Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 26 May 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 509 480 506
Rank change year-on-year -29 +26 -40
Contract jobs citing Security Management 126 104 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.27% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.30% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 74 75
London median daily rate £500 £484 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +1.84% +18.75%
10th Percentile £326 £357 £350
90th Percentile £711 £680 £625
England median daily rate £500 £478 £425
% change year-on-year +4.71% +12.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £11.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year +327.27% -79.05% +45.83%

Security Management 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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,125 34,371 37,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.32% 86.47% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,023 24,677 27,003
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 561 388 396
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £52.10
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year -13.73% +8.51% +11.90%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Security Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in London

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Management in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in London

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in London over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in London

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in London

Security Management
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 Security Management within the London region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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 -25 22 £563 +14.80% 12
South London -42 13 £500 +2.56% 3
West London -37 6 £500 +5.26% 1
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 74 (58.73%) Information Security
2 43 (34.13%) Information Security Management
3 41 (32.54%) CISSP
4 40 (31.75%) Finance
4 40 (31.75%) PCI DSS
5 38 (30.16%) ITIL
6 35 (27.78%) Management Information System
7 34 (26.98%) CISM
7 34 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (23.02%) Data Protection
9 28 (22.22%) Security Architecture
9 28 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 26 (20.63%) GDPR
10 26 (20.63%) Risk Management
11 24 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (18.25%) Degree
13 21 (16.67%) ISMS
14 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
14 20 (15.87%) CISA
15 19 (15.08%) Service Management
16 18 (14.29%) Project Management
17 17 (13.49%) Change Management
17 17 (13.49%) Linux
17 17 (13.49%) COBIT
18 16 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
18 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
18 16 (12.70%) Firewall
18 16 (12.70%) SIEM
18 16 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
19 15 (11.90%) Windows

Security Management
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 2 (1.59%) IIS
2 1 (0.79%) Confluence
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (3.97%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (1.59%) PaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Akamai
5 1 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.79%) Office 365
5 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.70%) Firewall
2 12 (9.52%) Network Security
3 9 (7.14%) Internet
3 9 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.76%) SAN
4 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.76%) VPN
5 5 (3.97%) 2G
5 5 (3.97%) 3G
5 5 (3.97%) 4G
5 5 (3.97%) LAN
5 5 (3.97%) NAS
5 5 (3.97%) TETRA
5 5 (3.97%) WAN
6 4 (3.17%) VLAN
7 3 (2.38%) BGP
7 3 (2.38%) IPsec
7 3 (2.38%) MPLS
7 3 (2.38%) OSPF
7 3 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.97%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (31.75%) Finance
2 14 (11.11%) Banking
3 12 (9.52%) Legal
4 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Advertising
6 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (15.08%) Security Officer
2 18 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 16 (12.70%) Administrator
4 15 (11.90%) Consultant
5 14 (11.11%) Security Consultant
6 12 (9.52%) IT Security Officer
6 12 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (7.94%) Analyst
7 10 (7.94%) Information Security Officer
8 9 (7.14%) Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Head of Information
8 9 (7.14%) Head of Information Security
8 9 (7.14%) Head of Security
8 9 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) Security Architect
8 9 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
9 8 (6.35%) AWS Administrator
9 8 (6.35%) Information Officer
9 8 (6.35%) Security Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.79%) .NET
2 1 (0.79%) Angular 2
2 1 (0.79%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) J2EE
2 1 (0.79%) JSP
2 1 (0.79%) XML
2 1 (0.79%) XMPP
2 1 (0.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 16 (12.70%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (6.35%) PKI
4 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.76%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.17%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (3.17%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (2.38%) Cyberattack
8 3 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 3 (2.38%) Fintech
8 3 (2.38%) NHS
9 2 (1.59%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.59%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.79%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.79%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.49%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) Windows
3 12 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (8.73%) Unix
5 10 (7.94%) CentOS
6 8 (6.35%) Windows Server
7 4 (3.17%) Solaris
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.38%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (58.73%) Information Security
2 43 (34.13%) Information Security Management
3 38 (30.16%) ITIL
4 29 (23.02%) Data Protection
5 28 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 28 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 26 (20.63%) Risk Management
7 24 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
8 21 (16.67%) ISMS
9 19 (15.08%) Service Management
10 18 (14.29%) Project Management
11 17 (13.49%) Change Management
12 16 (12.70%) SIEM
12 16 (12.70%) Vulnerability Management
13 12 (9.52%) PRINCE2
14 11 (8.73%) Data Security
14 11 (8.73%) Security Operations
15 10 (7.94%) Business Continuity
15 10 (7.94%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.76%) PowerShell
2 5 (3.97%) SQL
3 4 (3.17%) VB
3 4 (3.17%) VBScript
4 2 (1.59%) C
4 2 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.79%) C#
5 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (32.54%) CISSP
2 34 (26.98%) CISM
3 23 (18.25%) Degree
4 20 (15.87%) CISA
4 20 (15.87%) Security Cleared
5 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (5.56%) GIAC
8 6 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.38%) CCNA
10 3 (2.38%) CEH
10 3 (2.38%) GCIA
10 3 (2.38%) GSEC
10 3 (2.38%) MCP
10 3 (2.38%) MCSA
10 3 (2.38%) MCSE
10 3 (2.38%) PCI QSA
11 2 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (31.75%) PCI DSS
2 34 (26.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (20.63%) GDPR
4 17 (13.49%) COBIT
5 13 (10.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (1.59%) PMO
7 2 (1.59%) RMADS
8 1 (0.79%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.79%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.79%) PSD2
8 1 (0.79%) QA
8 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (7.94%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.76%) Docker
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.59%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) Kubernetes
2 10 (7.94%) Terraform
3 7 (5.56%) Nessus
4 5 (3.97%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.38%) SCCM
5 3 (2.38%) WSUS
6 2 (1.59%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) AlienVault
2 6 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 5 (3.97%) Citrix
3 5 (3.97%) HP
3 5 (3.97%) Mercator
4 4 (3.17%) Cisco
4 4 (3.17%) VMware
5 3 (2.38%) F5
5 3 (2.38%) Juniper
5 3 (2.38%) Qualys
6 2 (1.59%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.59%) IBM
6 2 (1.59%) NetApp
6 2 (1.59%) Oracle
6 2 (1.59%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.59%) Splunk
7 1 (0.79%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.79%) McAfee