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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 432 516 503
Rank change year-on-year
+84 -13
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 144 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.092% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.12% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 25 10
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£450 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £296 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 -
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £26.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.92% -30.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £26.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+73.07% -30.66%
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
37507 36060 30720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.49% 75.50% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 23739 22508 18841
Average daily rate £425 £410 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £574 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1067 1020
Average hourly rate £29.00 £26.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 +60 76 £500 +29.03% 60
South East +9 46 £400 -6.97% 53
West Midlands - 7 £450 - 4
East of England - 5 £450 - 4
South West -6 4 £380 +52.76% 25
North West -17 4 £550 - 7
Yorkshire - - - - 6
East Midlands - - - - 1
Cyber Security
UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 89 (31.23%) Information Security
2 69 (24.21%) Finance
3 67 (23.51%) CISSP
4 59 (20.70%) Security Cleared
5 54 (18.95%) Linux
5 54 (18.95%) Degree
6 52 (18.25%) SIEM
7 51 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 45 (15.79%) Security Architecture
9 44 (15.44%) Firewall
10 39 (13.68%) Network Security
11 37 (12.98%) SC Cleared
12 36 (12.63%) CISM
12 36 (12.63%) Windows
13 35 (12.28%) TOGAF
14 33 (11.58%) ITIL
15 30 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
16 29 (10.18%) PCI DSS
16 29 (10.18%) Computer Science
16 29 (10.18%) Risk Management
17 27 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
17 27 (9.47%) SABSA
18 26 (9.12%) Management Information System
19 25 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
20 24 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (8.07%) UNIX
22 22 (7.72%) Cisco
22 22 (7.72%) Java
22 22 (7.72%) Penetration Testing
23 21 (7.37%) Python

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 8 (2.81%) IIS
2 3 (1.05%) Node.js
3 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.35%) Apache
4 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.35%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (3.86%) Spreadsheet
2 10 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.81%) MS Office
4 5 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.40%) MS Project
6 2 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.40%) PaaS
2 4 (1.40%) IaaS
3 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (15.44%) Firewall
2 39 (13.68%) Network Security
3 20 (7.02%) TCP/IP
4 18 (6.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 14 (4.91%) VPN
6 11 (3.86%) WAN
7 9 (3.16%) LAN
8 6 (2.11%) Wireless
9 5 (1.75%) Wireshark
10 4 (1.40%) ASN.1
10 4 (1.40%) SSH
10 4 (1.40%) Wireless Security
10 4 (1.40%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (1.40%) X.509
10 4 (1.40%) Internet
10 4 (1.40%) DHCP
10 4 (1.40%) DNS
10 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
11 3 (1.05%) SSL
11 3 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.51%) Big Data
2 3 (1.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.35%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (1.40%) GDB
2 2 (0.70%) Selenium
2 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.35%) Mockito
3 1 (0.35%) GCC
3 1 (0.35%) Ant
3 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.35%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.35%) Maven
3 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 69 (24.21%) Finance
2 13 (4.56%) Financial Institution
3 10 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.51%) Law
4 8 (2.81%) Banking
5 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.75%) Legal
7 4 (1.40%) Retail
8 2 (0.70%) German Language
8 2 (0.70%) Electronics
8 2 (0.70%) Games
8 2 (0.70%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.35%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.35%) Military
9 1 (0.35%) Advertising
9 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.35%) Automotive
9 1 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (21.05%) Architect
2 55 (19.30%) Security Architect
3 47 (16.49%) Analyst
4 33 (11.58%) Consultant
4 33 (11.58%) Security Analyst
5 31 (10.88%) Security Consultant
6 27 (9.47%) Security Specialist
7 23 (8.07%) Developer
7 23 (8.07%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 18 (6.32%) Security Manager
10 16 (5.61%) Security Engineer
10 16 (5.61%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 14 (4.91%) Cyber Security Specialist
12 11 (3.86%) Software Engineer
12 11 (3.86%) Web Developer
13 10 (3.51%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.51%) Cyber Security Architect
