Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 228 235
Rank change year-on-year -18 +7 +56
Contract jobs citing CSIRT 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.072% 0.032% 0.060%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.53% 0.29% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
City of London median daily rate £500 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -8.70%
10th Percentile £421 £425 £513
90th Percentile £520 £475 £538
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £525
% change year-on-year +11.11% -14.29% -8.70%
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 950 680 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.70% 10.88% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 555 596
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £338 £305 £309
90th Percentile £675 £638 £628
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 8
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.34 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +8.95% +9.63%
10th Percentile £11.95 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £34.23 £25.29 £24.54
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £23.35 £20.50
% change year-on-year -14.34% +13.89% +9.63%

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 23 June 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 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) QRadar
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) GCIH
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) CEH
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) SaaS
4 1 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) PaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) Multicast
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) AIX
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Runbook
4 1 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CEH
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) GCIH
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) SANS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) QRadar
2 1 (20.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto