The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 334 378 -
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 57 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.087% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £600 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £372 -
% change year-on-year
+30.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
Cyber Security
England

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
16364 17145 14739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.90% 78.30% 76.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11736 11865 10228
Average daily rate £450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 306
Average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £78.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in London

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in London

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend in London

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
City of London +16 11 £450 - 7
Canary Wharf - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (52.82%) Information Security
2 47 (33.10%) Finance
3 33 (23.24%) CISSP
4 32 (22.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 30 (21.13%) Banking
6 28 (19.72%) Network Security
7 27 (19.01%) Firewall
8 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 22 (15.49%) Project Management
9 22 (15.49%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (15.49%) Security Cleared
10 21 (14.79%) Security Architecture
10 21 (14.79%) Degree
10 21 (14.79%) TCP/IP
11 20 (14.08%) Risk Management
11 20 (14.08%) Project Planning
11 20 (14.08%) SC Cleared
12 19 (13.38%) Investment Banking
12 19 (13.38%) Law
12 19 (13.38%) ITIL
13 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (11.27%) GIAC
14 16 (11.27%) Information Assurance
15 15 (10.56%) Windows
15 15 (10.56%) Microsoft
16 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
16 14 (9.86%) CEH
17 12 (8.45%) SIEM
18 11 (7.75%) Change Control
18 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Apache
3 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) IaaS
1 2 (1.41%) SaaS
1 2 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 28 (19.72%) Network Security
2 27 (19.01%) Firewall
3 21 (14.79%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.75%) Internet
5 10 (7.04%) Intranet
6 4 (2.82%) LAN
6 4 (2.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (2.11%) Wireless Security
7 3 (2.11%) Wireless
7 3 (2.11%) DNS
7 3 (2.11%) VPN
7 3 (2.11%) DHCP
8 2 (1.41%) LDAP
8 2 (1.41%) Kerberos
8 2 (1.41%) SNMP
8 2 (1.41%) WAN
8 2 (1.41%) BIG-IP
8 2 (1.41%) SSH
9 1 (0.70%) MPLS
9 1 (0.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) Big Data
2 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) GDB
2 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.70%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (33.10%) Finance
2 30 (21.13%) Banking
3 19 (13.38%) Investment Banking
3 19 (13.38%) Law
4 11 (7.75%) Retail
5 10 (7.04%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.82%) Legal
7 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
8 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.70%) Marketing
8 1 (0.70%) German Language
8 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.70%) Military
8 1 (0.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (24.65%) Project Manager
2 26 (18.31%) Analyst
3 24 (16.90%) Security Specialist
3 24 (16.90%) Security Manager
4 23 (16.20%) Architect
5 21 (14.79%) Security Architect
6 20 (14.08%) Security Project Manager
7 19 (13.38%) Security Analyst
8 14 (9.86%) Consultant
9 13 (9.15%) Security Consultant
10 10 (7.04%) Information Security Specialist
10 10 (7.04%) Information Specialist
11 9 (6.34%) Information Analyst
11 9 (6.34%) Product Analyst
11 9 (6.34%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (6.34%) Product Specialist
12 7 (4.93%) Security Engineer
12 7 (4.93%) Cyber Security Analyst
13 6 (4.23%) Cyber Security Architect
13 6 (4.23%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) WSH
1 1 (0.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.93%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.11%) CESG
6 3 (2.11%) Online Banking
6 3 (2.11%) Physics
7 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.41%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) FMCG
8 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.70%) Open Source
8 1 (0.70%) SCADA
8 1 (0.70%) RMADS
8 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.56%) Windows
2 11 (7.75%) Linux
3 9 (6.34%) UNIX
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.70%) AIX
5 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.82%) Information Security
2 25 (17.61%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (15.49%) Project Management
3 22 (15.49%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (14.79%) Security Architecture
5 20 (14.08%) Risk Management
5 20 (14.08%) Project Planning
6 19 (13.38%) ITIL
7 16 (11.27%) Information Assurance
8 12 (8.45%) SIEM
9 11 (7.75%) Change Control
9 11 (7.75%) Ethical Hacking
9 11 (7.75%) TOGAF
9 11 (7.75%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.75%) Matrix Management
10 10 (7.04%) ISMS
10 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (7.04%) SABSA
11 8 (5.63%) Digital Forensics
11 8 (5.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.52%) Shell Script
1 5 (3.52%) C
1 5 (3.52%) Java
1 5 (3.52%) Perl
1 5 (3.52%) Python
2 4 (2.82%) VC++
2 4 (2.82%) PHP
2 4 (2.82%) VB
2 4 (2.82%) C++
2 4 (2.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.11%) SQL
4 1 (0.70%) Ruby
4 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (23.24%) CISSP
2 22 (15.49%) Security Cleared
3 21 (14.79%) Degree
4 20 (14.08%) SC Cleared
5 16 (11.27%) GIAC
6 14 (9.86%) CEH
7 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.75%) MCSE
8 9 (6.34%) CISM
9 5 (3.52%) CISA
9 5 (3.52%) PMP
9 5 (3.52%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.82%) GCIH
11 3 (2.11%) GCIA
11 3 (2.11%) ISSAP
11 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.41%) OSCP
12 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.93%) COBIT
4 2 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.70%) BS7799
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) XenApp
2 1 (0.70%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) CheckPoint
3 5 (3.52%) Cisco
4 4 (2.82%) HP
5 3 (2.11%) F5
5 3 (2.11%) Splunk
5 3 (2.11%) Juniper
5 3 (2.11%) SAP
5 3 (2.11%) Oracle
6 2 (1.41%) Stonesoft
6 2 (1.41%) Citrix
6 2 (1.41%) Symantec
6 2 (1.41%) Sophos
6 2 (1.41%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.70%) Tufin
7 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.70%) Qualys
7 1 (0.70%) VMware
7 1 (0.70%) McAfee
7 1 (0.70%) Mercator
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