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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
UK / England
Rank 212 312 456
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +144
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 475 311 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 0.67% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.82% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 188 85
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £675 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £48.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.16% -13.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £36.60 £43.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.90 £42.35 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -20.47%

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
34168 38153 36576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.40% 82.03% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22805 25059 24007
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 850 1101 978
Median hourly rate £33.86 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.70% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 20 January 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
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 20 January 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 +58 178 £500 -3.14% 100
South East +17 74 £525 +5.00% 51
North West +37 49 £525 -13.75% 37
South West +34 45 £490 -2.00% 33
West Midlands +24 43 £400 -8.57% 14
East of England +23 30 £550 +103.70% 8
Yorkshire +1 21 £450 -10.00% 8
East Midlands +14 14 £515 - 1
Midlands +12 13 £420 -16.00%
North East -12 6 £650 +18.18% 2
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 335 (30.29%) Information Security
2 286 (25.86%) Finance
3 260 (23.51%) Security Cleared
4 237 (21.43%) CISSP
5 191 (17.27%) SIEM
6 187 (16.91%) SC Cleared
7 186 (16.82%) Firewall
8 177 (16.00%) Security Operations
9 169 (15.28%) Risk Management
10 154 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
11 134 (12.12%) Windows
12 132 (11.93%) Management Information System
12 132 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 131 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 129 (11.66%) Degree
15 123 (11.12%) Banking
16 115 (10.40%) Unix
17 114 (10.31%) Internet
18 112 (10.13%) Linux
19 106 (9.58%) Project Management
20 101 (9.13%) Network Security
20 101 (9.13%) Security Operations Centre
21 95 (8.59%) CISM
22 93 (8.41%) ITIL
22 93 (8.41%) Incident Management
23 92 (8.32%) Splunk
24 86 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
25 85 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
26 79 (7.14%) Security Architecture
27 78 (7.05%) Microsoft

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 16 (1.45%) IIS
2 15 (1.36%) Apache
3 13 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 7 (0.63%) JBoss
6 6 (0.54%) Confluence
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle Application Server
6 6 (0.54%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.45%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 4 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.27%) SAS
9 3 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.18%) Jetty
10 2 (0.18%) nginx
10 2 (0.18%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.90%) MS Office
3 15 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.45%) MS Project
6 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.090%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.090%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (1.72%) IaaS
3 16 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.90%) PaaS
5 8 (0.72%) Office 365
6 7 (0.63%) SaaS
7 3 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.090%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.090%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.090%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.090%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.090%) GitHub
9 1 (0.090%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.090%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 186 (16.82%) Firewall
2 114 (10.31%) Internet
3 101 (9.13%) Network Security
4 72 (6.51%) TCP/IP
5 70 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 54 (4.88%) LAN
7 50 (4.52%) VPN
8 49 (4.43%) WAN
9 39 (3.53%) HTTP
10 34 (3.07%) VoIP
11 17 (1.54%) DNS
12 16 (1.45%) IPsec
13 14 (1.27%) SMTP
14 13 (1.18%) LDAP
15 11 (0.99%) Wireless
16 10 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
17 8 (0.72%) SSH
17 8 (0.72%) SSL
18 7 (0.63%) DKIM
18 7 (0.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (3.25%) Big Data
2 34 (3.07%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.36%) Hadoop
4 13 (1.18%) Redis
5 9 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.72%) MySQL
6 8 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (0.63%) Data Mining
7 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.27%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.18%) DB2
12 2 (0.18%) GIS
12 2 (0.18%) OrientDB
12 2 (0.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 22 (1.99%) Selenium
2 14 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 13 (1.18%) Cucumber
3 13 (1.18%) JIRA
4 11 (0.99%) JUnit
5 10 (0.90%) Metasploit
5 10 (0.90%) Selenium IDE
5 10 (0.90%) WebDriver
6 8 (0.72%) JMeter
7 4 (0.36%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.36%) NUnit
8 3 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.18%) EasyMock
9 2 (0.18%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.18%) Travis CI
9 2 (0.18%) WebLogic Workshop
9 2 (0.18%) Zephyr
10 1 (0.090%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.090%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 286 (25.86%) Finance
2 123 (11.12%) Banking
3 58 (5.24%) Retail
3 58 (5.24%) Telecoms
4 52 (4.70%) Legal
5 18 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 18 (1.63%) Retail Banking
6 14 (1.27%) Law
6 14 (1.27%) Marketing
7 12 (1.08%) Financial Institution
8 11 (0.99%) Electronics
8 11 (0.99%) Military
9 6 (0.54%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.36%) Automotive
11 3 (0.27%) Advertising
11 3 (0.27%) Back Office
11 3 (0.27%) Local Government
12 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.18%) Games
12 2 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 302 (27.31%) Analyst
2 206 (18.63%) Security Analyst
3 180 (16.27%) Architect
4 144 (13.02%) Security Manager
5 140 (12.66%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 127 (11.48%) Security Architect
