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 26 May 2016 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 266 448 513
Rank change year-on-year
+182 +65
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 436 166 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.34% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.42% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 124 34
Median daily rate £525 £475 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £350 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +44.23%
Cybersecurity
UK

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
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 May 2016. 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
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statistics and trends)
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 +100 175 £550 - 93
South East +45 108 £499 +10.83% 59
North West +14 43 £515 +3.00% 13
South West +19 35 £500 +6.78% 30
West Midlands +4 17 £450 - 6
Yorkshire +22 15 £408 - 11
East of England +5 15 £550 +30.95% 9
North East - 13 £790 -
East Midlands +16 8 £545 +3.80% 2
Midlands +2 6 £500 -13.97%
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 257 (34.73%) Information Security
2 225 (30.41%) CISSP
3 176 (23.78%) Finance
4 143 (19.32%) Security Cleared
5 122 (16.49%) CISM
6 119 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 116 (15.68%) SIEM
8 110 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 103 (13.92%) Security Architecture
10 98 (13.24%) Project Management
11 92 (12.43%) Security Operations
12 90 (12.16%) Windows
13 85 (11.49%) Risk Management
14 80 (10.81%) Firewall
14 80 (10.81%) SC Cleared
15 77 (10.41%) Management Information System
16 75 (10.14%) CISA
16 75 (10.14%) Degree
17 71 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
17 71 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
18 67 (9.05%) Network Security
19 66 (8.92%) CESG
20 62 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
21 60 (8.11%) PCI DSS
22 59 (7.97%) Linux
23 58 (7.84%) Microsoft
24 56 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
25 54 (7.30%) CESG Certified Professional
26 51 (6.89%) Intrusion Detection
26 51 (6.89%) Banking

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 10 (1.35%) Skype for Business
2 9 (1.22%) Apache
2 9 (1.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.81%) Confluence
3 6 (0.81%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.54%) IIS
6 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.27%) CMS
7 2 (0.27%) iPlanet
7 2 (0.27%) JBoss
7 2 (0.27%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) Drupal
8 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 27 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.89%) MS Project
3 12 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.22%) MS Office
4 9 (1.22%) ProjectWise
5 5 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.27%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Primavera
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.08%) Office 365
3 6 (0.81%) IaaS
3 6 (0.81%) SaaS
4 5 (0.68%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.68%) PaaS
5 2 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (10.81%) Firewall
2 67 (9.05%) Network Security
3 51 (6.89%) Intrusion Detection
4 42 (5.68%) Internet
5 33 (4.46%) VPN
6 29 (3.92%) DNS
7 20 (2.70%) LAN
7 20 (2.70%) SSL
7 20 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 19 (2.57%) HTTP
9 18 (2.43%) FTP
10 15 (2.03%) SSH
10 15 (2.03%) WAN
11 14 (1.89%) MPLS
11 14 (1.89%) VLAN
12 12 (1.62%) IPsec
12 12 (1.62%) SAN
13 11 (1.49%) Multicast
13 11 (1.49%) NAS
14 10 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.57%) Big Data
2 16 (2.16%) DB2
2 16 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 9 (1.22%) MySQL
4 6 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 6 (0.81%) OrientDB
4 6 (0.81%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.68%) Data Mining
5 5 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.54%) Neo4j
6 4 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.27%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.27%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.27%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.22%) JIRA
2 7 (0.95%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.95%) Selenium
3 6 (0.81%) Metasploit
4 5 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (0.68%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.41%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.27%) AppScan
7 2 (0.27%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.27%) JUnit
7 2 (0.27%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (0.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.14%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.14%) JDeveloper
8 1 (0.14%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.14%) Maven
8 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 176 (23.78%) Finance
2 51 (6.89%) Banking
3 38 (5.14%) Telecoms
4 29 (3.92%) Legal
5 27 (3.65%) Retail
6 9 (1.22%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (0.68%) Games
8 5 (0.68%) Local Government
9 4 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Advertising
10 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) French Language
11 2 (0.27%) Military
11 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 133 (17.97%) Architect
2 127 (17.16%) Analyst
3 118 (15.95%) Consultant
4 104 (14.05%) Security Architect
5 102 (13.78%) Security Consultant
6 96 (12.97%) Security Analyst
7 83 (11.22%) Security Manager
8 68 (9.19%) Project Manager
