Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for OSSEC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OSSEC over the 6 months to 19 September 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.

OSSEC
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing OSSEC 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% - -
As % of the Systems Management category 0.093% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median daily rate £400 - -
Central London median daily rate £400 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

OSSEC 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 1,080 770 824
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.42% 11.34% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 618 660
City of London median daily rate £525 £511 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% +7.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £312
90th Percentile £682 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.68 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% -7.06% +39.06%
10th Percentile £13.91 £15.40 £18.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £25.95 £28.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year -1.58% -14.61% +30.88%

OSSEC
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing OSSEC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for OSSEC in the City of London

OSSEC
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 OSSEC in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for OSSEC in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing OSSEC 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 OSSEC.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

OSSEC
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Information Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Qualys