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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IT Security Specialist
Rank 404 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £410
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
21729 21904 22439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.22% 92.87% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 15292 15039 15272
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 356 405 473
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 2015.

IT Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

IT Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
3 1 (14.29%) Websense
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) Splunk
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter

IT Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Websense
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk