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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 420 505 512
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +7
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 145 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.090% 0.005%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.12% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 22 0
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£450 £399 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £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
36276 34482 29909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.17% 75.38% 73.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23210 21106 18166
Average daily rate £425 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 964 1079 1107
Average hourly rate £28.19 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.33 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +39 72 £475 -3.06% 48
South East -9 37 £310 -22.20% 49
South West -14 11 £450 +80.90% 24
North West - 11 £510 - 6
West Midlands - 8 £450 - 6
East of England - 5 £400 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 7
East Midlands - - - -
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 102 (33.66%) Information Security
2 77 (25.41%) Security Cleared
3 76 (25.08%) Finance
4 61 (20.13%) Linux
5 55 (18.15%) CISSP
5 55 (18.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 52 (17.16%) Network Security
7 50 (16.50%) SC Cleared
8 49 (16.17%) SIEM
9 45 (14.85%) Degree
10 44 (14.52%) Security Architecture
10 44 (14.52%) Firewall
11 39 (12.87%) ITIL
12 38 (12.54%) Windows
13 33 (10.89%) PCI DSS
14 32 (10.56%) DV Cleared
14 32 (10.56%) Risk Management
15 30 (9.90%) Python
16 29 (9.57%) TOGAF
17 28 (9.24%) CISM
18 27 (8.91%) Project Management
19 26 (8.58%) TCP/IP
19 26 (8.58%) UNIX
19 26 (8.58%) Software Engineering
19 26 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (8.25%) Computer Science
20 25 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
21 24 (7.92%) C
21 24 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
22 23 (7.59%) SABSA

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.32%) IIS
2 1 (0.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.33%) Node.js
2 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (2.97%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.65%) MS Office
5 3 (0.99%) MS Project
6 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
2 2 (0.66%) PaaS
2 2 (0.66%) IaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 52 (17.16%) Network Security
2 44 (14.52%) Firewall
3 26 (8.58%) TCP/IP
4 21 (6.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (3.96%) VPN
5 12 (3.96%) WAN
6 10 (3.30%) LAN
7 7 (2.31%) Wireless
7 7 (2.31%) Wireshark
8 6 (1.98%) Wireless Security
9 5 (1.65%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (1.65%) Internet
10 4 (1.32%) DHCP
10 4 (1.32%) DNS
10 4 (1.32%) ASN.1
10 4 (1.32%) X.509
11 3 (0.99%) IntruShield
11 3 (0.99%) SSH
11 3 (0.99%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.31%) Big Data
2 4 (1.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) GDB
2 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.33%) GCC
3 1 (0.33%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.33%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 76 (25.08%) Finance
2 19 (6.27%) Banking
3 16 (5.28%) Law
4 11 (3.63%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.97%) Retail
5 9 (2.97%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.98%) Legal
6 6 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.66%) Electronics
8 2 (0.66%) Games
8 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Marketing
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
9 1 (0.33%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Billing
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 57 (18.81%) Architect
2 53 (17.49%) Security Architect
3 41 (13.53%) Analyst
4 39 (12.87%) Security Specialist
5 37 (12.21%) Consultant
6 33 (10.89%) Security Consultant
7 28 (9.24%) Project Manager
7 28 (9.24%) Security Analyst
8 21 (6.93%) Developer
9 20 (6.60%) Software Engineer
9 20 (6.60%) Security Manager
9 20 (6.60%) Cyber Security Specialist
10 16 (5.28%) Security Engineer
11 15 (4.95%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 15 (4.95%) Cyber Security Analyst
12 10 (3.30%) Security Project Manager
12 10 (3.30%) Web Developer
13 9 (2.97%) Cyber Security Architect
14 7 (2.31%) Front-End Developer
14 7 (2.31%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.27%) HTML
2 18 (5.94%) CSS
3 8 (2.64%) Django
3 8 (2.64%) AngularJS
4 7 (2.31%) RESTful
5 6 (1.98%) Web Services
6 4 (1.32%) GTK+
7 3 (0.99%) SOAP
8 2 (0.66%) .NET
8 2 (0.66%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.33%) STL
9 1 (0.33%) XML
9 1 (0.33%) WSH
9 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 22 (7.26%) Management Information System
4 14 (4.62%) SCADA
5 11 (3.63%) Cryptography
5 11 (3.63%) PKI
6 10 (3.30%) Raspberry Pi
7 9 (2.97%) CESG
8 8 (2.64%) CESG CLAS
8 8 (2.64%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
10 5 (1.65%) Open Source
10 5 (1.65%) Device Driver
11 4 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.32%) Physics
11 4 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.66%) Mobile App
14 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.13%) Linux
2 38 (12.54%) Windows
3 26 (8.58%) UNIX
4 10 (3.30%) Android
5 6 (1.98%) CentOS
5 6 (1.98%) Mac OS X
6 5 (1.65%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.66%) AIX
8 2 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (33.66%) Information Security
2 49 (16.17%) SIEM
3 44 (14.52%) Security Architecture
4 39 (12.87%) ITIL
5 32 (10.56%) Risk Management
6 29 (9.57%) TOGAF
7 27 (8.91%) Project Management
8 26 (8.58%) Software Engineering
9 25 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
11 23 (7.59%) SABSA
12 21 (6.93%) Analytics
12 21 (6.93%) Information Assurance
13 20 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (6.27%) Penetration Testing
15 18 (5.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 17 (5.61%) Data Protection
17 16 (5.28%) OO
18 14 (4.62%) Security Management
19 12 (3.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (9.90%) Python
2 24 (7.92%) C
3 19 (6.27%) C++
4 17 (5.61%) Java
4 17 (5.61%) Bash Shell
5 11 (3.63%) JavaScript
6 10 (3.30%) SQL
7 6 (1.98%) Perl
8 5 (1.65%) PHP
8 5 (1.65%) C#
8 5 (1.65%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.65%) VC++
9 4 (1.32%) VB
10 3 (0.99%) Ruby
10 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.33%) Scala
11 1 (0.33%) Haskell
11 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 77 (25.41%) Security Cleared
2 55 (18.15%) CISSP
3 50 (16.50%) SC Cleared
4 45 (14.85%) Degree
5 32 (10.56%) DV Cleared
6 28 (9.24%) CISM
7 16 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.63%) CISA
9 10 (3.30%) CEH
10 9 (2.97%) GIAC
11 6 (1.98%) CCNA
11 6 (1.98%) HND
12 5 (1.65%) MCSE
12 5 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.65%) PMP
12 5 (1.65%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.65%) GCIH
12 5 (1.65%) ISSAP
13 4 (1.32%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (18.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (10.89%) PCI DSS
3 15 (4.95%) COBIT
4 3 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.33%) COSO
6 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (2.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.65%) Snort
3 4 (1.32%) Xen
4 3 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.99%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.33%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (1.65%) Nessus
2 4 (1.32%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.66%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.66%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.33%) Puppet
4 1 (0.33%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 22 (7.26%) Cisco
2 16 (5.28%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.29%) HP
4 12 (3.96%) Oracle
5 10 (3.30%) IBM
5 10 (3.30%) SAP
5 10 (3.30%) Apple
5 10 (3.30%) McAfee
5 10 (3.30%) Splunk
6 9 (2.97%) VMware
7 7 (2.31%) ArcSight
8 6 (1.98%) Symantec
8 6 (1.98%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.65%) NetIQ
9 5 (1.65%) Rapid7
9 5 (1.65%) Qualys
9 5 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.32%) Altiris
10 4 (1.32%) Tripwire
11 3 (0.99%) Sourcefire
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