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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 184 213 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.055% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.073% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £265 £395
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -32.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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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
4443 5510 5867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.32% 76.01% 75.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3296 4117 4370
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 87
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.65 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £54.25 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) Information Security
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Matrix Management
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Firewall
4 6 (27.27%) Finance
4 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Internet
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
7 3 (13.64%) CCSP
7 3 (13.64%) CCNP
7 3 (13.64%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) PMP
7 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
7 3 (13.64%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
7 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
2 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 3 (13.64%) FWSM
4 1 (4.55%) Intranet
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
General
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 3 (13.64%) International Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Security Manager
2 8 (36.36%) Project Manager
3 7 (31.82%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Information Security
2 9 (40.91%) Risk Management
3 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (27.27%) Matrix Management
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Project Planning
5 5 (22.73%) Change Control
6 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
7 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (9.09%) Network Design
9 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
1 1 (4.55%) C++
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CCSP
2 3 (13.64%) CCNP
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) PMP
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
2 3 (13.64%) CCSE
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.09%) CEH
3 2 (9.09%) GIAC
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
4 1 (4.55%) HND
4 1 (4.55%) CISA
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.64%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Juniper
2 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft