The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 375 384 400
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 53 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.15% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 12
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£450 £480 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £614 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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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
City of London +31 15 £450 +5.26% 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title.

1 45 (58.44%) Information Security
2 31 (40.26%) Firewall
3 30 (38.96%) CISSP
4 25 (32.47%) Cyber Security
5 24 (31.17%) Network Security
6 23 (29.87%) Penetration Testing
6 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
7 22 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 21 (27.27%) Information Assurance
9 19 (24.68%) Law
10 17 (22.08%) ITIL
11 16 (20.78%) Intranet
11 16 (20.78%) Internet
12 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
12 15 (19.48%) Change Control
13 14 (18.18%) ISMS
13 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (18.18%) GIAC
14 13 (16.88%) MCSE
14 13 (16.88%) Ethical Hacking
14 13 (16.88%) CEH
15 12 (15.58%) assyst
16 11 (14.29%) Finance
17 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
17 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
18 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
19 8 (10.39%) Windows
19 8 (10.39%) Banking
19 8 (10.39%) Security Management
19 8 (10.39%) Management Information System

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited 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 Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.90%) Apache
1 3 (3.90%) CMS
1 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (15.58%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 31 (40.26%) Firewall
2 24 (31.17%) Network Security
3 23 (29.87%) TCP/IP
4 16 (20.78%) Intranet
4 16 (20.78%) Internet
5 5 (6.49%) HTTP
6 4 (5.19%) VPN
6 4 (5.19%) DNS
6 4 (5.19%) SSL
7 3 (3.90%) LAN
7 3 (3.90%) WAN
7 3 (3.90%) SSH
8 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.60%) FWSM
8 2 (2.60%) DHCP
8 2 (2.60%) BGP
9 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.30%) NetScreen
9 1 (1.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.90%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (24.68%) Law
2 11 (14.29%) Finance
3 8 (10.39%) Banking
4 7 (9.09%) Legal
5 5 (6.49%) Financial Institution
5 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) International Banking
6 2 (2.60%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.30%) Local Government
7 1 (1.30%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.90%) SOAP
2 3 (3.90%) Middleware
2 3 (3.90%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.39%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.79%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Economics
4 3 (3.90%) PKI
4 3 (3.90%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.60%) CESG
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) RMADS
6 1 (1.30%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Windows
2 6 (7.79%) UNIX
3 3 (3.90%) Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) AIX
5 1 (1.30%) Solaris
5 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.30%) SUSE
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (58.44%) Information Security
2 25 (32.47%) Cyber Security
3 23 (29.87%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (27.27%) Information Assurance
5 17 (22.08%) ITIL
6 15 (19.48%) Change Control
7 14 (18.18%) ISMS
8 13 (16.88%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (12.99%) Data Protection
10 8 (10.39%) Security Management
11 7 (9.09%) SIEM
12 6 (7.79%) Project Management
12 6 (7.79%) Information Security Management
13 5 (6.49%) OWASP
13 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
14 4 (5.19%) Time Management
15 3 (3.90%) Migration
15 3 (3.90%) Risk Assessment
15 3 (3.90%) Identity Management
15 3 (3.90%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) C++
1 3 (3.90%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) Python
3 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.30%) Ruby
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (38.96%) CISSP
2 14 (18.18%) GIAC
2 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (16.88%) MCSE
3 13 (16.88%) CEH
4 10 (12.99%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) CISM
6 6 (7.79%) CISA
7 5 (6.49%) CCSE
8 4 (5.19%) Degree
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (3.90%) CCNP
10 2 (2.60%) CCSP
10 2 (2.60%) CCSA
10 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.30%) MCTS
11 1 (1.30%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.30%) CRISC
11 1 (1.30%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.90%) COBIT
5 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.30%) SLA
6 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) NFS
3 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) SCCM
1 2 (2.60%) SCOM
1 2 (2.60%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.30%) OpenView
2 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
3 8 (10.39%) F5
4 7 (9.09%) Cisco
5 5 (6.49%) Juniper
5 5 (6.49%) Imperva
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle
7 3 (3.90%) HP
8 2 (2.60%) Symantec
8 2 (2.60%) Qualys
8 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.30%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.30%) Tufin
9 1 (1.30%) McAfee
9 1 (1.30%) BT
9 1 (1.30%) VMware
9 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.30%) Mercator
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