The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Security Specialist
England / London
Rank 401 408 403
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £475 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £400
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
18436 19902 19695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.92% 95.17% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13175 13974 14026
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 313 343
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Senior Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Senior Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Senior Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -15 1 - -
Senior Security Specialist
England

Senior Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Senior 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 Senior Security Specialist in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
2 1 (33.33%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Static Program Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Threat Detection
2 1 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System

Senior 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 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CircleCI
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CNA
1 1 (33.33%) GCIA
1 1 (33.33%) GCIH
1 1 (33.33%) GIAC
1 1 (33.33%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Novell Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sun