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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 262 351 406
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +55
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 179 73 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.79% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.40% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 52 13
Median daily rate £550 £530 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £673 £720
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 £9.00 £52.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-82.93% +102.88%
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
19059 18167 18834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.62% 80.76% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13906 12687 13429
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 257 229
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% -6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £90.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +48 22 £525 +2.43% 34
Westminster - 3 - -
Bromley - 2 £320 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £588 -
Paddington - 2 - -
Brentford - 1 £485 - 1
Harrow - 1 £575 -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £650 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (41.31%) Information Security
2 94 (30.82%) CISSP
3 85 (27.87%) Finance
4 63 (20.66%) Project Management
5 60 (19.67%) CISM
6 54 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (17.38%) Security Architecture
8 51 (16.72%) SIEM
9 49 (16.07%) Security Cleared
10 44 (14.43%) Management Information System
11 42 (13.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 41 (13.44%) Vulnerability Management
13 39 (12.79%) Identity Access Management
14 37 (12.13%) CISA
15 35 (11.48%) Degree
15 35 (11.48%) PCI DSS
16 34 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (11.15%) Risk Management
16 34 (11.15%) Penetration Testing
17 33 (10.82%) Firewall
18 29 (9.51%) SC Cleared
19 26 (8.52%) Banking
20 25 (8.20%) GIAC
20 25 (8.20%) Security Operations
21 23 (7.54%) Cryptography
22 22 (7.21%) TOGAF
23 21 (6.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 21 (6.89%) PRINCE2
23 21 (6.89%) Unix
23 21 (6.89%) Microsoft

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 (0.98%) IIS
1 3 (0.98%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (0.66%) iPlanet
2 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
2 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
2 2 (0.66%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.33%) CMS
3 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.64%) MS Office
2 5 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.64%) MS Project
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.33%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.66%) BusinessWare
2 2 (0.66%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.28%) Office 365
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.64%) SaaS
3 4 (1.31%) IaaS
4 3 (0.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.82%) Firewall
2 21 (6.89%) Network Security
3 18 (5.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (3.93%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.95%) VPN
5 9 (2.95%) Wireless
6 8 (2.62%) SSL
7 7 (2.30%) HTTP
8 5 (1.64%) Internet
8 5 (1.64%) SSH
8 5 (1.64%) VoIP
9 3 (0.98%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.98%) IPsec
9 3 (0.98%) LAN
9 3 (0.98%) WAN
10 2 (0.66%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (0.66%) DMZ
10 2 (0.66%) DNS
11 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (0.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.93%) DB2
2 9 (2.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.31%) Big Data
3 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.66%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (1.64%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.66%) AppScan
3 1 (0.33%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 85 (27.87%) Finance
2 26 (8.52%) Banking
3 19 (6.23%) Retail
4 12 (3.93%) Legal
5 11 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.62%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.62%) Investment Banking
7 7 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.64%) Games
9 3 (0.98%) Advertising
10 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.66%) Marketing
10 2 (0.66%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (18.03%) Architect
2 53 (17.38%) Analyst
2 53 (17.38%) Consultant
3 52 (17.05%) Security Architect
4 50 (16.39%) Security Analyst
5 44 (14.43%) Security Consultant
6 37 (12.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 37 (12.13%) Security Manager
7 35 (11.48%) Project Manager
8 33 (10.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 30 (9.84%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 25 (8.20%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 16 (5.25%) Security Specialist
12 15 (4.92%) Business Analyst
13 14 (4.59%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (4.59%) IT Manager
14 13 (4.26%) Tester
15 12 (3.93%) IT Security Manager
15 12 (3.93%) Penetration Tester
15 12 (3.93%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.30%) Web Services
2 6 (1.97%) .NET
2 6 (1.97%) Middleware
3 5 (1.64%) REST
3 5 (1.64%) SOAP
4 3 (0.98%) J2EE
4 3 (0.98%) XML
5 2 (0.66%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.66%) CSS
5 2 (0.66%) CSS3
5 2 (0.66%) HTML
5 2 (0.66%) HTML5
5 2 (0.66%) MSMQ
5 2 (0.66%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.33%) D3.js
6 1 (0.33%) Java EE
6 1 (0.33%) JAX-WS
6 1 (0.33%) jQuery
6 1 (0.33%) Lucene
6 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 34 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (7.54%) Cryptography
4 16 (5.25%) Cyberthreat
5 15 (4.92%) CESG
6 9 (2.95%) Data Centre
7 8 (2.62%) Cyber Attack
7 8 (2.62%) PKI
8 7 (2.30%) Equities
8 7 (2.30%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.97%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.97%) SCADA
9 6 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.64%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.64%) FMCG
10 5 (1.64%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.31%) CESG CLAS
11 4 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.31%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.31%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.89%) Unix
2 20 (6.56%) Windows
3 14 (4.59%) Linux
4 6 (1.97%) zOS
5 3 (0.98%) Kali Linux
5 3 (0.98%) Solaris
6 2 (0.66%) AIX
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (41.31%) Information Security
2 63 (20.66%) Project Management
3 54 (17.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (17.38%) Security Architecture
5 51 (16.72%) SIEM
6 41 (13.44%) Vulnerability Management
7 39 (12.79%) Identity Access Management
8 34 (11.15%) Penetration Testing
8 34 (11.15%) Risk Management
9 25 (8.20%) Security Operations
10 22 (7.21%) TOGAF
11 21 (6.89%) PRINCE2
11 21 (6.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 19 (6.23%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (6.23%) Identity Management
12 19 (6.23%) Security Management
13 18 (5.90%) Risk Assessment
13 18 (5.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (5.57%) Migration
15 16 (5.25%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.25%) Java
2 9 (2.95%) C++
2 9 (2.95%) Python
2 9 (2.95%) SQL
3 7 (2.30%) C
3 7 (2.30%) C#
4 6 (1.97%) JavaScript
4 6 (1.97%) Ruby
5 4 (1.31%) Perl
6 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.66%) PHP
7 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (30.82%) CISSP
2 60 (19.67%) CISM
3 49 (16.07%) Security Cleared
4 37 (12.13%) CISA
5 35 (11.48%) Degree
6 29 (9.51%) SC Cleared
7 25 (8.20%) GIAC
8 18 (5.90%) SANS
9 12 (3.93%) CEH
9 12 (3.93%) CREST Certified
10 10 (3.28%) PMI Certification
11 9 (2.95%) CLAS
12 8 (2.62%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (2.62%) DV Cleared
12 8 (2.62%) GCIH
12 8 (2.62%) ISSAP
12 8 (2.62%) OSCP
12 8 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 7 (2.30%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (13.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (11.48%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.31%) ISO27002
3 4 (1.31%) QA
4 3 (0.98%) COBIT
4 3 (0.98%) SLA
5 2 (0.66%) BS25999
5 2 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.66%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.33%) COSO
6 1 (0.33%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.33%) ISO22301
System Software
1 8 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.31%) RACF
3 2 (0.66%) ClearTrust
3 2 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) NDS
4 1 (0.33%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.62%) Nessus
2 4 (1.31%) zSecure
3 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.98%) Nmap
3 3 (0.98%) QRadar
4 2 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.66%) EnCase
4 2 (0.66%) HP SiteScope
4 2 (0.66%) Nagios
4 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.66%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.66%) Puppet
4 2 (0.66%) SCCM
5 1 (0.33%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.33%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 21 (6.89%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.92%) Oracle
3 14 (4.59%) ArcSight
4 12 (3.93%) Intel Security
5 10 (3.28%) Splunk
6 8 (2.62%) F5
6 8 (2.62%) Symantec
7 6 (1.97%) Qualys
8 5 (1.64%) Ab Initio
9 4 (1.31%) BMC
9 4 (1.31%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.31%) Cisco
9 4 (1.31%) FireEye
9 4 (1.31%) IBM
9 4 (1.31%) Remedy
10 3 (0.98%) BT
10 3 (0.98%) SAP
10 3 (0.98%) Sun
11 2 (0.66%) BEA
11 2 (0.66%) Fortinet
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