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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 217 407 442
Rank change year-on-year
+190 +35
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 580 252 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.59% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 159 104
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 £350 £340 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
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
41047 42746 40764
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.47% 81.10% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 27382 28436 25881
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 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1183 1137
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.76 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +113 248 £525 +5.00% 91
South East +56 90 £510 +7.36% 47
North West +49 56 £400 -15.78% 22
Yorkshire +46 45 £450 -18.18% 9
South West +45 41 £425 -5.55% 32
West Midlands +8 40 £456 -8.75% 14
East of England +19 26 £513 +0.09% 7
East Midlands - 25 £550 - 1
Midlands 0 4 £500 -
North East - 1 £775 -
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 349 (33.05%) Information Security
2 322 (30.49%) CISSP
3 270 (25.57%) Finance
4 199 (18.84%) Security Cleared
5 182 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 181 (17.14%) Security Operations
7 175 (16.57%) SIEM
8 157 (14.87%) Firewall
9 138 (13.07%) Windows
10 134 (12.69%) Risk Management
11 132 (12.50%) CISM
12 131 (12.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 127 (12.03%) Project Management
14 123 (11.65%) Management Information System
15 121 (11.46%) Banking
15 121 (11.46%) SC Cleared
16 102 (9.66%) Security Architecture
17 101 (9.56%) CESG
17 101 (9.56%) Internet
18 100 (9.47%) Unix
19 96 (9.09%) Degree
20 95 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
21 93 (8.81%) Linux
21 93 (8.81%) Microsoft
22 83 (7.86%) Network Security
23 82 (7.77%) Security Operations Centre
24 77 (7.29%) CISA
25 75 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
26 74 (7.01%) ITIL
27 73 (6.91%) PRINCE2

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 (1.52%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.23%) IIS
3 7 (0.66%) Skype for Business
3 7 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 5 (0.47%) Apache
4 5 (0.47%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.38%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.28%) Confluence
6 3 (0.28%) JBoss
6 3 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.19%) Jetty
7 2 (0.19%) Mongrel
7 2 (0.19%) nginx
7 2 (0.19%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.095%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.095%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 40 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.99%) MS Office
3 18 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (1.04%) MS Project
6 6 (0.57%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.095%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.28%) assyst
2 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.095%) Primavera
3 1 (0.095%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 24 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.04%) IaaS
4 10 (0.95%) SaaS
5 7 (0.66%) PaaS
6 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.19%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 157 (14.87%) Firewall
2 101 (9.56%) Internet
3 83 (7.86%) Network Security
4 70 (6.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 52 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 39 (3.69%) VPN
7 34 (3.22%) HTTP
8 31 (2.94%) LAN
8 31 (2.94%) WAN
9 27 (2.56%) IPsec
10 24 (2.27%) FTP
10 24 (2.27%) VoIP
11 22 (2.08%) DNS
11 22 (2.08%) SSL
12 21 (1.99%) SSH
13 17 (1.61%) Wireless
14 16 (1.52%) SMTP
15 9 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (0.76%) MPLS
16 8 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.27%) Big Data
3 12 (1.14%) Hadoop
4 11 (1.04%) Redis
5 8 (0.76%) Relational Database
6 7 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.66%) MySQL
7 4 (0.38%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.28%) OrientDB
9 2 (0.19%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.19%) GIS
9 2 (0.19%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.19%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.095%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.095%) DB2
10 1 (0.095%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.095%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.095%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 18 (1.70%) JIRA
2 12 (1.14%) Metasploit
3 10 (0.95%) Selenium
4 7 (0.66%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.47%) Cucumber
6 4 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.38%) JUnit
6 4 (0.38%) Selenium IDE
6 4 (0.38%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.38%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.19%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.19%) JDeveloper
7 2 (0.19%) JMeter
7 2 (0.19%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.095%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.095%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.095%) MSTest
8 1 (0.095%) TeamCity
General
1 270 (25.57%) Finance
2 121 (11.46%) Banking
3 47 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.41%) Retail
5 35 (3.31%) Legal
6 13 (1.23%) Law
7 9 (0.85%) Investment Banking
8 8 (0.76%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.66%) Marketing
10 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.28%) French Language
12 2 (0.19%) Advertising
12 2 (0.19%) Electronics
12 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.19%) Publishing
12 2 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.095%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.095%) Automotive
13 1 (0.095%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 259 (24.53%) Analyst
2 181 (17.14%) Consultant
3 178 (16.86%) Security Analyst
4 166 (15.72%) Architect
5 153 (14.49%) Security Consultant
6 135 (12.78%) Security Manager
7 128 (12.12%) Security Architect
8 101 (9.56%) Project Manager
9 95 (9.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 88 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 79 (7.48%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 70 (6.63%) Security Project Manager
13 68 (6.44%) Security Specialist
14 52 (4.92%) Security Engineer
15 44 (4.17%) Business Analyst
16 41 (3.88%) Cybersecurity Specialist
16 41 (3.88%) Senior Analyst
17 37 (3.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
18 36 (3.41%) Information Security Consultant
19 30 (2.84%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (2.18%) ELK Stack
2 18 (1.70%) .NET
3 14 (1.33%) Middleware
4 12 (1.14%) Web Services
4 12 (1.14%) XML
5 10 (0.95%) J2EE
5 10 (0.95%) Regular Expression
6 9 (0.85%) RESTful
7 5 (0.47%) SOAP
8 4 (0.38%) HTML
8 4 (0.38%) Java EE
8 4 (0.38%) Spring
9 3 (0.28%) CSS
9 3 (0.28%) REST
10 2 (0.19%) boto
10 2 (0.19%) EJB
10 2 (0.19%) HTML5
10 2 (0.19%) JSF
10 2 (0.19%) Servlets
10 2 (0.19%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 123 (11.65%) Management Information System
2 101 (9.56%) CESG
3 82 (7.77%) Security Operations Centre
4 72 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 57 (5.40%) Data Centre
6 55 (5.21%) Cyberthreat
7 41 (3.88%) Cryptography
8 40 (3.79%) Cyber Attack
8 40 (3.79%) PKI
9 19 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 16 (1.52%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.23%) Mathematics
12 12 (1.14%) PMI
13 9 (0.85%) Mainframe
13 9 (0.85%) User Experience
14 7 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.57%) Fixed Income
15 6 (0.57%) SCADA
16 5 (0.47%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.47%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 138 (13.07%) Windows
2 100 (9.47%) Unix
3 93 (8.81%) Linux
4 18 (1.70%) Windows Server
5 14 (1.33%) Windows Vista
6 12 (1.14%) zOS
7 8 (0.76%) AIX
7 8 (0.76%) Solaris
8 6 (0.57%) Android
9 5 (0.47%) Kali Linux
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.28%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.19%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.19%) VMS
12 2 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.095%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.095%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.095%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.095%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (33.05%) Information Security
2 182 (17.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 181 (17.14%) Security Operations
4 175 (16.57%) SIEM
5 134 (12.69%) Risk Management
6 127 (12.03%) Project Management
7 102 (9.66%) Security Architecture
8 95 (9.00%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (7.10%) Vulnerability Management
10 74 (7.01%) ITIL
11 73 (6.91%) PRINCE2
12 71 (6.72%) Penetration Testing
13 67 (6.34%) TOGAF
14 63 (5.97%) Ethical Hacking
15 57 (5.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 56 (5.30%) Protective Monitoring
17 52 (4.92%) Incident Management
17 52 (4.92%) Patch Management
18 50 (4.73%) Analytics
19 48 (4.55%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 57 (5.40%) Python
2 55 (5.21%) Java
3 38 (3.60%) SQL
4 28 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 21 (1.99%) C#
6 16 (1.52%) C
7 15 (1.42%) Perl
8 14 (1.33%) C++
8 14 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 13 (1.23%) PHP
10 11 (1.04%) Ruby
10 11 (1.04%) VB
11 8 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.19%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.19%) Delphi
12 2 (0.19%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.19%) Scala
13 1 (0.095%) ABAP
13 1 (0.095%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.095%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 322 (30.49%) CISSP
2 199 (18.84%) Security Cleared
3 132 (12.50%) CISM
4 121 (11.46%) SC Cleared
5 96 (9.09%) Degree
6 77 (7.29%) CISA
7 72 (6.82%) CESG Certified Professional
8 71 (6.72%) DV Cleared
9 47 (4.45%) CEH
10 37 (3.50%) SANS
11 36 (3.41%) GCIH
12 34 (3.22%) CRISC
13 31 (2.94%) GIAC
14 28 (2.65%) ISSAP
15 27 (2.56%) CREST Certified
15 27 (2.56%) GCIA
16 24 (2.27%) ISEB
17 23 (2.18%) Cisco Certification
18 22 (2.08%) PMI Certification
19 19 (1.80%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (12.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 34 (3.22%) COBIT
4 24 (2.27%) RMADS
5 15 (1.42%) QA
6 14 (1.33%) SLA
7 12 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.66%) COSO
8 7 (0.66%) JSP 440
9 6 (0.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 5 (0.47%) ISO27002
10 5 (0.47%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.19%) BS7799
12 1 (0.095%) Disclosure Scotland
12 1 (0.095%) GPG13
12 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.095%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.095%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.095%) SEPA
12 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 60 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.33%) Sendmail
3 10 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 9 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.76%) RACF
6 6 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (0.47%) Snort
8 2 (0.19%) Docker
8 2 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (0.19%) vSphere
8 2 (0.19%) Xen
8 2 (0.19%) XenApp
9 1 (0.095%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.095%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.095%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.095%) HDFS
9 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.095%) NetIQ eDirectory
9 1 (0.095%) vCloud
9 1 (0.095%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (3.79%) QRadar
2 22 (2.08%) Nessus
3 18 (1.70%) McAfee ePO
4 17 (1.61%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 13 (1.23%) Kibana
5 13 (1.23%) Nmap
5 13 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.23%) Puppet
6 12 (1.14%) logstash
6 12 (1.14%) RSA Security Analytics
7 10 (0.95%) SCCM
8 8 (0.76%) Oracle Identity Management
8 8 (0.76%) RSA Archer
8 8 (0.76%) zSecure
9 7 (0.66%) ArcSight ESM
10 6 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (0.57%) Nagios
10 6 (0.57%) RSA enVision
11 5 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
11 5 (0.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 93 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 69 (6.53%) Intel Security
3 61 (5.78%) Oracle
4 60 (5.68%) Splunk
5 45 (4.26%) Cisco
6 35 (3.31%) Citrix
7 30 (2.84%) LogRhythm
8 29 (2.75%) IBM
9 27 (2.56%) Qualys
10 25 (2.37%) ArcSight
11 19 (1.80%) Apple
12 18 (1.70%) F5
13 17 (1.61%) CheckPoint
14 16 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
14 16 (1.52%) SAP
15 14 (1.33%) Symantec
16 13 (1.23%) Palo Alto
17 12 (1.14%) VMware
18 11 (1.04%) Blue Coat
18 11 (1.04%) Sourcefire
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: Up to £525 per day max
Posted: Yesterday
London
LA International
Rate: £450 - £515 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Catchfish
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day TO £550 PER DAY DEP ON EXPERIENCE - NEGOTIAB
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: Day rate is up to £525 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London
NCC Group
Rate: £330 per day max
Posted: 15 days ago
London, Westminster
Church of England
Rate: £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 13 days ago