Period
to 21 February 2019

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 21 February 2019 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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 251 251 228
Rank change year-on-year 0 -23 -11
Contract jobs citing CSIRT 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.044% 0.042% 0.032%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.35% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
City of London median daily rate £415 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.55% +10.00% +48.70%
10th Percentile £408 £525 £455
90th Percentile £423 £575 £545
Central London median daily rate £415 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -24.55% +10.00% +48.70%
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 1,240 850 667
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.23% 11.98% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 691 534
City of London median daily rate £550 £518 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.28% +8.38% +6.11%
10th Percentile £294 £350 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £508 £500
% change year-on-year +8.37% +1.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.66% -24.55% +15.18%
10th Percentile £13.31 £11.81 £13.85
90th Percentile £24.40 £67.50 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -15.00% -20.00% +15.79%

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 21 February 2019, 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
1 2 (66.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DMZ
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (33.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper