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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 413 507 553
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +46
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 170 44 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.32% 0.092% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.12% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 25 6
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£500 £380 £506
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £676
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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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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 +75 85 £500 +16.27% 30
South East +31 52 £519 +9.21% 34
East of England - 12 £474 -
West Midlands -16 7 £450 +69.81% 3
North West - 6 £510 - 10
South West -32 3 £438 +56.25% 19
Yorkshire - 3 - - 4
East Midlands - - - -
Cyber Security
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Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 119 (43.27%) Information Security
2 61 (22.18%) Security Cleared
3 60 (21.82%) Firewall
4 59 (21.45%) CISSP
5 58 (21.09%) Finance
6 46 (16.73%) Banking
6 46 (16.73%) SC Cleared
7 45 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 45 (16.36%) Risk Management
8 44 (16.00%) Project Management
8 44 (16.00%) SIEM
9 43 (15.64%) Security Architecture
9 43 (15.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 41 (14.91%) Network Security
11 39 (14.18%) ITIL
12 35 (12.73%) Linux
13 30 (10.91%) Degree
14 27 (9.82%) PRINCE2
14 27 (9.82%) TCP/IP
14 27 (9.82%) Information Assurance
15 26 (9.45%) DV Cleared
15 26 (9.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 25 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
16 25 (9.09%) Management Information System
16 25 (9.09%) CISM
16 25 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 24 (8.73%) C
17 24 (8.73%) Project Planning
18 23 (8.36%) PCI DSS
19 22 (8.00%) Investment Banking

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.45%) IIS
3 2 (0.73%) JBoss
3 2 (0.73%) Apache
3 2 (0.73%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (6.18%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (4.00%) MS Office
3 9 (3.27%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.55%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.73%) assyst
2 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (21.82%) Firewall
2 41 (14.91%) Network Security
3 27 (9.82%) TCP/IP
4 19 (6.91%) Internet
5 14 (5.09%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (4.73%) Intranet
7 6 (2.18%) SSL
8 5 (1.82%) Wireless Security
8 5 (1.82%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.82%) Wireless
9 4 (1.45%) FWSM
10 3 (1.09%) Extranet
10 3 (1.09%) LAN
10 3 (1.09%) S/MIME
10 3 (1.09%) WAN
11 2 (0.73%) IPsec
11 2 (0.73%) TACACS
11 2 (0.73%) IntruShield
11 2 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.73%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.73%) Big Data
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.36%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.36%) MS Access
2 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.36%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.36%) Maven
2 1 (0.36%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
2 1 (0.36%) RequisitePro
General
1 58 (21.09%) Finance
2 46 (16.73%) Banking
3 22 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.18%) Law
5 15 (5.45%) Retail
6 10 (3.64%) Legal
7 6 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.45%) Electronics
9 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.09%) International Banking
9 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.36%) German Language
11 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (20.00%) Architect
2 46 (16.73%) Project Manager
3 44 (16.00%) Analyst
4 42 (15.27%) Security Architect
5 37 (13.45%) Security Manager
6 34 (12.36%) Security Specialist
7 32 (11.64%) Security Analyst
8 27 (9.82%) Consultant
9 26 (9.45%) Security Project Manager
10 19 (6.91%) Security Consultant
11 16 (5.82%) Information Security Analyst
11 16 (5.82%) Information Analyst
12 14 (5.09%) Enterprise Architect
12 14 (5.09%) Software Engineer
13 13 (4.73%) Business Analyst
13 13 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (4.73%) Information Security Specialist
13 13 (4.73%) Information Specialist
14 12 (4.36%) Cyber Security Specialist
14 12 (4.36%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.73%) Web Services
1 2 (0.73%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.36%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.36%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.36%) Spring
2 1 (0.36%) Java EE
2 1 (0.36%) Django
2 1 (0.36%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.36%) Middleware
2 1 (0.36%) XML
2 1 (0.36%) EJB
2 1 (0.36%) CSS
2 1 (0.36%) HTML
2 1 (0.36%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.36%) PKI
4 11 (4.00%) CESG
5 10 (3.64%) CESG CLAS
6 9 (3.27%) FMCG
6 9 (3.27%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.91%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.55%) Cryptography
9 6 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (2.18%) SCADA
10 5 (1.82%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.82%) EMV
11 4 (1.45%) Open Source
12 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.09%) RMADS
12 3 (1.09%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.09%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.09%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (12.73%) Linux
2 20 (7.27%) Windows
3 17 (6.18%) UNIX
4 16 (5.82%) Android
5 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.82%) CentOS
7 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.36%) AIX
9 1 (0.36%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (43.27%) Information Security
2 45 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 45 (16.36%) Risk Management
3 44 (16.00%) Project Management
3 44 (16.00%) SIEM
4 43 (15.64%) Security Architecture
5 39 (14.18%) ITIL
6 27 (9.82%) PRINCE2
6 27 (9.82%) Information Assurance
7 26 (9.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 25 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 25 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 24 (8.73%) Project Planning
10 21 (7.64%) Software Engineering
11 19 (6.91%) Ethical Hacking
11 19 (6.91%) Change Control
12 17 (6.18%) TOGAF
12 17 (6.18%) SABSA
13 16 (5.82%) Analytics
13 16 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.73%) C
2 19 (6.91%) Python
3 11 (4.00%) C++
4 10 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 8 (2.91%) Java
6 7 (2.55%) SQL
7 3 (1.09%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.09%) Ruby
7 3 (1.09%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.36%) VBA
8 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.36%) Perl
8 1 (0.36%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 61 (22.18%) Security Cleared
2 59 (21.45%) CISSP
3 46 (16.73%) SC Cleared
4 30 (10.91%) Degree
5 26 (9.45%) DV Cleared
6 25 (9.09%) CISM
7 21 (7.64%) GIAC
8 19 (6.91%) CEH
9 13 (4.73%) MCSE
9 13 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.00%) PMP
10 11 (4.00%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (2.55%) HND
11 7 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.18%) ISEB
12 6 (2.18%) CISA
13 5 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (1.82%) ISSAP
13 5 (1.82%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (15.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (8.36%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.64%) COBIT
4 4 (1.45%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.09%) QA
6 1 (0.36%) BS7799
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.09%) Xen
3 2 (0.73%) Snort
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.73%) Nessus
2 2 (0.73%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.36%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 22 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.55%) SAP
3 13 (4.73%) Cisco
4 10 (3.64%) Oracle
5 9 (3.27%) Juniper
6 7 (2.55%) CheckPoint
7 5 (1.82%) IBM
7 5 (1.82%) CA
8 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.45%) HP
8 4 (1.45%) VMware
9 3 (1.09%) ArcSight
9 3 (1.09%) Qualys
9 3 (1.09%) Sourcefire
10 2 (0.73%) NetIQ
10 2 (0.73%) McAfee
10 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds
10 2 (0.73%) Splunk
10 2 (0.73%) Rapid7
10 2 (0.73%) LogRhythm
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