The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / South East
Rank 177 176 218
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +42
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 66 81 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.94% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.17% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 24
Median daily rate £500 £500 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +63.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £365 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £625 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £468
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £82.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6133 6948 7637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.52% 80.97% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3617 4286 4183
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 272 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South East region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South East region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South East region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +30 18 £406 -6.06% 7
Buckinghamshire +5 18 £525 +7.69% 2
Hampshire -12 15 £700 +27.27% 3
Surrey +13 5 £468 -28.07% 10
Kent -2 2 £425 - 2
M4 Corridor - 1 £500 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 40 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.01%) CISSP
3 37 (28.24%) Information Security
4 33 (25.19%) SC Cleared
5 30 (22.90%) SIEM
6 26 (19.85%) Risk Management
7 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
8 22 (16.79%) Firewall
9 20 (15.27%) Finance
9 20 (15.27%) ITIL
10 19 (14.50%) Windows
10 19 (14.50%) PCI DSS
10 19 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
10 19 (14.50%) Security Operations
11 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (12.98%) CESG
12 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
12 17 (12.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 17 (12.98%) Degree
12 17 (12.98%) Internet
12 17 (12.98%) CESG Certified Professional
12 17 (12.98%) Vulnerability Management
13 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
13 16 (12.21%) Management Information System
13 16 (12.21%) CISM
14 15 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (10.69%) Cryptography
15 14 (10.69%) Security Architecture
16 13 (9.92%) Splunk
16 13 (9.92%) Security Operations Centre

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.05%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.29%) IIS
3 2 (1.53%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.53%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
4 1 (0.76%) JBoss
4 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.87%) MS Office
3 7 (5.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.29%) MS Project
4 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) IaaS
2 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.76%) PaaS
3 1 (0.76%) SaaS
3 1 (0.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.79%) Firewall
2 17 (12.98%) Internet
3 12 (9.16%) IPsec
4 10 (7.63%) Network Security
5 9 (6.87%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (5.34%) Wireless
7 5 (3.82%) LAN
7 5 (3.82%) SSH
7 5 (3.82%) VPN
8 4 (3.05%) HTTP
8 4 (3.05%) SMTP
9 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.29%) WAN
9 3 (2.29%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.53%) BGP
10 2 (1.53%) DMVPN
10 2 (1.53%) FTP
10 2 (1.53%) SSL
10 2 (1.53%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) Big Data
3 3 (2.29%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (5.34%) JIRA
2 4 (3.05%) Selenium
3 2 (1.53%) JMeter
3 2 (1.53%) Zephyr
4 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.76%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.76%) JUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.76%) NUnit
4 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.58%) Legal
4 4 (3.05%) Retail
5 3 (2.29%) Back Office
6 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (19.08%) Analyst
2 23 (17.56%) Architect
3 17 (12.98%) Security Analyst
4 15 (11.45%) Security Architect
5 11 (8.40%) Project Manager
6 10 (7.63%) Consultant
6 10 (7.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 10 (7.63%) Security Manager
7 9 (6.87%) Security Advisor
7 9 (6.87%) Security Consultant
8 7 (5.34%) Administrator
8 7 (5.34%) Security Project Manager
9 6 (4.58%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 6 (4.58%) SIEM Analyst
9 6 (4.58%) SOC Analyst
10 5 (3.82%) Information Assurance Leader
10 5 (3.82%) Security Specialist
11 4 (3.05%) IT Manager
11 4 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.05%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) Web Services
2 3 (2.29%) REST
3 2 (1.53%) JSON
3 2 (1.53%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Apache CXF
4 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.76%) J2EE
4 1 (0.76%) RESTful
4 1 (0.76%) SOAP
4 1 (0.76%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.98%) CESG
2 16 (12.21%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (6.11%) Cyber Defence
5 7 (5.34%) Data Centre
5 7 (5.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.82%) Reference Data
7 4 (3.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (3.05%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (2.29%) CMDB
8 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.29%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (2.29%) PMI
9 2 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.53%) PKI
9 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.50%) Windows
2 12 (9.16%) Unix
3 7 (5.34%) Linux
4 4 (3.05%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.29%) Solaris
6 2 (1.53%) AIX
6 2 (1.53%) Android
6 2 (1.53%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.76%) CentOS
7 1 (0.76%) Debian
7 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.24%) Information Security
2 30 (22.90%) SIEM
3 26 (19.85%) Risk Management
4 20 (15.27%) ITIL
5 19 (14.50%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (14.50%) Security Operations
6 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (12.98%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (11.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (10.69%) Cryptography
9 14 (10.69%) Security Architecture
10 12 (9.16%) Information Assurance
10 12 (9.16%) ISMS
10 12 (9.16%) Security Testing
11 11 (8.40%) Patch Management
11 11 (8.40%) Project Management
11 11 (8.40%) Risk Assessment
11 11 (8.40%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 11 (8.40%) Workflow
12 10 (7.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.05%) JavaScript
1 4 (3.05%) SQL
2 3 (2.29%) Python
3 2 (1.53%) Java
4 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (30.53%) Security Cleared
2 38 (29.01%) CISSP
3 33 (25.19%) SC Cleared
4 17 (12.98%) CESG Certified Professional
4 17 (12.98%) Degree
4 17 (12.98%) DV Cleared
5 16 (12.21%) CISM
6 11 (8.40%) CEH
7 9 (6.87%) SANS
8 7 (5.34%) HND
8 7 (5.34%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.58%) CLAS
9 6 (4.58%) GIAC
10 4 (3.05%) CISA
10 4 (3.05%) CREST Certified
10 4 (3.05%) OSCP
10 4 (3.05%) PMP
11 3 (2.29%) GCIA
11 3 (2.29%) GCIH
11 3 (2.29%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.50%) PCI DSS
2 17 (12.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (8.40%) RMADS
4 5 (3.82%) COBIT
5 4 (3.05%) HIPAA
5 4 (3.05%) ISO27002
5 4 (3.05%) QA
6 3 (2.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.53%) COSO
7 2 (1.53%) FedRAMP
7 2 (1.53%) GDPR
7 2 (1.53%) SAS 70
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.53%) Sendmail
2 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.76%) Snort
3 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
3 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.53%) CSIRT
2 2 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (1.53%) WSUS
3 1 (0.76%) Ansible
3 1 (0.76%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.76%) Kibana
3 1 (0.76%) logstash
3 1 (0.76%) Nessus
3 1 (0.76%) QRadar
3 1 (0.76%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.76%) SCCM
3 1 (0.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (17.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.92%) Splunk
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle
4 11 (8.40%) Intel Security
5 9 (6.87%) VMware
6 8 (6.11%) SAP
7 7 (5.34%) ArcSight
7 7 (5.34%) LogRhythm
8 6 (4.58%) Qualys
9 5 (3.82%) Citrix
10 4 (3.05%) HP
11 3 (2.29%) Apple
11 3 (2.29%) BMC
11 3 (2.29%) CA
11 3 (2.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.29%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.29%) Symantec
12 2 (1.53%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.53%) Hortonworks
12 2 (1.53%) Lancope
Staines, Middlesex
Salt
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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FCO Services
Rate: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Rate: £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Rochester, Kent
NCC Group
Rate: Up to £400 per day max.
Posted: 19 days ago