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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 331 380 384
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +4
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 69 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 22 15
Average daily rate
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£550 £433 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.16% -24.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £400 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -56.66%
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
17786 18261 17285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.64% 78.17% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 12539 13110 11901
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
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 253 235 269
Average hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.65 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +22 18 £494 +1.28% 9
Wimbledon - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £515 -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (36.88%) Information Security
2 44 (31.21%) Finance
3 32 (22.70%) CISSP
4 29 (20.57%) CISM
4 29 (20.57%) Degree
5 24 (17.02%) Firewall
5 24 (17.02%) Risk Management
6 23 (16.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 21 (14.89%) Project Management
8 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (12.06%) Security Architecture
10 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (11.35%) SIEM
11 15 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
11 15 (10.64%) CISA
11 15 (10.64%) Linux
12 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
12 14 (9.93%) TOGAF
12 14 (9.93%) Penetration Testing
12 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
13 13 (9.22%) ITIL
13 13 (9.22%) Data Protection
13 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
13 13 (9.22%) Information Assurance
14 12 (8.51%) UNIX
14 12 (8.51%) Windows
14 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
14 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
14 12 (8.51%) COBIT
14 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (4.96%) IIS
2 3 (2.13%) Node.js
2 3 (2.13%) Apache
3 2 (1.42%) CMS
3 2 (1.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.71%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (4.26%) MS Office
2 5 (3.55%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.84%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.67%) PaaS
2 6 (4.26%) IaaS
3 5 (3.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.02%) Firewall
2 12 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.09%) Network Security
4 4 (2.84%) VPN
4 4 (2.84%) LAN
5 3 (2.13%) Wireless
5 3 (2.13%) WAN
5 3 (2.13%) DHCP
5 3 (2.13%) DNS
6 2 (1.42%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.42%) Internet
6 2 (1.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (1.42%) BIG-IP
6 2 (1.42%) Wireless Security
7 1 (0.71%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.71%) SSH
7 1 (0.71%) VLAN
7 1 (0.71%) MPLS
7 1 (0.71%) SAN
7 1 (0.71%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) Big Data
2 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) GCC
1 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (31.21%) Finance
2 8 (5.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.55%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.84%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.84%) Law
5 3 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.13%) Marketing
6 2 (1.42%) German Language
7 1 (0.71%) Electronics
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (19.86%) Analyst
2 25 (17.73%) Architect
3 24 (17.02%) Consultant
4 21 (14.89%) Security Architect
4 21 (14.89%) Security Consultant
5 20 (14.18%) Security Analyst
6 17 (12.06%) Project Manager
7 14 (9.93%) Security Manager
8 12 (8.51%) Security Specialist
9 11 (7.80%) Cyber Security Architect
10 10 (7.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
10 10 (7.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 7 (4.96%) Information Manager
11 7 (4.96%) Business Analyst
12 6 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
12 6 (4.26%) Security Engineer
12 6 (4.26%) Information Security Manager
13 5 (3.55%) Cyber Security Manager
13 5 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
14 4 (2.84%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.42%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) REST
2 1 (0.71%) Akka
2 1 (0.71%) Apache Camel
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.71%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.71%) jQuery
2 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
2 1 (0.71%) Silverlight
2 1 (0.71%) Spring
2 1 (0.71%) Ajax
2 1 (0.71%) Java EE
2 1 (0.71%) JSON
2 1 (0.71%) JMX
2 1 (0.71%) SAML
2 1 (0.71%) JMS
2 1 (0.71%) Java RMI
2 1 (0.71%) J2EE
2 1 (0.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.93%) Management Information System
2 14 (9.93%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.26%) Physics
3 6 (4.26%) SCADA
3 6 (4.26%) Cryptography
4 5 (3.55%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.13%) Mobile Computing
6 3 (2.13%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.42%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (1.42%) User Experience
8 1 (0.71%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.71%) BYOD
8 1 (0.71%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.64%) Linux
2 12 (8.51%) UNIX
2 12 (8.51%) Windows
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.42%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) VxWorks
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.71%) VMS
4 1 (0.71%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (36.88%) Information Security
2 24 (17.02%) Risk Management
3 21 (14.89%) Project Management
4 17 (12.06%) Security Architecture
5 16 (11.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (11.35%) SIEM
6 15 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 14 (9.93%) TOGAF
7 14 (9.93%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (9.22%) ITIL
8 13 (9.22%) Data Protection
8 13 (9.22%) Information Assurance
9 12 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (7.80%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.38%) Business Analysis
11 9 (6.38%) Information Management
12 8 (5.67%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (5.67%) SABSA
12 8 (5.67%) Kalman Filter
13 7 (4.96%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.38%) Java
2 6 (4.26%) C++
3 5 (3.55%) C
3 5 (3.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.13%) Clojure
4 3 (2.13%) Scala
4 3 (2.13%) Haskell
4 3 (2.13%) Python
5 2 (1.42%) SQL
6 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (22.70%) CISSP
2 29 (20.57%) CISM
2 29 (20.57%) Degree
3 15 (10.64%) CISA
4 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
5 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
6 7 (4.96%) CEH
7 5 (3.55%) ISSAP
7 5 (3.55%) QiCA
8 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (2.84%) GIAC
9 3 (2.13%) GCIH
9 3 (2.13%) PMP
9 3 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 3 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.13%) PhD
9 3 (2.13%) MCSE
10 2 (1.42%) ISEB
10 2 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.42%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (8.51%) COBIT
3 8 (5.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.42%) EMIR
5 1 (0.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.71%) MiFID
5 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.42%) XenApp
2 2 (1.42%) XenDesktop
2 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.71%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) BladeLogic
1 2 (1.42%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.71%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.71%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.38%) Symantec
3 7 (4.96%) McAfee
3 7 (4.96%) SAP
4 4 (2.84%) Citrix
4 4 (2.84%) Websense
4 4 (2.84%) Qualys
5 3 (2.13%) Splunk
5 3 (2.13%) VMware
5 3 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.13%) HP
5 3 (2.13%) IBM
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle
6 2 (1.42%) BMC
6 2 (1.42%) SonicWALL
6 2 (1.42%) Stonesoft
6 2 (1.42%) Varonis
6 2 (1.42%) ArcSight
6 2 (1.42%) F5
7 1 (0.71%) Tufin
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