The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / London
Rank 243 292 361
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +69
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 169 124 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 0.59% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.70% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 75 33
Median daily rate £500 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £373 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £705 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16153 17661 17197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.51% 84.12% 81.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11671 12516 12421
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 206 192
Median hourly rate £31.50 £24.23 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in London

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
City of London 0 22 £563 +60.71% 36
Harrow +1 2 £440 +35.38%
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 159 (36.55%) Finance
2 132 (30.34%) Information Security
3 87 (20.00%) CISSP
4 82 (18.85%) Security Cleared
5 75 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (16.32%) Banking
7 66 (15.17%) SIEM
7 66 (15.17%) Security Operations
8 64 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 63 (14.48%) Risk Management
10 59 (13.56%) Firewall
11 55 (12.64%) Degree
12 51 (11.72%) Project Management
12 51 (11.72%) Network Security
13 49 (11.26%) SC Cleared
14 48 (11.03%) Management Information System
15 43 (9.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 42 (9.66%) Security Architecture
17 41 (9.43%) Windows
17 41 (9.43%) CISM
18 40 (9.20%) Splunk
19 38 (8.74%) Internet
20 37 (8.51%) Linux
20 37 (8.51%) Microsoft
20 37 (8.51%) Security Operations Centre
21 36 (8.28%) Incident Management
22 35 (8.05%) Unix
22 35 (8.05%) ITIL
23 34 (7.82%) Retail
24 33 (7.59%) SQL

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.15%) WebSphere
2 3 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.46%) Apache
3 2 (0.46%) IIS
3 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.23%) Confluence
4 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.23%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.61%) MS Office
3 6 (1.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.69%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.29%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.99%) IaaS
4 9 (2.07%) PaaS
5 8 (1.84%) Office 365
6 5 (1.15%) SaaS
7 1 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 59 (13.56%) Firewall
2 51 (11.72%) Network Security
3 38 (8.74%) Internet
4 25 (5.75%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.68%) LAN
6 15 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
7 13 (2.99%) WAN
8 12 (2.76%) LDAP
8 12 (2.76%) VoIP
9 11 (2.53%) VPN
10 8 (1.84%) HTTP
10 8 (1.84%) SMTP
11 7 (1.61%) DKIM
11 7 (1.61%) DMARC
12 6 (1.38%) Kerberos
13 5 (1.15%) DNS
13 5 (1.15%) MPLS
14 4 (0.92%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.92%) SCCP
14 4 (0.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.14%) Big Data
2 7 (1.61%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.61%) Hadoop
2 7 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.92%) MySQL
3 4 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.46%) DB2
4 2 (0.46%) GIS
4 2 (0.46%) Redis
4 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.23%) HBase
5 1 (0.23%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.23%) OrientDB
5 1 (0.23%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (0.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Jenkins
1 8 (1.84%) Selenium
2 6 (1.38%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.38%) Selenium IDE
2 6 (1.38%) WebDriver
3 5 (1.15%) JUnit
4 3 (0.69%) JIRA
5 2 (0.46%) JMeter
5 2 (0.46%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.23%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.23%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.23%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.23%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.23%) NUnit
6 1 (0.23%) sqlmap
General
1 159 (36.55%) Finance
2 71 (16.32%) Banking
3 34 (7.82%) Retail
4 30 (6.90%) Legal
5 19 (4.37%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.99%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.53%) Law
8 10 (2.30%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.07%) Military
10 6 (1.38%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.38%) Marketing
11 5 (1.15%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (25.98%) Analyst
2 85 (19.54%) Security Analyst
3 81 (18.62%) Architect
4 62 (14.25%) Security Manager
5 57 (13.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 54 (12.41%) Consultant
7 53 (12.18%) Security Architect
8 47 (10.80%) Security Consultant
9 43 (9.89%) Project Manager
10 36 (8.28%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 35 (8.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 29 (6.67%) Security Project Manager
