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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 174 186 224
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +38
Contract jobs citing Information Security 276 260 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.16% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.48% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 176 108
Average daily rate
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£475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £583
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
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
16791 17576 15878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.53% 78.45% 76.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11824 12256 11182
Average daily rate £450 £433 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 237 215
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% -17.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 +30 83 £475 - 43
Uxbridge +2 7 £450 +9.75% 1
Feltham - 2 £473 -
Harrow - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 164 (29.71%) CISSP
1 164 (29.71%) Finance
2 136 (24.64%) Management Information System
3 119 (21.56%) Risk Management
4 116 (21.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 91 (16.49%) CISM
6 76 (13.77%) ITIL
6 76 (13.77%) Windows
7 75 (13.59%) Degree
8 74 (13.41%) Security Cleared
9 72 (13.04%) Security Management
10 64 (11.59%) SC Cleared
11 63 (11.41%) Firewall
12 60 (10.87%) CISA
13 57 (10.33%) Banking
14 56 (10.14%) Active Directory
15 53 (9.60%) PRINCE2
15 53 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (9.06%) Security Architecture
17 49 (8.88%) Microsoft
18 48 (8.70%) Information Security Management
19 47 (8.51%) Data Protection
19 47 (8.51%) Project Management
19 47 (8.51%) Cyber Security
20 45 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
21 44 (7.97%) Information Assurance
22 41 (7.43%) Cisco
23 39 (7.07%) PCI DSS
24 38 (6.88%) ISMS
24 38 (6.88%) Agile Software Development

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 32 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 18 (3.26%) IIS
3 7 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (0.91%) Apache
5 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.54%) Documentum
7 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.36%) Lync
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 32 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.54%) MS Office
3 9 (1.63%) MS Visio
3 9 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.09%) SaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.72%) PaaS
2 4 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.72%) IaaS
3 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.18%) Route 53
4 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 63 (11.41%) Firewall
2 32 (5.80%) Network Security
3 25 (4.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 23 (4.17%) LAN
4 23 (4.17%) WAN
5 20 (3.62%) TCP/IP
6 17 (3.08%) LDAP
7 15 (2.72%) Internet
8 14 (2.54%) VPN
9 11 (1.99%) DNS
9 11 (1.99%) MPLS
9 11 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.81%) SAN
11 7 (1.27%) DHCP
12 5 (0.91%) Wireless
12 5 (0.91%) VoIP
13 4 (0.72%) WLAN
14 3 (0.54%) Structured Cabling
14 3 (0.54%) ADSL2+
14 3 (0.54%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.54%) DataStage
3 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.36%) IDOL
4 2 (0.36%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.18%) Azkaban
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.18%) DB2
5 1 (0.18%) MySQL
5 1 (0.18%) OLTP
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.18%) QlikView
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) JSHint
2 1 (0.18%) Bower
2 1 (0.18%) Grunt
2 1 (0.18%) FxCop
2 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
2 1 (0.18%) NDepend
2 1 (0.18%) Moq
2 1 (0.18%) ERwin
2 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.18%) Subversion
2 1 (0.18%) NUnit
2 1 (0.18%) AppScan
2 1 (0.18%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.18%) Selenium
2 1 (0.18%) JIRA
2 1 (0.18%) ReSharper
General
1 164 (29.71%) Finance
2 57 (10.33%) Banking
3 33 (5.98%) Investment Banking
4 32 (5.80%) Legal
5 24 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 22 (3.99%) Retail
7 20 (3.62%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.72%) Law
9 11 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.91%) Advertising
10 5 (0.91%) Publishing
11 4 (0.72%) Local Government
11 4 (0.72%) Games
12 3 (0.54%) German Language
13 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.36%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Military
Job Titles
1 111 (20.11%) Analyst
2 110 (19.93%) Consultant
3 86 (15.58%) Security Consultant
4 85 (15.40%) Security Analyst
5 74 (13.41%) Security Manager
6 67 (12.14%) Architect
7 53 (9.60%) Information Security Analyst
7 53 (9.60%) Information Analyst
7 53 (9.60%) Information Manager
8 51 (9.24%) Project Manager
9 48 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
10 43 (7.79%) Information Security Consultant
11 34 (6.16%) Security Architect
12 24 (4.35%) Security Specialist
13 19 (3.44%) Security Project Manager
