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 27 June 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 27
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.65% 3.23% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.88% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £800 £500 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% +257.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £489 £448
% change year-on-year -3.06% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

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 99 103 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 87.61% 83.06% 91.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 77 109
Median daily rate £535 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
2 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Patch Management

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Solr
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Domino
1 1 (20.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LDAP
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) S/MIME
2 1 (20.00%) TACACS
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) EDRMS
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Lucene
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (40.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) SDLC
1 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (40.00%) Threat Management
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Discovery Reference Model
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Records Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) FTK
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) ArcSight
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) Nuix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle