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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 156 195
Rank change year-on-year -4 +39  
Contract jobs citing Security Management 6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.18% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 8
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £333 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £511 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year +5.55% +4.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.17 £28.10
% change year-on-year - -38.91%  

Security Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2879 2886 4657
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.23% 85.71% 81.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8879 9203 12866
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £319 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £656 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 90 126
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £14.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.53 £55.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Information Security Management
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) CISM
3 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) CESG
5 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) MBCS
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) IIS
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Bluemix
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) SoftLayer
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Audit Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (14.29%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security Management
2 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
2 3 (42.86%) ISMS
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) SABSA
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CITP
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) IISP
3 1 (14.29%) ISACA
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MBCS
3 1 (14.29%) Postgraduate
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk