Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 21 January 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.

Security Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 221 209
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 +66
Contract jobs citing Security Management 20 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.29% 0.18% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.20% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 29
City of London median daily rate £475 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £350 £331
90th Percentile £638 £725 £538
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -12.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Security Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,140 5,428 6,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.84% 87.89% 85.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,912 4,321 4,821
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £290
90th Percentile £688 £669 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 54
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.75 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.88% -5.68% +15.79%
10th Percentile £11.74 £13.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.10 £55.00 £53.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year +6.58% -12.64% +20.83%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in the City of London

Security Management
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 Security Management in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in the City of London

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in the City of London

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Security Management.

1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Qualys
3 6 (30.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (30.00%) GDPR
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (20.00%) VBScript
5 4 (20.00%) VB
5 4 (20.00%) McAfee
5 4 (20.00%) Ivanti
5 4 (20.00%) Release Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) ISMS
5 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (15.00%) CISM
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills

Security Management
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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Network Security
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Local Government
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (10.00%) Architect
1 2 (10.00%) Development Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
1 2 (10.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Security Officer
1 2 (10.00%) Security Project Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Technical Development Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) PMI
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Change Management
3 6 (30.00%) Patch Management
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 4 (20.00%) ISMS
5 4 (20.00%) Release Management
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (15.00%) Information Assurance
6 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (10.00%) Compliance Management
7 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) VB
1 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) CISA
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) GDPR
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.00%) COBIT
3 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (30.00%) Qualys
2 4 (20.00%) Ivanti
2 4 (20.00%) McAfee
3 3 (15.00%) AlienVault
4 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (5.00%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.00%) Splunk
4 1 (5.00%) VMware