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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 236 422 460
Rank change year-on-year
+186 +38
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 523 229 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.06% 0.43% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 147 75
Median daily rate £500 £475 £484
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £363 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £558 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £38.84 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
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
41109 42571 40219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.07% 80.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 27368 28203 25368
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 983 1139 1122
Median hourly rate £29.50 £31.44 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +36.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.44 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
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 +127 243 £550 +15.78% 76
South East +51 95 £498 -0.50% 45
Yorkshire +58 64 £475 +5.55% 16
South West +22 36 £500 +11.11% 43
North West +35 28 £488 +21.72% 19
West Midlands -17 28 £450 - 8
East of England +27 23 £538 +19.44% 5
East Midlands +2 5 £493 +1.54% 4
Midlands -8 1 - -
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 331 (34.23%) Information Security
2 299 (30.92%) CISSP
3 248 (25.65%) Finance
4 193 (19.96%) Security Cleared
5 172 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 145 (14.99%) SIEM
7 142 (14.68%) Security Operations
8 137 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 132 (13.65%) CISM
10 123 (12.72%) Firewall
10 123 (12.72%) Risk Management
11 121 (12.51%) Project Management
12 116 (12.00%) Windows
13 115 (11.89%) Management Information System
14 113 (11.69%) SC Cleared
15 106 (10.96%) Security Architecture
16 104 (10.75%) CESG
17 96 (9.93%) Degree
18 93 (9.62%) Banking
19 90 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
19 90 (9.31%) Internet
20 86 (8.89%) Microsoft
21 85 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
22 79 (8.17%) Unix
23 77 (7.96%) Network Security
24 74 (7.65%) CESG Certified Professional
25 72 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
25 72 (7.45%) DV Cleared
26 70 (7.24%) Linux
26 70 (7.24%) CISA

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 15 (1.55%) MS Exchange
2 9 (0.93%) Skype for Business
3 8 (0.83%) IIS
4 5 (0.52%) Apache
4 5 (0.52%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.41%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.41%) Confluence
5 4 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.31%) JBoss
6 3 (0.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.31%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.10%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.10%) Drupal
8 1 (0.10%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.10%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.07%) MS Office
3 18 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.24%) MS Project
5 11 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (0.83%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) assyst
2 3 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.10%) Magento
3 1 (0.10%) Primavera
3 1 (0.10%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.14%) IaaS
4 10 (1.03%) SaaS
5 7 (0.72%) PaaS
6 5 (0.52%) Office 365
7 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 123 (12.72%) Firewall
2 90 (9.31%) Internet
3 77 (7.96%) Network Security
4 61 (6.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 33 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 27 (2.79%) HTTP
6 27 (2.79%) VPN
7 26 (2.69%) IPsec
7 26 (2.69%) SSL
8 23 (2.38%) FTP
9 22 (2.28%) SSH
10 21 (2.17%) DNS
11 15 (1.55%) SMTP
12 14 (1.45%) Wireless
13 12 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (1.14%) WAN
15 10 (1.03%) Reverse Proxy
16 9 (0.93%) LAN
16 9 (0.93%) MPLS
17 8 (0.83%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.07%) Big Data
3 10 (1.03%) DB2
4 8 (0.83%) Hadoop
5 7 (0.72%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.52%) MySQL
6 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.52%) OrientDB
7 4 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.31%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.10%) GIS
10 1 (0.10%) NonStop SQL
10 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.10%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.96%) JIRA
2 11 (1.14%) Metasploit
3 10 (1.03%) Selenium
4 6 (0.62%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (0.41%) Cucumber
5 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.31%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.31%) JUnit
6 3 (0.31%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (0.31%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.21%) AppScan
7 2 (0.21%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.21%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.21%) JMeter
8 1 (0.10%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.10%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.10%) Maven
General
1 248 (25.65%) Finance
2 93 (9.62%) Banking
3 43 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.62%) Legal
4 35 (3.62%) Retail
5 10 (1.03%) Law
6 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.72%) Retail Banking
7 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.62%) Marketing
8 5 (0.52%) Local Government
9 4 (0.41%) Games
9 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.21%) Electronics
11 2 (0.21%) French Language
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
11 2 (0.21%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.10%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 201 (20.79%) Analyst
2 177 (18.30%) Consultant
3 153 (15.82%) Architect
4 148 (15.31%) Security Consultant
5 127 (13.13%) Security Analyst
6 124 (12.82%) Security Manager
7 121 (12.51%) Security Architect
8 100 (10.34%) Project Manager
9 81 (8.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 77 (7.96%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 63 (6.51%) Security Project Manager
12 59 (6.10%) Security Specialist
13 55 (5.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 43 (4.45%) Business Analyst
15 40 (4.14%) Security Engineer
16 37 (3.83%) Cybersecurity Architect
17 34 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
18 33 (3.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
18 33 (3.41%) Information Security Consultant
19 30 (3.10%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.28%) .NET
2 16 (1.65%) Middleware
3 11 (1.14%) J2EE
3 11 (1.14%) XML
4 9 (0.93%) Java EE
4 9 (0.93%) Regular Expression
4 9 (0.93%) Web Services
5 6 (0.62%) REST
5 6 (0.62%) SOAP
6 5 (0.52%) HTML
6 5 (0.52%) Spring
7 4 (0.41%) CSS
8 3 (0.31%) EJB
8 3 (0.31%) HTML5
8 3 (0.31%) JSF
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.21%) boto
9 2 (0.21%) CSS3
9 2 (0.21%) jQuery
9 2 (0.21%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.89%) Management Information System
2 104 (10.75%) CESG
3 72 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 69 (7.14%) Security Operations Centre
5 55 (5.69%) Data Centre
6 50 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
7 46 (4.76%) PKI
8 38 (3.93%) Cryptography
9 19 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
10 18 (1.86%) Computer Science
11 15 (1.55%) Client/Server
12 12 (1.24%) PMI
13 11 (1.14%) Mathematics
14 10 (1.03%) User Experience
15 9 (0.93%) Mainframe
16 7 (0.72%) Embedded Systems
17 6 (0.62%) CESG CLAS
17 6 (0.62%) Smart Meter
18 5 (0.52%) Equities
18 5 (0.52%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 116 (12.00%) Windows
2 79 (8.17%) Unix
3 70 (7.24%) Linux
4 19 (1.96%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.34%) Windows Vista
6 11 (1.14%) zOS
7 8 (0.83%) Solaris
8 7 (0.72%) AIX
9 5 (0.52%) Kali Linux
10 3 (0.31%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.21%) Android
11 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.21%) VMS
12 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (34.23%) Information Security
2 172 (17.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 145 (14.99%) SIEM
4 142 (14.68%) Security Operations
5 123 (12.72%) Risk Management
6 121 (12.51%) Project Management
7 106 (10.96%) Security Architecture
8 90 (9.31%) Agile Software Development
9 85 (8.79%) Penetration Testing
10 66 (6.83%) PRINCE2
11 64 (6.62%) Ethical Hacking
12 63 (6.51%) ITIL
13 59 (6.10%) TOGAF
14 56 (5.79%) Vulnerability Management
15 50 (5.17%) Identity Management
16 49 (5.07%) Information Assurance
17 46 (4.76%) Security Management
18 44 (4.55%) Change Management
19 43 (4.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 39 (4.03%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (5.89%) Java
2 45 (4.65%) Python
3 35 (3.62%) SQL
4 23 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 20 (2.07%) C#
5 20 (2.07%) C++
6 18 (1.86%) C
7 16 (1.65%) Ruby
8 13 (1.34%) Perl
9 11 (1.14%) VB
10 10 (1.03%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.93%) PHP
11 9 (0.93%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.41%) Scala
13 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.21%) Delphi
15 1 (0.10%) ABAP
15 1 (0.10%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 299 (30.92%) CISSP
2 193 (19.96%) Security Cleared
3 132 (13.65%) CISM
4 113 (11.69%) SC Cleared
5 96 (9.93%) Degree
6 74 (7.65%) CESG Certified Professional
7 72 (7.45%) DV Cleared
8 70 (7.24%) CISA
9 49 (5.07%) CEH
10 34 (3.52%) GCIH
11 33 (3.41%) CRISC
12 31 (3.21%) CREST Certified
13 30 (3.10%) GIAC
14 28 (2.90%) ISSAP
15 27 (2.79%) GCIA
16 25 (2.59%) ISEB
17 24 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (2.28%) SANS
19 19 (1.96%) APMP
20 18 (1.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (14.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (5.89%) PCI DSS
3 35 (3.62%) COBIT
4 19 (1.96%) RMADS
5 14 (1.45%) SLA
6 10 (1.03%) QA
7 7 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 7 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.62%) COSO
9 4 (0.41%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.41%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.31%) ISO27002
11 2 (0.21%) BS7799
11 2 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.10%) BS25999
12 1 (0.10%) ISAE 3402
12 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.10%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.10%) SEPA
12 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 63 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.34%) Sendmail
3 12 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (0.83%) RACF
4 8 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.62%) Snort
6 3 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.31%) vSphere
7 2 (0.21%) Docker
7 2 (0.21%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.21%) XenApp
8 1 (0.10%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.10%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.10%) HDFS
8 1 (0.10%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.10%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.10%) vCloud
8 1 (0.10%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (2.17%) Nessus
2 17 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
2 17 (1.76%) QRadar
3 15 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (1.14%) Nmap
5 11 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
6 10 (1.03%) Puppet
7 8 (0.83%) Oracle Identity Management
7 8 (0.83%) RSA Archer
7 8 (0.83%) zSecure
8 6 (0.62%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (0.52%) ArcSight ESM
9 5 (0.52%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (0.52%) Nagios
9 5 (0.52%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.52%) SCCM
10 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.31%) Ansible
11 3 (0.31%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.62%) Intel Security
3 60 (6.20%) Oracle
4 43 (4.45%) Cisco
5 35 (3.62%) Citrix
5 35 (3.62%) Splunk
6 28 (2.90%) Qualys
7 21 (2.17%) F5
8 20 (2.07%) ArcSight
9 19 (1.96%) CheckPoint
10 16 (1.65%) Symantec
11 15 (1.55%) SAP
12 13 (1.34%) Blue Coat
12 13 (1.34%) Cyber-Ark
13 11 (1.14%) IBM
14 10 (1.03%) LogRhythm
15 9 (0.93%) HP
15 9 (0.93%) Palo Alto
15 9 (0.93%) VMware
16 8 (0.83%) NetWitness
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