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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 312 352 419
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +67
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 107 70 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.29% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.37% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 37 3
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£475 £470 £620
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £400 £492
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £574 £644
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £442 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +66.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 - £55.00
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
19178 18942 19608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.67% 79.00% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13701 13153 13715
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +11 28 £451 -6.92% 10
Paddington - 3 £558 -
Hounslow - 1 £370 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 66 (38.15%) Information Security
2 57 (32.95%) CISSP
3 48 (27.75%) Finance
4 45 (26.01%) CISM
5 40 (23.12%) Firewall
6 29 (16.76%) UNIX
7 27 (15.61%) Management Information System
8 26 (15.03%) McAfee
8 26 (15.03%) ITIL
9 25 (14.45%) Security Management
10 24 (13.87%) Linux
11 23 (13.29%) Project Management
11 23 (13.29%) SIEM
12 22 (12.72%) Symantec
12 22 (12.72%) Windows
12 22 (12.72%) Risk Management
12 22 (12.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 20 (11.56%) Penetration Testing
13 20 (11.56%) Degree
13 20 (11.56%) CISA
14 19 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (10.98%) Banking
15 18 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (10.40%) Microsoft
16 16 (9.25%) Cisco
16 16 (9.25%) Qualys
16 16 (9.25%) Big Data
16 16 (9.25%) Kalman Filter
17 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (8.67%) Intrusion Detection

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (4.05%) Apache
2 5 (2.89%) IIS
3 2 (1.16%) CMS
3 2 (1.16%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.58%) iPlanet
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.58%) Node.js
4 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.05%) MS Project
3 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.31%) MS Office
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) BusinessWare
1 1 (0.58%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.58%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.58%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.51%) PaaS
2 11 (6.36%) IaaS
3 6 (3.47%) SaaS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (23.12%) Firewall
2 15 (8.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (7.51%) VPN
4 11 (6.36%) Internet
4 11 (6.36%) Network Security
5 9 (5.20%) Wireless
6 8 (4.62%) LAN
7 7 (4.05%) WAN
7 7 (4.05%) DNS
8 6 (3.47%) TCP/IP
8 6 (3.47%) IPsec
8 6 (3.47%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.89%) DSL
9 5 (2.89%) DHCP
9 5 (2.89%) HTTP
10 4 (2.31%) LDAP
10 4 (2.31%) SSH
10 4 (2.31%) SSL
10 4 (2.31%) DDNS
10 4 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) Big Data
2 5 (2.89%) DB2
2 5 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.31%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.16%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
General
1 48 (27.75%) Finance
2 19 (10.98%) Banking
3 10 (5.78%) Investment Banking
4 7 (4.05%) Marketing
5 6 (3.47%) Retail
6 4 (2.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.73%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.73%) Law
7 3 (1.73%) Legal
8 2 (1.16%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (24.28%) Analyst
2 35 (20.23%) Security Analyst
3 29 (16.76%) Architect
4 24 (13.87%) Consultant
5 20 (11.56%) Security Consultant
5 20 (11.56%) Security Manager
6 19 (10.98%) Security Architect
7 17 (9.83%) Project Manager
8 13 (7.51%) Cyber Security Architect
9 9 (5.20%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 9 (5.20%) IT Security Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Information Security Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Information Manager
10 8 (4.62%) Information Security Manager
10 8 (4.62%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 7 (4.05%) Security Specialist
11 7 (4.05%) IT Security Manager
12 6 (3.47%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) .NET
2 8 (4.62%) Middleware
3 5 (2.89%) SOAP
3 5 (2.89%) REST
4 1 (0.58%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.58%) Akka
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Camel
4 1 (0.58%) HTML
4 1 (0.58%) XML
4 1 (0.58%) MSMQ
4 1 (0.58%) JMS
4 1 (0.58%) Java RMI
4 1 (0.58%) SAML
4 1 (0.58%) J2EE
4 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.58%) EJB
4 1 (0.58%) JSP
4 1 (0.58%) Servlets
4 1 (0.58%) JMX
4 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.61%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.36%) PKI
4 10 (5.78%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.05%) Cryptography
6 5 (2.89%) SCADA
6 5 (2.89%) Algorithms
7 4 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.73%) BYOD
8 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.73%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.73%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (1.16%) User Experience
9 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.16%) AS400
10 1 (0.58%) Physics
10 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) UNIX
2 24 (13.87%) Linux
3 22 (12.72%) Windows
4 4 (2.31%) MVS
5 2 (1.16%) VMS
5 2 (1.16%) Solaris
6 1 (0.58%) NetWare
6 1 (0.58%) zOS
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.15%) Information Security
2 26 (15.03%) ITIL
3 25 (14.45%) Security Management
4 23 (13.29%) Project Management
4 23 (13.29%) SIEM
5 22 (12.72%) Risk Management
6 20 (11.56%) Penetration Testing
7 19 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (9.25%) Kalman Filter
10 15 (8.67%) PRINCE2
10 15 (8.67%) Ethical Hacking
11 13 (7.51%) Security Architecture
12 12 (6.94%) Information Security Management
13 11 (6.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (6.36%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (5.78%) Data Protection
15 9 (5.20%) Data Security
15 9 (5.20%) Malware Detection\Protection
16 8 (4.62%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.94%) Java
2 9 (5.20%) SQL
3 6 (3.47%) C++
4 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.31%) VB
4 4 (2.31%) C
5 3 (1.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.58%) Perl
6 1 (0.58%) C#
6 1 (0.58%) Python
6 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.58%) Ruby
6 1 (0.58%) Haskell
6 1 (0.58%) Scala
6 1 (0.58%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 57 (32.95%) CISSP
2 45 (26.01%) CISM
3 20 (11.56%) CISA
3 20 (11.56%) Degree
4 14 (8.09%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.36%) CEH
6 8 (4.62%) GIAC
7 7 (4.05%) SC Cleared
8 6 (3.47%) CCSE
8 6 (3.47%) CCSA
9 5 (2.89%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (2.89%) PMP
9 5 (2.89%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.89%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (2.89%) CRISC
10 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 3 (1.73%) QiCA
11 3 (1.73%) CCNA
11 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (6.94%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.20%) COBIT
4 3 (1.73%) SLA
5 2 (1.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.58%) COSO
6 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (6.94%) Snort
2 10 (5.78%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.47%) Squid
4 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.73%) XenApp
5 3 (1.73%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.73%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.58%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.16%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.58%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 26 (15.03%) McAfee
2 22 (12.72%) Symantec
3 18 (10.40%) Microsoft
4 16 (9.25%) Cisco
4 16 (9.25%) Qualys
5 14 (8.09%) CheckPoint
6 11 (6.36%) F5
7 10 (5.78%) ArcSight
8 7 (4.05%) Websense
8 7 (4.05%) Oracle
8 7 (4.05%) Citrix
9 6 (3.47%) Nokia
10 5 (2.89%) SAP
10 5 (2.89%) FireEye
11 4 (2.31%) Varonis
11 4 (2.31%) ScanSafe
11 4 (2.31%) VMware
12 3 (1.73%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.73%) Tripwire
12 3 (1.73%) Sourcefire
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