Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Security Patching skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Patching over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 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 Patching
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 184 121 187
Rank change year-on-year -63 +66 +51
Contract jobs citing Security Patching 6 4 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
10th Percentile - £361 £306
25th Percentile - £399 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £210 £475 £400
Median % change year-on-year -55.79% +18.75% -5.88%
75th Percentile - £550 £438
90th Percentile - £588 £598
Central London median daily rate £210 £525 £325
% change year-on-year -60.00% +61.54% -23.53%

Security Patching 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 3,609 1,886 4,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 90.93% 90.33% 89.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,806 1,411 3,478
10th Percentile £375 £313 £320
25th Percentile £473 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £513
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +2.44% -
75th Percentile £650 £602 £600
90th Percentile £750 £688 £676
Central London median daily rate £550 £513 £510
% change year-on-year +7.21% +0.59% -0.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 49
10th Percentile £19.13 £13.63 £12.03
25th Percentile £33.19 £19.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +64.15% +32.50% +5.26%
75th Percentile £61.75 £36.38 £25.76
90th Percentile £64.25 £46.00 £52.25
Central London median hourly rate £43.50 £27.00 £20.83
% change year-on-year +61.11% +29.62% +8.21%

Security Patching
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Patching in the City of London

Security Patching
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Security Patching in the City of London

Security Patching
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Security Patching in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Security Patching in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Security Patching 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 Security Patching.

1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 2 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
3 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Remedy
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications

Security Patching
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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
1 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) IPTV
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Change Management
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Compliance Audit
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Task Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Key Management
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Security Hardening
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Arista
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) Qualys
2 1 (16.67%) VMware