The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 137 172 202
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +30
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 15 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.36% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.44% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 1
Average daily rate £419 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% +2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
Cybersecurity
London

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
2632 4072 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 83.90% 80.89% 79.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2087 3166 3367
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £615 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Average hourly rate £24.00 £22.25 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.86% -18.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity across the City of London region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 16 (40.00%) Symantec
3 15 (37.50%) McAfee
3 15 (37.50%) CISSP
4 10 (25.00%) FireEye
5 9 (22.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 9 (22.50%) Network Security
5 9 (22.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (22.50%) CISM
6 8 (20.00%) Security Management
6 8 (20.00%) Banking
6 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.50%) ArcSight
7 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
8 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (15.00%) Qualys
8 6 (15.00%) SIEM
9 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
9 5 (12.50%) CISA
9 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 4 (10.00%) SQL
10 4 (10.00%) SCADA
10 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
10 4 (10.00%) Patch Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) IaaS
1 3 (7.50%) PaaS
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Network Security
2 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.50%) Wireless
4 2 (5.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) AppScan
1 1 (2.50%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
1 16 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Malware Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Compliance Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) SCADA
3 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) BYOD
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Reinsurance
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Information Security
2 9 (22.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 8 (20.00%) Security Management
4 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
5 6 (15.00%) SIEM
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (10.00%) Patch Management
7 4 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.50%) Network Design
8 3 (7.50%) Project Management
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Security Architecture
8 3 (7.50%) TOGAF
8 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (5.00%) Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (37.50%) CISSP
2 9 (22.50%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) CCDP
4 3 (7.50%) CCNP
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.50%) PCI QSA
5 2 (5.00%) CRISC
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) SANS
6 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.50%) COBIT
4 1 (2.50%) COSO
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Symantec
2 15 (37.50%) McAfee
3 10 (25.00%) FireEye
4 7 (17.50%) ArcSight
5 6 (15.00%) Qualys
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Cognos
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) Veracode
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago