The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had IT Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IT Security Specialist
Rank 424 419 420
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.019% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £481 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+13.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

IT Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured IT Security Specialist in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring IT Security Specialist in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 4 (33.33%) BPMN
3 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) AppScan
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) HP Fortify
5 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
5 2 (16.67%) Veracode
5 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE
5 2 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) COBOL
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) CISA
5 2 (16.67%) CISM

IT Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) AppScan
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) BPMN
1 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Security Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 4 (33.33%) UML
1 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
2 3 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) SIEM
3 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) COBOL
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) CEH
2 2 (16.67%) CISA
2 2 (16.67%) CISM
2 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
2 2 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (8.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Fortify
2 2 (16.67%) WebInspect
3 1 (8.33%) Nessus
3 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Veracode
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Qualys
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