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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 446 541 562
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +21
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 137 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.033% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.045% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 6 6
Average daily rate
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£477 £535 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.84% +45.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £308 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £650 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £308 £367
% change year-on-year
+43.41% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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
38005 35893 37964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.58% 73.75% 71.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 23987 22503 22456
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1076 980 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.84 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 August 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 August 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 +84 75 £455 -28.34% 20
South East +22 25 £378 -31.36% 17
North West +14 16 £505 -
East Midlands - 6 £588 -
East of England - 5 £474 - 3
West Midlands -19 4 £463 +74.52% 1
South West - 4 - - 5
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 77 (38.12%) Information Security
2 49 (24.26%) CISSP
3 44 (21.78%) Firewall
4 42 (20.79%) Risk Management
5 40 (19.80%) Finance
5 40 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 40 (19.80%) Security Cleared
6 38 (18.81%) Security Architecture
7 36 (17.82%) Project Management
8 34 (16.83%) Banking
9 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
10 30 (14.85%) Management Information System
10 30 (14.85%) PRINCE2
10 30 (14.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 28 (13.86%) Degree
12 26 (12.87%) ITIL
13 25 (12.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 25 (12.38%) SIEM
14 24 (11.88%) Information Assurance
15 22 (10.89%) Network Security
15 22 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
16 21 (10.40%) CISM
17 20 (9.90%) Microsoft
18 18 (8.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
19 17 (8.42%) Change Control
19 17 (8.42%) GIAC
20 16 (7.92%) Internet
20 16 (7.92%) TCP/IP
20 16 (7.92%) PMP
20 16 (7.92%) PMI Certification

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.98%) IIS
3 2 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.50%) Lync
4 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (6.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (4.95%) MS Office
3 9 (4.46%) MS Visio
4 6 (2.97%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) assyst
2 1 (0.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 44 (21.78%) Firewall
2 22 (10.89%) Network Security
3 16 (7.92%) Internet
3 16 (7.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (5.45%) Intranet
5 7 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.48%) SSL
7 4 (1.98%) FWSM
8 3 (1.49%) Wireless Security
8 3 (1.49%) S/MIME
8 3 (1.49%) Wireless
9 2 (0.99%) TACACS
9 2 (0.99%) IPsec
9 2 (0.99%) WAN
9 2 (0.99%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.49%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.49%) Big Data
2 2 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) MS Access
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) Maven
2 1 (0.50%) Subversion
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 40 (19.80%) Finance
2 34 (16.83%) Banking
3 14 (6.93%) Investment Banking
4 12 (5.94%) Retail
5 10 (4.95%) Law
6 8 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 7 (3.47%) Electronics
8 4 (1.98%) Legal
9 3 (1.49%) International Banking
10 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.50%) Marketing
11 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (23.27%) Architect
2 36 (17.82%) Analyst
3 34 (16.83%) Security Architect
4 32 (15.84%) Project Manager
5 29 (14.36%) Security Manager
6 25 (12.38%) Security Analyst
7 19 (9.41%) Consultant
7 19 (9.41%) Security Project Manager
8 17 (8.42%) Business Analyst
9 13 (6.44%) Security Specialist
9 13 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
9 13 (6.44%) Security Consultant
10 11 (5.45%) Information Specialist
10 11 (5.45%) Enterprise Architect
10 11 (5.45%) Information Analyst
10 11 (5.45%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (5.45%) Information Security Specialist
11 10 (4.95%) Product Analyst
11 10 (4.95%) Product Specialist
11 10 (4.95%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.49%) Spring
1 3 (1.49%) Web Services
1 3 (1.49%) XML
2 2 (0.99%) WSDL
2 2 (0.99%) Swing
2 2 (0.99%) XSD
2 2 (0.99%) JDBC
2 2 (0.99%) SOAP
2 2 (0.99%) Kafka
2 2 (0.99%) REST
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Camel
3 1 (0.50%) Java EE
3 1 (0.50%) EJB
3 1 (0.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.95%) CESG
3 9 (4.46%) Embedded Systems
3 9 (4.46%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (4.46%) FMCG
4 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.96%) PKI
5 6 (2.97%) SCADA
5 6 (2.97%) Open Source
6 5 (2.48%) EMV
7 3 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.49%) Smartcard
8 2 (0.99%) PMI
8 2 (0.99%) Human Factors
8 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.99%) RMADS
8 2 (0.99%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.50%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.45%) Android
2 8 (3.96%) Linux
3 6 (2.97%) Windows
3 6 (2.97%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) UNIX
5 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.12%) Information Security
2 42 (20.79%) Risk Management
3 40 (19.80%) Stakeholder Management
4 38 (18.81%) Security Architecture
5 36 (17.82%) Project Management
6 30 (14.85%) PRINCE2
7 26 (12.87%) ITIL
8 25 (12.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 25 (12.38%) SIEM
9 24 (11.88%) Information Assurance
10 22 (10.89%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (8.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (8.42%) Change Control
13 16 (7.92%) Ethical Hacking
14 15 (7.43%) TOGAF
14 15 (7.43%) Project Planning
14 15 (7.43%) SABSA
15 13 (6.44%) Business Analysis
15 13 (6.44%) ISMS
15 13 (6.44%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.94%) C
2 11 (5.45%) Java
3 8 (3.96%) C++
4 3 (1.49%) VB
4 3 (1.49%) Python
5 2 (0.99%) SQL
6 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby
6 1 (0.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (24.26%) CISSP
2 40 (19.80%) Security Cleared
3 32 (15.84%) SC Cleared
4 28 (13.86%) Degree
5 21 (10.40%) CISM
6 17 (8.42%) GIAC
7 16 (7.92%) PMP
7 16 (7.92%) PMI Certification
8 14 (6.93%) CEH
9 12 (5.94%) ISEB
9 12 (5.94%) DV Cleared
10 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (5.45%) MCSE
11 10 (4.95%) HND
11 10 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 6 (2.97%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (2.48%) ISSAP
14 5 (2.48%) CISA
15 4 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.46%) COBIT
4 5 (2.48%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.99%) QA
7 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.50%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Snort
1 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (5.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (9.90%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.92%) SAP
3 8 (3.96%) Cisco
4 7 (3.47%) CheckPoint
4 7 (3.47%) Juniper
5 6 (2.97%) Oracle
6 5 (2.48%) CA
7 2 (0.99%) IBM
7 2 (0.99%) JBoss
8 1 (0.50%) ArcSight
8 1 (0.50%) Marketo
8 1 (0.50%) LogRhythm
8 1 (0.50%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (0.50%) Talend
8 1 (0.50%) Sourcefire
8 1 (0.50%) Qualys
8 1 (0.50%) HP
8 1 (0.50%) Primavera
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