12 29 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (6.44%) Security Engineer
14 25 (5.75%) Business Analyst
15 24 (5.52%) Cybersecurity Architect
16 18 (4.14%) Information Security Manager
17 17 (3.91%) Developer
17 17 (3.91%) Security Solutions Architect
18 16 (3.68%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.53%) SAML
2 8 (1.84%) ELK Stack
2 8 (1.84%) Middleware
3 7 (1.61%) SOAP
4 6 (1.38%) REST
5 5 (1.15%) CSS
5 5 (1.15%) HTML
5 5 (1.15%) HTML5
5 5 (1.15%) OpenID
6 4 (0.92%) CSS3
6 4 (0.92%) D3.js
6 4 (0.92%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.92%) Web Services
7 3 (0.69%) .NET
8 2 (0.46%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.46%) DOM
8 2 (0.46%) J2EE
8 2 (0.46%) RESTful
8 2 (0.46%) Spring
9 1 (0.23%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.03%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.51%) Security Operations Centre
3 31 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 27 (6.21%) Data Centre
6 21 (4.83%) Cyber Attack
6 21 (4.83%) Cyber Defence
7 20 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
8 19 (4.37%) CESG
9 12 (2.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (2.53%) Fixed Income
10 11 (2.53%) PKI
11 10 (2.30%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.61%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.61%) Equities
12 7 (1.61%) User Experience
13 6 (1.38%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.15%) Mathematics
15 4 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
15 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.43%) Windows
2 37 (8.51%) Linux
3 35 (8.05%) Unix
4 3 (0.69%) zOS
5 2 (0.46%) Android
6 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (30.34%) Information Security
2 75 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (15.17%) Security Operations
3 66 (15.17%) SIEM
4 64 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (14.48%) Risk Management
6 51 (11.72%) Project Management
7 42 (9.66%) Security Architecture
8 36 (8.28%) Incident Management
9 35 (8.05%) ITIL
10 32 (7.36%) Risk Assessment
11 29 (6.67%) Open Source
11 29 (6.67%) PRINCE2
12 28 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 25 (5.75%) Vulnerability Management
14 23 (5.29%) Security Monitoring
15 22 (5.06%) Data Protection
15 22 (5.06%) Information Assurance
16 21 (4.83%) Analytics
16 21 (4.83%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (7.59%) SQL
2 25 (5.75%) Java
3 20 (4.60%) Python
4 12 (2.76%) C#
5 10 (2.30%) Perl
6 9 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.84%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.61%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.15%) C++
9 5 (1.15%) PHP
10 2 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.46%) C
10 2 (0.46%) Delphi
10 2 (0.46%) Scala
11 1 (0.23%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (20.00%) CISSP
2 82 (18.85%) Security Cleared
3 55 (12.64%) Degree
4 49 (11.26%) SC Cleared
5 41 (9.43%) CISM
6 26 (5.98%) DV Cleared
7 19 (4.37%) CISA
7 19 (4.37%) ISSAP
8 13 (2.99%) GIAC
8 13 (2.99%) SANS
9 11 (2.53%) GCIH
9 11 (2.53%) PMP
9 11 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (2.30%) APMP
10 10 (2.30%) CESG Certified Professional
10 10 (2.30%) CRISC
10 10 (2.30%) PMI Certification
11 8 (1.84%) GCIA
12 7 (1.61%) CNA
12 7 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (9.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.84%) COBIT
4 8 (1.84%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 7 (1.61%) QA
6 6 (1.38%) GDPR
7 5 (1.15%) RMADS
8 4 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.92%) ISO27002
9 2 (0.46%) BS7799
9 2 (0.46%) SLA
10 1 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.23%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.46%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.23%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (3.22%) QRadar
2 8 (1.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.61%) ArcSight ESM
3 7 (1.61%) Kibana
4 6 (1.38%) SCCM
5 5 (1.15%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.92%) Ansible
6 4 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (0.92%) Nessus
7 3 (0.69%) EnCase
7 3 (0.69%) logstash
8 2 (0.46%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.46%) FTK
8 2 (0.46%) Nmap
8 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.46%) Puppet
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) Oozie
9 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (9.20%) Splunk
2 37 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 22 (5.06%) Oracle
4 18 (4.14%) ArcSight
5 16 (3.68%) Cisco
6 14 (3.22%) IBM
6 14 (3.22%) ServiceNow
7 13 (2.99%) Cyber-Ark
8 12 (2.76%) Intel Security
9 11 (2.53%) LogRhythm
10 10 (2.30%) SAP
11 8 (1.84%) F5
11 8 (1.84%) Palo Alto
11 8 (1.84%) Sun
12 7 (1.61%) Google
12 7 (1.61%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.38%) FireEye
13 6 (1.38%) Trend Micro
13 6 (1.38%) VMware
14 5 (1.15%) Symantec
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