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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 242 357 365
Rank change year-on-year
+115 +8
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 200 77 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.90% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.40% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 59 27
Median daily rate £540 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.55% +5.88%
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
18910 19258 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13763 13297
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 35 £533 +12.69% 21
Bromley - 2 £320 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £675 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 135 (35.71%) Information Security
2 117 (30.95%) Finance
3 111 (29.37%) CISSP
4 72 (19.05%) Project Management
4 72 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (16.14%) Banking
6 60 (15.87%) Security Cleared
7 58 (15.34%) Security Architecture
8 53 (14.02%) SIEM
9 52 (13.76%) CISM
10 50 (13.23%) Risk Management
11 49 (12.96%) Firewall
12 47 (12.43%) Management Information System
13 41 (10.85%) Degree
13 41 (10.85%) Security Operations
14 38 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 37 (9.79%) SC Cleared
16 35 (9.26%) Windows
17 34 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
19 31 (8.20%) Network Security
20 27 (7.14%) CISA
20 27 (7.14%) PRINCE2
20 27 (7.14%) Unix
20 27 (7.14%) Linux
21 26 (6.88%) Microsoft
21 26 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
21 26 (6.88%) Identity Access Management
22 24 (6.35%) Vulnerability Management
23 23 (6.08%) DV Cleared

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 6 (1.59%) IIS
2 4 (1.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.53%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.26%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.85%) MS Office
3 5 (1.32%) MS Project
4 4 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) assyst
1 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.59%) Office 365
4 3 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (0.79%) IaaS
4 3 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (12.96%) Firewall
2 31 (8.20%) Network Security
3 23 (6.08%) Internet
4 18 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (4.23%) TCP/IP
6 12 (3.17%) SSL
7 9 (2.38%) VPN
8 8 (2.12%) HTTP
9 7 (1.85%) Wireless
10 5 (1.32%) IPsec
10 5 (1.32%) SSH
10 5 (1.32%) VoIP
11 4 (1.06%) DNS
11 4 (1.06%) LAN
11 4 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.79%) BGP
12 3 (0.79%) Intranet
12 3 (0.79%) MPLS
12 3 (0.79%) SAN
12 3 (0.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.91%) DB2
2 6 (1.59%) Big Data
2 6 (1.59%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.26%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (0.26%) GIS
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.26%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Metasploit
1 3 (0.79%) Selenium
1 3 (0.79%) Selenium IDE
1 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.53%) AppScan
2 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.26%) JMeter
3 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.26%) MSTest
3 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (30.95%) Finance
2 61 (16.14%) Banking
3 21 (5.56%) Retail
4 15 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.70%) Legal
6 7 (1.85%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.06%) Games
8 4 (1.06%) Law
8 4 (1.06%) Marketing
8 4 (1.06%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (20.90%) Analyst
2 67 (17.72%) Security Analyst
3 65 (17.20%) Architect
4 64 (16.93%) Consultant
5 58 (15.34%) Security Architect
6 55 (14.55%) Security Manager
7 50 (13.23%) Security Consultant
8 47 (12.43%) Project Manager
9 40 (10.58%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 35 (9.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 30 (7.94%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 28 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
13 26 (6.88%) Business Analyst
14 25 (6.61%) Cybersecurity Architect
15 23 (6.08%) Security Specialist
16 22 (5.82%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
18 16 (4.23%) Security Engineer
19 15 (3.97%) IT Manager
20 14 (3.70%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.44%) .NET
2 7 (1.85%) Middleware
3 5 (1.32%) Web Services
4 4 (1.06%) REST
4 4 (1.06%) SOAP
5 3 (0.79%) J2EE
5 3 (0.79%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Flex
6 2 (0.53%) boto
6 2 (0.53%) CSS
6 2 (0.53%) CSS3
6 2 (0.53%) HTML
6 2 (0.53%) HTML5
6 2 (0.53%) XML
7 1 (0.26%) Dojo
7 1 (0.26%) jQuery
7 1 (0.26%) Lucene