13 10 (3.51%) Security Project Manager
14 8 (2.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (6.67%) HTML
2 18 (6.32%) CSS
3 7 (2.46%) Web Services
3 7 (2.46%) Django
3 7 (2.46%) RESTful
3 7 (2.46%) AngularJS
4 4 (1.40%) GTK+
4 4 (1.40%) SOAP
5 3 (1.05%) .NET
6 2 (0.70%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.70%) Middleware
6 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.70%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.35%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.35%) Drools
7 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.35%) JMX
7 1 (0.35%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.35%) Spring
7 1 (0.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.18%) Computer Science
2 26 (9.12%) Management Information System
3 25 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.91%) SCADA
5 11 (3.86%) Cryptography
5 11 (3.86%) Raspberry Pi
6 10 (3.51%) PKI
7 8 (2.81%) CESG
8 7 (2.46%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (2.11%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.11%) Physics
9 6 (2.11%) Open Source
10 5 (1.75%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.40%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.40%) Device Driver
12 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.05%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.70%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.95%) Linux
2 36 (12.63%) Windows
3 23 (8.07%) UNIX
4 4 (1.40%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (1.40%) CentOS
5 3 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (1.05%) Android
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.70%) AIX
6 2 (0.70%) Solaris
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) VxWorks
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (31.23%) Information Security
2 52 (18.25%) SIEM
3 45 (15.79%) Security Architecture
4 35 (12.28%) TOGAF
5 33 (11.58%) ITIL
6 30 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
7 29 (10.18%) Risk Management
8 27 (9.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (9.47%) SABSA
9 24 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (7.72%) Penetration Testing
11 20 (7.02%) Project Management
12 19 (6.67%) Software Engineering
13 18 (6.32%) Information Assurance
14 17 (5.96%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 17 (5.96%) OO
15 16 (5.61%) Security Management
15 16 (5.61%) Analytics
16 15 (5.26%) Data Protection
17 12 (4.21%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.72%) Java
2 21 (7.37%) Python
3 18 (6.32%) C++
4 17 (5.96%) C
5 15 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 11 (3.86%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.51%) SQL
8 8 (2.81%) PHP
9 7 (2.46%) C#
10 6 (2.11%) Perl
11 5 (1.75%) VC++
12 4 (1.40%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.40%) VB
13 3 (1.05%) Scala
13 3 (1.05%) Haskell
13 3 (1.05%) Clojure
14 1 (0.35%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.35%) Ruby
14 1 (0.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 67 (23.51%) CISSP
2 59 (20.70%) Security Cleared
3 54 (18.95%) Degree
4 37 (12.98%) SC Cleared
5 36 (12.63%) CISM
6 18 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (6.32%) DV Cleared
7 13 (4.56%) CISA
8 11 (3.86%) ISSAP
9 9 (3.16%) CEH
10 8 (2.81%) GIAC
11 7 (2.46%) GCIH
11 7 (2.46%) CCNA
12 6 (2.11%) HND
12 6 (2.11%) GCIA
13 5 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.40%) PMP
14 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
14 4 (1.40%) CHFI
15 3 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (17.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (10.18%) PCI DSS
3 18 (6.32%) COBIT
4 5 (1.75%) QA
5 2 (0.70%) COSO
5 2 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.35%) SLA
6 1 (0.35%) BS7799
System Software
1 8 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.11%) Snort
3 4 (1.40%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.40%) iptables
4 3 (1.05%) Xen
4 3 (1.05%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.35%) XenApp
5 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.75%) Nessus
2 4 (1.40%) CORE IMPACT
3 2 (0.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.35%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.35%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (7.72%) Cisco
2 19 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.21%) McAfee
3 12 (4.21%) HP
4 11 (3.86%) Apple
5 10 (3.51%) IBM
5 10 (3.51%) VMware
5 10 (3.51%) Splunk
6 9 (3.16%) ArcSight
7 8 (2.81%) Symantec
7 8 (2.81%) Oracle
7 8 (2.81%) SAP
8 7 (2.46%) Qualys
9 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 5 (1.75%) Rapid7
9 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.75%) NetIQ
10 4 (1.40%) Altiris
10 4 (1.40%) Tripwire
11 3 (1.05%) Sourcefire
South West
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £35,000 - £75,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £425 - £475 day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £40 000 to £65 000 + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £495.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago