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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / London
Rank 227 290 338
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +48
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 188 126 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.60% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.70% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 85 38
Median daily rate £475 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £354 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £485
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

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
16371 17920 17326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.72% 84.94% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 11854 12787 12360
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 219 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +4 21 £525 +21.73% 23
Canary Wharf - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Harrow +4 1 - -
Uxbridge +4 1 £395 -16.84%
West Drayton - 1 £470 -
Westminster - 1 - - 1
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 158 (37.80%) Finance
2 131 (31.34%) Information Security
3 92 (22.01%) CISSP
4 85 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (17.46%) Banking
6 69 (16.51%) Risk Management
7 65 (15.55%) Degree
7 65 (15.55%) Security Cleared
8 60 (14.35%) Security Operations
9 59 (14.11%) Firewall
10 55 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
11 52 (12.44%) CISM
12 51 (12.20%) Project Management
12 51 (12.20%) SIEM
13 48 (11.48%) Management Information System
14 46 (11.00%) Network Security
15 45 (10.77%) SC Cleared
15 45 (10.77%) Security Architecture
16 43 (10.29%) Splunk
16 43 (10.29%) ITIL
16 43 (10.29%) Windows
17 41 (9.81%) Risk Assessment
17 41 (9.81%) Microsoft
17 41 (9.81%) Internet
18 38 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 37 (8.85%) Incident Management
20 34 (8.13%) Retail
21 33 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
22 32 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
22 32 (7.66%) Unix

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 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.44%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.24%) IIS
5 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (3.11%) MS Office
2 7 (1.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.83%) Office 365
4 11 (2.63%) IaaS
4 11 (2.63%) PaaS
5 7 (1.67%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.48%) SaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Akamai
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 59 (14.11%) Firewall
2 46 (11.00%) Network Security
3 41 (9.81%) Internet
4 24 (5.74%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.83%) LAN
6 15 (3.59%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (3.35%) VPN
8 13 (3.11%) LDAP
8 13 (3.11%) WAN
9 10 (2.39%) Kerberos
9 10 (2.39%) VoIP
10 9 (2.15%) HTTP
11 7 (1.67%) DKIM
11 7 (1.67%) DMARC
11 7 (1.67%) SMTP
12 6 (1.44%) DNS
13 5 (1.20%) SSL
14 4 (0.96%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (0.96%) SAN
14 4 (0.96%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.07%) Big Data
2 7 (1.67%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.44%) NoSQL
4 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.48%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.48%) DB2
5 2 (0.48%) MySQL
5 2 (0.48%) Redis
6 1 (0.24%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) GIS
6 1 (0.24%) HBase
6 1 (0.24%) Impala
6 1 (0.24%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.24%) Power BI
6 1 (0.24%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.24%) QlikView
6 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.91%) Selenium
2 7 (1.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.44%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.44%) Selenium IDE
3 6 (1.44%) WebDriver
4 4 (0.96%) JUnit
5 2 (0.48%) JMeter
5 2 (0.48%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.24%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.24%) NUnit
6 1 (0.24%) sqlmap
General
1 158 (37.80%) Finance
2 73 (17.46%) Banking
3 34 (8.13%) Retail
4 31 (7.42%) Legal
5 23 (5.50%) Telecoms
6 12 (2.87%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.15%) Law
8 9 (2.15%) Military
9 7 (1.67%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.67%) Manufacturing
9 7 (1.67%) Marketing
10 5 (1.20%) Electronics
11 3 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 126 (30.14%) Analyst
2 90 (21.53%) Security Analyst
3 73 (17.46%) Architect
4 65 (15.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 55 (13.16%) Security Manager
6 49 (11.72%) Security Architect
7 47 (11.24%) Consultant
8 42 (10.05%) Security Consultant
9 37 (8.85%) Project Manager
10 29 (6.94%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 28 (6.70%) Business Analyst
11 28 (6.70%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 27 (6.46%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 24 (5.74%) Security Project Manager
14 23 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (5.26%) Security Engineer
16 16 (3.83%) Information Security Manager
17 15 (3.59%) Incident Manager
17 15 (3.59%) Senior Analyst
18 14 (3.35%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.07%) SAML
2 11 (2.63%) Middleware
3 8 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (1.91%) SOAP
4 7 (1.67%) REST
5 6 (1.44%) CSS
5 6 (1.44%) CSS3
5 6 (1.44%) D3.js
5 6 (1.44%) HTML
5 6 (1.44%) HTML5
5 6 (1.44%) OpenID
6 5 (1.20%) Web Services
7 3 (0.72%) DOM
7 3 (0.72%) RESTful
8 2 (0.48%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.48%) JSON
8 2 (0.48%) OAuth
8 2 (0.48%) XML
9 1 (0.24%) Regular Expression
9 1 (0.24%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.48%) Management Information System
2 28 (6.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 27 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.46%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.22%) Data Centre
5 25 (5.98%) Cyber Defence
6 23 (5.50%) Cyber Attack
7 16 (3.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 15 (3.59%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (3.35%) CESG
10 11 (2.63%) Fixed Income
11 9 (2.15%) PKI
12 8 (1.91%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (1.67%) Equities
14 6 (1.44%) CESG CLAS
14 6 (1.44%) User Experience
15 4 (0.96%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
16 3 (0.72%) Cybercrime
16 3 (0.72%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 43 (10.29%) Windows
2 32 (7.66%) Unix
3 31 (7.42%) Linux
4 6 (1.44%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.72%) zOS
6 2 (0.48%) Android
6 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (31.34%) Information Security
2 85 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (16.51%) Risk Management
4 60 (14.35%) Security Operations
5 55 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 51 (12.20%) Project Management
6 51 (12.20%) SIEM
7 45 (10.77%) Security Architecture
8 43 (10.29%) ITIL
9 41 (9.81%) Risk Assessment
10 37 (8.85%) Incident Management
11 32 (7.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 28 (6.70%) Open Source
13 27 (6.46%) Analytics
14 26 (6.22%) Vulnerability Management
15 25 (5.98%) Data Protection
16 24 (5.74%) Identity Access Management
16 24 (5.74%) PRINCE2
17 23 (5.50%) Information Assurance
17 23 (5.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (7.66%) SQL
2 20 (4.78%) Python
3 19 (4.55%) Java
4 11 (2.63%) C#
5 9 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.67%) Perl
6 7 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.96%) C++
8 4 (0.96%) PHP
9 3 (0.72%) C
10 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.48%) Scala
11 1 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 92 (22.01%) CISSP
2 65 (15.55%) Degree
2 65 (15.55%) Security Cleared
3 52 (12.44%) CISM
4 45 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 20 (4.78%) ISSAP
6 19 (4.55%) SANS
7 16 (3.83%) CISA
8 13 (3.11%) CRISC
8 13 (3.11%) DV Cleared
8 13 (3.11%) GIAC
9 11 (2.63%) GCIH
9 11 (2.63%) PMP
10 10 (2.39%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (2.39%) PMI Certification
11 9 (2.15%) CESG Certified Professional
11 9 (2.15%) CLAS
11 9 (2.15%) SSCP
12 7 (1.67%) CNA
12 7 (1.67%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (5.74%) PCI DSS
3 17 (4.07%) GDPR
4 13 (3.11%) COBIT
4 13 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (2.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 6 (1.44%) QA
7 5 (1.20%) RMADS
8 4 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
8 4 (0.96%) ISO27002
9 3 (0.72%) SLA
10 2 (0.48%) BS7799
10 2 (0.48%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.24%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
3 3 (0.72%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.72%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (3.83%) QRadar
2 10 (2.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 9 (2.15%) Kibana
4 6 (1.44%) SCCM
5 4 (0.96%) Nessus
5 4 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.72%) Ansible
6 3 (0.72%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (0.72%) logstash
6 3 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.48%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (0.48%) EnCase
7 2 (0.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.48%) Nmap
8 1 (0.24%) FTK
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Puppet
8 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (10.29%) Splunk
2 41 (9.81%) Microsoft
3 20 (4.78%) Oracle
4 17 (4.07%) CyberArk
4 17 (4.07%) ServiceNow
5 16 (3.83%) Cisco
6 14 (3.35%) IBM
7 13 (3.11%) LogRhythm
8 12 (2.87%) ArcSight
9 10 (2.39%) Google
10 9 (2.15%) Intel Security
10 9 (2.15%) VMware
11 8 (1.91%) SAP
11 8 (1.91%) Sun
11 8 (1.91%) Tufin
12 7 (1.67%) F5
12 7 (1.67%) Qualys
12 7 (1.67%) Trend Micro
13 6 (1.44%) Sourcefire
13 6 (1.44%) Symantec
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