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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 152 146 165
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 351 366 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.63% 1.63% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.95% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 257 236
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £635 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -42.05%
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
18217 18803 18933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.83% 83.68% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 13421 13967
Median daily rate £485 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 227 247
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £22.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +9 70 £511 +13.61% 39
Bromley +3 3 £700 +64.70%
Uxbridge - 3 £475 -
Westminster - 3 £525 -
Brentford +8 1 - -
Feltham -2 1 - -
Croydon -20 1 £700 +100.00%
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £525 -
Chiswick - 1 £477 -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 291 (35.49%) Finance
2 249 (30.37%) CISSP
3 179 (21.83%) CISM
4 158 (19.27%) Risk Management
5 151 (18.41%) Cybersecurity
6 134 (16.34%) Management Information System
7 133 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 117 (14.27%) Project Management
9 108 (13.17%) SIEM
10 103 (12.56%) Firewall
11 94 (11.46%) Security Cleared
12 89 (10.85%) CISA
13 88 (10.73%) Banking
13 88 (10.73%) Degree
14 87 (10.61%) Security Architecture
15 85 (10.37%) Legal
16 83 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 83 (10.12%) Network Security
17 81 (9.88%) ITIL
17 81 (9.88%) Windows
17 81 (9.88%) PCI DSS
18 78 (9.51%) Security Operations
19 77 (9.39%) Microsoft
20 76 (9.27%) Security Management
20 76 (9.27%) SC Cleared
21 75 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
22 70 (8.54%) Cisco
23 68 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
24 67 (8.17%) Linux
25 63 (7.68%) Incident Management

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 26 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.34%) WebSphere
3 10 (1.22%) Apache
4 9 (1.10%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.98%) Confluence
5 8 (0.98%) MS Exchange
6 7 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.73%) OpenStack
8 5 (0.61%) IIS
9 4 (0.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.24%) Skype for Business
12 1 (0.12%) CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.12%) Liferay
12 1 (0.12%) nginx
12 1 (0.12%) SAS
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (6.22%) MS Excel
2 33 (4.02%) MS Office
3 21 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (2.44%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.61%) MS Project
6 4 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.61%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.49%) Eikon
5 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.12%) Global One
8 1 (0.12%) Minerva
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.12%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.12%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 36 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.20%) SaaS
4 15 (1.83%) IaaS
5 11 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (1.34%) PaaS
6 10 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon EMR
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.85%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 7 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.85%) Route 53
8 6 (0.73%) IBM Blueworks
8 6 (0.73%) Office 365
9 2 (0.24%) Yammer
10 1 (0.12%) GitHub
10 1 (0.12%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 103 (12.56%) Firewall
2 83 (10.12%) Network Security
3 31 (3.78%) TCP/IP
4 30 (3.66%) Internet
5 29 (3.54%) WAN
6 27 (3.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 26 (3.17%) DNS
8 25 (3.05%) LAN
9 20 (2.44%) VPN
10 18 (2.20%) Wireless
11 17 (2.07%) DHCP
11 17 (2.07%) LDAP
12 14 (1.71%) HTTP
13 13 (1.59%) SSL
14 12 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (1.46%) MPLS
14 12 (1.46%) OSPF
15 10 (1.22%) Ethernet
16 9 (1.10%) Cisco ISE
16 9 (1.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.93%) Big Data
3 18 (2.20%) Hadoop
4 13 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 9 (1.10%) MySQL
5 9 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
9 5 (0.61%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.37%) BigTable
10 3 (0.37%) GIS
10 3 (0.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 2 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.24%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.24%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.07%) JIRA
2 14 (1.71%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.61%) Travis CI
4 4 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.24%) AppScan
5 2 (0.24%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.12%) Ant
6 1 (0.12%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.12%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.12%) JBuilder
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 291 (35.49%) Finance
2 88 (10.73%) Banking
3 85 (10.37%) Legal
4 47 (5.73%) Retail
5 28 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 26 (3.17%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.83%) Law
8 10 (1.22%) Advertising
8 10 (1.22%) Investment Banking
9 9 (1.10%) Games
9 9 (1.10%) Military
10 7 (0.85%) Marketing
11 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.61%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.49%) French Language
12 4 (0.49%) German Language
13 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 2 (0.24%) Back Office
15 1 (0.12%) Front Office
15 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 177 (21.59%) Analyst
2 129 (15.73%) Security Analyst
3 126 (15.37%) Architect
4 124 (15.12%) Consultant
5 92 (11.22%) Security Consultant
