Period
to 16 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NIST over the 6 months to 16 May 2021 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.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 132 222
Rank change year-on-year -2 +90 +19
Contract jobs citing NIST 19 23 19
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.69% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.65% 6.41% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 13
10th Percentile £413 £413 "
25th Percentile £444 £414 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £571 £427 £550
Median % change year-on-year +33.78% -22.36% -4.35%
75th Percentile £682 £475 £663
90th Percentile £775 £675 "
Central London median daily rate £575 £441 £538
% change year-on-year +30.53% -18.05% -14.00%

NIST 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 336 359 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.18% 10.80% 8.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 252 424
10th Percentile £338 £241 £325
25th Percentile £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £479 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.62% -8.81% +7.14%
75th Percentile £616 £575 £575
90th Percentile £718 £637 £649
Central London median daily rate £520 £475 £505
% change year-on-year +9.47% -5.94% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 8
10th Percentile £14.08 £22.73 £11.90
25th Percentile £14.19 £29.62 £13.63
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.48 £17.66
Median % change year-on-year -55.17% +117.87% +13.94%
75th Percentile £22.81 £38.75 £21.13
90th Percentile £23.38 £50.00 £29.53
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £38.48 £17.66
% change year-on-year -55.17% +117.87% +13.75%

NIST
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for NIST in the City of London

NIST
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for NIST in the City of London

NIST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NIST in the City of London over the 6 months to 16 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NIST in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing NIST 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 NIST.

1 11 (57.89%) Finance
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
1 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 7 (36.84%) Banking
4 6 (31.58%) COBIT
5 4 (21.05%) CISSP
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) International Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (21.05%) FFIEC
5 4 (21.05%) Public Sector
6 3 (15.79%) Sparx
6 3 (15.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 3 (15.79%) Regtech
6 3 (15.79%) Architecture Roadmap
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (15.79%) ArchiMate
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
6 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development

NIST
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:

Business Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) GCP
2 1 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) Network Security
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) International Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.26%) Documentation Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
1 6 (31.58%) Security Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Information Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Security Officer
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CISSP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Head of Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) N-Tier
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (10.53%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberattack
3 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Cybersecurity
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 8 (42.11%) Risk Management
3 4 (21.05%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) SIEM
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) ArchiMate
4 3 (15.79%) Architecture Roadmap
4 3 (15.79%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (15.79%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (15.79%) Regtech
4 3 (15.79%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) SDLC
4 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 3 (15.79%) UML
4 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CISSP
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
1 4 (21.05%) FFIEC
2 3 (15.79%) CISM
2 3 (15.79%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (57.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) COBIT
3 2 (10.53%) GDPR
3 2 (10.53%) NIST 800
3 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.26%) GRC
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Nexpose
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (15.79%) Sparx
2 2 (10.53%) CrowdStrike
2 2 (10.53%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.53%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Okta