The first table below looks at the demand for Information 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 Information Security over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 169 221 229
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 298 214 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.26% 0.88% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 152 129
Average daily rate
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£475 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £594 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.88% -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.99 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-51.68% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18167 18542 19451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.94% 76.48% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12695 12898 12907
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 260 374
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the London region over the 3 months to 25 July 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.

Location
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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 +2 74 £450 -10.00% 41
Docklands, London - 9 £500 -
Uxbridge - 6 £520 -
Canary Wharf +24 2 £450 -18.18%
Paddington - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Dagenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 201 (38.07%) Finance
2 154 (29.17%) CISSP
3 121 (22.92%) Banking
4 116 (21.97%) Management Information System
5 105 (19.89%) Risk Management
6 97 (18.37%) CISM
7 85 (16.10%) Windows
8 81 (15.34%) CISA
9 79 (14.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 77 (14.58%) Firewall
11 71 (13.45%) Project Management
12 66 (12.50%) ITIL
13 57 (10.80%) Security Architecture
14 56 (10.61%) Degree
15 55 (10.42%) Investment Banking
16 54 (10.23%) Security Management
17 52 (9.85%) Microsoft
17 52 (9.85%) Risk Assessment
18 51 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
19 47 (8.90%) Active Directory
20 44 (8.33%) Data Protection
21 43 (8.14%) Cyber Security
22 41 (7.77%) Information Security Management
23 40 (7.58%) SIEM
24 39 (7.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 37 (7.01%) UNIX
26 35 (6.63%) CESG
27 34 (6.44%) Oracle
27 34 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
28 32 (6.06%) Network Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.27%) CMS
4 11 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.89%) Joomla!
6 9 (1.70%) IIS
7 7 (1.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.57%) SAS
8 3 (0.57%) Lync
9 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.38%) Apache
10 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.19%) SAP Web AS
10 1 (0.19%) Magnolia
10 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.19%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (3.03%) MS Office
4 9 (1.70%) MS Project
5 7 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) assyst
2 3 (0.57%) SAP GRC
2 3 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.38%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.38%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.19%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.19%) RMDS
4 1 (0.19%) Documaker
4 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.76%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.38%) IaaS
5 1 (0.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Taleo
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 77 (14.58%) Firewall
2 32 (6.06%) Network Security
3 20 (3.79%) TCP/IP
4 19 (3.60%) Intranet
5 16 (3.03%) Internet
6 14 (2.65%) VPN
7 13 (2.46%) SAN
8 10 (1.89%) WAN
8 10 (1.89%) LAN
9 9 (1.70%) DNS
10 8 (1.52%) SSL
10 8 (1.52%) LDAP
10 8 (1.52%) Wireless
11 7 (1.33%) IP Telephony
12 5 (0.95%) VoIP
12 5 (0.95%) FTP
12 5 (0.95%) MPLS
13 4 (0.76%) Unified Communications
13 4 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.65%) Data Mining
3 5 (0.95%) Big Data
3 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.57%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.57%) DataStage
6 2 (0.38%) MySQL
6 2 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.38%) QlikView
6 2 (0.38%) Data Mart
6 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.38%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Maven
1 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.57%) ANTLR
2 3 (0.57%) JUnit
2 3 (0.57%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 2 (0.38%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) ERwin
General
1 201 (38.07%) Finance
2 121 (22.92%) Banking
3 55 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 27 (5.11%) Financial Institution
5 25 (4.73%) Retail
6 22 (4.17%) Legal
7 11 (2.08%) Law
8 10 (1.89%) Advertising
9 6 (1.14%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.95%) International Banking
10 5 (0.95%) Publishing
11 4 (0.76%) Front Office
11 4 (0.76%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.76%) Dutch Language
11 4 (0.76%) Marketing
12 3 (0.57%) German Language
12 3 (0.57%) Back Office
12 3 (0.57%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 143 (27.08%) Analyst
2 85 (16.10%) Consultant
3 76 (14.39%) Security Manager
4 71 (13.45%) Project Manager
4 71 (13.45%) Security Analyst
5 66 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 55 (10.42%) Information Manager
7 49 (9.28%) Architect
8 48 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
