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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 187 318 463
Rank change year-on-year
+131 +145
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 631 332 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.38% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.81% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 211 113
Median daily rate £500 £500 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Median hourly rate £33.75 £41.75 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -4.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £41.75 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -30.41%
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
37877 41238 40628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.85% 81.42% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25375 27145 26819
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1232 1154
Median hourly rate £29.00 £30.90 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.14% +23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +79 225 £500 -1.96% 89
North West +50 95 £450 -12.19% 23
South East +21 63 £480 -4.10% 32
South West +53 55 £458 -32.22% 26
West Midlands +27 53 £425 -17.87% 13
Yorkshire +22 49 £500 +11.11% 8
East of England +36 42 £525 - 7
East Midlands - 30 £525 - 6
Midlands +9 6 £500 -
North East - 5 £713 - 1
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 374 (31.97%) Information Security
2 312 (26.67%) Finance
3 283 (24.19%) CISSP
4 276 (23.59%) Security Cleared
5 216 (18.46%) SIEM
6 209 (17.86%) Firewall
7 202 (17.26%) Security Operations
8 191 (16.32%) SC Cleared
9 164 (14.02%) Risk Management
10 152 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
11 150 (12.82%) Management Information System
12 147 (12.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 142 (12.14%) Windows
14 127 (10.85%) Internet
14 127 (10.85%) Banking
15 123 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
16 120 (10.26%) Linux
17 119 (10.17%) Unix
18 116 (9.91%) Project Management
19 112 (9.57%) Degree
20 107 (9.15%) CISM
21 105 (8.97%) Security Operations Centre
22 103 (8.80%) Network Security
23 98 (8.38%) ITIL
24 94 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
25 92 (7.86%) Splunk
26 89 (7.61%) Incident Management
27 87 (7.44%) Security Architecture
28 86 (7.35%) Intrusion Detection
29 85 (7.26%) Vulnerability Management

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 14 (1.20%) IIS
2 12 (1.03%) Apache
2 12 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 11 (0.94%) WebLogic
4 10 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.51%) Confluence
5 6 (0.51%) JBoss
6 5 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (0.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.26%) SAS
8 3 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.17%) Jetty
9 2 (0.17%) Mongrel
9 2 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 30 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.71%) MS Office
3 13 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.51%) MS Project
6 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) assyst
4 1 (0.085%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 26 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (1.71%) IaaS
3 11 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.85%) PaaS
5 8 (0.68%) SaaS
6 4 (0.34%) Office 365
7 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.17%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.085%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.085%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.085%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 209 (17.86%) Firewall
2 127 (10.85%) Internet
3 103 (8.80%) Network Security
4 86 (7.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 73 (6.24%) TCP/IP
6 51 (4.36%) LAN
7 49 (4.19%) VPN
8 46 (3.93%) WAN
9 40 (3.42%) HTTP
10 35 (2.99%) VoIP
11 18 (1.54%) IPsec
12 17 (1.45%) SMTP
13 14 (1.20%) DNS
13 14 (1.20%) SSH
13 14 (1.20%) SSL
14 13 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (1.03%) Wireless
16 10 (0.85%) FTP
17 7 (0.60%) DKIM
17 7 (0.60%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (2.39%) Big Data
1 28 (2.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.20%) Hadoop
3 13 (1.11%) Redis
4 8 (0.68%) MySQL
4 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 8 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 7 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.26%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (0.26%) OrientDB
8 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.17%) DB2
9 2 (0.17%) GIS
9 2 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 1 (0.085%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (1.62%) JIRA
2 17 (1.45%) Selenium
3 14 (1.20%) Metasploit
4 12 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.51%) JUnit
6 6 (0.51%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (0.51%) WebDriver
7 5 (0.43%) JMeter
8 4 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.26%) Bitbucket
9 3 (0.26%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.17%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.17%) Maven
10 2 (0.17%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.17%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.17%) WebLogic Workshop
10 2 (0.17%) Zephyr
11 1 (0.085%) ClearCase
General
1 312 (26.67%) Finance
2 127 (10.85%) Banking
3 60 (5.13%) Retail
4 51 (4.36%) Legal
4 51 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 20 (1.71%) Law
6 15 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.03%) Military
9 10 (0.85%) Marketing
10 8 (0.68%) Electronics
10 8 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.26%) Advertising
11 3 (0.26%) Automotive
11 3 (0.26%) Back Office
11 3 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.17%) Publishing
13 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 323 (27.61%) Analyst
2 224 (19.15%) Security Analyst
3 191 (16.32%) Architect
4 156 (13.33%) Consultant
5 148 (12.65%) Security Architect
6 142 (12.14%) Security Manager
7 137 (11.71%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 133 (11.37%) Security Consultant
9 88 (7.52%) Project Manager
10 82 (7.01%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 74 (6.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 62 (5.30%) Security Engineer
13 61 (5.21%) Security Project Manager
14 53 (4.53%) SOC Analyst
15 50 (4.27%) Business Analyst
16 47 (4.02%) Security Specialist
17 43 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
18 40 (3.42%) Cybersecurity Architect
19 36 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
