The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
UK / England
Rank 213 326 445
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +119
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 461 314 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.12% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.80% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 197 81
Median daily rate £473 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £365 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £485
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £48.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £38.25 £43.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.40 £66.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33904 39232 37671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.43% 82.52% 79.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 22608 25992 24260
Median daily rate £450 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 860 1055 1023
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £56.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +63 182 £475 -5.00% 107
North West +54 71 £450 -5.26% 31
South East +5 66 £500 - 32
West Midlands +32 33 £425 -5.55% 15
South West +11 28 £430 -14.00% 23
Yorkshire +34 25 £475 +11.76% 11
East of England +26 24 £475 +75.92% 6
Midlands +17 14 £420 -16.00%
East Midlands +10 11 £525 - 2
North East -4 6 £500 -9.09% 1
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 322 (29.06%) Information Security
2 286 (25.81%) Finance
3 259 (23.38%) Security Cleared
4 235 (21.21%) CISSP
5 198 (17.87%) SC Cleared
6 197 (17.78%) Firewall
7 183 (16.52%) Security Operations
8 178 (16.06%) SIEM
9 177 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
10 174 (15.70%) Risk Management
11 142 (12.82%) Windows
12 141 (12.73%) Degree
13 139 (12.55%) Management Information System
14 129 (11.64%) Banking
15 124 (11.19%) Internet
16 122 (11.01%) Unix
17 121 (10.92%) Linux
18 118 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 116 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
20 112 (10.11%) Project Management
20 112 (10.11%) Splunk
21 105 (9.48%) ITIL
22 102 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
22 102 (9.21%) Network Security
23 99 (8.94%) Security Operations Centre
24 94 (8.48%) Microsoft
24 94 (8.48%) Incident Management
25 91 (8.21%) CISM
26 84 (7.58%) TCP/IP
27 83 (7.49%) Security Architecture

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 18 (1.62%) IIS
2 16 (1.44%) Apache
3 14 (1.26%) WebLogic
4 13 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 8 (0.72%) JBoss
5 8 (0.72%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Application Server
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 5 (0.45%) Apache Pig
7 5 (0.45%) Confluence
7 5 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.45%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.36%) Jetty
8 4 (0.36%) Mongrel
8 4 (0.36%) nginx
9 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.27%) SAS
10 1 (0.090%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (2.62%) MS Office
2 28 (2.53%) MS Excel
3 16 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.45%) MS Project
4 5 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (1.53%) IaaS
4 16 (1.44%) Office 365
5 12 (1.08%) PaaS
6 7 (0.63%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.45%) SaaS
8 4 (0.36%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.090%) Akamai
10 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.090%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.090%) GitHub
10 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 197 (17.78%) Firewall
2 124 (11.19%) Internet
3 102 (9.21%) Network Security
4 84 (7.58%) TCP/IP
5 69 (6.23%) Intrusion Detection
6 68 (6.14%) LAN
7 65 (5.87%) VPN
8 63 (5.69%) WAN
9 45 (4.06%) VoIP
10 44 (3.97%) HTTP
11 21 (1.90%) DNS
12 19 (1.71%) IPsec
12 19 (1.71%) Wireless
13 14 (1.26%) LDAP
14 11 (0.99%) Kerberos
14 11 (0.99%) SMTP
14 11 (0.99%) SSL
15 9 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (0.72%) SSH
17 7 (0.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (2.98%) Big Data
1 33 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 22 (1.99%) Redis
3 11 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
4 9 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.54%) MySQL
8 5 (0.45%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.27%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.18%) DB2
11 2 (0.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (0.090%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 25 (2.26%) Selenium
2 16 (1.44%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 13 (1.17%) WebDriver
5 12 (1.08%) Selenium IDE
6 11 (0.99%) JMeter
7 10 (0.90%) JIRA
7 10 (0.90%) JUnit
7 10 (0.90%) Metasploit
8 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.36%) FitNesse
9 4 (0.36%) NUnit
9 4 (0.36%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.27%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.18%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
11 2 (0.18%) Zephyr
12 1 (0.090%) LoadRunner
General
1 286 (25.81%) Finance
2 129 (11.64%) Banking
3 62 (5.60%) Telecoms
4 57 (5.14%) Retail
5 53 (4.78%) Legal
6 19 (1.71%) Retail Banking
7 17 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 16 (1.44%) Marketing
9 12 (1.08%) Electronics
9 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 11 (0.99%) Law
10 11 (0.99%) Military
11 7 (0.63%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.36%) Automotive
13 3 (0.27%) Advertising
13 3 (0.27%) Back Office
13 3 (0.27%) Local Government
13 3 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 311 (28.07%) Analyst
2 215 (19.40%) Security Analyst
3 164 (14.80%) Architect
4 148 (13.36%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 137 (12.36%) Security Manager
6 115 (10.38%) Security Architect
7 104 (9.39%) Consultant
8 89 (8.03%) Security Consultant
9 72 (6.50%) Project Manager
10 63 (5.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 52 (4.69%) Security Specialist
12 50 (4.51%) Business Analyst
12 50 (4.51%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 50 (4.51%) Security Engineer
13 45 (4.06%) SOC Analyst
