Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 502 513 517
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4 -37
Contract jobs citing Security Management 128 126 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.28% 0.27% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.31% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 95 92
London median daily rate £475 £460 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.26% -4.91% +1.84%
10th Percentile £264 £258 £350
90th Percentile £698 £600 £737
England median daily rate £460 £463 £475
% change year-on-year -0.54% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £19.39 £13.91 £36.00
% change year-on-year +39.41% -61.38% -17.71%

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 40,233 41,239 39,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.57% 88.05% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,022 29,928 28,327
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £303
90th Percentile £675 £669 £642
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 394 417
London median hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.80% +3.31% +8.90%
10th Percentile £13.13 £13.31 £12.21
90th Percentile £54.63 £51.40 £51.08
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.87% +3.84%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -20 24 £463 +4.23% 7
South London - 13 £450 - 1
West London - 10 £475 - 7
East London - 3 - - 5
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 64 (50.00%) Information Security
2 53 (41.41%) Information Security Management
3 37 (28.91%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (28.13%) ISMS
5 29 (22.66%) Management Information System
5 29 (22.66%) Risk Management
6 28 (21.88%) CISSP
7 27 (21.09%) Finance
8 25 (19.53%) Windows
8 25 (19.53%) Data Protection
8 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
9 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
10 21 (16.41%) SC Cleared
10 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
11 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
12 19 (14.84%) Linux
13 17 (13.28%) CISM
14 16 (12.50%) Law
14 16 (12.50%) Unix
14 16 (12.50%) Office 365
15 15 (11.72%) Data Security
15 15 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 14 (10.94%) CISA
16 14 (10.94%) Firewall
16 14 (10.94%) Project Management
16 14 (10.94%) Sony
16 14 (10.94%) Security Architecture
16 14 (10.94%) Kubernetes
17 13 (10.16%) Docker

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 13 (10.16%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.56%) CMS
5 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Apache
6 1 (0.78%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.69%) CINEMA 4D
3 1 (0.78%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (17.97%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (12.50%) Office 365
3 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (9.38%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (9.38%) Amazon S3
5 11 (8.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) IaaS
7 2 (1.56%) Akamai
7 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.56%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.78%) PaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Route 53
8 1 (0.78%) SaaS
8 1 (0.78%) Serverless
8 1 (0.78%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Firewall
2 11 (8.59%) Network Security
2 11 (8.59%) VPN
3 7 (5.47%) MPLS
4 6 (4.69%) LAN
4 6 (4.69%) WAN
5 5 (3.91%) 3G
5 5 (3.91%) 4G
5 5 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.13%) 2G
6 4 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.13%) TETRA
7 3 (2.34%) DNS
7 3 (2.34%) Internet
7 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.56%) DHCP
8 2 (1.56%) ISDN
8 2 (1.56%) SSL
8 2 (1.56%) Wireless
8 2 (1.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (5.47%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.56%) MySQL
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.78%) Big Data
4 1 (0.78%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.47%) JIRA
3 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.56%) GCC
4 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.78%) Gradle
4 1 (0.78%) Maven
4 1 (0.78%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 16 (12.50%) Law
3 11 (8.59%) Legal
4 7 (5.47%) Retail
5 4 (3.13%) Banking
6 2 (1.56%) Back Office
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (20.31%) Analyst
2 13 (10.16%) Administrator
2 13 (10.16%) Architect
2 13 (10.16%) Support Analyst
2 13 (10.16%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (9.38%) Consultant
4 10 (7.81%) Information Manager
4 10 (7.81%) Security Manager
5 9 (7.03%) Security Architect
5 9 (7.03%) Security Consultant
6 8 (6.25%) IT Support
6 8 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 7 (5.47%) AWS Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (5.47%) IT Analyst
7 7 (5.47%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (5.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.69%) CSS
1 6 (4.69%) HTML
1 6 (4.69%) JSON
1 6 (4.69%) SAML
2 3 (2.34%) Web Services
3 2 (1.56%) XMPP
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) Angular 2
4 1 (0.78%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.47%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (4.69%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (4.69%) NHS
5 5 (3.91%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (3.91%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.13%) EPoS
6 4 (3.13%) Freedom of Information
6 4 (3.13%) Freedom of Information Act
7 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.34%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (1.56%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.56%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.56%) iPhone
8 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.53%) Windows
2 19 (14.84%) Linux
3 16 (12.50%) Unix
4 15 (11.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (10.16%) CentOS
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.25%) Windows Server
8 6 (4.69%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.69%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.13%) Solaris
9 4 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.56%) Android
10 2 (1.56%) SUSE
11 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.00%) Information Security
2 53 (41.41%) Information Security Management
3 37 (28.91%) Cybersecurity
4 36 (28.13%) ISMS
5 29 (22.66%) Risk Management
6 25 (19.53%) Data Protection
7 15 (11.72%) Data Security
8 14 (10.94%) Project Management
8 14 (10.94%) Security Architecture
9 13 (10.16%) DevOps
9 13 (10.16%) PRINCE2
9 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (9.38%) ITIL
11 9 (7.03%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (7.03%) Patch Management
11 9 (7.03%) Service Management
11 9 (7.03%) SIEM
12 7 (5.47%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (5.47%) Information Governance
12 7 (5.47%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.03%) Java
2 8 (6.25%) Python
3 7 (5.47%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.69%) SQL
5 3 (2.34%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.56%) C
6 2 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.78%) Ruby
7 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (21.88%) CISSP
2 25 (19.53%) Security Cleared
3 21 (16.41%) SC Cleared
4 17 (13.28%) CISM
5 14 (10.94%) CISA
6 10 (7.81%) Degree
7 9 (7.03%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.47%) CRISC
8 7 (5.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (3.91%) ISEB
9 5 (3.91%) SSCP
10 4 (3.13%) CCNP
10 4 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.34%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 3 (2.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 3 (2.34%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.56%) CCIE
12 2 (1.56%) CCNA
12 2 (1.56%) MCSA
12 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.38%) GDPR
3 8 (6.25%) PCI DSS
4 7 (5.47%) SLA
5 5 (3.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 5 (3.91%) QA
6 4 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 3 (2.34%) COBIT
7 3 (2.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.16%) Docker
3 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.34%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (10.94%) Kubernetes
2 13 (10.16%) Terraform
3 6 (4.69%) Jamf Pro
4 4 (3.13%) SCCM
4 4 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.34%) QRadar
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (1.56%) EnCase
6 2 (1.56%) FTK
6 2 (1.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.78%) Puppet
7 1 (0.78%) Rancher
Vendors
1 21 (16.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) Sony
3 11 (8.59%) Cisco
4 9 (7.03%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.25%) VMware
6 6 (4.69%) Adobe
6 6 (4.69%) Palo Alto
6 6 (4.69%) Splunk
6 6 (4.69%) Vectorworks
7 5 (3.91%) Meraki
8 4 (3.13%) Citrix
9 3 (2.34%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.34%) Dell
9 3 (2.34%) EMC
9 3 (2.34%) IBM
9 3 (2.34%) Ivanti
9 3 (2.34%) Qualys
9 3 (2.34%) Sophos
9 3 (2.34%) Symantec
9 3 (2.34%) Veeam