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 NIST skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NIST 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.

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 109 194 238
Rank change year-on-year +85 +44 -7
Contract jobs citing NIST 12 25 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.61% 0.44% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.38% 4.56% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 11
Median daily rate £625 £600 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +50.00% -15.79%
10th Percentile £413 £447 £343
90th Percentile £675 £716 £600
Central London median daily rate £625 £600 £513
% change year-on-year +4.17% +17.07% +7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 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%

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 24 November 2020.

Daily rate histogram for NIST in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, 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 9 (75.00%) Information Security
1 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Banking
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) SIEM
4 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
4 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (25.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (25.00%) Use Case
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 3 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (25.00%) COBIT
5 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (25.00%) Content Management
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) LAN
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) International Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (8.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Risk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (16.67%) Robotics
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
1 9 (75.00%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) Content Management
3 3 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Use Case
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 2 (16.67%) CCSP
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (16.67%) CISM
1 2 (16.67%) CISSP
1 2 (16.67%) CREST Certified
1 2 (16.67%) FFIEC
1 2 (16.67%) GCFA
1 2 (16.67%) GCIA
1 2 (16.67%) GCIH
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (8.33%) NIST 800
4 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Sparx