The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 420 504 521
Rank change year-on-year
+84 +17
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 137 35 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.078% 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.10% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 23 0
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £361 -
% change year-on-year
+24.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.13 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Cyber Security
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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 England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34421 33336 29989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 75.52% 74.76% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 22421 20614 18160
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1049 1240
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in England

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the England region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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 historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +65 69 £475 -10.37% 53
South East +12 34 £413 +3.51% 48
South West -12 12 £450 +80.90% 12
North West +9 10 £510 - 8
West Midlands - 5 - - 8
East of England - 5 £290 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 - - 9
East Midlands - - - -
Cyber Security
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Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 105 (34.31%) Information Security
2 86 (28.10%) Security Cleared
3 77 (25.16%) Finance
4 60 (19.61%) SC Cleared
5 59 (19.28%) Linux
6 58 (18.95%) CISSP
7 54 (17.65%) Network Security
8 53 (17.32%) Firewall
9 52 (16.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 48 (15.69%) SIEM
11 45 (14.71%) Security Architecture
12 43 (14.05%) ITIL
13 39 (12.75%) Degree
14 36 (11.76%) Windows
15 35 (11.44%) DV Cleared
16 33 (10.78%) Project Management
16 33 (10.78%) Risk Management
17 32 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (10.13%) Banking
18 31 (10.13%) Python
19 29 (9.48%) TOGAF
19 29 (9.48%) PCI DSS
20 27 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
20 27 (8.82%) Software Engineering
21 26 (8.50%) TCP/IP
21 26 (8.50%) UNIX
21 26 (8.50%) C
22 25 (8.17%) SABSA
23 23 (7.52%) Information Assurance
23 23 (7.52%) Microsoft

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (1.31%) IIS
1 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.65%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.33%) Apache
3 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.96%) MS Office
3 6 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (1.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.61%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.65%) IaaS
2 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 2 (0.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 54 (17.65%) Network Security
2 53 (17.32%) Firewall
3 26 (8.50%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.92%) VPN
6 11 (3.59%) WAN
6 11 (3.59%) Internet
7 10 (3.27%) LAN
8 8 (2.61%) Intranet
9 7 (2.29%) Wireshark
10 5 (1.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.63%) SSL
11 4 (1.31%) X.509
11 4 (1.31%) ASN.1
11 4 (1.31%) Wireless
11 4 (1.31%) Wireless Security
12 3 (0.98%) SSH
12 3 (0.98%) IntruShield
12 3 (0.98%) DHCP
12 3 (0.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.29%) Big Data
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) GDB
2 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.33%) GCC
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Maven
3 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
General
1 77 (25.16%) Finance
2 31 (10.13%) Banking
3 20 (6.54%) Law
4 16 (5.23%) Investment Banking
5 13 (4.25%) Retail
6 11 (3.59%) Telecoms
6 11 (3.59%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.61%) Legal
8 5 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.65%) Electronics
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) German Language
11 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Billing
11 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.33%) Military
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (18.95%) Architect
2 52 (16.99%) Security Architect
3 42 (13.73%) Analyst
4 41 (13.40%) Consultant
4 41 (13.40%) Project Manager
5 39 (12.75%) Security Specialist
6 35 (11.44%) Security Consultant
7 32 (10.46%) Security Analyst
8 23 (7.52%) Security Manager
9 21 (6.86%) Software Engineer
10 18 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
11 17 (5.56%) Cyber Security Specialist
12 16 (5.23%) Developer
13 15 (4.90%) Cyber Security Consultant
13 15 (4.90%) Security Engineer
14 14 (4.58%) Cyber Security Analyst
15 10 (3.27%) Information Analyst
15 10 (3.27%) Information Security Analyst
16 9 (2.94%) Cyber Security Architect
17 8 (2.61%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.25%) CSS
1 13 (4.25%) HTML
2 7 (2.29%) Django
2 7 (2.29%) AngularJS
2 7 (2.29%) Web Services
3 6 (1.96%) RESTful
4 4 (1.31%) GTK+
5 2 (0.65%) XML
5 2 (0.65%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.33%) Java EE
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.33%) Spring
6 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.33%) EJB
6 1 (0.33%) .NET
6 1 (0.33%) WSH
6 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.86%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.25%) SCADA
4 13 (4.25%) CESG
5 12 (3.92%) CESG CLAS
5 12 (3.92%) Cryptography
5 12 (3.92%) PKI
6 8 (2.61%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.29%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.63%) Open Source
8 5 (1.63%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.63%) Device Driver
9 3 (0.98%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.98%) Physics
9 3 (0.98%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.65%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.65%) PMI
10 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (19.28%) Linux
2 36 (11.76%) Windows
3 26 (8.50%) UNIX
4 12 (3.92%) Android
5 7 (2.29%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.96%) CentOS
7 5 (1.63%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.65%) AIX
8 2 (0.65%) Solaris
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.65%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (34.31%) Information Security
2 48 (15.69%) SIEM
3 45 (14.71%) Security Architecture
4 43 (14.05%) ITIL
5 33 (10.78%) Project Management
5 33 (10.78%) Risk Management
6 32 (10.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 29 (9.48%) TOGAF
8 27 (8.82%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.17%) SABSA
10 23 (7.52%) Information Assurance
11 22 (7.19%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (7.19%) Analytics
12 19 (6.21%) Data Protection
12 19 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (5.23%) PRINCE2
13 16 (5.23%) Project Planning
14 15 (4.90%) Enterprise Architecture
14 15 (4.90%) Vulnerability Management
14 15 (4.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.13%) Python
2 26 (8.50%) C
3 18 (5.88%) C++
3 18 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 17 (5.56%) Java
5 8 (2.61%) SQL
5 8 (2.61%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.63%) VC++
6 5 (1.63%) Perl
6 5 (1.63%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.31%) PHP
7 4 (1.31%) C#
7 4 (1.31%) VB
8 3 (0.98%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 86 (28.10%) Security Cleared
2 60 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 58 (18.95%) CISSP
4 39 (12.75%) Degree
5 35 (11.44%) DV Cleared
6 21 (6.86%) CISM
7 16 (5.23%) CEH
7 16 (5.23%) GIAC
8 12 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (3.27%) CISA
10 9 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.94%) MCSE
11 7 (2.29%) GCIH
11 7 (2.29%) HND
12 6 (1.96%) PMP
12 6 (1.96%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.96%) CCNA
13 5 (1.63%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.31%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (16.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.48%) PCI DSS
3 14 (4.58%) COBIT
4 2 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.33%) COSO
5 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.31%) Snort
2 4 (1.31%) Xen
3 3 (0.98%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) Nessus
2 3 (0.98%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 23 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.54%) Cisco
3 11 (3.59%) Oracle
4 10 (3.27%) SAP
4 10 (3.27%) HP
5 9 (2.94%) Splunk
5 9 (2.94%) IBM
5 9 (2.94%) McAfee
6 8 (2.61%) VMware
7 6 (1.96%) Apple
7 6 (1.96%) Juniper
7 6 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.96%) CheckPoint
8 5 (1.63%) Qualys
8 5 (1.63%) ArcSight
9 4 (1.31%) NetIQ
9 4 (1.31%) Symantec
9 4 (1.31%) Rapid7
9 4 (1.31%) SolarWinds
10 3 (0.98%) F5
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