The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 334 416 401
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -15
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 86 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.35% 0.072% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.092% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 11 2
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£484 £369 £676
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.16% -45.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £669
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £620 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £472 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
Cyber Security
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
19039 19480 19425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.74% 77.50% 75.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13435 13648 13085
Average daily rate £450 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 244 373
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.55% -33.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £15.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +43 20 £484 +34.07% 17
Southwark - - - -
Harrow - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (55.12%) Information Security
2 37 (29.13%) Firewall
3 31 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (22.83%) Banking
5 28 (22.05%) Risk Management
5 28 (22.05%) CISSP
5 28 (22.05%) Security Architecture
6 26 (20.47%) Network Security
7 25 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 22 (17.32%) Project Management
9 21 (16.54%) Finance
10 19 (14.96%) ITIL
11 18 (14.17%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (14.17%) Information Assurance
11 18 (14.17%) Change Control
12 17 (13.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
12 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
12 17 (13.39%) Internet
13 16 (12.60%) CEH
13 16 (12.60%) Law
13 16 (12.60%) GIAC
14 15 (11.81%) Investment Banking
14 15 (11.81%) Ethical Hacking
14 15 (11.81%) SIEM
15 14 (11.02%) Project Planning
15 14 (11.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
15 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
16 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (1.57%) IIS
1 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) Apache
2 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.15%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (10.24%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 37 (29.13%) Firewall
2 26 (20.47%) Network Security
3 17 (13.39%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.39%) Internet
4 13 (10.24%) Intranet
5 4 (3.15%) FWSM
6 2 (1.57%) LAN
6 2 (1.57%) WAN
7 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) Big Data
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) MS Access
2 1 (0.79%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (22.83%) Banking
2 21 (16.54%) Finance
3 16 (12.60%) Law
4 15 (11.81%) Investment Banking
5 13 (10.24%) Retail
6 3 (2.36%) International Banking
7 2 (1.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Electronics
8 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (27.56%) Architect
2 27 (21.26%) Analyst
2 27 (21.26%) Security Architect
3 26 (20.47%) Project Manager
4 22 (17.32%) Security Specialist
5 20 (15.75%) Security Manager
6 19 (14.96%) Security Analyst
7 17 (13.39%) Security Project Manager
8 13 (10.24%) Information Security Analyst
8 13 (10.24%) Information Analyst
8 13 (10.24%) Information Security Specialist
8 13 (10.24%) Information Specialist
9 12 (9.45%) Product Specialist
9 12 (9.45%) Product Analyst
9 12 (9.45%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (9.45%) Business Analyst
10 9 (7.09%) Security Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.30%) Security Consultant
11 8 (6.30%) Consultant
12 7 (5.51%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) WSH
1 1 (0.79%) Middleware
1 1 (0.79%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.09%) FMCG
3 5 (3.94%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (3.15%) PKI
4 4 (3.15%) EMV
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.57%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.57%) CESG
5 2 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.79%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.79%) Open Source
6 1 (0.79%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.94%) Android
2 4 (3.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) UNIX
3 2 (1.57%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) AIX
4 1 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (55.12%) Information Security
2 31 (24.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 28 (22.05%) Risk Management
3 28 (22.05%) Security Architecture
4 22 (17.32%) Project Management
5 19 (14.96%) ITIL
6 18 (14.17%) Penetration Testing
6 18 (14.17%) Information Assurance
6 18 (14.17%) Change Control
7 17 (13.39%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 17 (13.39%) PRINCE2
8 15 (11.81%) Ethical Hacking
8 15 (11.81%) SIEM
9 14 (11.02%) Project Planning
9 14 (11.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 13 (10.24%) Identity Management
10 13 (10.24%) ISMS
11 12 (9.45%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.09%) Matrix Management
12 9 (7.09%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.57%) C
1 2 (1.57%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) Python
2 1 (0.79%) C++
2 1 (0.79%) Java
2 1 (0.79%) Perl
2 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.79%) Ruby
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (22.05%) CISSP
2 16 (12.60%) CEH
2 16 (12.60%) GIAC
3 13 (10.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (10.24%) MCSE
3 13 (10.24%) Degree
4 11 (8.66%) PMP
4 11 (8.66%) PMI Certification
4 11 (8.66%) Security Cleared
5 10 (7.87%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.09%) CISM
7 8 (6.30%) ISEB
8 6 (4.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (3.15%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.15%) CCSE
9 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.15%) CCSP
9 4 (3.15%) CCNP
10 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.57%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.51%) COBIT
3 6 (4.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.36%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (8.66%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (11.02%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.45%) SAP
3 8 (6.30%) Cisco
4 7 (5.51%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.72%) Juniper
6 4 (3.15%) CA
7 3 (2.36%) Oracle
8 2 (1.57%) HP
9 1 (0.79%) JBoss
9 1 (0.79%) Sybase
9 1 (0.79%) Mercator
9 1 (0.79%) Qualys
9 1 (0.79%) Talend
9 1 (0.79%) ArcSight
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