The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 454 529 543
Rank change year-on-year
+75 +14
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 116 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.028% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.038% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 3 11
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£450 £500 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +28.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £380 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £540 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36754 34094 37574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.30% 71.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23188 21156 22089
Average daily rate £407 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1082 994 1361
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Cyber Security
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +66 68 £450 - 19
South East +12 22 £425 -22.72% 24
North West +7 11 £500 - 4
East Midlands - 6 £588 -
South West - 3 - - 8
East of England - 3 - -
Yorkshire +8 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £500 - 1
Cyber Security
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Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 60 (35.71%) Information Security
2 38 (22.62%) CISSP
3 37 (22.02%) Finance
4 34 (20.24%) Firewall
5 33 (19.64%) Risk Management
6 32 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (19.05%) Security Architecture
7 31 (18.45%) Degree
8 28 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 27 (16.07%) Security Cleared
10 26 (15.48%) Project Management
11 24 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 23 (13.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 23 (13.69%) SIEM
13 22 (13.10%) Banking
13 22 (13.10%) CISM
14 21 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (11.90%) SAP
16 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
17 18 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
17 18 (10.71%) ITIL
18 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
19 16 (9.52%) Network Security
20 15 (8.93%) Information Assurance
20 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 14 (8.33%) Business Analysis
21 14 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
21 14 (8.33%) PMP
21 14 (8.33%) PMI Certification
21 14 (8.33%) MS Office

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (3.57%) IIS
2 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Lync
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (8.33%) MS Office
3 11 (6.55%) MS Excel
4 9 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.60%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 34 (20.24%) Firewall
2 16 (9.52%) Network Security
3 9 (5.36%) Internet
4 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (2.38%) Intranet
6 4 (2.38%) FWSM
7 3 (1.79%) Wireless Security
7 3 (1.79%) Wireless
7 3 (1.79%) SSL
8 2 (1.19%) S/MIME
8 2 (1.19%) WAN
8 2 (1.19%) IPsec
8 2 (1.19%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.60%) LAN
9 1 (0.60%) VPN
9 1 (0.60%) MPLS
9 1 (0.60%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (1.79%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.79%) Big Data
2 2 (1.19%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.60%) MS Access
3 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.60%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 37 (22.02%) Finance
2 22 (13.10%) Banking
3 12 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.76%) Retail
5 7 (4.17%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.57%) Electronics
7 5 (2.98%) Mandarin Language
8 4 (2.38%) Law
9 3 (1.79%) International Banking
10 2 (1.19%) Legal
10 2 (1.19%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.60%) Advertising
11 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (25.00%) Architect
2 31 (18.45%) Analyst
2 31 (18.45%) Security Architect
3 20 (11.90%) Security Manager
4 19 (11.31%) Project Manager
5 18 (10.71%) Business Analyst
5 18 (10.71%) Security Analyst
6 13 (7.74%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (7.74%) Consultant
7 10 (5.95%) Security Project Manager
8 9 (5.36%) Coordinator
8 9 (5.36%) Security Consultant
8 9 (5.36%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Cyber Security Architect
10 7 (4.17%) Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Security Specialist
11 6 (3.57%) Business Manager
12 5 (2.98%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.19%) JDBC
1 2 (1.19%) SOAP
1 2 (1.19%) Web Services
1 2 (1.19%) XML
1 2 (1.19%) XSD
1 2 (1.19%) Swing
1 2 (1.19%) WSDL
1 2 (1.19%) Spring
1 2 (1.19%) REST
1 2 (1.19%) Kafka
2 1 (0.60%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.60%) COM
2 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.76%) FMCG
2 8 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (4.17%) PKI
4 6 (3.57%) CESG
4 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.57%) Open Source
5 5 (2.98%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (2.98%) EMV
6 3 (1.79%) SCADA
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.19%) Human Factors
7 2 (1.19%) Smartcard
7 2 (1.19%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.60%) Social Network
8 1 (0.60%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.36%) Android
2 6 (3.57%) Linux
3 5 (2.98%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.71%) Information Security
2 33 (19.64%) Risk Management
3 32 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (19.05%) Security Architecture
4 26 (15.48%) Project Management
5 24 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 23 (13.69%) SIEM
6 23 (13.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 18 (10.71%) ITIL
8 15 (8.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 15 (8.93%) Information Assurance
9 14 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 14 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 14 (8.33%) Identity Management
10 12 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 12 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (5.95%) Change Control
12 9 (5.36%) SABSA
12 9 (5.36%) Data Entry
12 9 (5.36%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.36%) C
2 8 (4.76%) Java
3 6 (3.57%) C++
4 3 (1.79%) VB
5 2 (1.19%) SQL
6 1 (0.60%) VBA
6 1 (0.60%) Python
6 1 (0.60%) Ruby
6 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (22.62%) CISSP
2 31 (18.45%) Degree
3 27 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 22 (13.10%) CISM
5 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
6 14 (8.33%) PMP
6 14 (8.33%) PMI Certification
7 13 (7.74%) HND
8 12 (7.14%) ISEB
9 10 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 8 (4.76%) DV Cleared
10 8 (4.76%) GIAC
11 7 (4.17%) CEH
12 6 (3.57%) ISSAP
13 5 (2.98%) MCSE
13 5 (2.98%) CCNP
13 5 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 5 (2.98%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.95%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.36%) COBIT
4 5 (2.98%) ISO 9001
5 4 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.60%) BS7799
6 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (11.90%) SAP
2 17 (10.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.95%) Oracle
4 7 (4.17%) Cisco
5 5 (2.98%) Juniper
5 5 (2.98%) CA
5 5 (2.98%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.60%) Primavera
6 1 (0.60%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.60%) Riverbed
6 1 (0.60%) Tufin
6 1 (0.60%) F5
6 1 (0.60%) Talend
6 1 (0.60%) Marketo
6 1 (0.60%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
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