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 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 161 195 233
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +38
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 110 55 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.21% 0.60% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 0.76% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 45 11
Median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £526 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +44.23%
Cybersecurity
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
7301 7238 6826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.09% 78.67% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4511 4149 3783
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 245 272
Median hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £26.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 2016.

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 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 48 £450 -10.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +29 24 £473 +5.00% 2
Hampshire +9 20 £625 +56.25% 3
Surrey -14 5 £450 -4.25% 12
West Sussex -27 4 £458 +815.00%
East Sussex - 3 £450 -
Oxfordshire +5 2 £346 -7.66% 8
Middlesex -13 2 £600 +26.31%
Kent - 1 £450 - 5
Sussex - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 71 (38.80%) CISSP
2 64 (34.97%) Information Security
3 39 (21.31%) CISM
4 35 (19.13%) Windows
5 32 (17.49%) Security Cleared
5 32 (17.49%) SIEM
5 32 (17.49%) Security Operations
6 31 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 29 (15.85%) Firewall
9 28 (15.30%) CESG
10 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
10 26 (14.21%) Cisco
10 26 (14.21%) CESG Certified Professional
11 25 (13.66%) CISA
12 24 (13.11%) Finance
12 24 (13.11%) Project Management
12 24 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 23 (12.57%) Internet
13 23 (12.57%) Telecoms
14 22 (12.02%) VPN
14 22 (12.02%) Oracle
15 21 (11.48%) DNS
16 20 (10.93%) Information Assurance
16 20 (10.93%) Data Centre
17 19 (10.38%) SC Cleared
17 19 (10.38%) Citrix
17 19 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
18 18 (9.84%) Degree
18 18 (9.84%) CEH

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 9 (4.92%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.19%) Apache
4 3 (1.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.55%) CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Drupal
5 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
5 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (5.46%) MS Project
2 10 (5.46%) MS Visio
3 9 (4.92%) ProjectWise
4 2 (1.09%) MS Office
4 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Magento
1 1 (0.55%) Primavera
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.55%) IaaS
1 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.85%) Firewall
2 24 (13.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 23 (12.57%) Internet
4 22 (12.02%) VPN
5 21 (11.48%) DNS
6 17 (9.29%) FTP
7 14 (7.65%) SSL
8 13 (7.10%) Network Security
9 12 (6.56%) LAN
10 11 (6.01%) SSH
11 10 (5.46%) VLAN
12 9 (4.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (4.92%) IPsec
12 9 (4.92%) MPLS
12 9 (4.92%) NetScaler
12 9 (4.92%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (3.83%) HTTP
13 7 (3.83%) Multicast
13 7 (3.83%) NAS
13 7 (3.83%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.19%) Big Data
2 4 (2.19%) DB2
2 4 (2.19%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JIRA
1 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (0.55%) Selenium
1 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (13.11%) Finance
2 23 (12.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.19%) Legal
4 3 (1.64%) Banking
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Military
6 1 (0.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (26.23%) Analyst
2 31 (16.94%) Security Analyst
3 24 (13.11%) Architect
4 19 (10.38%) Consultant
4 19 (10.38%) Security Specialist
5 18 (9.84%) Security Consultant
6 17 (9.29%) Compliance Specialist
6 17 (9.29%) Project Manager
6 17 (9.29%) Security Architect
7 16 (8.74%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 16 (8.74%) Cybersecurity Specialist
7 16 (8.74%) Security Compliance Specialist
8 15 (8.20%) Security Engineer
9 14 (7.65%) Security Manager
10 12 (6.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 11 (6.01%) Incident Analyst
12 8 (4.37%) IT Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) IT Security Engineer
12 8 (4.37%) Security Project Manager
13 7 (3.83%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.28%) Middleware
2 4 (2.19%) CSS
2 4 (2.19%) HTML
3 3 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.09%) .NET
5 1 (0.55%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.55%) CSS3
5 1 (0.55%) HTML5
5 1 (0.55%) jQuery
5 1 (0.55%) REST
5 1 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.30%) CESG
2 20 (10.93%) Data Centre
3 16 (8.74%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (8.74%) PKI
3 16 (8.74%) Security Operations Centre
4 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.01%) Management Information System
6 9 (4.92%) Cryptography
7 6 (3.28%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.64%) iPad
9 2 (1.09%) AS400
9 2 (1.09%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.09%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (1.09%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.09%) PMI
9 2 (1.09%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.55%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.55%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.13%) Windows
2 18 (9.84%) Linux
3 12 (6.56%) Unix
4 10 (5.46%) AIX
5 8 (4.37%) Solaris
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.73%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.09%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (34.97%) Information Security
2 32 (17.49%) Security Operations
2 32 (17.49%) SIEM
3 31 (16.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (13.11%) Project Management
5 20 (10.93%) Information Assurance
6 19 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (9.29%) Analytics
8 16 (8.74%) Security Architecture
8 16 (8.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 15 (8.20%) Risk Management
10 14 (7.65%) Digital Forensics
10 14 (7.65%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (6.56%) Change Management
11 12 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (6.56%) Ethical Hacking
11 12 (6.56%) ITIL
11 12 (6.56%) OWASP
11 12 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.20%) Python
2 8 (4.37%) Java
3 7 (3.83%) C#
4 6 (3.28%) C
4 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.28%) VB
5 5 (2.73%) C++
6 4 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.09%) Ruby
8 1 (0.55%) Perl
8 1 (0.55%) PHP
8 1 (0.55%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (38.80%) CISSP
2 39 (21.31%) CISM
3 32 (17.49%) Security Cleared
4 26 (14.21%) CESG Certified Professional
5 25 (13.66%) CISA
6 19 (10.38%) SC Cleared
7 18 (9.84%) CEH
7 18 (9.84%) Degree
8 17 (9.29%) DV Cleared
8 17 (9.29%) GCIH
9 16 (8.74%) CLAS
9 16 (8.74%) GCIA
10 8 (4.37%) GIAC
11 5 (2.73%) SANS
12 4 (2.19%) CISMP
12 4 (2.19%) ISEB
13 2 (1.09%) CCNA
13 2 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.09%) ISTQB
13 2 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (7.65%) PCI DSS
3 10 (5.46%) RMADS
4 5 (2.73%) SLA
5 4 (2.19%) COBIT
6 3 (1.64%) ISO27002
6 3 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.09%) COSO
7 2 (1.09%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.55%) BS7799
8 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 10 (5.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.28%) Sendmail
3 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (7.10%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (2.19%) Nessus
2 4 (2.19%) Nmap
2 4 (2.19%) QRadar
3 2 (1.09%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.09%) OpenVAS
4 1 (0.55%) Endace
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.55%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.55%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 26 (14.21%) Cisco
1 26 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.02%) Oracle
3 19 (10.38%) Citrix
4 12 (6.56%) Intel Security
5 11 (6.01%) F5
6 10 (5.46%) HP
7 9 (4.92%) Blue Coat
7 9 (4.92%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.92%) IronPort
8 8 (4.37%) ArcSight
9 7 (3.83%) IBM
9 7 (3.83%) NetApp
9 7 (3.83%) NetWitness
9 7 (3.83%) Splunk
10 6 (3.28%) LogRhythm
11 5 (2.73%) Qualys
11 5 (2.73%) VMware
12 4 (2.19%) Novell
12 4 (2.19%) Tripwire
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