The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 398 389 399
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 29 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 31
Median daily rate £531 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.09% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £403 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £436 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +9.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
20369 21455 22394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.70% 95.10% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14568 15175 16149
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 346 436
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the London region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 8 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 -11 6 £475 +1.33% 2
Hounslow - 1 - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Security Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (43.48%) Firewall
2 22 (31.88%) Finance
3 16 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.29%) Windows
4 14 (20.29%) Cisco
4 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
5 13 (18.84%) CISSP
5 13 (18.84%) Information Security
5 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (18.84%) Network Security
6 11 (15.94%) Linux
7 10 (14.49%) Juniper
7 10 (14.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (11.59%) SIEM
8 8 (11.59%) CISM
8 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.59%) VPN
9 7 (10.14%) SSL
9 7 (10.14%) Unix
9 7 (10.14%) Internet
9 7 (10.14%) Legal
9 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
9 7 (10.14%) PKI
9 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
10 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
10 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (8.70%) ITIL
10 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.25%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) nginx
3 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) G Suite
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.35%) Trello
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.90%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) Firewall
2 13 (18.84%) Network Security
3 8 (11.59%) VPN
4 7 (10.14%) Internet
4 7 (10.14%) SSL
5 6 (8.70%) DNS
5 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.25%) LAN
6 5 (7.25%) Reverse Proxy
6 5 (7.25%) WAN
7 4 (5.80%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (2.90%) HTTP
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.45%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) CircleCI
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.90%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.45%) JMeter
2 1 (1.45%) JUnit
2 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.45%) SoapUI
2 1 (1.45%) Zephyr
General
1 22 (31.88%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Legal
3 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 4 (5.80%) Law
4 2 (2.90%) Retail
5 1 (1.45%) Advertising
5 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) SAML
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) OAuth
2 1 (1.45%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) PKI
2 6 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.80%) CESG
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.90%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.45%) Equities
6 1 (1.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 11 (15.94%) Linux
3 7 (10.14%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.45%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Cybersecurity
2 13 (18.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.84%) Information Security
3 8 (11.59%) SIEM
4 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
5 6 (8.70%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (8.70%) ITIL
5 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Fuzz Testing
6 5 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
6 5 (7.25%) Open Source
6 5 (7.25%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Privacy
7 4 (5.80%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (5.80%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (5.80%) Supplier Management
7 4 (5.80%) Transition Management
7 4 (5.80%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.80%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.25%) Python
2 4 (5.80%) Ruby
2 4 (5.80%) SQL
3 3 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
5 1 (1.45%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (20.29%) Security Cleared
2 13 (18.84%) CISSP
3 8 (11.59%) CISM
4 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.25%) CISA
7 4 (5.80%) APMP
7 4 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.35%) Degree
9 2 (2.90%) CCNA
9 2 (2.90%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.90%) CRISC
9 2 (2.90%) SANS
10 1 (1.45%) CNA
10 1 (1.45%) GCIA
10 1 (1.45%) GCIH
10 1 (1.45%) GIAC
10 1 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.45%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.25%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.90%) COBIT
5 1 (1.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) ISA Server
2 3 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.35%) Snort
3 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) Nessus
2 1 (1.45%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.45%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 14 (20.29%) CheckPoint
1 14 (20.29%) Cisco
2 10 (14.49%) Juniper
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.25%) Blue Coat
4 5 (7.25%) F5
4 5 (7.25%) Forcepoint
4 5 (7.25%) Fortinet
4 5 (7.25%) Infoblox
5 4 (5.80%) Akamai
5 4 (5.80%) Splunk
5 4 (5.80%) VMware
6 3 (4.35%) FireEye
6 3 (4.35%) Google
6 3 (4.35%) IBM
7 2 (2.90%) Cyber-Ark
7 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.90%) LogRhythm
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle
7 2 (2.90%) Symantec
City of London
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Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago