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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Zero Trust skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Zero Trust over the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Zero Trust
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 192 165 138
Rank change year-on-year -27 -27 -
Contract jobs citing Zero Trust 5 3 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.094% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.10% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
10th Percentile £403 £637 £523
25th Percentile £406 £682 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £763 £575
Median % change year-on-year -44.26% +32.61% -
75th Percentile £594 £769 £613
90th Percentile £688 - £628
Central London median daily rate £425 £763 £600
% change year-on-year -44.26% +27.08% -

Zero Trust 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 3,978 2,923 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.74% 91.49% 88.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,938 2,146 1,794
10th Percentile £388 £358 £333
25th Percentile £475 £450 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% -0.95%
75th Percentile £695 £638 £601
90th Percentile £788 £719 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £508
% change year-on-year +5.99% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 32 39
10th Percentile £18.50 £8.35 £12.42
25th Percentile £26.00 £12.38 £14.19
Median hourly rate £43.12 £23.23 £24.00
Median % change year-on-year +85.66% -3.23% +23.87%
75th Percentile £54.13 £32.55 £39.00
90th Percentile £60.85 £41.75 £53.30
Central London median hourly rate £42.75 £22.25 £26.22
% change year-on-year +92.13% -15.14% +31.10%

Zero Trust
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Zero Trust in the City of London

Zero Trust
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Daily rate trend for Zero Trust in the City of London

Zero Trust
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Zero Trust in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Zero Trust in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Zero Trust 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 Zero Trust.

1 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (60.00%) Agile
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (40.00%) Route 53
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (40.00%) Serverless
3 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
3 2 (40.00%) CI/CD
4 1 (20.00%) NGFW
4 1 (20.00%) Service Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SD-WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Zscaler
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) CentOS

Zero Trust
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 4 (80.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (40.00%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (40.00%) Route 53
3 2 (40.00%) Serverless
4 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DWDM
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (20.00%) IGMP
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) IPv6
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile
2 2 (40.00%) CI/CD
2 2 (40.00%) Dashboard Development
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Design
3 1 (20.00%) Network Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Arista
2 1 (20.00%) Aruba
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (20.00%) Zscaler