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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Security Specialist
Rank 442 438 439
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Security Specialist 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.005% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £410 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £390 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
21633 22222 23362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.77% 94.99% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15369 15688 16222
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 347 444
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £38.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
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%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis

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
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Fuzz Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) OWASP
2 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Social Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Static Code Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Static Program Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CEH
1 1 (33.33%) CHECK Team Member
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CREST Certified
1 1 (33.33%) SANS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) WorldPay