9 56 (7.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 52 (7.03%) Security Specialist
11 47 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 43 (5.81%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 41 (5.54%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 36 (4.86%) Security Project Manager
15 31 (4.19%) Cybersecurity Specialist
16 28 (3.78%) Business Analyst
16 28 (3.78%) IT Manager
16 28 (3.78%) Security Engineer
17 22 (2.97%) Penetration Tester
17 22 (2.97%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.16%) Middleware
2 13 (1.76%) .NET
3 11 (1.49%) HTML
3 11 (1.49%) Web Services
4 9 (1.22%) CSS
4 9 (1.22%) Java EE
5 7 (0.95%) Spring
5 7 (0.95%) XML
6 6 (0.81%) J2EE
6 6 (0.81%) REST
6 6 (0.81%) SOAP
7 5 (0.68%) D3.js
7 5 (0.68%) Regular Expression
8 4 (0.54%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.54%) EJB
8 4 (0.54%) HTML5
8 4 (0.54%) jQuery
8 4 (0.54%) JSF
9 3 (0.41%) CSS3
9 3 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 77 (10.41%) Management Information System
2 66 (8.92%) CESG
3 56 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (6.62%) Data Centre
5 40 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
6 39 (5.27%) Cryptography
7 38 (5.14%) PKI
8 33 (4.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 14 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 12 (1.62%) Public Cloud
11 11 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
12 10 (1.35%) Client/Server
12 10 (1.35%) Mainframe
13 9 (1.22%) Algorithms
13 9 (1.22%) Computer Science
14 8 (1.08%) User Experience
15 7 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
15 7 (0.95%) FMCG
15 7 (0.95%) PMI
15 7 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 90 (12.16%) Windows
2 59 (7.97%) Linux
3 48 (6.49%) Unix
4 16 (2.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.62%) AIX
5 12 (1.62%) zOS
6 11 (1.49%) Solaris
7 6 (0.81%) Windows Vista
8 4 (0.54%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.14%) Android
11 1 (0.14%) CentOS
11 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (34.73%) Information Security
2 119 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 116 (15.68%) SIEM
4 103 (13.92%) Security Architecture
5 98 (13.24%) Project Management
6 92 (12.43%) Security Operations
7 85 (11.49%) Risk Management
8 71 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (9.59%) Vulnerability Management
9 62 (8.38%) Penetration Testing
10 48 (6.49%) TOGAF
11 47 (6.35%) Identity Access Management
12 44 (5.95%) ITIL
12 44 (5.95%) Security Management
13 42 (5.68%) Information Assurance
14 40 (5.41%) Identity Management
15 39 (5.27%) OWASP
16 38 (5.14%) Ethical Hacking
17 37 (5.00%) Analytics
17 37 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 46 (6.22%) Java
2 39 (5.27%) Python
3 33 (4.46%) SQL
4 19 (2.57%) C++
5 18 (2.43%) JavaScript
5 18 (2.43%) Ruby
6 17 (2.30%) C
7 15 (2.03%) C#
8 12 (1.62%) PowerShell
9 7 (0.95%) Perl
9 7 (0.95%) VB
10 6 (0.81%) PHP
10 6 (0.81%) Scala
11 4 (0.54%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.54%) R
11 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.14%) ABAP
13 1 (0.14%) Groovy
13 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 225 (30.41%) CISSP
2 143 (19.32%) Security Cleared
3 122 (16.49%) CISM
4 80 (10.81%) SC Cleared
5 75 (10.14%) CISA
5 75 (10.14%) Degree
6 54 (7.30%) CESG Certified Professional
7 47 (6.35%) DV Cleared
8 36 (4.86%) GIAC
9 35 (4.73%) CEH
10 31 (4.19%) CREST Certified
11 30 (4.05%) CLAS
12 25 (3.38%) GCIH
13 24 (3.24%) SANS
14 23 (3.11%) GCIA
15 19 (2.57%) CRISC
16 14 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
17 13 (1.76%) PMI Certification
18 12 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 10 (1.35%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (14.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 60 (8.11%) PCI DSS
3 32 (4.32%) COBIT
4 11 (1.49%) SLA
5 10 (1.35%) COSO
5 10 (1.35%) QA
5 10 (1.35%) RMADS
6 8 (1.08%) ISO27002
7 6 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 6 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.41%) BS25999
10 2 (0.27%) BS7799
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.27%) PMBOK
10 2 (0.27%) SAS 70
11 1 (0.14%) FIPS 140-2
11 1 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 1 (0.14%) JSP 440
System Software
1 42 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.95%) RACF
3 6 (0.81%) Sendmail
3 6 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.27%) ClearTrust
5 2 (0.27%) Snort
5 2 (0.27%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.27%) vSphere
5 2 (0.27%) XenApp
6 1 (0.14%) NDS
6 1 (0.14%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 15 (2.03%) Nessus
2 14 (1.89%) RSA Security Analytics
3 12 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.22%) Nmap
4 9 (1.22%) QRadar
5 7 (0.95%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
5 7 (0.95%) Puppet
5 7 (0.95%) zSecure
6 5 (0.68%) HP SiteScope
6 5 (0.68%) Nagios
6 5 (0.68%) SCCM
7 4 (0.54%) Kibana
7 4 (0.54%) OpenVAS
8 3 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.27%) Check_MK
9 2 (0.27%) Endace
9 2 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.27%) Nexpose
9 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 42 (5.68%) Cisco
2 42 (5.68%) Oracle
3 41 (5.54%) Intel Security
4 32 (4.32%) Splunk
5 22 (2.97%) ArcSight
6 21 (2.84%) Citrix
7 20 (2.70%) F5
8 19 (2.57%) IBM
9 17 (2.30%) LogRhythm
9 17 (2.30%) Symantec
10 15 (2.03%) HP
11 14 (1.89%) CheckPoint
11 14 (1.89%) Qualys
11 14 (1.89%) VMware
12 12 (1.62%) NetApp
13 11 (1.49%) Blue Coat
14 9 (1.22%) FireEye
14 9 (1.22%) IronPort
15 7 (0.95%) NetWitness
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