) PKI
14 11 (1.26%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.26%) Windows
2 69 (7.91%) Linux
3 49 (5.62%) Unix
4 19 (2.18%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (0.92%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.92%) Windows 7
9 7 (0.80%) Oracle Linux
10 6 (0.69%) Mac OS X
10 6 (0.69%) Solaris
11 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.34%) zOS
13 2 (0.23%) Android
13 2 (0.23%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.23%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (18.00%) Risk Management
2 141 (16.17%) Cybersecurity
3 138 (15.83%) Project Management
4 107 (12.27%) SIEM
5 95 (10.89%) ITIL
6 91 (10.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (9.29%) Agile Software Development
8 78 (8.94%) Security Operations
9 75 (8.60%) Security Architecture
10 65 (7.45%) Security Management
11 56 (6.42%) Information Security Management
11 56 (6.42%) Vulnerability Management
12 55 (6.31%) Penetration Testing
13 54 (6.19%) TOGAF
14 48 (5.50%) PRINCE2
15 47 (5.39%) Data Protection
16 46 (5.28%) Information Assurance
17 45 (5.16%) Incident Management
18 43 (4.93%) Identity Access Management
19 42 (4.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 53 (6.08%) Java
2 52 (5.96%) SQL
3 40 (4.59%) Python
4 25 (2.87%) Perl
5 24 (2.75%) C#
6 18 (2.06%) C
7 17 (1.95%) C++
8 13 (1.49%) PowerShell
9 12 (1.38%) VB
10 10 (1.15%) Ruby
11 8 (0.92%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.69%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.46%) Assembly Language
14 3 (0.34%) COBOL
14 3 (0.34%) PHP
14 3 (0.34%) R
15 2 (0.23%) JCL
15 2 (0.23%) REXX
16 1 (0.11%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.11%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 264 (30.28%) CISSP
2 186 (21.33%) CISM
3 102 (11.70%) Security Cleared
4 93 (10.67%) CISA
5 92 (10.55%) Degree
6 81 (9.29%) SC Cleared
7 31 (3.56%) CEH
8 30 (3.44%) CISMP
9 27 (3.10%) GIAC
10 25 (2.87%) CRISC
11 21 (2.41%) SANS
12 18 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
13 16 (1.83%) ISSAP
14 15 (1.72%) ISEB
15 14 (1.61%) CESG Certified Professional
16 13 (1.49%) IISP
17 12 (1.38%) GCIH
18 11 (1.26%) CCNP
18 11 (1.26%) CREST Certified
19 10 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (19.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 108 (12.39%) PCI DSS
3 42 (4.82%) COBIT
4 25 (2.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (1.83%) QA
6 14 (1.61%) SLA
7 10 (1.15%) GPG13
8 8 (0.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 8 (0.92%) ISO27002
9 4 (0.46%) Basel III
9 4 (0.46%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.46%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
10 3 (0.34%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.23%) COSO
11 2 (0.23%) GxP
11 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 1 (0.11%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 62 (7.11%) Active Directory
2 31 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.03%) vSphere
4 8 (0.92%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.80%) Apache Flume
6 6 (0.69%) Snort
7 5 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (0.46%) Sendmail
8 4 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.34%) HDFS
9 3 (0.34%) RACF
10 2 (0.23%) Postfix
10 2 (0.23%) Squid
11 1 (0.11%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.11%) Firmware
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.11%) NDS
11 1 (0.11%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (1.15%) Puppet
2 9 (1.03%) Ansible
2 9 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.03%) SCCM
3 8 (0.92%) QRadar
4 7 (0.80%) Control-M
4 7 (0.80%) EnCase
4 7 (0.80%) Nessus
5 5 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (0.46%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.34%) ArcSight ESM
7 3 (0.34%) Nagios
7 3 (0.34%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.23%) Cisco IPCC
8 2 (0.23%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.23%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.23%) Nmap
8 2 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.23%) zSecure
9 1 (0.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 88 (10.09%) Microsoft
2 69 (7.91%) Oracle
3 56 (6.42%) Cisco
4 39 (4.47%) Splunk
4 39 (4.47%) VMware
5 30 (3.44%) CheckPoint
6 22 (2.52%) ArcSight
7 19 (2.18%) Cyber-Ark
8 16 (1.83%) Qualys
9 14 (1.61%) Juniper
10 13 (1.49%) BMC
10 13 (1.49%) Remedy
11 12 (1.38%) Symantec
12 11 (1.26%) Citrix
13 10 (1.15%) F5
13 10 (1.15%) Fortinet
13 10 (1.15%) HP
13 10 (1.15%) Palo Alto
13 10 (1.15%) SAP
13 10 (1.15%) Varonis
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