The table below looks at the statistics for the IT Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IT Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 398 410 404
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 8 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.038% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.005% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate £525 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £388 £345
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
IT Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20120 19835 20493
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.69% 94.52% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14240 14068 13851
Average daily rate £450 £445 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 331 399
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IT Security Specialist in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

IT Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

IT Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the London region.

IT Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

IT Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing IT Security Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

IT Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Security Specialist
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 IT Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Feltham - 1 £450 -
IT Security Specialist
England

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT Security Specialist in their job title 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 with IT Security Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (37.50%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
4 6 (37.50%) CISA
4 6 (37.50%) CISM
5 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 4 (25.00%) SIEM
6 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) GIAC
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) Banking
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
7 3 (18.75%) Security Operations

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited IT Security Specialist in their job title 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 with IT Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) PaaS
2 2 (12.50%) IaaS
2 2 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) Internet
3 5 (31.25%) Network Security
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CESG
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Online Games
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
2 1 (6.25%) Public Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
1 6 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (31.25%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
4 3 (18.75%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (12.50%) BPMN
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
5 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) CISA
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
3 4 (25.00%) GIAC
4 3 (18.75%) CEH
4 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
5 2 (12.50%) CISMP
6 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (6.25%) CRISC
6 1 (6.25%) GCED
6 1 (6.25%) GCIA
6 1 (6.25%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) COBIT
3 1 (6.25%) COSO
3 1 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 1 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
2 1 (6.25%) UAG
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
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