The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 384 355 389
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 28 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 15
Average daily rate £475 £480 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £336 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £425
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22398 20052 25960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.58% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15523 13588 16690
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 410 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.31 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Security Specialist
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 6 £463 -4.14% 2
Brentford - - - -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (47.62%) Information Security
2 16 (38.10%) CISSP
3 15 (35.71%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) CISM
4 10 (23.81%) Security Management
5 9 (21.43%) Banking
6 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.05%) CISA
6 8 (19.05%) Information Security Management
7 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (16.67%) Degree
8 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (14.29%) Financial Institution
8 6 (14.29%) Windows
9 5 (11.90%) Java
9 5 (11.90%) Juniper
9 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
9 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (11.90%) F5
9 5 (11.90%) SIEM
10 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
10 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 4 (9.52%) Time Management
10 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 4 (9.52%) Marketing
10 4 (9.52%) E-Learning
10 4 (9.52%) Firewall
10 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
10 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (7.14%) CMS
1 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 3 (7.14%) Joomla!
2 2 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.38%) IIS
3 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Magento
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) Firewall
2 3 (7.14%) Intranet
2 3 (7.14%) LDAP
2 3 (7.14%) Network Security
3 2 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.76%) LAN
3 2 (4.76%) SSL
4 1 (2.38%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) OSPF
4 1 (2.38%) BGP
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Extranet
4 1 (2.38%) DMZ
4 1 (2.38%) WAN
4 1 (2.38%) DHCP
4 1 (2.38%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.38%) AppScan
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Banking
3 6 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 4 (9.52%) Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 2 (4.76%) Games
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.38%) Publishing
7 1 (2.38%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
1 2 (4.76%) Spring
1 2 (4.76%) JSP
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) Servlets
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) JDBC
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.38%) Spring Security
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) E-Learning
3 2 (4.76%) Online Games
3 2 (4.76%) Economics
3 2 (4.76%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.38%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) e-Health
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.76%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.38%) AIX
4 1 (2.38%) Solaris
4 1 (2.38%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Information Security
2 10 (23.81%) Security Management
3 8 (19.05%) Information Security Management
4 7 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (11.90%) SIEM
6 4 (9.52%) Time Management
6 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.14%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Data Security
7 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.14%) ISMS
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
8 2 (4.76%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (4.76%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.76%) Security Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) CISSP
2 10 (23.81%) CISM
3 8 (19.05%) CISA
4 7 (16.67%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.76%) CRISC
6 2 (4.76%) ISACA
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCNP
7 1 (2.38%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) GIAC
7 1 (2.38%) GCIH
7 1 (2.38%) CEH
7 1 (2.38%) CGEIT
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.38%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Juniper
1 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
1 5 (11.90%) F5
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
3 3 (7.14%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) HP
3 3 (7.14%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.38%) Apple
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Nortel
5 1 (2.38%) Websense
5 1 (2.38%) Remedy
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
5 1 (2.38%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) NetScout
5 1 (2.38%) Blue Coat
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