Period
to 16 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HMG Security Policy Framework over the 6 months to 16 April 2021 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.

HMG Security Policy Framework (SPF)
England > London
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 412 447 609
Rank change year-on-year +35 +162 -1
Contract jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 28 20 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.083% 0.028%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.17% 0.83% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 11
10th Percentile £481 £354 £456
25th Percentile £522 £384 £525
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £425 £600
Median % change year-on-year +35.29% -29.17% +33.33%
75th Percentile £588 £513 £763
90th Percentile £645 £575 £913
England median daily rate £575 £463 £550
% change year-on-year +24.32% -15.91% +3.77%

HMG Security Policy Framework is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,392 2,398 4,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.89% 9.98% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,619 1,720 3,014
10th Percentile £313 £305 £305
25th Percentile £409 £400 £396
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £498 £500
Median % change year-on-year +0.50% -0.50% +1.01%
75th Percentile £600 £588 £594
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 57
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.95 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.19 £18.65 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.68 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.12% +19.44% +1.18%
75th Percentile £25.31 £38.41 £27.75
90th Percentile £33.38 £49.68 £43.31
England median hourly rate £20.90 £22.58 £20.25
% change year-on-year -7.43% +11.52% -4.09%

HMG Security Policy Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HMG Security Policy Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in London

HMG Security Policy Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework in London.

Daily rate trend for HMG Security Policy Framework in London

HMG Security Policy Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework in London over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for HMG Security Policy Framework in London

HMG Security Policy Framework
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework within the London region over the 6 months to 16 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +56 4 £538 +13.16%
HMG Security Policy Framework
England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing HMG Security Policy Framework 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 London region with a requirement for HMG Security Policy Framework.

1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) CESG
5 10 (35.71%) Information Security
5 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 10 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 10 (35.71%) NCSC
6 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
6 9 (32.14%) JSP 440
6 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
7 8 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
7 8 (28.57%) Google
7 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 8 (28.57%) RMADS
7 8 (28.57%) Communications Security
7 8 (28.57%) Computer Security
7 8 (28.57%) GCP
7 8 (28.57%) CLAS
8 7 (25.00%) CISSP
8 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
8 7 (25.00%) CISM
9 6 (21.43%) Government Security Classifications
10 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
10 5 (17.86%) ITIL
11 4 (14.29%) Public Sector
12 3 (10.71%) Project Delivery
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills

HMG Security Policy Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (3.57%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) GCP
2 1 (3.57%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
1 3 (10.71%) IPv4
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Local Government
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Police
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Coordinator
1 8 (28.57%) Security Assurance Coordinator
2 7 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 3 (10.71%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Product Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.57%) Auditor
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) CESG
2 8 (28.57%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 2 (7.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.57%) CCTV
5 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security
3 9 (32.14%) Information Assurance
3 9 (32.14%) Risk Management
4 8 (28.57%) Communications Security
4 8 (28.57%) Computer Security
4 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 7 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 5 (17.86%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) Project Delivery
7 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) Product Roadmap
8 2 (7.14%) Service Management
8 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.14%) User Stories
9 1 (3.57%) Information Security Management
9 1 (3.57%) Scrum
9 1 (3.57%) Security Management
9 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 22 (78.57%) Security Cleared
2 14 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) CLAS
6 7 (25.00%) CISM
6 7 (25.00%) CISSP
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (35.71%) NCSC
3 9 (32.14%) JSP 440
4 8 (28.57%) RMADS
5 6 (21.43%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (7.14%) NIST
6 2 (7.14%) PMO
7 1 (3.57%) COBIT
7 1 (3.57%) GRC
7 1 (3.57%) ISO 22301
7 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) SAP