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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 417 515 548
Rank change year-on-year
+98 +33
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 158 45 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.095% 0.008%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.13% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 25 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.43% -40.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £310 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £682
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.86% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
Cyber Security
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
37818 35169 34160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.77% 74.31% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 24991 22246 20279
Average daily rate £425 £403 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% -1.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 1051 1370
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.60 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% -11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -6.77%

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 26 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the England region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 26 November 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 +57 78 £523 +20.11% 21
South East +31 55 £525 +19.31% 39
East of England - 11 £500 -
Yorkshire - 5 - -
West Midlands -11 4 £469 +60.25% 3
South West -29 4 £450 +60.71% 12
East Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 123 (41.69%) Information Security
2 70 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 66 (22.37%) Finance
4 61 (20.68%) CISSP
5 58 (19.66%) Firewall
6 52 (17.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (17.63%) SC Cleared
7 49 (16.61%) ITIL
8 48 (16.27%) SIEM
9 45 (15.25%) Linux
9 45 (15.25%) Banking
10 44 (14.92%) Project Management
11 43 (14.58%) Security Architecture
12 42 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 41 (13.90%) Risk Management
14 40 (13.56%) Network Security
15 32 (10.85%) Information Assurance
16 30 (10.17%) DV Cleared
16 30 (10.17%) Degree
16 30 (10.17%) Windows
16 30 (10.17%) TCP/IP
16 30 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
17 29 (9.83%) Python
17 29 (9.83%) PCI DSS
18 27 (9.15%) C
19 24 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 24 (8.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 23 (7.80%) Project Planning
21 22 (7.46%) CEH
21 22 (7.46%) Investment Banking

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.68%) JBoss
2 2 (0.68%) Apache
2 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.68%) IIS
2 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.34%) Lync
3 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (4.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (3.05%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.71%) MS Office
4 5 (1.69%) MS Excel
5 4 (1.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (4.41%) assyst
2 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) PaaS
2 2 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 58 (19.66%) Firewall
2 40 (13.56%) Network Security
3 30 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 17 (5.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (5.42%) Internet
6 13 (4.41%) Intranet
7 6 (2.03%) SSL
8 5 (1.69%) Wireless
8 5 (1.69%) Wireless Security
8 5 (1.69%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.02%) S/MIME
9 3 (1.02%) LAN
9 3 (1.02%) WAN
9 3 (1.02%) Extranet
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.68%) TACACS
10 2 (0.68%) IntruShield
10 2 (0.68%) IPsec
11 1 (0.34%) SSH
11 1 (0.34%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.03%) Big Data
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.34%) MS Access
3 1 (0.34%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.36%) GDB
2 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.34%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.34%) Subversion
4 1 (0.34%) Maven
4 1 (0.34%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.34%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
General
1 66 (22.37%) Finance
2 45 (15.25%) Banking
3 22 (7.46%) Investment Banking
3 22 (7.46%) Law
4 15 (5.08%) Retail
5 10 (3.39%) Legal
6 5 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.36%) Electronics
7 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Advertising
10 1 (0.34%) Military
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 54 (18.31%) Architect
2 47 (15.93%) Project Manager
3 44 (14.92%) Analyst
4 41 (13.90%) Security Architect
5 38 (12.88%) Security Specialist
5 38 (12.88%) Security Manager
6 34 (11.53%) Security Analyst
7 33 (11.19%) Consultant
8 26 (8.81%) Security Project Manager
9 24 (8.14%) Security Consultant
10 16 (5.42%) Information Analyst
10 16 (5.42%) Information Security Analyst
10 16 (5.42%) Software Engineer
10 16 (5.42%) Cyber Security Specialist
11 14 (4.75%) Enterprise Architect
12 13 (4.41%) Information Specialist
12 13 (4.41%) Information Security Specialist
13 12 (4.07%) Product Analyst
13 12 (4.07%) Solutions Architect
13 12 (4.07%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.69%) Web Services
2 4 (1.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (1.36%) Django
2 4 (1.36%) HTML
2 4 (1.36%) CSS
3 3 (1.02%) RESTful
4 2 (0.68%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.68%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.34%) Spring
5 1 (0.34%) WSH
5 1 (0.34%) EJB
5 1 (0.34%) Middleware
5 1 (0.34%) Java EE
5 1 (0.34%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.12%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.76%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.75%) PKI
5 11 (3.73%) CESG
6 10 (3.39%) CESG CLAS
7 9 (3.05%) Cryptography
8 8 (2.71%) FMCG
9 7 (2.37%) SCADA
9 7 (2.37%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (2.03%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.69%) EMV
11 5 (1.69%) Open Source
12 4 (1.36%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.36%) Device Driver
13 3 (1.02%) Online Banking
13 3 (1.02%) Smartcard
13 3 (1.02%) RMADS
13 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.25%) Linux
2 30 (10.17%) Windows
3 22 (7.46%) UNIX
4 16 (5.42%) Android
5 7 (2.37%) Mac OS X
5 7 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.03%) CentOS
7 5 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (1.36%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Solaris
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (41.69%) Information Security
2 49 (16.61%) ITIL
3 48 (16.27%) SIEM
4 44 (14.92%) Project Management
5 43 (14.58%) Security Architecture
6 42 (14.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (13.90%) Risk Management
8 32 (10.85%) Information Assurance
9 30 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (8.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 24 (8.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 23 (7.80%) Project Planning
12 22 (7.46%) Software Engineering
12 22 (7.46%) Analytics
13 21 (7.12%) PRINCE2
14 20 (6.78%) Ethical Hacking
15 18 (6.10%) SABSA
16 17 (5.76%) Change Control
16 17 (5.76%) ISMS
16 17 (5.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.83%) Python
2 27 (9.15%) C
3 18 (6.10%) Bash Shell
4 15 (5.08%) C++
4 15 (5.08%) Java
5 8 (2.71%) SQL
6 7 (2.37%) VB
7 5 (1.69%) Perl
7 5 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.36%) PHP
8 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.36%) VC++
8 4 (1.36%) Ruby
9 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 70 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 61 (20.68%) CISSP
3 52 (17.63%) SC Cleared
4 30 (10.17%) DV Cleared
4 30 (10.17%) Degree
5 22 (7.46%) CEH
5 22 (7.46%) GIAC
5 22 (7.46%) CISM
6 14 (4.75%) MCSE
6 14 (4.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.07%) CISA
8 7 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (2.03%) PMP
9 6 (2.03%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.36%) CHFI
11 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.02%) GCIH
12 3 (1.02%) CCNA
12 3 (1.02%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (17.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (9.83%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.73%) COBIT
4 5 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.02%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) BS7799
6 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 6 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.36%) Xen
2 4 (1.36%) Snort
3 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.68%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (3.05%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.02%) Nessus
3 2 (0.68%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (4.75%) SAP
3 11 (3.73%) Cisco
4 8 (2.71%) HP
4 8 (2.71%) Oracle
5 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.03%) Juniper
5 6 (2.03%) IBM
5 6 (2.03%) VMware
6 5 (1.69%) CA
6 5 (1.69%) Splunk
7 4 (1.36%) ArcSight
7 4 (1.36%) Qualys
7 4 (1.36%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.02%) Sourcefire
8 3 (1.02%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.02%) SolarWinds
8 3 (1.02%) Rapid7
9 2 (0.68%) LogRhythm
9 2 (0.68%) TippingPoint
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £600 - 700 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
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DP Connect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 27 days ago