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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 319 405 416
Rank change year-on-year
+86 +11
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 95 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.39% 0.071% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.092% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 11 2
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£484 £369 £676
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.16% -45.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £669
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
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
18814 19549 19359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.64% 77.50% 75.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13400 13696 13116
Average daily rate £450 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 227 357
Average hourly rate £21.62 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.95% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £15.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 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 1 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 +49 23 £484 +34.07% 8
Southwark - - - -
Harrow - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 80 (55.94%) Information Security
2 39 (27.27%) Firewall
3 38 (26.57%) Banking
4 34 (23.78%) Risk Management
5 33 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (20.98%) Finance
6 30 (20.98%) CISSP
7 29 (20.28%) Project Management
8 28 (19.58%) Network Security
8 28 (19.58%) Security Architecture
9 26 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 21 (14.69%) Project Planning
10 21 (14.69%) Investment Banking
10 21 (14.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 20 (13.99%) ITIL
12 19 (13.29%) Information Assurance
13 18 (12.59%) Penetration Testing
13 18 (12.59%) Change Control
13 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
14 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2
14 17 (11.89%) Internet
15 16 (11.19%) Retail
15 16 (11.19%) CEH
15 16 (11.19%) Law
15 16 (11.19%) GIAC
16 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
16 15 (10.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 15 (10.49%) Ethical Hacking
16 15 (10.49%) SIEM
17 14 (9.79%) Degree

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 2 (1.40%) IIS
1 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.70%) Apache
2 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (5.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.09%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 39 (27.27%) Firewall
2 28 (19.58%) Network Security
3 18 (12.59%) TCP/IP
4 17 (11.89%) Internet
5 13 (9.09%) Intranet
6 4 (2.80%) FWSM
7 2 (1.40%) LAN
7 2 (1.40%) WAN
8 1 (0.70%) Wireless
8 1 (0.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.70%) WLAN
8 1 (0.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.40%) Big Data
1 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.70%) MS Access
2 1 (0.70%) Pentaho
2 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) RequisitePro
1 1 (0.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 38 (26.57%) Banking
2 30 (20.98%) Finance
3 21 (14.69%) Investment Banking
4 16 (11.19%) Retail
4 16 (11.19%) Law
5 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 3 (2.10%) International Banking
5 3 (2.10%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Electronics
6 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.70%) German Language
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Project Manager
2 34 (23.78%) Architect
3 29 (20.28%) Analyst
4 27 (18.88%) Security Manager
5 26 (18.18%) Security Architect
6 23 (16.08%) Security Specialist
6 23 (16.08%) Security Project Manager
7 19 (13.29%) Security Analyst
8 13 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 13 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
8 13 (9.09%) Information Analyst
8 13 (9.09%) Information Security Specialist
8 13 (9.09%) Information Specialist
9 12 (8.39%) Product Specialist
9 12 (8.39%) Product Analyst
9 12 (8.39%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.99%) Consultant
11 9 (6.29%) Security Consultant
11 9 (6.29%) Security Solutions Architect
12 6 (4.20%) Cyber Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) WSH
1 1 (0.70%) Middleware
1 1 (0.70%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.49%) Management Information System
2 9 (6.29%) FMCG
3 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.50%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (2.80%) PKI
4 4 (2.80%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (2.80%) EMV
5 3 (2.10%) Online Banking
6 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.40%) CESG
6 2 (1.40%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (0.70%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.70%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.70%) Open Source
7 1 (0.70%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.50%) Android
2 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) UNIX
3 2 (1.40%) Windows
4 1 (0.70%) AIX
4 1 (0.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.94%) Information Security
2 34 (23.78%) Risk Management
3 33 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 29 (20.28%) Project Management
5 28 (19.58%) Security Architecture
6 21 (14.69%) Project Planning
6 21 (14.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 20 (13.99%) ITIL
8 19 (13.29%) Information Assurance
9 18 (12.59%) Penetration Testing
9 18 (12.59%) Change Control
10 17 (11.89%) PRINCE2
11 15 (10.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 15 (10.49%) Ethical Hacking
11 15 (10.49%) SIEM
12 13 (9.09%) Identity Management
12 13 (9.09%) ISMS
12 13 (9.09%) Matrix Management
13 12 (8.39%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (6.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.40%) C
1 2 (1.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) Python
2 1 (0.70%) C++
2 1 (0.70%) Java
2 1 (0.70%) Perl
2 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.70%) Ruby
2 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (20.98%) CISSP
2 16 (11.19%) CEH
2 16 (11.19%) GIAC
3 14 (9.79%) Degree
4 13 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.09%) MCSE
4 13 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.39%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.69%) PMP
6 11 (7.69%) PMI Certification
7 10 (6.99%) CISM
8 8 (5.59%) ISEB
9 6 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (2.80%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.80%) CCSP
10 4 (2.80%) CCNP
10 4 (2.80%) CCSE
11 3 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (1.40%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.90%) COBIT
2 7 (4.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.10%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 11 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.39%) SAP
3 8 (5.59%) Cisco
4 7 (4.90%) CheckPoint
5 6 (4.20%) Juniper
6 4 (2.80%) CA
7 3 (2.10%) Oracle
8 2 (1.40%) HP
9 1 (0.70%) JBoss
9 1 (0.70%) Sybase
9 1 (0.70%) Mercator
9 1 (0.70%) Talend
9 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
9 1 (0.70%) Qualys
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