6 86 (10.49%) Security Architect
7 82 (10.00%) Security Manager
8 54 (6.59%) Information Security Consultant
9 52 (6.34%) Project Manager
10 51 (6.22%) Information Analyst
11 49 (5.98%) Business Analyst
11 49 (5.98%) Information Security Analyst
11 49 (5.98%) Information Security Manager
12 46 (5.61%) Information Manager
13 38 (4.63%) Security Officer
14 35 (4.27%) Security Engineer
15 32 (3.90%) Information Security Officer
15 32 (3.90%) Security Project Manager
16 27 (3.29%) Information Security Architect
17 24 (2.93%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.17%) Web Services
2 24 (2.93%) .NET
3 12 (1.46%) RESTful
4 10 (1.22%) AngularJS
4 10 (1.22%) HTML
4 10 (1.22%) Middleware
4 10 (1.22%) XML
5 8 (0.98%) SOAP
6 7 (0.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (0.85%) LAMP
6 7 (0.85%) Node.js
6 7 (0.85%) WCF
7 6 (0.73%) J2EE
8 5 (0.61%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (0.61%) SAML
9 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.49%) Spring
10 3 (0.37%) Struts
11 2 (0.24%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 134 (16.34%) Management Information System
2 75 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (5.98%) Data Centre
4 37 (4.51%) Security Operations Centre
5 34 (4.15%) Computer Science
6 28 (3.41%) Fixed Income
7 18 (2.20%) Equities
8 17 (2.07%) CESG
8 17 (2.07%) Data Protection Act
9 14 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 14 (1.71%) Performance Metrics
10 12 (1.46%) Hedge funds
11 11 (1.34%) Cryptography
11 11 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (1.10%) Fintech
13 8 (0.98%) Data Integration
13 8 (0.98%) PKI
14 7 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
15 6 (0.73%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 81 (9.88%) Windows
2 67 (8.17%) Linux
3 44 (5.37%) Unix
4 20 (2.44%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (0.61%) Windows 7
7 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.37%) Solaris
10 1 (0.12%) Android
10 1 (0.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.12%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.12%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (19.27%) Risk Management
2 151 (18.41%) Cybersecurity
3 117 (14.27%) Project Management
4 108 (13.17%) SIEM
5 87 (10.61%) Security Architecture
6 83 (10.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 81 (9.88%) ITIL
8 78 (9.51%) Security Operations
9 76 (9.27%) Security Management
10 68 (8.29%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (7.68%) Incident Management
12 61 (7.44%) Information Security Management
13 57 (6.95%) Penetration Testing
14 52 (6.34%) Vulnerability Management
15 44 (5.37%) Data Protection
16 40 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
17 38 (4.63%) Change Management
17 38 (4.63%) Data Loss Prevention
17 38 (4.63%) Identity Access Management
18 36 (4.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.61%) SQL
2 35 (4.27%) Python
3 29 (3.54%) Java
4 17 (2.07%) C#
4 17 (2.07%) Perl
5 14 (1.71%) C
6 8 (0.98%) C++
6 8 (0.98%) Ruby
6 8 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 7 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 6 (0.73%) Go
8 6 (0.73%) VB
9 5 (0.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.61%) Scala
10 4 (0.49%) PHP
11 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.37%) R
12 2 (0.24%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.24%) VBA
13 1 (0.12%) REXX
Qualifications
1 249 (30.37%) CISSP
2 179 (21.83%) CISM
3 94 (11.46%) Security Cleared
4 89 (10.85%) CISA
5 88 (10.73%) Degree
6 76 (9.27%) SC Cleared
7 37 (4.51%) CRISC
8 34 (4.15%) GIAC
9 28 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (3.05%) ISEB
11 21 (2.56%) SANS
12 20 (2.44%) CEH
13 18 (2.20%) PCI QSA
14 17 (2.07%) CCNP
15 15 (1.83%) DV Cleared
16 14 (1.71%) GCIH
17 13 (1.59%) CISMP
17 13 (1.59%) GCIA
18 12 (1.46%) CREST Certified
18 12 (1.46%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 81 (9.88%) PCI DSS
3 36 (4.39%) COBIT
4 28 (3.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (3.17%) QA
6 10 (1.22%) ISO27002
7 7 (0.85%) SLA
8 4 (0.49%) Basel III
8 4 (0.49%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.49%) GPG13
8 4 (0.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 3 (0.37%) BS25999
9 3 (0.37%) BS7799
9 3 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.24%) FedRAMP
10 2 (0.24%) HIPAA
10 2 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
10 2 (0.24%) ISO22301
10 2 (0.24%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.24%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 52 (6.34%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.85%) Snort
4 6 (0.73%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (0.49%) vSphere
6 3 (0.37%) HDFS
6 3 (0.37%) RACF
7 2 (0.24%) Firmware
7 2 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.12%) Squid
8 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (1.46%) Ansible
2 9 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.10%) Puppet
3 8 (0.98%) EnCase
3 8 (0.98%) Nagios
4 7 (0.85%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 6 (0.73%) SCCM
6 5 (0.61%) ArcSight ESM
6 5 (0.61%) Control-M
6 5 (0.61%) Nessus
7 2 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.24%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.24%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.24%) Nmap
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.24%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 77 (9.39%) Microsoft
2 70 (8.54%) Cisco
3 50 (6.10%) Oracle
4 39 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 37 (4.51%) Splunk
6 34 (4.15%) VMware
7 24 (2.93%) Cyber-Ark
8 20 (2.44%) Qualys
9 19 (2.32%) Varonis
10 18 (2.20%) Symantec
11 17 (2.07%) Juniper
12 16 (1.95%) ArcSight
13 15 (1.83%) Palo Alto
13 15 (1.83%) SAP
14 14 (1.71%) Fortinet
15 13 (1.59%) ServiceNow
16 12 (1.46%) F5
16 12 (1.46%) Google
17 11 (1.34%) HP
17 11 (1.34%) Remedy
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