14 18 (3.26%) Security Engineer
14 18 (3.26%) Business Analyst
15 16 (2.90%) Security Officer
16 14 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
17 13 (2.36%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.17%) .NET
2 10 (1.81%) Web Services
3 8 (1.45%) Middleware
4 5 (0.91%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.72%) SailPoint
6 3 (0.54%) OpenID
6 3 (0.54%) SAML
6 3 (0.54%) HTML
6 3 (0.54%) OAuth
7 2 (0.36%) CSS
7 2 (0.36%) JSP
7 2 (0.36%) J2EE
7 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.36%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.18%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.18%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.18%) XACML
8 1 (0.18%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 136 (24.64%) Management Information System
2 45 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (5.80%) CESG
4 23 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 19 (3.44%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 12 (2.17%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.99%) PKI
8 10 (1.81%) RMADS
9 7 (1.27%) NHS
9 7 (1.27%) Statistics
10 5 (0.91%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (0.91%) PMI
10 5 (0.91%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.91%) Freedom of Information
10 5 (0.91%) Freedom of Information Act
11 4 (0.72%) Human Factors
11 4 (0.72%) FMCG
11 4 (0.72%) Economics
11 4 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 76 (13.77%) Windows
2 38 (6.88%) UNIX
3 33 (5.98%) Linux
4 15 (2.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.99%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.91%) Solaris
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.18%) Debian
9 1 (0.18%) CentOS
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (21.56%) Risk Management
2 76 (13.77%) ITIL
3 72 (13.04%) Security Management
4 53 (9.60%) PRINCE2
4 53 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 50 (9.06%) Security Architecture
6 48 (8.70%) Information Security Management
7 47 (8.51%) Data Protection
7 47 (8.51%) Project Management
7 47 (8.51%) Cyber Security
8 44 (7.97%) Information Assurance
9 38 (6.88%) ISMS
9 38 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (6.52%) Change Management
11 33 (5.98%) Risk Assessment
12 32 (5.80%) Incident Management
13 29 (5.25%) Penetration Testing
14 25 (4.53%) TOGAF
14 25 (4.53%) Migration
15 24 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.99%) SQL
2 9 (1.63%) C
2 9 (1.63%) Java
3 8 (1.45%) C#
4 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.54%) Python
5 3 (0.54%) C++
5 3 (0.54%) VBA
6 2 (0.36%) Perl
6 2 (0.36%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.18%) Golang
7 1 (0.18%) R
7 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.18%) VB
7 1 (0.18%) Ruby
7 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 164 (29.71%) CISSP
2 91 (16.49%) CISM
3 75 (13.59%) Degree
4 74 (13.41%) Security Cleared
5 64 (11.59%) SC Cleared
6 60 (10.87%) CISA
7 19 (3.44%) GIAC
8 16 (2.90%) CEH
9 15 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (2.72%) PMP
9 15 (2.72%) PMI Certification
10 14 (2.54%) CRISC
11 13 (2.36%) CCNA
12 12 (2.17%) CISMP
13 9 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (1.45%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.45%) CCNP
15 6 (1.09%) EnCE
15 6 (1.09%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (21.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 39 (7.07%) PCI DSS
3 24 (4.35%) COBIT
4 17 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.09%) QA
6 5 (0.91%) GPG13
7 4 (0.72%) SLA
8 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.54%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.36%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.36%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.36%) BS7799
10 1 (0.18%) COSO
10 1 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 56 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.91%) Snort
3 5 (0.91%) Squid
4 4 (0.72%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.36%) NFS
6 2 (0.36%) Samba
7 1 (0.18%) vCloud
7 1 (0.18%) UAG
7 1 (0.18%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.18%) Firmware
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 5 (0.91%) SCCM
2 4 (0.72%) Tivoli
2 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
2 4 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.72%) DatAdvantage
3 3 (0.54%) OpenView
4 2 (0.36%) SCOM
4 2 (0.36%) Nessus
4 2 (0.36%) Nmap
4 2 (0.36%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.18%) OpenIDM
5 1 (0.18%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.18%) logstash
5 1 (0.18%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.18%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 49 (8.88%) Microsoft
2 41 (7.43%) Cisco
3 25 (4.53%) VMware
4 20 (3.62%) HP
5 18 (3.26%) Oracle
6 16 (2.90%) Citrix
7 15 (2.72%) Cyber-Ark
8 12 (2.17%) IBM
9 11 (1.99%) Juniper
9 11 (1.99%) Websense
10 10 (1.81%) CheckPoint
11 8 (1.45%) Qualys
11 8 (1.45%) Dell
11 8 (1.45%) Symantec
12 7 (1.27%) ArcSight
12 7 (1.27%) Remedy
12 7 (1.27%) McAfee
12 7 (1.27%) BMC
12 7 (1.27%) Blue Coat
13 6 (1.09%) Imperva
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