The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.52% 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 120 107 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 90.91% 88.43% 89.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 93 63
Median daily rate £550 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £26.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Canary Wharf

Information Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) OpenVMS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) TACACS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF