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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 320 365 375
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +10
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 67 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.089% 0.010%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.11% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 2
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£450 £450 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £340 £628
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £700 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £400 -
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £26.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+101.92% -30.66%
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
16179 16694 15274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.76% 78.62% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 11415 11444 10751
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 227 231
Average hourly rate £21.25 £27.53 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.81% +14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £76.75 £73.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +25 18 £488 -7.14% 13
Canary Wharf - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 64 (42.95%) Information Security
2 48 (32.21%) Finance
3 32 (21.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (20.13%) Degree
5 28 (18.79%) CISSP
6 27 (18.12%) Risk Management
6 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
7 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
7 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (14.77%) Computer Science
8 22 (14.77%) Project Management
9 21 (14.09%) Network Security
9 21 (14.09%) Security Architecture
10 20 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (11.41%) Banking
11 17 (11.41%) Firewall
11 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
12 16 (10.74%) Windows
13 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
14 14 (9.40%) ITIL
14 14 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
14 14 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (8.72%) SIEM
15 13 (8.72%) Information Assurance
15 13 (8.72%) Law
15 13 (8.72%) CISM
16 12 (8.05%) Linux
16 12 (8.05%) TOGAF
17 11 (7.38%) Data Protection
17 11 (7.38%) PCI DSS

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (2.68%) IIS
2 2 (1.34%) Node.js
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.67%) Apache
3 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.01%) MS Project
3 2 (1.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.34%) SaaS
1 2 (1.34%) PaaS
1 2 (1.34%) IaaS
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 21 (14.09%) Network Security
2 17 (11.41%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.41%) Firewall
3 5 (3.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (3.36%) LAN
4 4 (2.68%) DHCP
4 4 (2.68%) Wireless
4 4 (2.68%) DNS
4 4 (2.68%) Wireless Security
5 3 (2.01%) VPN
5 3 (2.01%) WAN
6 2 (1.34%) LDAP
6 2 (1.34%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.34%) SNMP
6 2 (1.34%) SSH
6 2 (1.34%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.67%) SAN
7 1 (0.67%) Internet
7 1 (0.67%) MPLS
7 1 (0.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.68%) Big Data
2 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.68%) GDB
2 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.67%) RequisitePro
2 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.67%) GCC
General
1 48 (32.21%) Finance
2 17 (11.41%) Banking
3 13 (8.72%) Law
4 10 (6.71%) Financial Institution
5 8 (5.37%) Retail
5 8 (5.37%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.68%) Legal
7 2 (1.34%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.67%) Marketing
8 1 (0.67%) German Language
8 1 (0.67%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.67%) Billing
8 1 (0.67%) Electronics
8 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (16.11%) Project Manager
2 23 (15.44%) Architect
2 23 (15.44%) Security Specialist
3 21 (14.09%) Security Architect
3 21 (14.09%) Analyst
4 19 (12.75%) Consultant
5 18 (12.08%) Security Consultant
5 18 (12.08%) Security Manager
6 11 (7.38%) Security Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) Security Project Manager
7 10 (6.71%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 7 (4.70%) Cyber Security Analyst
8 7 (4.70%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 7 (4.70%) Security Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) Cyber Security Architect
10 5 (3.36%) Information Manager
10 5 (3.36%) Chief Technology Officer
10 5 (3.36%) Incident Analyst
11 4 (2.68%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) HTML
1 1 (0.67%) .NET
1 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.67%) XML
1 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (14.77%) Computer Science
3 15 (10.07%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.37%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (4.70%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (4.03%) SCADA
7 5 (3.36%) Physics
8 4 (2.68%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.01%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.34%) CESG
10 2 (1.34%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.34%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.67%) Human Factors
11 1 (0.67%) Open Source
11 1 (0.67%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.67%) PKI
11 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.74%) Windows
2 12 (8.05%) Linux
3 10 (6.71%) UNIX
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.67%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) Information Security
2 27 (18.12%) Risk Management
3 22 (14.77%) Project Management
4 21 (14.09%) Security Architecture
5 20 (13.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (9.40%) ITIL
6 14 (9.40%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (9.40%) Vulnerability Management
7 13 (8.72%) SIEM
7 13 (8.72%) Information Assurance
8 12 (8.05%) TOGAF
9 11 (7.38%) Data Protection
9 11 (7.38%) Project Planning
10 9 (6.04%) Incident Management
10 9 (6.04%) Information Management
10 9 (6.04%) SABSA
11 8 (5.37%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (5.37%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (4.70%) Time Management
12 7 (4.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.37%) C
1 8 (5.37%) C++
1 8 (5.37%) Java
2 6 (4.03%) Python
3 5 (3.36%) VC++
4 4 (2.68%) VB
4 4 (2.68%) Perl
4 4 (2.68%) PHP
4 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.68%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.34%) SQL
6 2 (1.34%) Clojure
6 2 (1.34%) Haskell
6 2 (1.34%) Scala
7 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (20.13%) Degree
2 28 (18.79%) CISSP
3 27 (18.12%) Security Cleared
4 23 (15.44%) SC Cleared
5 13 (8.72%) CISM
6 9 (6.04%) CISA
7 7 (4.70%) GIAC
8 5 (3.36%) PMP
8 5 (3.36%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.68%) GCIH
9 4 (2.68%) CEH
9 4 (2.68%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.01%) ISSAP
10 3 (2.01%) GCIA
10 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.01%) MCSE
11 2 (1.34%) PhD
11 2 (1.34%) ISEB
11 2 (1.34%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (21.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (7.38%) PCI DSS
3 9 (6.04%) COBIT
4 2 (1.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (0.67%) BS7799
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.67%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
2 1 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.67%) XenApp
2 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.34%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.67%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.36%) HP
3 4 (2.68%) Symantec
4 3 (2.01%) CheckPoint
4 3 (2.01%) Citrix
4 3 (2.01%) SAP
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco
4 3 (2.01%) IBM
4 3 (2.01%) F5
4 3 (2.01%) Splunk
5 2 (1.34%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.34%) Stonesoft
5 2 (1.34%) Oracle
5 2 (1.34%) BMC
5 2 (1.34%) SonicWALL
5 2 (1.34%) McAfee
5 2 (1.34%) Sophos
5 2 (1.34%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.67%) Atlassian
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