The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 330 411 -
Rank change year-on-year
+81 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 70 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.029% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18040 18538 19441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.72% 76.41% 73.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12586 12861 12944
Average daily rate £442 £450 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.77% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 381
Average hourly rate £20.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Cyber Security
England

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 31 July 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +34 13 £435 - 4
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 45 (48.39%) Information Security
2 30 (32.26%) Firewall
3 24 (25.81%) Security Architecture
4 23 (24.73%) Risk Management
5 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (22.58%) CISSP
6 18 (19.35%) SIEM
7 16 (17.20%) Banking
8 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 14 (15.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 14 (15.05%) Finance
9 14 (15.05%) Management Information System
9 14 (15.05%) Identity Management
10 13 (13.98%) Project Management
10 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
10 13 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (13.98%) Degree
10 13 (13.98%) Network Security
11 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (12.90%) ITIL
12 11 (11.83%) CISM
12 11 (11.83%) Tivoli
12 11 (11.83%) PMP
12 11 (11.83%) PMI Certification
12 11 (11.83%) SAP
13 10 (10.75%) Business Analysis
13 10 (10.75%) Change Control
14 9 (9.68%) Information Assurance
14 9 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
14 9 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (3.23%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
2 4 (4.30%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 30 (32.26%) Firewall
2 13 (13.98%) Network Security
3 9 (9.68%) Internet
4 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.38%) Intranet
5 4 (4.30%) FWSM
6 1 (1.08%) IPsec
6 1 (1.08%) WAN
6 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.08%) MS Access
1 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.08%) Pentaho
1 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (17.20%) Banking
2 14 (15.05%) Finance
3 8 (8.60%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.38%) Law
5 3 (3.23%) International Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.15%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.08%) Electronics
7 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Architect
2 23 (24.73%) Security Architect
3 21 (22.58%) Analyst
4 16 (17.20%) Project Manager
5 14 (15.05%) Security Manager
6 13 (13.98%) Business Analyst
6 13 (13.98%) Security Analyst
7 12 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (10.75%) Security Project Manager
9 8 (8.60%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (8.60%) Cyber Security Architect
10 7 (7.53%) Security Specialist
11 6 (6.45%) Information Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (5.38%) Security Consultant
12 5 (5.38%) Enterprise Architect
12 5 (5.38%) Consultant
12 5 (5.38%) Information Security Specialist
12 5 (5.38%) Information Specialist
12 5 (5.38%) Product Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) Middleware
1 1 (1.08%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.60%) FMCG
3 4 (4.30%) EMV
3 4 (4.30%) PKI
4 2 (2.15%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.08%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) Social Network
5 1 (1.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.08%) PMI
5 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Android
2 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (48.39%) Information Security
2 24 (25.81%) Security Architecture
3 23 (24.73%) Risk Management
4 21 (22.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (19.35%) SIEM
6 15 (16.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (15.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 14 (15.05%) Identity Management
8 13 (13.98%) Project Management
8 13 (13.98%) PRINCE2
9 12 (12.90%) ITIL
9 12 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (10.75%) Change Control
10 10 (10.75%) Business Analysis
11 9 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (9.68%) Information Assurance
11 9 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (8.60%) Project Planning
13 7 (7.53%) Matrix Management
14 6 (6.45%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) C
1 2 (2.15%) Java
2 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (22.58%) CISSP
2 13 (13.98%) Degree
3 11 (11.83%) CISM
3 11 (11.83%) PMP
3 11 (11.83%) PMI Certification
4 8 (8.60%) ISEB
4 8 (8.60%) GIAC
4 8 (8.60%) CEH
5 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.45%) MCSE
5 6 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.30%) CCSP
7 4 (4.30%) CCNP
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.30%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.30%) CCSE
8 3 (3.23%) ISSAP
8 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.53%) COBIT
3 5 (5.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (11.83%) SAP
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.38%) Cisco
4 4 (4.30%) Juniper
4 4 (4.30%) CA
4 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.08%) Talend
5 1 (1.08%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle
5 1 (1.08%) JBoss
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