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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 250 363 370
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 185 68 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 21
Median daily rate £550 £500 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £365 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Cybersecurity
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
18252 18961 18637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.46% 81.15% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13341 13468 13184
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 244 230
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.18 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +10.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.50 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 2016.

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 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +63 31 £545 +13.83% 13
Bromley - 2 £320 -
Feltham 0 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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.

1 126 (36.84%) Information Security
2 110 (32.16%) CISSP
3 109 (31.87%) Finance
4 73 (21.35%) Project Management
5 63 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 59 (17.25%) Security Architecture
7 56 (16.37%) Security Cleared
8 54 (15.79%) CISM
9 50 (14.62%) Risk Management
10 48 (14.04%) Management Information System
11 47 (13.74%) Banking
12 46 (13.45%) SIEM
13 40 (11.70%) Degree
14 39 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 38 (11.11%) Firewall
16 35 (10.23%) SC Cleared
17 32 (9.36%) Vulnerability Management
17 32 (9.36%) Security Operations
18 31 (9.06%) Identity Access Management
19 30 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
19 30 (8.77%) CISA
19 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (8.19%) Network Security
21 27 (7.89%) PCI DSS
21 27 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
22 26 (7.60%) Unix
23 25 (7.31%) Windows
23 25 (7.31%) PRINCE2
23 25 (7.31%) Microsoft
23 25 (7.31%) TOGAF

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 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.58%) IIS
2 2 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.29%) iPlanet
3 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.75%) MS Office
3 5 (1.46%) MS Project
4 4 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) assyst
1 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.29%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.75%) Office 365
3 3 (0.88%) SaaS
4 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.11%) Firewall
2 28 (8.19%) Network Security
3 17 (4.97%) Intrusion Detection
4 16 (4.68%) Internet
5 13 (3.80%) TCP/IP
6 8 (2.34%) HTTP
6 8 (2.34%) VPN
6 8 (2.34%) Wireless
7 7 (2.05%) SSL
8 5 (1.46%) SSH
8 5 (1.46%) VoIP
9 4 (1.17%) LAN
9 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.88%) DNS
10 3 (0.88%) Intranet
10 3 (0.88%) IPsec
10 3 (0.88%) WAN
11 1 (0.29%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.29%) VLAN
11 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.22%) DB2
2 6 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.46%) Big Data
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.29%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (0.29%) NonStop SQL
4 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.58%) AppScan
2 2 (0.58%) JIRA
2 2 (0.58%) Selenium
2 2 (0.58%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (0.58%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.29%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.29%) MSTest
3 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (31.87%) Finance
2 47 (13.74%) Banking
3 18 (5.26%) Retail
4 17 (4.97%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.80%) Legal
6 8 (2.34%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.75%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.17%) Games
9 4 (1.17%) Marketing
10 3 (0.88%) Advertising
10 3 (0.88%) Law
11 2 (0.58%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (19.01%) Architect
2 64 (18.71%) Analyst
3 61 (17.84%) Security Architect
4 57 (16.67%) Consultant
5 53 (15.50%) Security Analyst
6 48 (14.04%) Project Manager
7 46 (13.45%) Security Consultant
8 45 (13.16%) Security Manager
9 32 (9.36%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 31 (9.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 29 (8.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 29 (8.48%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 25 (7.31%) Security Project Manager
13 21 (6.14%) Business Analyst
14 18 (5.26%) Security Specialist
15 17 (4.97%) Senior Analyst
16 14 (4.09%) IT Manager
17 13 (3.80%) Security Engineer
17 13 (3.80%) Senior Security Analyst
18 12 (3.51%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.63%) .NET
2 7 (2.05%) Middleware
3 5 (1.46%) Web Services
4 4 (1.17%) REST
4 4 (1.17%) SOAP
5 3 (0.88%) J2EE
6 2 (0.58%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.58%) CSS
6 2 (0.58%) CSS3
6 2 (0.58%) HTML
6 2 (0.58%) HTML5
6 2 (0.58%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.58%) XML
7 1 (0.29%) D3.js
7 1 (0.29%) Dojo
7 1 (0.29%) jQuery
7 1 (0.29%) Kafka
7 1 (0.29%) Lucene
7 1 (0.29%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.29%) Samza
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.04%) Management Information System
2 30 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.56%) CESG
3 19 (5.56%) Cryptography
4 13 (3.80%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (3.80%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.92%) Cyber Attack
6 9 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
7 8 (2.34%) PKI
8 7 (2.05%) Equities
8 7 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 7 (2.05%) FMCG
9 6 (1.75%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.46%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.46%) CESG CLAS
10 5 (1.46%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.46%) User Experience
11 4 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.17%) PMI
11 4 (1.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 26 (7.60%) Unix
2 25 (7.31%) Windows
3 17 (4.97%) Linux
4 7 (2.05%) zOS
5 5 (1.46%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.29%) AIX
7 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (36.84%) Information Security
2 73 (21.35%) Project Management
3 63 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 59 (17.25%) Security Architecture
5 50 (14.62%) Risk Management
6 46 (13.45%) SIEM
7 32 (9.36%) Security Operations
7 32 (9.36%) Vulnerability Management
8 31 (9.06%) Identity Access Management
9 30 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (7.31%) PRINCE2
11 25 (7.31%) TOGAF
12 22 (6.43%) ITIL
12 22 (6.43%) Security Management
13 19 (5.56%) Data Protection
13 19 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
14 18 (5.26%) Service Delivery
14 18 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 17 (4.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (4.39%) Java
2 10 (2.92%) Python
3 9 (2.63%) SQL
4 8 (2.34%) C#
4 8 (2.34%) C++
5 7 (2.05%) C
5 7 (2.05%) Ruby
6 5 (1.46%) Perl
7 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.88%) PHP
8 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (32.16%) CISSP
2 56 (16.37%) Security Cleared
3 54 (15.79%) CISM
4 40 (11.70%) Degree
5 35 (10.23%) SC Cleared
6 30 (8.77%) CISA
7 22 (6.43%) GIAC
7 22 (6.43%) ISSAP
8 14 (4.09%) DV Cleared
9 12 (3.51%) CRISC
10 11 (3.22%) CREST Certified
10 11 (3.22%) PMI Certification
10 11 (3.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 11 (3.22%) SANS
11 9 (2.63%) CEH
12 8 (2.34%) GCIH
12 8 (2.34%) OSCP
13 7 (2.05%) CLAS
13 7 (2.05%) GCIA
13 7 (2.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.46%) QA
4 4 (1.17%) COBIT
4 4 (1.17%) SLA
5 3 (0.88%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.58%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.29%) BS25999
7 1 (0.29%) BS7799
7 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.29%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.29%) SEPA
7 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.46%) RACF
3 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.29%) ClearTrust
4 1 (0.29%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.29%) Docker
4 1 (0.29%) NDS
4 1 (0.29%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.46%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 5 (1.46%) zSecure
2 3 (0.88%) EnCase
2 3 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.88%) Nessus
2 3 (0.88%) Puppet
2 3 (0.88%) QRadar
3 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.58%) Nagios
3 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.58%) RSA Archer
3 2 (0.58%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
4 1 (0.29%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.29%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.29%) Terraform
4 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (7.31%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.97%) Oracle
3 16 (4.68%) Intel Security
4 10 (2.92%) ArcSight
4 10 (2.92%) Qualys
4 10 (2.92%) Splunk
5 9 (2.63%) Cyber-Ark
6 7 (2.05%) F5
7 6 (1.75%) FireEye
8 5 (1.46%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.46%) Cisco
8 5 (1.46%) IBM
9 4 (1.17%) Symantec
10 3 (0.88%) HP
10 3 (0.88%) Lumension
10 3 (0.88%) Sun
10 3 (0.88%) VMware
11 2 (0.58%) Blue Coat
11 2 (0.58%) BT
11 2 (0.58%) CheckPoint
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