20 33 (2.82%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.82%) ELK Stack
2 18 (1.54%) Web Services
3 16 (1.37%) .NET
4 12 (1.03%) XML
5 11 (0.94%) Middleware
5 11 (0.94%) RESTful
6 10 (0.85%) J2EE
7 9 (0.77%) SOAP
8 6 (0.51%) Regular Expression
8 6 (0.51%) REST
8 6 (0.51%) SAML
9 5 (0.43%) HTML
9 5 (0.43%) Java EE
9 5 (0.43%) Spring
10 4 (0.34%) CSS
10 4 (0.34%) JSON
11 3 (0.26%) OpenID
12 2 (0.17%) HTML5
12 2 (0.17%) jQuery
12 2 (0.17%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 150 (12.82%) Management Information System
2 105 (8.97%) Security Operations Centre
3 94 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
4 64 (5.47%) Cyberthreat
5 61 (5.21%) CESG
6 56 (4.79%) Data Centre
7 52 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
8 34 (2.91%) Cryptography
9 30 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 30 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 24 (2.05%) PKI
11 13 (1.11%) Reference Data
12 11 (0.94%) Fixed Income
13 9 (0.77%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.60%) Equities
14 7 (0.60%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.60%) PMI
15 6 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
15 6 (0.51%) Mobile App
15 6 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 142 (12.14%) Windows
2 120 (10.26%) Linux
3 119 (10.17%) Unix
4 8 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 8 (0.68%) Windows Vista
5 6 (0.51%) Android
5 6 (0.51%) Solaris
6 5 (0.43%) AIX
6 5 (0.43%) Kali Linux
7 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.34%) zOS
8 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.17%) CentOS
9 2 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.17%) VMS
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.085%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.085%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 374 (31.97%) Information Security
2 216 (18.46%) SIEM
3 202 (17.26%) Security Operations
4 164 (14.02%) Risk Management
5 152 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 123 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
7 116 (9.91%) Project Management
8 98 (8.38%) ITIL
9 89 (7.61%) Incident Management
10 87 (7.44%) Security Architecture
11 85 (7.26%) Vulnerability Management
12 78 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
13 75 (6.41%) PRINCE2
14 66 (5.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 61 (5.21%) Ethical Hacking
15 61 (5.21%) Patch Management
16 56 (4.79%) Risk Assessment
16 56 (4.79%) TOGAF
17 53 (4.53%) Information Assurance
18 51 (4.36%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (4.87%) SQL
2 55 (4.70%) Java
3 52 (4.44%) Python
4 31 (2.65%) PowerShell
5 23 (1.97%) C#
6 15 (1.28%) Perl
7 14 (1.20%) C++
8 11 (0.94%) C
8 11 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 11 (0.94%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.77%) VB
10 7 (0.60%) PHP
11 2 (0.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.17%) Delphi
11 2 (0.17%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.17%) Ruby
11 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.085%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.085%) R
12 1 (0.085%) Scala
Qualifications
1 283 (24.19%) CISSP
2 276 (23.59%) Security Cleared
3 191 (16.32%) SC Cleared
4 112 (9.57%) Degree
5 107 (9.15%) CISM
6 77 (6.58%) DV Cleared
7 53 (4.53%) SANS
8 47 (4.02%) CISA
9 45 (3.85%) CEH
10 40 (3.42%) GIAC
11 33 (2.82%) CESG Certified Professional
11 33 (2.82%) GCIH
12 31 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (2.65%) ISSAP
13 26 (2.22%) SSCP
14 25 (2.14%) CRISC
15 22 (1.88%) GCIA
15 22 (1.88%) ISEB
16 20 (1.71%) CREST Certified
16 20 (1.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (12.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 62 (5.30%) PCI DSS
3 23 (1.97%) RMADS
4 21 (1.79%) COBIT
5 17 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (1.37%) QA
7 13 (1.11%) ISO27002
8 11 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 6 (0.51%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.43%) COSO
11 4 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
11 4 (0.34%) SAS 70
11 4 (0.34%) SLA
12 2 (0.17%) BS7799
13 1 (0.085%) GPG13
13 1 (0.085%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.085%) ISO27005
13 1 (0.085%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.085%) SEPA
13 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (3.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.68%) Sendmail
3 8 (0.68%) Snort
3 8 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.60%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (0.26%) Docker
7 2 (0.17%) ISA Server
7 2 (0.17%) vCloud
7 2 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.17%) vSphere
7 2 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.085%) Cygwin
8 1 (0.085%) NDS
8 1 (0.085%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (0.085%) RACF
8 1 (0.085%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 52 (4.44%) QRadar
2 30 (2.56%) Nessus
3 27 (2.31%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 27 (2.31%) McAfee ePO
4 15 (1.28%) Kibana
4 15 (1.28%) Nmap
5 14 (1.20%) logstash
6 12 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 11 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
8 10 (0.85%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 9 (0.77%) ArcSight ESM
10 8 (0.68%) SCCM
11 7 (0.60%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (0.60%) RSA Archer
11 7 (0.60%) RSA enVision
12 6 (0.51%) Ansible
12 6 (0.51%) Puppet
13 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.34%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 92 (7.86%) Splunk
2 84 (7.18%) Microsoft
3 65 (5.56%) Intel Security
4 60 (5.13%) Oracle
5 50 (4.27%) LogRhythm
6 49 (4.19%) Cisco
7 39 (3.33%) VMware
8 38 (3.25%) ArcSight
9 36 (3.08%) IBM
10 33 (2.82%) Apple
11 27 (2.31%) SAP
12 23 (1.97%) CheckPoint
12 23 (1.97%) Citrix
12 23 (1.97%) Qualys
13 20 (1.71%) Cyber-Ark
14 14 (1.20%) Forcepoint
14 14 (1.20%) Palo Alto
14 14 (1.20%) Sourcefire
14 14 (1.20%) Symantec
15 13 (1.11%) F5
South East
Boston Hale
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Ministry of Defence - DE&S
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Ministry of Defence - DE&S
Posted: Yesterday
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Ministry of Defence - DE&S
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lennon Wright
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £130 per day 3 months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
NCC Group
Rate: up to £550 Per Day
Posted: 24 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Lancaster University Science and Technology
Rate: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 22 days ago