The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 182 204 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 18 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 0
Average daily rate
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£494 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -56.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4305 4710 5014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.53% 76.94% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3399 3563 3783
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 80
Average hourly rate £24.62 £21.75 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.17% -47.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £12.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security across the City of London region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 11 (29.73%) Information Security
2 10 (27.03%) Finance
3 6 (16.22%) CISSP
3 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
3 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (13.51%) SIEM
4 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
4 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (13.51%) CISM
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
5 4 (10.81%) CISA
5 4 (10.81%) Project Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) Degree
5 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (8.11%) Information Management
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX
6 3 (8.11%) Windows
6 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless Security
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) VLAN
2 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) GCC
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Security Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Security Specialist
4 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Cyber Security Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Auditor
7 1 (2.70%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) SCADA
2 2 (5.41%) Physics
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.70%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) UNIX
2 3 (8.11%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) VMS
3 1 (2.70%) NetWare
3 1 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Information Security
2 6 (16.22%) TOGAF
3 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (13.51%) SIEM
3 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
3 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Project Management
4 4 (10.81%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Security Architecture
4 4 (10.81%) Information Assurance
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.11%) Asset Management
5 3 (8.11%) Information Management
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (8.11%) Server Hardening
6 2 (5.41%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) C++
2 1 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) CISM
3 4 (10.81%) CISA
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.11%) QiCA
5 2 (5.41%) CEH
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) MCP
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) COBIT
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Websense
2 2 (5.41%) Qualys
2 2 (5.41%) Splunk
3 1 (2.70%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.70%) Varonis
3 1 (2.70%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Symantec
3 1 (2.70%) McAfee
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