The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 220 242 236
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 25 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.034% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.047% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 2
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£378 £550 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £470 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £514
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £308 £367
% change year-on-year
+43.41% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6729 6375 6950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.52% 71.86% 70.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3766 3478 3316
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 251 328
Average hourly rate £20.25 £26.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -18.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £318 -51.15% 2
Hampshire - 6 £513 - 5
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 8
M4 Corridor - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
3 10 (22.22%) Information Security
3 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 9 (20.00%) Finance
4 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
5 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
6 7 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (13.33%) CISSP
7 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 6 (13.33%) CISM
7 6 (13.33%) Firewall
8 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.89%) SCADA
8 4 (8.89%) Network Security
8 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
8 4 (8.89%) Android
8 4 (8.89%) Data Entry
8 4 (8.89%) Open Source
8 4 (8.89%) SIEM
8 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (8.89%) Data Security
8 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
8 4 (8.89%) Workflow
8 4 (8.89%) SSL

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (8.89%) Network Security
2 4 (8.89%) SSL
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) TACACS
3 2 (4.44%) IPsec
3 2 (4.44%) S/MIME
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.44%) Big Data
1 2 (4.44%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Advertising
5 1 (2.22%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (8.89%) Security Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Coordinator
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
6 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Business Manager
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Project Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Change Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Spring
1 2 (4.44%) Swing
1 2 (4.44%) WSDL
1 2 (4.44%) JDBC
1 2 (4.44%) SOAP
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
1 2 (4.44%) XML
1 2 (4.44%) XSD
1 2 (4.44%) Kafka
1 2 (4.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) SCADA
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
3 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.44%) PKI
3 2 (4.44%) Smartcard
3 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.22%) Kindle
4 1 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.22%) Human Factors
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Android
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Information Security
1 10 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Data Entry
5 4 (8.89%) SIEM
5 4 (8.89%) Data Security
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) Android Development
6 3 (6.67%) SABSA
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Scrum
7 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) Logistics
7 2 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) VB
2 2 (4.44%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) Degree
4 8 (17.78%) DV Cleared
5 6 (13.33%) CISSP
5 6 (13.33%) CISM
6 4 (8.89%) HND
6 4 (8.89%) ISEB
6 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (6.67%) PMP
7 3 (6.67%) PMI Certification
7 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (4.44%) ISSAP
8 2 (4.44%) CISA
9 1 (2.22%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.89%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.44%) COBIT
4 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Snort
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.89%) Oracle
1 4 (8.89%) SAP
2 1 (2.22%) Marketo
2 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
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