The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 281 346 389
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +43
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 130 70 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.33% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.41% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 41 12
Average daily rate £500 £450 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
17711 17014 17700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.46% 80.30% 80.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12656 12172 12163
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average 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 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 200 242
Average hourly rate £22.12 £22.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.59 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.99 £50.00 £72.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +38 15 £431 -4.16% 24
Uxbridge +2 1 £475 +5.55% 1
Harrow - 1 £325 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 111 (43.53%) Information Security
2 80 (31.37%) CISSP
3 59 (23.14%) Finance
4 56 (21.96%) SIEM
5 55 (21.57%) CISM
6 45 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 44 (17.25%) Project Management
8 41 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 38 (14.90%) Management Information System
10 36 (14.12%) Vulnerability Management
11 35 (13.73%) Security Architecture
12 34 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 32 (12.55%) Security Management
13 32 (12.55%) PCI DSS
13 32 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (12.16%) Firewall
15 30 (11.76%) CISA
15 30 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
16 28 (10.98%) Intel Security
16 28 (10.98%) Microsoft
17 27 (10.59%) Risk Management
18 26 (10.20%) Symantec
18 26 (10.20%) Degree
19 25 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
20 24 (9.41%) Intrusion Detection
21 23 (9.02%) Network Security
22 21 (8.24%) Information Security Management
23 20 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (7.84%) Windows
23 20 (7.84%) Linux

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (1.57%) IIS
1 4 (1.57%) iPlanet
1 4 (1.57%) MQSeries
1 4 (1.57%) MS Exchange
1 4 (1.57%) WebLogic
1 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
4 1 (0.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (2.75%) MS Project
3 5 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.78%) MS Office
5 1 (0.39%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) BusinessWare
1 4 (1.57%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.57%) SAP R/3
2 3 (1.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.53%) IaaS
1 9 (3.53%) SaaS
2 8 (3.14%) PaaS
3 6 (2.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.16%) Firewall
2 24 (9.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (9.02%) Network Security
4 8 (3.14%) Internet
5 6 (2.35%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.35%) Wireless
6 5 (1.96%) LAN
7 4 (1.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (1.57%) SSL
7 4 (1.57%) WAN
8 3 (1.18%) VPN
9 2 (0.78%) DMZ
9 2 (0.78%) DNS
9 2 (0.78%) HTTP
9 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.78%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.39%) Junos
10 1 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.39%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.71%) Big Data
2 10 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 5 (1.96%) DB2
5 4 (1.57%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.39%) AppScan
General
1 59 (23.14%) Finance
2 18 (7.06%) Banking
3 13 (5.10%) Retail
4 10 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.53%) Legal
6 7 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.57%) Marketing
9 3 (1.18%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.78%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (21.57%) Analyst
2 50 (19.61%) Security Analyst
3 38 (14.90%) Architect
4 36 (14.12%) Consultant
5 34 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 33 (12.94%) Security Consultant
7 30 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 28 (10.98%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 28 (10.98%) Security Manager
9 23 (9.02%) Project Manager
10 22 (8.63%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 14 (5.49%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 13 (5.10%) IT Manager
12 13 (5.10%) Security Engineer
12 13 (5.10%) Security Officer
13 11 (4.31%) Chief Security Officer
13 11 (4.31%) Information Analyst
13 11 (4.31%) Information Security Analyst
14 10 (3.92%) Information Security Manager
14 10 (3.92%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.96%) Middleware
1 5 (1.96%) Web Services
1 5 (1.96%) XML
2 4 (1.57%) MSMQ
2 4 (1.57%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.78%) REST
3 2 (0.78%) SOAP
4 1 (0.39%) .NET
4 1 (0.39%) COM
4 1 (0.39%) CSS
4 1 (0.39%) CSS3
4 1 (0.39%) HTML
4 1 (0.39%) HTML5
4 1 (0.39%) J2EE
4 1 (0.39%) Java EE
4 1 (0.39%) JAX-WS
4 1 (0.39%) JSON
4 1 (0.39%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.39%) UDDI
4 1 (0.39%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.90%) Management Information System
2 32 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.45%) Cryptography
3 19 (7.45%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (3.14%) SCADA
5 7 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.35%) FMCG
7 5 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
8 4 (1.57%) AS400
8 4 (1.57%) CESG
8 4 (1.57%) Private Cloud
8 4 (1.57%) User Experience
9 3 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.18%) Statistics
10 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.78%) BYOD
10 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.84%) Linux
1 20 (7.84%) Windows
2 17 (6.67%) Unix
3 4 (1.57%) AIX
3 4 (1.57%) Solaris
3 4 (1.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.57%) zOS
4 3 (1.18%) MVS
5 2 (0.78%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.78%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.39%) Android
6 1 (0.39%) VxWorks
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (43.53%) Information Security
2 56 (21.96%) SIEM
3 44 (17.25%) Project Management
4 41 (16.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (14.12%) Vulnerability Management
6 35 (13.73%) Security Architecture
7 32 (12.55%) Security Management
8 30 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
9 27 (10.59%) Risk Management
10 25 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (8.24%) Information Security Management
12 20 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (7.45%) ITIL
13 19 (7.45%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (7.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 18 (7.06%) Security Operations
14 18 (7.06%) TOGAF
15 17 (6.67%) Change Management
15 17 (6.67%) PRINCE2
16 16 (6.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.06%) SQL
2 11 (4.31%) C
3 10 (3.92%) Java
4 8 (3.14%) C++
5 3 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.18%) Python
5 3 (1.18%) VB
6 2 (0.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 80 (31.37%) CISSP
2 55 (21.57%) CISM
3 45 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 30 (11.76%) CISA
5 26 (10.20%) Degree
6 20 (7.84%) SC Cleared
7 19 (7.45%) GIAC
7 19 (7.45%) SANS
8 13 (5.10%) DV Cleared
9 9 (3.53%) CRISC
10 8 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (2.35%) CEH
12 6 (2.35%) PMI Certification
12 6 (2.35%) PMP
13 5 (1.96%) CLAS
13 5 (1.96%) CREST Certified
14 4 (1.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (12.55%) PCI DSS
3 8 (3.14%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.57%) COBIT
5 3 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (1.18%) ISO27002
6 2 (0.78%) BS25999
7 1 (0.39%) COSO
7 1 (0.39%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.39%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.39%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.39%) QA
7 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.57%) ClearTrust
3 3 (1.18%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (2.75%) Nessus
3 4 (1.57%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.57%) QRadar
4 3 (1.18%) Nexpose
4 3 (1.18%) Nmap
4 3 (1.18%) Proventia
5 1 (0.39%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.39%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.39%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.39%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (10.98%) Intel Security
1 28 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 26 (10.20%) Symantec
3 18 (7.06%) ArcSight
4 15 (5.88%) Qualys
5 12 (4.71%) Oracle
6 11 (4.31%) FireEye
7 9 (3.53%) CheckPoint
7 9 (3.53%) IBM
8 8 (3.14%) SAP
9 6 (2.35%) Cisco
9 6 (2.35%) F5
9 6 (2.35%) Splunk
10 4 (1.57%) BEA
10 4 (1.57%) BMC
10 4 (1.57%) CA
10 4 (1.57%) Citrix
10 4 (1.57%) Remedy
10 4 (1.57%) Vitria
11 3 (1.18%) Cognos
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Feltham, Middlesex
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: Up to £625 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OCC Computer Personnel
Rate: £300 per day + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
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Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago