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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 339 391 414
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +23
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 89 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.11% 0.020%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.14% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 17 2
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£500 £430 £676
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -36.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £669
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £632 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £486 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+27.82% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
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
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +46 30 £484 +34.07% 12
Southwark - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 85 (57.82%) Information Security
2 41 (27.89%) Firewall
3 39 (26.53%) Banking
4 34 (23.13%) CISSP
5 33 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (21.77%) Risk Management
6 32 (21.77%) Finance
7 30 (20.41%) Network Security
8 29 (19.73%) Security Architecture
9 28 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 28 (19.05%) Project Management
10 23 (15.65%) Project Planning
10 23 (15.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 22 (14.97%) Investment Banking
12 21 (14.29%) ITIL
13 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
13 20 (13.61%) Penetration Testing
14 18 (12.24%) GIAC
14 18 (12.24%) Change Control
14 18 (12.24%) Information Assurance
15 17 (11.56%) Law
15 17 (11.56%) CEH
15 17 (11.56%) Internet
16 16 (10.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 16 (10.88%) SIEM
17 15 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
17 15 (10.20%) Retail
18 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
18 14 (9.52%) PRINCE2
18 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 3 (2.04%) IIS
2 2 (1.36%) Apache
2 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.68%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
2 4 (2.72%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
3 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (8.84%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 41 (27.89%) Firewall
2 30 (20.41%) Network Security
3 20 (13.61%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.56%) Internet
5 13 (8.84%) Intranet
6 4 (2.72%) FWSM
7 2 (1.36%) Wireless Security
7 2 (1.36%) LAN
7 2 (1.36%) WAN
7 2 (1.36%) Wireless
7 2 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.36%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.36%) Big Data
2 1 (0.68%) MS Access
2 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.68%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.68%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 39 (26.53%) Banking
2 32 (21.77%) Finance
3 22 (14.97%) Investment Banking
4 17 (11.56%) Law
5 15 (10.20%) Retail
6 4 (2.72%) Legal
7 3 (2.04%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.04%) International Banking
8 1 (0.68%) German Language
8 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (25.17%) Project Manager
2 34 (23.13%) Architect
3 28 (19.05%) Analyst
4 27 (18.37%) Security Manager
5 26 (17.69%) Security Architect
6 25 (17.01%) Security Specialist
7 23 (15.65%) Security Project Manager
8 20 (13.61%) Security Analyst
9 13 (8.84%) Information Analyst
9 13 (8.84%) Information Security Analyst
9 13 (8.84%) Information Security Specialist
9 13 (8.84%) Information Specialist
10 12 (8.16%) Product Specialist
10 12 (8.16%) Product Analyst
10 12 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
11 11 (7.48%) Consultant
12 10 (6.80%) Business Analyst
12 10 (6.80%) Security Consultant
13 9 (6.12%) Security Solutions Architect
14 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) WSH
1 1 (0.68%) Middleware
1 1 (0.68%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.84%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.12%) FMCG
3 5 (3.40%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (3.40%) Mobile Computing
3 5 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.72%) EMV
4 4 (2.72%) PKI
5 3 (2.04%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.36%) CESG
6 2 (1.36%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.36%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.68%) RMADS
7 1 (0.68%) Data Conversion
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.40%) Linux
1 5 (3.40%) Android
2 4 (2.72%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.72%) UNIX
2 4 (2.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) AIX
3 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.82%) Information Security
2 33 (22.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (21.77%) Risk Management
4 29 (19.73%) Security Architecture
5 28 (19.05%) Project Management
6 23 (15.65%) Project Planning
6 23 (15.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 21 (14.29%) ITIL
8 20 (13.61%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (12.24%) Information Assurance
9 18 (12.24%) Change Control
10 16 (10.88%) SIEM
10 16 (10.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (10.20%) Ethical Hacking
12 14 (9.52%) PRINCE2
12 14 (9.52%) Matrix Management
13 13 (8.84%) ISMS
13 13 (8.84%) Identity Management
14 12 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
15 10 (6.80%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.04%) SQL
2 2 (1.36%) C
3 1 (0.68%) Perl
3 1 (0.68%) Python
3 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.68%) Ruby
3 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (23.13%) CISSP
2 18 (12.24%) GIAC
3 17 (11.56%) CEH
4 14 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 13 (8.84%) Degree
5 13 (8.84%) MCSE
5 13 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 11 (7.48%) CISM
8 8 (5.44%) PMP
8 8 (5.44%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.72%) CCSP
9 4 (2.72%) CCNP
9 4 (2.72%) ISEB
9 4 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.72%) CCSE
9 4 (2.72%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (1.36%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (5.44%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.76%) COBIT
4 3 (2.04%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.16%) SAP
3 8 (5.44%) Cisco
4 7 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.08%) Juniper
6 4 (2.72%) CA
7 3 (2.04%) Oracle
8 2 (1.36%) HP
9 1 (0.68%) Mercator
9 1 (0.68%) Qualys
9 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.68%) Talend
9 1 (0.68%) Sybase
9 1 (0.68%) Sun
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