Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 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.

Cyber Essentials
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 252 233
Rank change year-on-year +4 -19 +28
Contract jobs citing Cyber Essentials 5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.070% 0.083% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.79% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -19.05% +31.25%
10th Percentile £393 £316 £408
90th Percentile £558 £625 £895
Central London median daily rate £475 £438 £525
% change year-on-year +8.57% -16.67% +55.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 630 926 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.85% 12.88% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 743 598
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £272 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £15.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.67% -67.74% +111.36%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £17.60
90th Percentile £26.73 £26.23 £135.55
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £15.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +25.67% -67.74% +111.36%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

Cyber Essentials
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Essentials in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cyber Essentials in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, 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 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PKI
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001

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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
2 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) iManage
3 1 (20.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds