Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CSIRT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CSIRT over the 6 months to 15 November 2018 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.

Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 247 237
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +39
Contract jobs citing CSIRT 5 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.071% 0.15% 0.074%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.43% 1.36% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
City of London median daily rate £415 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% - +38.89%
Central London median daily rate £415 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -17.00% - +38.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

CSIRT is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 1,171 809 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.61% 11.35% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 655 625
City of London median daily rate £525 £518 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +8.95% +8.51%
10th Percentile £300 £325 £325
90th Percentile £675 £670 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 6 9
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.96% -19.09% +61.76%
10th Percentile £14.80 £15.75 £15.66
90th Percentile £25.50 £47.50 £77.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% -30.91% +61.76%

CSIRT
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CSIRT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CSIRT in the City of London

CSIRT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CSIRT in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for CSIRT in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CSIRT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CSIRT.

1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) IaaS
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) DMZ
3 2 (40.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (40.00%) Multicast
3 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) QRadar
3 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security

CSIRT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) IaaS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) PaaS
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DMZ
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (40.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (40.00%) Juniper
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk