Period
to 17 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 523 514
Rank change year-on-year +28 -9 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Management 134 83 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 68 92
London median daily rate £500 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £308 £250 £350
90th Percentile £743 £670 £720
England median daily rate £475 £455 £450
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
England median hourly rate £19.39 £11.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +76.23% -54.59% -44.63%

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 40,262 37,462 39,334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.76% 87.67% 86.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,112 26,800 28,511
London median daily rate £500 £499 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +7.78% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £638
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 526 376 340
London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £21.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.08% +12.04% +7.10%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.24 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.81 £50.00 £52.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -10.42% +2.13% +9.05%

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 August 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 August 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 -17 29 £475 - 10
South London - 19 £500 -
West London -18 10 £475 - 8
Security Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 60 (44.78%) Information Security
2 42 (31.34%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (30.60%) Information Security Management
4 36 (26.87%) Risk Management
5 34 (25.37%) Data Protection
6 31 (23.13%) Management Information System
7 29 (21.64%) Finance
7 29 (21.64%) CISSP
7 29 (21.64%) Degree
8 26 (19.40%) Security Cleared
9 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
9 24 (17.91%) Linux
10 23 (17.16%) ITIL
11 22 (16.42%) Firewall
11 22 (16.42%) PCI DSS
11 22 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
11 22 (16.42%) Security Architecture
12 20 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 20 (14.93%) GDPR
12 20 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 20 (14.93%) Project Management
13 19 (14.18%) Unix
14 18 (13.43%) CISM
14 18 (13.43%) ISMS
14 18 (13.43%) Kubernetes
15 17 (12.69%) Risk Assessment
15 17 (12.69%) Data Security
16 16 (11.94%) Legal
16 16 (11.94%) Windows
16 16 (11.94%) CentOS

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 7 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (2.99%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Confluence
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.99%) CINEMA 4D
2 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.42%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (7.46%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (7.46%) Amazon S3
3 10 (7.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (5.97%) Office 365
5 2 (1.49%) Akamai
5 2 (1.49%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.75%) Zenedge
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.42%) Firewall
2 12 (8.96%) Network Security
3 10 (7.46%) 3G
3 10 (7.46%) 4G
4 9 (6.72%) 2G
4 9 (6.72%) Internet
4 9 (6.72%) TETRA
5 8 (5.97%) TCP/IP
6 7 (5.22%) VPN
7 6 (4.48%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (2.99%) DNS
8 4 (2.99%) VLAN
8 4 (2.99%) WAN
9 3 (2.24%) BGP
9 3 (2.24%) DHCP
9 3 (2.24%) IPsec
9 3 (2.24%) LAN
9 3 (2.24%) MPLS
9 3 (2.24%) OSPF
9 3 (2.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.46%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Gradle
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
3 1 (0.75%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (21.64%) Finance
2 16 (11.94%) Legal
3 9 (6.72%) Banking
4 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.99%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) Back Office
6 2 (1.49%) Law
6 2 (1.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (14.18%) Administrator
2 18 (13.43%) Architect
3 17 (12.69%) Analyst
3 17 (12.69%) Consultant
4 16 (11.94%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (11.19%) Security Manager
6 14 (10.45%) AWS Administrator
6 14 (10.45%) Security Architect
6 14 (10.45%) Security Consultant
6 14 (10.45%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (9.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.72%) Security Analyst
9 8 (5.97%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (5.97%) Security Engineer
10 7 (5.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (5.22%) Security Officer
11 6 (4.48%) Information Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Information Security Officer
12 5 (3.73%) Information Analyst
12 5 (3.73%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.99%) HTML
2 3 (2.24%) CSS
2 3 (2.24%) JSON
2 3 (2.24%) SAML
3 2 (1.49%) .NET
3 2 (1.49%) Angular 2
3 2 (1.49%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.49%) Software Packaging
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) J2EE
4 1 (0.75%) JSP
4 1 (0.75%) XML
4 1 (0.75%) XMPP
4 1 (0.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.72%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (5.97%) Freedom of Information
3 8 (5.97%) Freedom of Information Act
4 7 (5.22%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (3.73%) PKI
6 4 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.99%) NHS
6 4 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.24%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.24%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.24%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.49%) EPoS
8 2 (1.49%) Fintech
8 2 (1.49%) iPhone
8 2 (1.49%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.91%) Linux
2 20 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (14.18%) Unix
4 16 (11.94%) CentOS
4 16 (11.94%) Windows
5 8 (5.97%) Solaris
6 7 (5.22%) Windows Server
7 6 (4.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (2.99%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.49%) Android
9 2 (1.49%) SUSE
9 2 (1.49%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.78%) Information Security
2 42 (31.34%) Cybersecurity
3 41 (30.60%) Information Security Management
4 36 (26.87%) Risk Management
5 34 (25.37%) Data Protection
6 23 (17.16%) ITIL
7 22 (16.42%) Security Architecture
8 20 (14.93%) Project Management
9 18 (13.43%) ISMS
10 17 (12.69%) Data Security
10 17 (12.69%) Risk Assessment
11 16 (11.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 13 (9.70%) DevOps
12 13 (9.70%) Service Management
13 12 (8.96%) PRINCE2
14 11 (8.21%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (7.46%) Availability Management
15 10 (7.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (6.72%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.97%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) Java
3 5 (3.73%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.99%) Python
5 3 (2.24%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) C
6 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.75%) VB
6 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (21.64%) CISSP
1 29 (21.64%) Degree
2 26 (19.40%) Security Cleared
3 24 (17.91%) SC Cleared
4 18 (13.43%) CISM
5 12 (8.96%) CISA
6 9 (6.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.99%) CCNA
9 4 (2.99%) CEH
9 4 (2.99%) GIAC
9 4 (2.99%) MCSA
10 3 (2.24%) CCNP
10 3 (2.24%) GCIA
10 3 (2.24%) GSEC
11 2 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.49%) MCP
11 2 (1.49%) MCSD
11 2 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (16.42%) PCI DSS
2 20 (14.93%) GDPR
2 20 (14.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (8.96%) COBIT
4 5 (3.73%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (3.73%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.49%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (1.49%) PMO
5 2 (1.49%) SLA
6 1 (0.75%) HMG Infosec
6 1 (0.75%) PSD2
6 1 (0.75%) RMADS
6 1 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.96%) Docker
3 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Kubernetes
2 16 (11.94%) Terraform
3 6 (4.48%) SCCM
3 6 (4.48%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.99%) Jamf Pro
5 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (2.24%) WSUS
6 2 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.75%) Puppet
7 1 (0.75%) QRadar
7 1 (0.75%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.70%) Cisco
3 7 (5.22%) Palo Alto
4 6 (4.48%) CheckPoint
4 6 (4.48%) Citrix
4 6 (4.48%) Splunk
5 4 (2.99%) Adobe
5 4 (2.99%) Meraki
5 4 (2.99%) Vectorworks
6 3 (2.24%) F5
6 3 (2.24%) HP
6 3 (2.24%) Ivanti
6 3 (2.24%) Juniper
7 2 (1.49%) CA
7 2 (1.49%) Oracle
7 2 (1.49%) Qualys
7 2 (1.49%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.49%) SAP
7 2 (1.49%) SonicWALL
7 2 (1.49%) Symantec