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 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 144 193 209
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 403 273 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.77% 1.22% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.51% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 191 164
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £338 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £46.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -55.88%
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
19083 18085 18812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.73% 80.78% 80.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13912 12637 13366
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 257 230
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £65.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 0 50 £475 - 19
Bromley - 16 £425 -
Harrow - 4 £315 -
Hounslow - 4 £650 -
Feltham +6 3 £525 +6.06%
Croydon -11 3 £433 +23.71%
Canary Wharf - 2 £475 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Brentford +8 1 - - 2
Chiswick -5 1 - -
Westminster -13 1 £475 -23.38%
Wimbledon - 1 £495 -
Chessington - 1 £450 -
Greenford - 1 £345 -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 258 (34.35%) CISSP
2 198 (26.36%) Finance
3 181 (24.10%) CISM
4 172 (22.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 137 (18.24%) Risk Management
6 129 (17.18%) Management Information System
7 125 (16.64%) Cybersecurity
8 116 (15.45%) Project Management
9 113 (15.05%) Firewall
10 100 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
11 97 (12.92%) PCI DSS
12 95 (12.65%) Windows
13 91 (12.12%) Security Cleared
13 91 (12.12%) Degree
14 90 (11.98%) CISA
15 83 (11.05%) ITIL
16 79 (10.52%) Microsoft
17 76 (10.12%) SC Cleared
18 75 (9.99%) Information Assurance
18 75 (9.99%) SIEM
19 72 (9.59%) Unix
20 70 (9.32%) Legal
20 70 (9.32%) Penetration Testing
21 68 (9.05%) Security Architecture
22 65 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
23 64 (8.52%) Security Operations
24 63 (8.39%) Data Protection
25 62 (8.26%) Security Management
26 61 (8.12%) Banking
27 60 (7.99%) Risk Assessment

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 21 (2.80%) IIS
1 21 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.46%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 7 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 7 (0.93%) WebSphere
5 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.67%) iPlanet
6 5 (0.67%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.53%) CMS
8 2 (0.27%) Apache
8 2 (0.27%) nginx
8 2 (0.27%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.13%) Confluence
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 32 (4.26%) MS Excel
2 31 (4.13%) MS Office
3 21 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (1.20%) MS Project
5 7 (0.93%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.67%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.67%) BusinessWare
2 5 (0.67%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Documaker
4 1 (0.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 40 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.60%) Office 365
4 10 (1.33%) IaaS
5 7 (0.93%) SaaS
6 4 (0.53%) PaaS
7 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.13%) AWS OpsWorks
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (15.05%) Firewall
2 48 (6.39%) Network Security
3 36 (4.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 31 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 28 (3.73%) VPN
6 24 (3.20%) Internet
7 23 (3.06%) LAN
8 19 (2.53%) DNS
9 18 (2.40%) HTTP
10 13 (1.73%) WAN
11 12 (1.60%) Wireless
12 9 (1.20%) SAN
13 8 (1.07%) SSH
14 7 (0.93%) VoIP
15 6 (0.80%) LDAP
16 4 (0.53%) tcpdump
16 4 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
16 4 (0.53%) Wireshark
17 3 (0.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 3 (0.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (3.46%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.13%) Big Data
3 12 (1.60%) DB2
4 8 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (0.80%) Hadoop
6 6 (0.80%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.67%) DB2 UDB
7 5 (0.67%) GIS
7 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.53%) HBase
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.53%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.60%) Metasploit
2 11 (1.46%) Maven
3 9 (1.20%) TestNG
4 7 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (0.93%) Gradle
4 7 (0.93%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.93%) JUnit
4 7 (0.93%) Mockito
5 5 (0.67%) JIRA
6 4 (0.53%) AppScan
7 3 (0.40%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.40%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.40%) Subversion
8 2 (0.27%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.13%) JBuilder
9 1 (0.13%) Moq
9 1 (0.13%) Selenium
9 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 198 (26.36%) Finance
2 70 (9.32%) Legal
3 61 (8.12%) Banking
4 38 (5.06%) Retail
5 23 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.66%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.07%) French Language
9 8 (1.07%) Italian Language
9 8 (1.07%) Polish Language
9 8 (1.07%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.67%) Back Office
11 4 (0.53%) International Banking
11 4 (0.53%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.40%) Games
12 3 (0.40%) German Language
12 3 (0.40%) Law
12 3 (0.40%) Marketing
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 210 (27.96%) Analyst
2 173 (23.04%) Security Analyst
3 94 (12.52%) Consultant
4 93 (12.38%) Information Analyst
5 91 (12.12%) Information Security Analyst
6 89 (11.85%) Architect
7 88 (11.72%) Security Manager
8 84 (11.19%) Security Consultant
9 76 (10.12%) Security Architect
10 63 (8.39%) Project Manager
11 46 (6.13%) Information Security Manager
12 44 (5.86%) Information Security Consultant
13 43 (5.73%) Business Analyst
14 40 (5.33%) Information Manager
15 27 (3.60%) Security Engineer
15 27 (3.60%) Security Project Manager
16 26 (3.46%) Security Officer
17 24 (3.20%) Information Security Officer
18 23 (3.06%) Head of Security
19 21 (2.80%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.60%) Web Services
2 18 (2.40%) .NET
2 18 (2.40%) Middleware
3 13 (1.73%) SOAP
4 11 (1.46%) REST
5 10 (1.33%) HTML
6 8 (1.07%) Hibernate
7 7 (0.93%) JDBC
7 7 (0.93%) Kafka
7 7 (0.93%) SAML
8 6 (0.80%) XML
9 5 (0.67%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.67%) CSS
9 5 (0.67%) MSMQ
9 5 (0.67%) SailPoint
10 4 (0.53%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.53%) Ehcache
10 4 (0.53%) Spring
11 3 (0.40%) XHTML
12 2 (0.27%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 129 (17.18%) Management Information System
2 100 (13.32%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (4.93%) CESG
4 28 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 27 (3.60%) Cyberthreat
5 27 (3.60%) FMCG
6 25 (3.33%) Data Centre
6 25 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
7 16 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
8 14 (1.86%) Performance Metrics
9 13 (1.73%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.60%) User Experience
11 11 (1.46%) PKI
11 11 (1.46%) PMI
12 10 (1.33%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.33%) BYOD
13 9 (1.20%) CESG CLAS
13 9 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (1.20%) NHS
13 9 (1.20%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.65%) Windows
2 72 (9.59%) Unix
3 50 (6.66%) Linux
4 21 (2.80%) Windows Server
5 15 (2.00%) Solaris
6 14 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.73%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.60%) AIX
8 12 (1.60%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.93%) zOS
11 6 (0.80%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (0.53%) VMS
14 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.27%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.27%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (18.24%) Risk Management
2 125 (16.64%) Cybersecurity
3 116 (15.45%) Project Management
4 83 (11.05%) ITIL
5 75 (9.99%) Information Assurance
5 75 (9.99%) SIEM
6 70 (9.32%) Penetration Testing
7 68 (9.05%) Security Architecture
8 65 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 64 (8.52%) Security Operations
10 63 (8.39%) Data Protection
11 62 (8.26%) Security Management
12 60 (7.99%) Risk Assessment
13 59 (7.86%) Identity Access Management
14 49 (6.52%) TOGAF
15 45 (5.99%) Change Management
16 43 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (5.73%) Vulnerability Management
17 39 (5.19%) Information Security Management
18 37 (4.93%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (4.93%) Java
1 37 (4.93%) SQL
2 16 (2.13%) C#
3 15 (2.00%) C++
4 13 (1.73%) Python
5 12 (1.60%) Perl
6 11 (1.46%) JavaScript
7 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.20%) C
9 7 (0.93%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.80%) PHP
11 3 (0.40%) Lua
11 3 (0.40%) Ruby
11 3 (0.40%) Scala
12 2 (0.27%) COBOL
12 2 (0.27%) Go
13 1 (0.13%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.13%) REXX
13 1 (0.13%) RPG
Qualifications
1 258 (34.35%) CISSP
2 181 (24.10%) CISM
3 91 (12.12%) Degree
3 91 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 90 (11.98%) CISA
5 76 (10.12%) SC Cleared
6 33 (4.39%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (4.39%) GIAC
7 29 (3.86%) SANS
8 21 (2.80%) CEH
9 18 (2.40%) CLAS
9 18 (2.40%) DV Cleared
10 17 (2.26%) IISP
11 16 (2.13%) CRISC
12 15 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
12 15 (2.00%) CISMP
13 13 (1.73%) CCNA
13 13 (1.73%) GCIA
14 12 (1.60%) ISSAP
14 12 (1.60%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (22.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 97 (12.92%) PCI DSS
3 31 (4.13%) COBIT
4 21 (2.80%) QA
5 18 (2.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 15 (2.00%) SLA
7 12 (1.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (1.33%) RMADS
9 8 (1.07%) ISO27002
10 4 (0.53%) GPG13
11 3 (0.40%) COSO
11 3 (0.40%) Data Quality
11 3 (0.40%) ISO22301
12 2 (0.27%) BS25999
12 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 2 (0.27%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
13 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.13%) ISO27005
System Software
1 45 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.20%) vSphere
4 7 (0.93%) Apache Flume
5 5 (0.67%) ClearTrust
6 4 (0.53%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.53%) Xen
7 3 (0.40%) DFS Replication
7 3 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.40%) Snort
8 2 (0.27%) Docker
8 2 (0.27%) LXC
9 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.13%) HDFS
9 1 (0.13%) NDS
9 1 (0.13%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.13%) RACF
9 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (2.93%) QRadar
2 17 (2.26%) Nessus
3 14 (1.86%) EnCase
4 9 (1.20%) Nmap
4 9 (1.20%) SCCM
5 8 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (0.80%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 6 (0.80%) RSA Archer
8 5 (0.67%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.53%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.53%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.53%) Foglight
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
10 2 (0.27%) Puppet
10 2 (0.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 2 (0.27%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 79 (10.52%) Microsoft
2 56 (7.46%) Oracle
3 34 (4.53%) ArcSight
4 33 (4.39%) Cisco
5 32 (4.26%) Splunk
6 26 (3.46%) VMware
7 18 (2.40%) Citrix
8 17 (2.26%) Intel Security
9 16 (2.13%) Qualys
10 15 (2.00%) IBM
11 13 (1.73%) CheckPoint
11 13 (1.73%) Remedy
12 10 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
13 9 (1.20%) HP
13 9 (1.20%) Symantec
14 8 (1.07%) Palo Alto
14 8 (1.07%) SAP
15 6 (0.80%) CA
15 6 (0.80%) Rapid7
16 5 (0.67%) Juniper
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