9 46 (8.71%) Information Analyst
10 44 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
11 41 (7.77%) Business Analyst
12 31 (5.87%) Information Security Consultant
13 30 (5.68%) Security Architect
14 27 (5.11%) Security Project Manager
15 25 (4.73%) Security Specialist
16 18 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
17 17 (3.22%) Information Security Specialist
17 17 (3.22%) Information Specialist
18 16 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.84%) Middleware
2 5 (0.95%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) J2EE
3 3 (0.57%) JMS
3 3 (0.57%) Spring
3 3 (0.57%) XACML
3 3 (0.57%) Web Services
3 3 (0.57%) MyBatis
4 2 (0.38%) HTML
4 2 (0.38%) XML
4 2 (0.38%) CSS
4 2 (0.38%) SOAP
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) WAP
5 1 (0.19%) XML Schema
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.19%) LINQ
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (0.19%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 116 (21.97%) Management Information System
2 35 (6.63%) CESG
3 21 (3.98%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.41%) Economics
5 17 (3.22%) Data Protection Act
6 15 (2.84%) CESG CLAS
7 13 (2.46%) PMI
8 12 (2.27%) E-Learning
9 11 (2.08%) FMCG
10 10 (1.89%) RMADS
11 9 (1.70%) Freedom of Information
12 8 (1.52%) NHS
12 8 (1.52%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.52%) PKI
13 7 (1.33%) Freedom of Information Act
13 7 (1.33%) iPhone
14 6 (1.14%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.95%) GIS
15 5 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
16 4 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.10%) Windows
2 37 (7.01%) UNIX
3 30 (5.68%) Linux
4 10 (1.89%) Solaris
5 7 (1.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (1.33%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (1.33%) Android
5 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.76%) AIX
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.38%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
9 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.89%) Risk Management
2 71 (13.45%) Project Management
3 66 (12.50%) ITIL
4 57 (10.80%) Security Architecture
5 54 (10.23%) Security Management
6 52 (9.85%) Risk Assessment
7 51 (9.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (8.33%) Data Protection
9 43 (8.14%) Cyber Security
10 41 (7.77%) Information Security Management
11 40 (7.58%) SIEM
12 39 (7.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 30 (5.68%) Change Management
14 29 (5.49%) Identity Management
15 28 (5.30%) PRINCE2
15 28 (5.30%) Information Assurance
16 27 (5.11%) Penetration Testing
16 27 (5.11%) Incident Management
17 25 (4.73%) Business Analysis
18 24 (4.55%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.41%) Java
2 15 (2.84%) SQL
3 9 (1.70%) C
4 6 (1.14%) C#
4 6 (1.14%) Python
5 5 (0.95%) C++
5 5 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.76%) Ruby
7 3 (0.57%) Objective-C
7 3 (0.57%) Perl
8 2 (0.38%) PHP
8 2 (0.38%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.19%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (29.17%) CISSP
2 97 (18.37%) CISM
3 81 (15.34%) CISA
4 56 (10.61%) Degree
5 28 (5.30%) Security Cleared
6 21 (3.98%) GIAC
7 16 (3.03%) PMP
7 16 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 15 (2.84%) SC Cleared
9 12 (2.27%) CEH
10 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (1.89%) MCSE
11 9 (1.70%) CRISC
12 7 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
13 6 (1.14%) CCNA
13 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 4 (0.76%) ISACA
15 4 (0.76%) ISSAP
16 3 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (14.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (6.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 25 (4.73%) QA
4 23 (4.36%) PCI DSS
5 16 (3.03%) COBIT
6 3 (0.57%) BS7799
7 2 (0.38%) GPG13
8 1 (0.19%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.19%) BS25999
8 1 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.19%) GCP
8 1 (0.19%) GMP
8 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 47 (8.90%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (0.57%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.19%) Snort
5 1 (0.19%) Squid
5 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.19%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (4.17%) Tivoli
2 8 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 8 (1.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.95%) SCCM
4 4 (0.76%) Control-M
4 4 (0.76%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Identity Management
5 3 (0.57%) ZENworks
5 3 (0.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.38%) Puppet
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.19%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.19%) Nessus
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) Cryoserver
7 1 (0.19%) logstash
Vendors
1 52 (9.85%) Microsoft
2 34 (6.44%) Oracle
3 28 (5.30%) VMware
4 22 (4.17%) SAP
5 20 (3.79%) Cisco
6 16 (3.03%) IBM
7 15 (2.84%) McAfee
8 13 (2.46%) Citrix
9 11 (2.08%) Symantec
10 9 (1.70%) Cyber-Ark
11 8 (1.52%) Juniper
12 7 (1.33%) NetApp
13 6 (1.14%) Sybase
13 6 (1.14%) Varonis
13 6 (1.14%) ArcSight
13 6 (1.14%) Qualys
14 4 (0.76%) Tandberg
14 4 (0.76%) Sophos
14 4 (0.76%) Websense
14 4 (0.76%) 3PAR
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: MARKET RATES
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radiant Info
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 21 days ago