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 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 338 360 390
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +30
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 73 46 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.20% 0.043%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.25% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 20 5
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£500 £433 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% -24.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £400 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £572 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - £60.00
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
18421 18351 18406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.78% 78.90% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13094 12989 12700
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 230 281
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.82 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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 1 July 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in London

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the London region.

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend 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 1 July 2015. 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 +6 18 £475 +11.76% 10
Wimbledon - 1 - - 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 51 (33.77%) Information Security
2 42 (27.81%) Finance
2 42 (27.81%) CISSP
3 37 (24.50%) CISM
4 28 (18.54%) Degree
5 25 (16.56%) Firewall
5 25 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (15.89%) Project Management
7 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
8 22 (14.57%) ITIL
9 18 (11.92%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (11.26%) CISA
10 17 (11.26%) Linux
10 17 (11.26%) Security Architecture
11 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
11 16 (10.60%) UNIX
12 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
12 15 (9.93%) Computer Science
12 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (9.27%) Big Data
13 14 (9.27%) Information Assurance
13 14 (9.27%) SIEM
13 14 (9.27%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (9.27%) COBIT
13 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (8.61%) Security Management
14 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (8.61%) TOGAF
14 13 (8.61%) Windows
14 13 (8.61%) PRINCE2

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 7 (4.64%) IIS
2 3 (1.99%) Apache
2 3 (1.99%) Node.js
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
3 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (5.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Project
3 6 (3.97%) MS Office
4 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.28%) PaaS
2 9 (5.96%) IaaS
3 6 (3.97%) SaaS
4 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.56%) Firewall
2 10 (6.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (5.96%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (5.96%) Network Security
4 8 (5.30%) Wireless
4 8 (5.30%) VPN
5 7 (4.64%) DNS
5 7 (4.64%) Internet
6 6 (3.97%) DHCP
7 5 (3.31%) IPsec
8 4 (2.65%) DDNS
8 4 (2.65%) DSL
8 4 (2.65%) LDAP
8 4 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (1.99%) LAN
9 3 (1.99%) WAN
10 2 (1.32%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.66%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.66%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.66%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.27%) Big Data
2 1 (0.66%) MySQL
2 1 (0.66%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.66%) GCC
General
1 42 (27.81%) Finance
2 10 (6.62%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Law
5 4 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.99%) Marketing
6 3 (1.99%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.32%) German Language
8 1 (0.66%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.66%) Electronics
8 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (18.54%) Architect
2 26 (17.22%) Analyst
3 23 (15.23%) Consultant
3 23 (15.23%) Security Architect
4 20 (13.25%) Security Consultant
5 18 (11.92%) Security Manager
6 17 (11.26%) Security Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) Project Manager
8 13 (8.61%) Cyber Security Architect
9 11 (7.28%) Security Specialist
10 10 (6.62%) Cyber Security Consultant
11 8 (5.30%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.64%) Security Engineer
13 6 (3.97%) Information Manager
13 6 (3.97%) Security Project Manager
13 6 (3.97%) Information Security Manager
13 6 (3.97%) IT Security Manager
14 5 (3.31%) IT Security Consultant
14 5 (3.31%) IT Consultant
14 5 (3.31%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) HTML
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.66%) EJB
3 1 (0.66%) JSP
3 1 (0.66%) Servlets
3 1 (0.66%) SOAP
3 1 (0.66%) JMS
3 1 (0.66%) Java RMI
3 1 (0.66%) SAML
3 1 (0.66%) JMX
3 1 (0.66%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.66%) Spring
3 1 (0.66%) Ajax
3 1 (0.66%) Java EE
3 1 (0.66%) JSON
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.66%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.66%) jQuery
3 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Management Information System
1 15 (9.93%) Computer Science
1 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) Cryptography
2 6 (3.97%) PKI
3 5 (3.31%) SCADA
3 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.65%) Physics
4 4 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.99%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (1.99%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.99%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.99%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.32%) Artificial Intelligence
6 2 (1.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.66%) BYOD
7 1 (0.66%) AS400
7 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Linux
2 16 (10.60%) UNIX
3 13 (8.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.66%) VMS
4 1 (0.66%) NetWare
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.66%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (33.77%) Information Security
2 24 (15.89%) Project Management
3 23 (15.23%) Risk Management
4 22 (14.57%) ITIL
5 18 (11.92%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (11.26%) Security Architecture
7 14 (9.27%) Information Assurance
7 14 (9.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (9.27%) SIEM
7 14 (9.27%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (8.61%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (8.61%) Security Management
8 13 (8.61%) PRINCE2
8 13 (8.61%) TOGAF
9 12 (7.95%) Incident Management
9 12 (7.95%) Data Protection
10 11 (7.28%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (5.96%) Business Analysis
11 9 (5.96%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (5.30%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.96%) Java
2 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
2 6 (3.97%) C++
3 5 (3.31%) C
4 3 (1.99%) Python
4 3 (1.99%) SQL
4 3 (1.99%) Haskell
4 3 (1.99%) Scala
4 3 (1.99%) Clojure
5 1 (0.66%) VC++
5 1 (0.66%) Embedded C++
5 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 42 (27.81%) CISSP
2 37 (24.50%) CISM
3 28 (18.54%) Degree
4 17 (11.26%) CISA
5 16 (10.60%) Security Cleared
6 11 (7.28%) SC Cleared
7 10 (6.62%) CEH
8 7 (4.64%) GIAC
9 6 (3.97%) PMP
9 6 (3.97%) PMI Certification
10 5 (3.31%) CCSA
10 5 (3.31%) CCSE
10 5 (3.31%) QiCA
10 5 (3.31%) ISSAP
11 4 (2.65%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (2.65%) PhD
12 3 (1.99%) MCSE
12 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (1.99%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.27%) COBIT
3 7 (4.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.32%) EMIR
5 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.66%) SLA
5 1 (0.66%) COSO
5 1 (0.66%) MiFID
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.64%) Snort
3 5 (3.31%) Squid
4 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) XenApp
4 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.32%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.66%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.66%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.28%) Symantec
3 8 (5.30%) CheckPoint
4 7 (4.64%) McAfee
4 7 (4.64%) Websense
4 7 (4.64%) Cisco
5 6 (3.97%) SAP
5 6 (3.97%) Nokia
6 4 (2.65%) Qualys
7 3 (1.99%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle
7 3 (1.99%) IBM
7 3 (1.99%) HP
7 3 (1.99%) Citrix
7 3 (1.99%) VMware
8 2 (1.32%) Juniper
8 2 (1.32%) BMC
8 2 (1.32%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.32%) Varonis
9 1 (0.66%) Green Hills
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