Period
to 26 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for NIST 800 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NIST 800 over the 6 months to 26 October 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.

NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 Series
England > London
6 months to
26 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 547 352 549
Rank change year-on-year -195 +197 +72
Contract jobs citing NIST 800 30 9 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.063% 0.041%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 0.55% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 9
10th Percentile £550 £365 £580
25th Percentile £606 £375 £619
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £750 £500 £638
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -21.57% -7.27%
75th Percentile £775 £638 £656
90th Percentile £795 £648 £670
England median daily rate £700 £550 £638
% change year-on-year +27.27% -13.73% -1.92%

NIST 800 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 4,443 1,637 3,840
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.32% 11.47% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,066 1,112 2,683
10th Percentile £330 £305 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £670 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 9 51
10th Percentile £16.08 £14.53 £12.00
25th Percentile £20.31 £17.96 £13.00
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.00 £18.50
Median % change year-on-year +22.73% +18.92% -26.00%
75th Percentile £33.56 £28.99 £26.84
90th Percentile £48.26 £51.06 £38.75
England median hourly rate £20.15 £22.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.45% +8.54% -5.22%

NIST 800
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing NIST 800 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for NIST 800 in London

NIST 800
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NIST 800 in London.

Daily rate trend for NIST 800 in London

NIST 800
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing NIST 800 in London over the 6 months to 26 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for NIST 800 in London

NIST 800
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 NIST 800 within the London region over the 6 months to 26 October 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
South London - 3 £750 - 1
NIST 800
England

For the 6 months to 26 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing NIST 800 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 NIST 800.

1 30 (100.00%) NIST
2 24 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (60.00%) CISSP
4 18 (60.00%) GDPR
5 17 (56.67%) Information Security
5 17 (56.67%) Security Architecture
6 15 (50.00%) Finance
7 14 (46.67%) IaaS
8 13 (43.33%) SABSA
8 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 11 (36.67%) FFIEC
10 10 (33.33%) SaaS
10 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (30.00%) Firewall
11 9 (30.00%) SANS
11 9 (30.00%) AWS
11 9 (30.00%) OWASP
12 8 (26.67%) CRISC
12 8 (26.67%) Azure
12 8 (26.67%) Remediation Plan
12 8 (26.67%) CISA
12 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
13 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
13 6 (20.00%) CISM
13 6 (20.00%) GRC
13 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
14 5 (16.67%) Attestation
14 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
14 5 (16.67%) Data Protection

NIST 800
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (46.67%) IaaS
2 10 (33.33%) SaaS
3 9 (30.00%) AWS
4 8 (26.67%) Azure
5 5 (16.67%) GCP
6 4 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon Cognito
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
7 3 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
7 3 (10.00%) AWS KMS
7 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (10.00%) Route 53
7 3 (10.00%) Serverless
7 3 (10.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) 3G
3 1 (3.33%) 4G
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) LTE
3 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon Athena
1 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
5 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Architect
1 18 (60.00%) Security Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) IT Architect
3 4 (13.33%) IT Security Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) AWS Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Lead Security Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA
4 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (56.67%) Information Security
2 17 (56.67%) Security Architecture
3 13 (43.33%) SABSA
4 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) OWASP
6 8 (26.67%) Remediation Plan
6 8 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 5 (16.67%) Attestation
8 5 (16.67%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.67%) Internal Audit
9 4 (13.33%) Cloud Operations
9 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (10.00%) Architecture Governance
10 3 (10.00%) OO
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CISSP
2 11 (36.67%) FFIEC
3 9 (30.00%) SANS
4 8 (26.67%) CISA
4 8 (26.67%) CRISC
5 6 (20.00%) CISM
6 4 (13.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.33%) GIAC
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) CCSP
8 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.33%) GSEC
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (3.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (100.00%) NIST
2 23 (76.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (60.00%) GDPR
4 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (20.00%) GRC
6 4 (13.33%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (3.33%) COBIT
7 1 (3.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (3.33%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (3.33%) ITGC
7 1 (3.33%) NCSC
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.33%) CASB
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Dell
2 1 (3.33%) Google