7 120 (10.85%) Consultant
8 102 (9.22%) Security Consultant
9 78 (7.05%) Project Manager
10 72 (6.51%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 61 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 55 (4.97%) Security Engineer
13 49 (4.43%) Solutions Architect
14 47 (4.25%) Security Project Manager
15 46 (4.16%) Business Analyst
16 41 (3.71%) Security Specialist
16 41 (3.71%) SOC Analyst
17 37 (3.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
18 32 (2.89%) Developer
19 31 (2.80%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.98%) ELK Stack
2 25 (2.26%) Web Services
3 17 (1.54%) SAML
4 16 (1.45%) SOAP
5 12 (1.08%) REST
6 11 (0.99%) .NET
6 11 (0.99%) RESTful
6 11 (0.99%) XML
7 10 (0.90%) J2EE
7 10 (0.90%) Middleware
8 8 (0.72%) HTML
9 7 (0.63%) CSS
9 7 (0.63%) Java EE
9 7 (0.63%) Spring
10 6 (0.54%) OpenID
11 5 (0.45%) HTML5
11 5 (0.45%) Regular Expression
12 4 (0.36%) Apache CXF
12 4 (0.36%) CSS3
12 4 (0.36%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 132 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 101 (9.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 86 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 57 (5.15%) Cyberthreat
5 56 (5.06%) CESG
6 53 (4.79%) Cyber Attack
7 47 (4.25%) Cyber Defence
8 45 (4.07%) Data Centre
9 38 (3.44%) Computer Science
10 36 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 33 (2.98%) Cryptography
12 22 (1.99%) PKI
13 13 (1.18%) Reference Data
14 12 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.99%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.81%) PMI
17 8 (0.72%) Mathematics
17 8 (0.72%) Visualisation
18 7 (0.63%) Mobile App
18 7 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 134 (12.12%) Windows
2 115 (10.40%) Unix
3 112 (10.13%) Linux
4 10 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.63%) Android
6 5 (0.45%) Windows Vista
7 4 (0.36%) Solaris
8 3 (0.27%) AIX
8 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.27%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.27%) zOS
9 2 (0.18%) CentOS
9 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.090%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.090%) VMS
10 1 (0.090%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.090%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (30.29%) Information Security
2 191 (17.27%) SIEM
3 177 (16.00%) Security Operations
4 169 (15.28%) Risk Management
5 154 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 106 (9.58%) Project Management
8 93 (8.41%) Incident Management
8 93 (8.41%) ITIL
9 85 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 79 (7.14%) Security Architecture
11 67 (6.06%) Security Monitoring
12 63 (5.70%) Information Assurance
12 63 (5.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 59 (5.33%) Data Protection
13 59 (5.33%) PRINCE2
14 56 (5.06%) Risk Assessment
15 52 (4.70%) Penetration Testing
16 51 (4.61%) Service Management
17 50 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (5.61%) Java
2 58 (5.24%) SQL
3 51 (4.61%) Python
4 28 (2.53%) PowerShell
5 25 (2.26%) C#
6 20 (1.81%) JavaScript
7 14 (1.27%) Perl
8 11 (0.99%) C++
9 9 (0.81%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.81%) VB
10 8 (0.72%) C
11 7 (0.63%) PHP
12 5 (0.45%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.18%) Delphi
13 2 (0.18%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.18%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.18%) Ruby
13 2 (0.18%) Scala
14 1 (0.090%) R
Qualifications
1 260 (23.51%) Security Cleared
2 237 (21.43%) CISSP
3 187 (16.91%) SC Cleared
4 129 (11.66%) Degree
5 95 (8.59%) CISM
6 73 (6.60%) DV Cleared
7 54 (4.88%) SANS
8 41 (3.71%) CEH
9 38 (3.44%) CISA
10 35 (3.16%) GIAC
11 33 (2.98%) CESG Certified Professional
12 29 (2.62%) GCIH
13 28 (2.53%) SSCP
14 23 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (1.99%) PMI Certification
16 20 (1.81%) CREST Certified
16 20 (1.81%) ISSAP
17 18 (1.63%) GCIA
18 17 (1.54%) PMP
19 16 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (11.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (5.24%) PCI DSS
3 28 (2.53%) RMADS
4 25 (2.26%) QA
5 21 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (1.18%) COBIT
6 13 (1.18%) ISO27002
7 9 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 7 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
8 7 (0.63%) GDPR
9 4 (0.36%) JSP 440
10 3 (0.27%) SLA
11 2 (0.18%) BS7799
11 2 (0.18%) COSO
11 2 (0.18%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.18%) SAS 70
12 1 (0.090%) Government Security Classifications
12 1 (0.090%) GPG13
12 1 (0.090%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 26 (2.35%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.08%) VMware ESX
4 6 (0.54%) Snort
5 5 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.36%) Sendmail
7 2 (0.18%) Docker
7 2 (0.18%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.18%) vCloud
7 2 (0.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.090%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.090%) HDFS
8 1 (0.090%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.090%) NDS
8 1 (0.090%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 46 (4.16%) QRadar
2 28 (2.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 21 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
4 20 (1.81%) Nessus
5 19 (1.72%) Kibana
6 14 (1.27%) logstash
7 13 (1.18%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 11 (0.99%) Nmap
8 11 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Management
8 11 (0.99%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 8 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
9 8 (0.72%) SCCM
10 6 (0.54%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 6 (0.54%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 6 (0.54%) RSA enVision
11 5 (0.45%) Ansible
11 5 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.45%) Puppet
11 5 (0.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 4 (0.36%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 92 (8.32%) Splunk
2 78 (7.05%) Microsoft
3 57 (5.15%) Oracle
4 53 (4.79%) Intel Security
5 50 (4.52%) LogRhythm
6 46 (4.16%) VMware
7 39 (3.53%) Cisco
8 37 (3.35%) IBM
9 35 (3.16%) Apple
10 33 (2.98%) ArcSight
10 33 (2.98%) SAP
11 19 (1.72%) CheckPoint
11 19 (1.72%) ServiceNow
12 18 (1.63%) Citrix
13 16 (1.45%) Cyber-Ark
14 15 (1.36%) Qualys
15 14 (1.27%) Forcepoint
16 12 (1.08%) Palo Alto
17 11 (0.99%) F5
17 11 (0.99%) Symantec
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