14 43 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
15 42 (3.79%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 42 (3.79%) Security Project Manager
16 32 (2.89%) Developer
17 30 (2.71%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (4.15%) Elastic Stack
2 33 (2.98%) Web Services
3 24 (2.17%) SAML
4 17 (1.53%) RESTful
5 16 (1.44%) .NET
6 15 (1.35%) REST
6 15 (1.35%) SOAP
7 13 (1.17%) Middleware
8 11 (0.99%) XML
9 10 (0.90%) J2EE
10 9 (0.81%) HTML
11 8 (0.72%) CSS
12 7 (0.63%) OpenID
12 7 (0.63%) Spring
13 6 (0.54%) CSS3
13 6 (0.54%) D3.js
13 6 (0.54%) HTML5
13 6 (0.54%) Java EE
13 6 (0.54%) JSON
14 4 (0.36%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.55%) Management Information System
2 99 (8.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 79 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.23%) Cyber Attack
5 51 (4.60%) CESG
6 50 (4.51%) Cyber Defence
7 44 (3.97%) Data Centre
8 41 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
8 41 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 38 (3.43%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
11 14 (1.26%) PKI
11 14 (1.26%) Reference Data
12 11 (0.99%) Fixed Income
12 11 (0.99%) User Experience
12 11 (0.99%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.81%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.81%) PMI
14 8 (0.72%) CESG CLAS
15 7 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 142 (12.82%) Windows
2 122 (11.01%) Unix
3 121 (10.92%) Linux
4 11 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 9 (0.81%) Android
6 6 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.36%) Solaris
8 4 (0.36%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.27%) AIX
9 3 (0.27%) CentOS
9 3 (0.27%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.27%) zOS
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.18%) VMS
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.090%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (29.06%) Information Security
2 183 (16.52%) Security Operations
3 178 (16.06%) SIEM
4 177 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
5 174 (15.70%) Risk Management
6 116 (10.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 112 (10.11%) Project Management
8 105 (9.48%) ITIL
9 102 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 94 (8.48%) Incident Management
11 83 (7.49%) Security Architecture
12 73 (6.59%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 67 (6.05%) Risk Assessment
13 67 (6.05%) Service Management
14 63 (5.69%) Data Protection
14 63 (5.69%) Information Assurance
14 63 (5.69%) Open Source
15 60 (5.42%) Security Monitoring
16 56 (5.05%) PRINCE2
17 55 (4.96%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 68 (6.14%) Java
2 62 (5.60%) SQL
3 55 (4.96%) Python
4 23 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 18 (1.62%) C#
5 18 (1.62%) PowerShell
6 12 (1.08%) C
7 11 (0.99%) Perl
8 10 (0.90%) C++
9 8 (0.72%) Ruby
10 7 (0.63%) Scala
11 6 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.45%) PHP
12 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.27%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.18%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.18%) R
15 1 (0.090%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.090%) VB
Qualifications
1 259 (23.38%) Security Cleared
2 235 (21.21%) CISSP
3 198 (17.87%) SC Cleared
4 141 (12.73%) Degree
5 91 (8.21%) CISM
6 72 (6.50%) SANS
7 58 (5.23%) DV Cleared
8 48 (4.33%) SSCP
9 34 (3.07%) CISA
10 32 (2.89%) CEH
11 28 (2.53%) CESG Certified Professional
11 28 (2.53%) GIAC
12 23 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (1.99%) GCIH
13 22 (1.99%) PMI Certification
14 19 (1.71%) CLAS
14 19 (1.71%) CREST Certified
15 18 (1.62%) ISSAP
16 17 (1.53%) PMP
17 15 (1.35%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (10.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (6.14%) PCI DSS
3 27 (2.44%) RMADS
4 25 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (2.08%) QA
6 20 (1.81%) GDPR
7 17 (1.53%) COBIT
8 16 (1.44%) ISO27002
9 12 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 7 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.45%) HIPAA
12 4 (0.36%) JSP 440
13 3 (0.27%) SLA
14 2 (0.18%) BS7799
14 2 (0.18%) COSO
14 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
14 2 (0.18%) Government Security Classifications
14 2 (0.18%) SAS 70
15 1 (0.090%) Data Quality
15 1 (0.090%) GPG13
System Software
1 32 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.81%) Active Directory
3 15 (1.35%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.54%) Snort
5 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.36%) Xen
7 3 (0.27%) BitLocker
7 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.18%) Docker
8 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.090%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.090%) NDS
9 1 (0.090%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.090%) vCloud
9 1 (0.090%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.090%) XenApp
9 1 (0.090%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 58 (5.23%) QRadar
2 30 (2.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 30 (2.71%) Kibana
3 22 (1.99%) logstash
4 19 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
4 19 (1.71%) Nessus
5 14 (1.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Management
6 12 (1.08%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 11 (0.99%) Nmap
8 10 (0.90%) RSA enVision
9 8 (0.72%) SCCM
10 6 (0.54%) ArcSight ESM
10 6 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
11 5 (0.45%) Ansible
11 5 (0.45%) Puppet
12 4 (0.36%) CSIRT
12 4 (0.36%) Nexpose
12 4 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 112 (10.11%) Splunk
2 94 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 64 (5.78%) LogRhythm
4 55 (4.96%) Oracle
5 54 (4.87%) VMware
6 50 (4.51%) IBM
7 47 (4.24%) Apple
7 47 (4.24%) Intel Security
8 35 (3.16%) Cisco
9 31 (2.80%) SAP
10 30 (2.71%) ArcSight
11 22 (1.99%) ServiceNow
12 20 (1.81%) CyberArk
13 18 (1.62%) CheckPoint
13 18 (1.62%) Qualys
14 15 (1.35%) Citrix
15 14 (1.26%) Google
16 12 (1.08%) Forcepoint
16 12 (1.08%) HP
17 11 (0.99%) Symantec
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