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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IT Security Specialist
England / London
Rank 401 408 414
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs requiring an IT Security Specialist 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.033% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.034% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £600 £500 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18338 20387 20346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.81% 95.08% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13144 14440 14336
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 307 340
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

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 17 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter

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 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk