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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 185 195 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 18 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - £60.00
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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
4540 4566 5387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.62% 77.44% 77.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3598 3440 4056
Average daily rate £470 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £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 43 37 102
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.75 £36.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.64% -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 (27.50%) Information Security
2 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) CISSP
3 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
4 6 (15.00%) Windows
4 6 (15.00%) CISM
4 6 (15.00%) Firewall
4 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 5 (12.50%) SIEM
5 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (12.50%) CISA
5 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (10.00%) COBIT
6 4 (10.00%) PKI
6 4 (10.00%) Security Management
6 4 (10.00%) Project Management
6 4 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Big Data
7 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) Firewall
2 5 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (10.00%) VPN
4 3 (7.50%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) IPsec
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (5.00%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) DDNS
5 2 (5.00%) DSL
5 2 (5.00%) LDAP
5 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (2.50%) WAN
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
6 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
6 1 (2.50%) tcpdump
6 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) GCC
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) German Language
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Security Manager
2 6 (15.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Architect
2 6 (15.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (12.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) IT Security Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Information Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Cyber Security Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Auditor
6 2 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) PKI
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.00%) SCADA
4 2 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
1 7 (17.50%) UNIX
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) VMS
3 1 (2.50%) NetWare
3 1 (2.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Information Security
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 5 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 5 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (12.50%) SIEM
5 4 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (10.00%) Security Management
6 3 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (7.50%) Information Management
6 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.50%) Asset Management
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Java
1 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VC++
2 1 (2.50%) C
2 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) CISSP
2 6 (15.00%) CISM
3 5 (12.50%) Degree
3 5 (12.50%) CISA
4 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) QiCA
4 3 (7.50%) CCSA
4 3 (7.50%) CCSE
5 2 (5.00%) CEH
5 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) PhD
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.00%) COBIT
3 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.50%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Snort
1 3 (7.50%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
1 3 (7.50%) Cisco
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Nokia
1 3 (7.50%) CheckPoint
1 3 (7.50%) Websense
2 2 (5.00%) Symantec
2 2 (5.00%) Qualys
3 1 (2.50%) Splunk
3 1 (2.50%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (2.50%) Varonis
3 1 (2.50%) McAfee
3 1 (2.50%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.50%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
PwC
Rate: PwC is open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £490.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago