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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 341 423 402
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -21
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 73 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.30% 0.032% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.042% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 3 2
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£455 £620 £676
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.61% -8.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £492 £669
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £644 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £265 £395
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -32.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
18761 19158 19398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.11% 76.59% 74.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13057 13421 13065
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 230 359
Average hourly rate £21.25 £22.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +29 15 £470 - 6
Harrow - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (53.21%) Information Security
2 37 (33.94%) Firewall
3 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
4 27 (24.77%) CISSP
5 26 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 26 (23.85%) Banking
5 26 (23.85%) Security Architecture
6 20 (18.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 19 (17.43%) Network Security
8 18 (16.51%) Finance
8 18 (16.51%) Project Management
8 18 (16.51%) SIEM
9 17 (15.60%) Change Control
9 17 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (15.60%) ITIL
10 16 (14.68%) Internet
10 16 (14.68%) Ethical Hacking
10 16 (14.68%) Information Assurance
10 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 15 (13.76%) CEH
11 15 (13.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
11 15 (13.76%) GIAC
12 14 (12.84%) PRINCE2
12 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
12 14 (12.84%) Project Planning
13 13 (11.93%) Identity Management
13 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
14 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
14 12 (11.01%) MCSE

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.92%) Apache
2 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.67%) MS Office
3 2 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (11.01%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 37 (33.94%) Firewall
2 19 (17.43%) Network Security
3 16 (14.68%) Internet
4 12 (11.01%) TCP/IP
4 12 (11.01%) Intranet
5 4 (3.67%) FWSM
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.83%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) MS Access
2 1 (0.92%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (23.85%) Banking
2 18 (16.51%) Finance
3 15 (13.76%) Investment Banking
4 11 (10.09%) Retail
4 11 (10.09%) Law
5 3 (2.75%) International Banking
6 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Architect
2 26 (23.85%) Analyst
3 23 (21.10%) Project Manager
3 23 (21.10%) Security Architect
4 19 (17.43%) Security Analyst
4 19 (17.43%) Security Manager
5 16 (14.68%) Security Project Manager
6 15 (13.76%) Security Specialist
7 12 (11.01%) Information Analyst
7 12 (11.01%) Business Analyst
7 12 (11.01%) Information Security Specialist
7 12 (11.01%) Information Specialist
7 12 (11.01%) Information Security Analyst
8 11 (10.09%) Product Analyst
8 11 (10.09%) Product Specialist
8 11 (10.09%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.34%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.34%) Cyber Security Architect
10 6 (5.50%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) WSH
1 1 (0.92%) Middleware
1 1 (0.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.26%) FMCG
3 4 (3.67%) EMV
3 4 (3.67%) PKI
4 2 (1.83%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (1.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.92%) PMI
5 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.92%) Open Source
5 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.92%) Human Factors
5 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) RMADS
5 1 (0.92%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.92%) CESG
5 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Android
2 4 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Linux
4 2 (1.83%) Windows
5 1 (0.92%) AIX
5 1 (0.92%) Solaris
5 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (53.21%) Information Security
2 28 (25.69%) Risk Management
3 26 (23.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (23.85%) Security Architecture
4 18 (16.51%) SIEM
4 18 (16.51%) Project Management
5 17 (15.60%) ITIL
5 17 (15.60%) Penetration Testing
5 17 (15.60%) Change Control
6 16 (14.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 16 (14.68%) Information Assurance
6 16 (14.68%) Ethical Hacking
7 15 (13.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (12.84%) Project Planning
8 14 (12.84%) PRINCE2
9 13 (11.93%) Identity Management
10 12 (11.01%) ISMS
10 12 (11.01%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (8.26%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.26%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) C
2 1 (0.92%) C++
2 1 (0.92%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) Perl
2 1 (0.92%) SQL
2 1 (0.92%) Python
2 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.92%) Ruby
2 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (24.77%) CISSP
2 15 (13.76%) GIAC
2 15 (13.76%) CEH
3 12 (11.01%) MCSE
3 12 (11.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (11.01%) Degree
4 11 (10.09%) PMP
4 11 (10.09%) PMI Certification
5 9 (8.26%) CISM
6 8 (7.34%) ISEB
7 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
8 6 (5.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.67%) JNCIS
9 4 (3.67%) CCSP
9 4 (3.67%) CCNP
9 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (3.67%) CCSE
10 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (1.83%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (18.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.50%) COBIT
3 5 (4.59%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.75%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.01%) SAP
3 7 (6.42%) CheckPoint
3 7 (6.42%) Cisco
4 6 (5.50%) Juniper
5 4 (3.67%) CA
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.92%) Sybase
7 1 (0.92%) JBoss
7 1 (0.92%) HP
7 1 (0.92%) Qualys
7 1 (0.92%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.92%) Talend
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