7 1 (0.26%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.26%) Symfony
7 1 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.43%) Management Information System
2 34 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.29%) Security Operations Centre
4 19 (5.03%) CESG
5 17 (4.50%) Cyberthreat
6 16 (4.23%) Data Centre
7 11 (2.91%) Cryptography
8 10 (2.65%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (2.65%) PKI
9 7 (1.85%) Equities
9 7 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.85%) FMCG
10 6 (1.59%) Mainframe
11 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.32%) CESG CLAS
11 5 (1.32%) PMI
12 4 (1.06%) Fintech
12 4 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (1.06%) Mobile Payment
12 4 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (9.26%) Windows
2 27 (7.14%) Linux
2 27 (7.14%) Unix
3 8 (2.12%) zOS
4 6 (1.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.53%) Solaris
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (35.71%) Information Security
2 72 (19.05%) Project Management
2 72 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 58 (15.34%) Security Architecture
4 53 (14.02%) SIEM
5 50 (13.23%) Risk Management
6 41 (10.85%) Security Operations
7 32 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 26 (6.88%) Identity Access Management
9 26 (6.88%) Penetration Testing
10 24 (6.35%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (5.82%) TOGAF
12 19 (5.03%) ITIL
13 18 (4.76%) Data Protection
13 18 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
14 17 (4.50%) Change Management
14 17 (4.50%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 17 (4.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.03%) Java
2 14 (3.70%) SQL
3 13 (3.44%) Python
4 10 (2.65%) C#
5 8 (2.12%) C++
6 7 (1.85%) Ruby
7 6 (1.59%) Perl
8 5 (1.32%) C
8 5 (1.32%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.06%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.06%) PHP
9 4 (1.06%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.26%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 111 (29.37%) CISSP
2 60 (15.87%) Security Cleared
3 52 (13.76%) CISM
4 41 (10.85%) Degree
5 37 (9.79%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.14%) CISA
7 23 (6.08%) DV Cleared
8 21 (5.56%) ISSAP
9 19 (5.03%) GIAC
10 12 (3.17%) CREST Certified
10 12 (3.17%) CRISC
10 12 (3.17%) SANS
11 10 (2.65%) CEH
11 10 (2.65%) PMI Certification
11 10 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (2.38%) GCIA
12 9 (2.38%) GCIH
13 8 (2.12%) OSCP
13 8 (2.12%) PMP
14 7 (1.85%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (5.82%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.59%) QA
4 4 (1.06%) SLA
5 3 (0.79%) COBIT
6 2 (0.53%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) BS7799
7 1 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.26%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.26%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.26%) SEPA
7 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.59%) RACF
3 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.53%) Docker
4 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.53%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) ClearTrust
5 1 (0.26%) Cygwin
5 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.26%) NDS
5 1 (0.26%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (0.26%) Snort
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.59%) zSecure
2 5 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (1.32%) Puppet
3 4 (1.06%) Nessus
4 3 (0.79%) Ansible
4 3 (0.79%) EnCase
4 3 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.79%) QRadar
4 3 (0.79%) Terraform
5 2 (0.53%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.53%) Nagios
5 2 (0.53%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.53%) RSA Archer
5 2 (0.53%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 26 (6.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.56%) Oracle
3 18 (4.76%) Intel Security
4 14 (3.70%) Qualys
5 12 (3.17%) ArcSight
6 11 (2.91%) Cyber-Ark
6 11 (2.91%) Splunk
7 10 (2.65%) Cisco
8 9 (2.38%) F5
9 7 (1.85%) FireEye
10 6 (1.59%) IBM
11 5 (1.32%) Ab Initio
11 5 (1.32%) HP
12 4 (1.06%) CheckPoint
12 4 (1.06%) Palo Alto
12 4 (1.06%) VMware
13 3 (0.79%) Juniper
13 3 (0.79%) Lumension
13 3 (0.79%) Sun
13 3 (0.79%) Symantec
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Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
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Rate: £800 - £900 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Empiric Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 22 days ago
London
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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