Period
to 24 November 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 24 November 2020 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.

Cyber Essentials
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 215 247
Rank change year-on-year +96 +32 -6
Contract jobs citing Cyber Essentials 2 4 6
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.070% 0.086%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.06% 0.73% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.92% +8.82%
Central London median daily rate - £375 £463
% change year-on-year - -18.92% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 188 548 627
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.59% 9.55% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 396 489
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £301 £305 £272
90th Percentile £638 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -13.16% +26.67%
Median hourly rate £81.00 £17.98 £19.00
% change year-on-year +350.44% -5.36% +26.67%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

Cyber Essentials
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Cyber Essentials.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) NIST
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making

Cyber Essentials
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) NIST