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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 217 344 363
Rank change year-on-year
+127 +19
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 243 102 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.52% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 77 40
Median daily rate £550 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £372 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £712 £575 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
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
19477 19478 19794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.37% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13973 13893 13777
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 217 237
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +44 40 £525 +16.53% 18
Paddington +3 2 £600 +7.62%
Feltham - 2 £484 -
Canary Wharf +3 1 £400 +10.34%
Brentford - 1 £500 - 1
Teddington - 1 £550 -
West Drayton - 1 £420 -
Docklands, London - 1 £575 -
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 141 (33.49%) Information Security
2 128 (30.40%) Finance
3 119 (28.27%) CISSP
4 79 (18.76%) Security Cleared
5 78 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 68 (16.15%) Banking
7 66 (15.68%) Project Management
8 62 (14.73%) SIEM
9 60 (14.25%) Security Architecture
10 54 (12.83%) Firewall
10 54 (12.83%) Risk Management
11 51 (12.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 49 (11.64%) Degree
12 49 (11.64%) CISM
13 47 (11.16%) Security Operations
14 46 (10.93%) Management Information System
15 45 (10.69%) SC Cleared
16 39 (9.26%) Network Security
17 38 (9.03%) Windows
18 37 (8.79%) PRINCE2
18 37 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
19 35 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (7.84%) Linux
21 32 (7.60%) DV Cleared
22 30 (7.13%) CISA
23 29 (6.89%) Unix
24 28 (6.65%) Microsoft
24 28 (6.65%) Penetration Testing
25 27 (6.41%) Internet
25 27 (6.41%) CESG

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 (1.19%) IIS
2 2 (0.48%) Apache
2 2 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.24%) Confluence
3 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.90%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.90%) MS Office
2 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.48%) assyst
1 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.43%) SaaS
4 5 (1.19%) IaaS
5 4 (0.95%) Office 365
6 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.83%) Firewall
2 39 (9.26%) Network Security
3 27 (6.41%) Internet
4 18 (4.28%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 13 (3.09%) SSL
7 10 (2.38%) HTTP
8 8 (1.90%) VPN
9 7 (1.66%) DNS
9 7 (1.66%) Wireless
10 6 (1.43%) MPLS
10 6 (1.43%) VoIP
11 5 (1.19%) Intranet
11 5 (1.19%) IPsec
11 5 (1.19%) SSH
12 4 (0.95%) BGP
12 4 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (0.95%) OSPF
12 4 (0.95%) SAN
12 4 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.61%) Big Data
2 10 (2.38%) DB2
3 6 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.48%) MySQL
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.24%) GIS
6 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.24%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.24%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.19%) JIRA
2 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.71%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.71%) Selenium
2 3 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (0.71%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.48%) AppScan
3 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.24%) EasyMock
4 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.24%) JUnit
4 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.24%) MSTest
4 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 128 (30.40%) Finance
2 68 (16.15%) Banking
3 22 (5.23%) Retail
4 15 (3.56%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.33%) Legal
6 6 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.19%) Law
7 5 (1.19%) Marketing
7 5 (1.19%) Retail Banking
8 4 (0.95%) Games
9 3 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.48%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (18.76%) Analyst
2 77 (18.29%) Architect
3 74 (17.58%) Consultant
4 68 (16.15%) Security Manager
5 67 (15.91%) Security Analyst
6 63 (14.96%) Security Architect
7 59 (14.01%) Security Consultant
8 54 (12.83%) Project Manager
9 51 (12.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 40 (9.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 37 (8.79%) Security Project Manager
12 35 (8.31%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 25 (5.94%) Business Analyst
14 23 (5.46%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 23 (5.46%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (4.75%) Security Engineer
15 20 (4.75%) Security Specialist
15 20 (4.75%) Senior Security Analyst
16 16 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
17 15 (3.56%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.09%) .NET
2 7 (1.66%) Middleware
3 6 (1.43%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.19%) J2EE
5 4 (0.95%) REST
5 4 (0.95%) SOAP
5 4 (0.95%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.48%) boto
6 2 (0.48%) CSS
6 2 (0.48%) HTML
6 2 (0.48%) HTML5
6 2 (0.48%) Spring
6 2 (0.48%) XML
7 1 (0.24%) Dojo
7 1 (0.24%) EJB
7 1 (0.24%) Java EE
7 1 (0.24%) JSF
7 1 (0.24%) Samza
7 1 (0.24%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.93%) Management Information System
2 37 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.41%) CESG
4 26 (6.18%) Security Operations Centre
5 18 (4.28%) Data Centre
6 17 (4.04%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (3.56%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.61%) PKI
9 9 (2.14%) Cyber Attack
10 8 (1.90%) Cryptography
11 6 (1.43%) Mainframe
11 6 (1.43%) User Experience
12 5 (1.19%) CESG CLAS
12 5 (1.19%) Equities
12 5 (1.19%) Fintech
12 5 (1.19%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.19%) FMCG
12 5 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
12 5 (1.19%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.03%) Windows
2 33 (7.84%) Linux
3 29 (6.89%) Unix
4 7 (1.66%) zOS
5 5 (1.19%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (33.49%) Information Security
2 78 (18.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 66 (15.68%) Project Management
4 62 (14.73%) SIEM
5 60 (14.25%) Security Architecture
6 54 (12.83%) Risk Management
7 47 (11.16%) Security Operations
8 37 (8.79%) PRINCE2
9 35 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (6.65%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (5.94%) ITIL
11 25 (5.94%) Service Delivery
12 22 (5.23%) Identity Access Management
12 22 (5.23%) Vulnerability Management
13 21 (4.99%) Change Management
13 21 (4.99%) TOGAF
14 20 (4.75%) Security Management
15 19 (4.51%) Business Analysis
15 19 (4.51%) Data Protection
16 18 (4.28%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 26 (6.18%) Java
2 20 (4.75%) SQL
3 17 (4.04%) Python
4 10 (2.38%) Perl
5 9 (2.14%) C#
5 9 (2.14%) C++
6 8 (1.90%) Ruby
7 7 (1.66%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.43%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.19%) C
10 4 (0.95%) PHP
11 3 (0.71%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.48%) Delphi
13 1 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.24%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) Scala
13 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (28.27%) CISSP
2 79 (18.76%) Security Cleared
3 49 (11.64%) CISM
3 49 (11.64%) Degree
4 45 (10.69%) SC Cleared
5 32 (7.60%) DV Cleared
6 30 (7.13%) CISA
7 25 (5.94%) ISSAP
8 18 (4.28%) GIAC
9 17 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 13 (3.09%) APMP
10 13 (3.09%) SANS
11 12 (2.85%) CRISC
12 10 (2.38%) CEH
12 10 (2.38%) CREST Certified
13 9 (2.14%) CESG Certified Professional
13 9 (2.14%) GCIH
13 9 (2.14%) ISEB
13 9 (2.14%) PMI Certification
14 8 (1.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (12.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.23%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.43%) COBIT
4 5 (1.19%) QA
5 4 (0.95%) SLA
6 3 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.48%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.24%) BS7799
8 1 (0.24%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.24%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.24%) SEPA
8 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.43%) RACF
3 4 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.48%) Docker
4 2 (0.48%) vSphere
5 1 (0.24%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.24%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.24%) NDS
5 1 (0.24%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.24%) Snort
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.43%) zSecure
2 5 (1.19%) ArcSight ESM
2 5 (1.19%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.19%) Puppet
3 4 (0.95%) Nessus
4 3 (0.71%) Ansible
4 3 (0.71%) EnCase
4 3 (0.71%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.71%) QRadar
4 3 (0.71%) Terraform
5 2 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.48%) Nagios
5 2 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) Nmap
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (6.65%) Microsoft
2 19 (4.51%) Oracle
3 17 (4.04%) Intel Security
4 15 (3.56%) Qualys
5 14 (3.33%) ArcSight
5 14 (3.33%) Cisco
6 13 (3.09%) Splunk
7 11 (2.61%) F5
8 10 (2.38%) Cyber-Ark
9 7 (1.66%) Palo Alto
10 5 (1.19%) Ab Initio
10 5 (1.19%) IBM
11 4 (0.95%) CheckPoint
11 4 (0.95%) FireEye
11 4 (0.95%) HP
11 4 (0.95%) Juniper
11 4 (0.95%) Sourcefire
12 3 (0.71%) Lumension
12 3 (0.71%) Sophos
12 3 (0.71%) VMware
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