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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 331 384 377
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -7
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 77 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.12% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 17 15
Average daily rate
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£500 £405 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.45% -29.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £660 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -46.66%
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
17438 18453 16994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.30% 78.06% 77.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12215 13061 11828
Average daily rate £450 £430 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 225 224
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
City of London +35 24 £494 -17.70% 3
Feltham - 2 £515 -
Uxbridge 0 1 £450 +9.09%
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (35.07%) Information Security
2 45 (33.58%) Finance
3 33 (24.63%) Degree
4 32 (23.88%) CISSP
5 25 (18.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (17.16%) Risk Management
7 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (15.67%) CISM
8 21 (15.67%) Firewall
8 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
9 20 (14.93%) Security Cleared
9 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
10 18 (13.43%) Project Management
11 17 (12.69%) ITIL
11 17 (12.69%) Linux
11 17 (12.69%) TOGAF
12 16 (11.94%) Windows
12 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared
13 15 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (10.45%) Management Information System
14 14 (10.45%) COBIT
14 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
14 14 (10.45%) Information Assurance
15 13 (9.70%) CISA
15 13 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
16 12 (8.96%) Information Management
16 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
16 12 (8.96%) UNIX

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (5.22%) IIS
2 3 (2.24%) Node.js
3 2 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.48%) MS Office
1 6 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) PaaS
2 6 (4.48%) IaaS
3 4 (2.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (15.67%) Firewall
2 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.46%) Network Security
4 4 (2.99%) LAN
4 4 (2.99%) DHCP
4 4 (2.99%) VPN
4 4 (2.99%) DNS
5 3 (2.24%) Wireless
5 3 (2.24%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (2.24%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.24%) WAN
6 2 (1.49%) LDAP
6 2 (1.49%) SNMP
6 2 (1.49%) SSH
6 2 (1.49%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.49%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (2.99%) GDB
2 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.75%) GCC
General
1 45 (33.58%) Finance
2 10 (7.46%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.72%) Law
4 6 (4.48%) Banking
5 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 2 (1.49%) Retail
6 2 (1.49%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.75%) Military
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Electronics
7 1 (0.75%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (18.66%) Architect
2 22 (16.42%) Analyst
3 21 (15.67%) Security Architect
4 19 (14.18%) Consultant
5 17 (12.69%) Security Consultant
6 15 (11.19%) Security Analyst
7 14 (10.45%) Security Specialist
7 14 (10.45%) Project Manager
8 12 (8.96%) Security Manager
9 10 (7.46%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 10 (7.46%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 10 (7.46%) Cyber Security Architect
10 7 (5.22%) Information Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.48%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Security Engineer
12 5 (3.73%) Cyber Security Specialist
12 5 (3.73%) Information Security Project Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.49%) .NET
1 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.75%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.75%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.75%) Ajax
2 1 (0.75%) Spring
2 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.75%) SAML
2 1 (0.75%) JMX
2 1 (0.75%) JMS
2 1 (0.75%) Java RMI
2 1 (0.75%) EJB
2 1 (0.75%) JSP
2 1 (0.75%) Servlets
2 1 (0.75%) SOAP
2 1 (0.75%) XML
2 1 (0.75%) HTML
2 1 (0.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (15.67%) Computer Science
3 14 (10.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.48%) Physics
4 6 (4.48%) SCADA
5 5 (3.73%) Open Source
6 4 (2.99%) Cryptography
6 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.24%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.24%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.49%) User Experience
8 2 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.75%) Human Factors
9 1 (0.75%) PKI
9 1 (0.75%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (0.75%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.69%) Linux
2 16 (11.94%) Windows
3 12 (8.96%) UNIX
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.24%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.75%) NetWare
5 1 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.07%) Information Security
2 23 (17.16%) Risk Management
3 20 (14.93%) Security Architecture
4 18 (13.43%) Project Management
5 17 (12.69%) ITIL
5 17 (12.69%) TOGAF
6 15 (11.19%) Vulnerability Management
6 15 (11.19%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (10.45%) Information Assurance
8 13 (9.70%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (8.96%) Information Management
9 12 (8.96%) SIEM
10 11 (8.21%) SABSA
10 11 (8.21%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.72%) Time Management
12 8 (5.97%) Business Analysis
12 8 (5.97%) Data Protection
13 6 (4.48%) OO
13 6 (4.48%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.96%) Java
2 10 (7.46%) C++
3 9 (6.72%) C
4 7 (5.22%) Python
5 5 (3.73%) VC++
6 4 (2.99%) VB
6 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.99%) Perl
6 4 (2.99%) PHP
6 4 (2.99%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.99%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.24%) Clojure
7 3 (2.24%) Scala
7 3 (2.24%) Haskell
8 2 (1.49%) SQL
9 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.75%) Embedded C++
9 1 (0.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (24.63%) Degree
2 32 (23.88%) CISSP
3 21 (15.67%) CISM
4 20 (14.93%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.94%) SC Cleared
6 13 (9.70%) CISA
7 5 (3.73%) ISSAP
7 5 (3.73%) CEH
8 4 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.99%) GCIH
8 4 (2.99%) GIAC
8 4 (2.99%) QiCA
9 3 (2.24%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.24%) PMP
9 3 (2.24%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.24%) PhD
9 3 (2.24%) MCSE
10 2 (1.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (10.45%) COBIT
3 8 (5.97%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.75%) BS7799
5 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.75%) XenApp
2 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.49%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.75%) Puppet
2 1 (0.75%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.48%) Symantec
3 5 (3.73%) SAP
4 4 (2.99%) HP
4 4 (2.99%) McAfee
5 3 (2.24%) F5
5 3 (2.24%) Splunk
5 3 (2.24%) Qualys
5 3 (2.24%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.24%) Websense
5 3 (2.24%) Citrix
5 3 (2.24%) IBM
5 3 (2.24%) Oracle
6 2 (1.49%) Cisco
6 2 (1.49%) Sophos
6 2 (1.49%) BMC
6 2 (1.49%) VMware
6 2 (1.49%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.49%) Varonis
6 2 (1.49%) Stonesoft
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