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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 152 212 236
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +24
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 114 53 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.28% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.71% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 39 9
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £374 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
7167 7454 6961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.56% 79.58% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4363 4332 3856
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 267 247 264
Median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.46 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +37 43 £448 -3.24% 20
Buckinghamshire +32 36 £510 +13.33%
Hampshire +4 16 £600 +29.72% 12
East Sussex - 7 £350 -
West Sussex -9 3 £400 +700.00%
Surrey -10 3 £300 -42.85% 4
Middlesex -3 2 £473 +24.34%
Kent - 1 £450 - 6
Sussex - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 88 (43.14%) CISSP
2 70 (34.31%) Information Security
3 46 (22.55%) Security Operations
4 41 (20.10%) Security Cleared
5 40 (19.61%) Windows
6 39 (19.12%) CISM
7 38 (18.63%) Firewall
8 36 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (17.65%) CESG
9 35 (17.16%) Microsoft
10 33 (16.18%) Finance
11 32 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
12 30 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
12 30 (14.71%) Project Management
13 29 (14.22%) CESG Certified Professional
14 28 (13.73%) Security Operations Centre
14 28 (13.73%) SIEM
14 28 (13.73%) Internet
15 27 (13.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 26 (12.75%) Ethical Hacking
16 26 (12.75%) Oracle
17 25 (12.25%) MS Excel
17 25 (12.25%) Citrix
17 25 (12.25%) Telecoms
17 25 (12.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 25 (12.25%) SC Cleared
17 25 (12.25%) Information Assurance
18 24 (11.76%) CEH
18 24 (11.76%) Cisco
19 23 (11.27%) CISA

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 11 (5.39%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 4 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Drupal
4 1 (0.49%) JBoss
4 1 (0.49%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (12.25%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.88%) MS Project
2 12 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 8 (3.92%) ProjectWise
4 5 (2.45%) MS Office
5 4 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Magento
1 1 (0.49%) Primavera
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) IaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.49%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (18.63%) Firewall
2 32 (15.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 28 (13.73%) Internet
4 20 (9.80%) DNS
4 20 (9.80%) FTP
5 17 (8.33%) VPN
6 15 (7.35%) IPsec
6 15 (7.35%) SSH
7 14 (6.86%) Network Security
8 13 (6.37%) SSL
9 11 (5.39%) LAN
9 11 (5.39%) SMTP
10 10 (4.90%) VLAN
11 9 (4.41%) MPLS
12 8 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (3.92%) NetScaler
12 8 (3.92%) Reverse Proxy
13 7 (3.43%) Multicast
13 7 (3.43%) NAS
13 7 (3.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.96%) Big Data
2 4 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 3 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.98%) DB2
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Selenium
2 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.49%) JIRA
2 1 (0.49%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (16.18%) Finance
2 25 (12.25%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.45%) Retail
4 4 (1.96%) Legal
5 3 (1.47%) Banking
6 2 (0.98%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (28.43%) Analyst
2 34 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 22 (10.78%) Project Manager
3 22 (10.78%) Security Specialist
4 21 (10.29%) Architect
5 20 (9.80%) Consultant
6 19 (9.31%) Security Manager
7 18 (8.82%) Security Consultant
8 17 (8.33%) Compliance Specialist
9 16 (7.84%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 16 (7.84%) Security Compliance Specialist
10 14 (6.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
10 14 (6.86%) SOC Analyst
11 13 (6.37%) Security Architect
11 13 (6.37%) Security Engineer
12 12 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
13 11 (5.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 11 (5.39%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 11 (5.39%) Incident Analyst
14 8 (3.92%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.92%) Middleware
2 4 (1.96%) CSS
2 4 (1.96%) HTML
3 3 (1.47%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.98%) .NET
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.49%) CSS3
5 1 (0.49%) HTML5
5 1 (0.49%) jQuery
5 1 (0.49%) REST
5 1 (0.49%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.49%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) XML
5 1 (0.49%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.65%) CESG
2 28 (13.73%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (10.78%) Data Centre
4 17 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 16 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (7.84%) Cyberthreat
6 15 (7.35%) Cryptography
7 12 (5.88%) PKI
8 11 (5.39%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (1.47%) iPad
10 2 (0.98%) AS400
10 2 (0.98%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.98%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.98%) PMI
10 2 (0.98%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.98%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.61%) Windows
2 17 (8.33%) Unix
3 16 (7.84%) Linux
4 11 (5.39%) Windows Vista
5 8 (3.92%) AIX
5 8 (3.92%) Solaris
6 5 (2.45%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.47%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.98%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.31%) Information Security
2 46 (22.55%) Security Operations
3 36 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (14.71%) Penetration Testing
4 30 (14.71%) Project Management
5 28 (13.73%) SIEM
6 27 (13.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 26 (12.75%) Ethical Hacking
8 25 (12.25%) Information Assurance
9 22 (10.78%) Risk Management
10 20 (9.80%) Vulnerability Management
11 18 (8.82%) Security Architecture
12 17 (8.33%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.33%) OWASP
13 16 (7.84%) ISMS
14 15 (7.35%) Analytics
14 15 (7.35%) ITIL
15 14 (6.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (6.86%) Patch Management
16 13 (6.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (6.86%) Python
2 8 (3.92%) Java
3 7 (3.43%) C#
4 6 (2.94%) C
4 6 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 6 (2.94%) VB
5 5 (2.45%) C++
6 4 (1.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.98%) Ruby
7 2 (0.98%) SQL
8 1 (0.49%) Perl
8 1 (0.49%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 88 (43.14%) CISSP
2 41 (20.10%) Security Cleared
3 39 (19.12%) CISM
4 29 (14.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 25 (12.25%) SC Cleared
6 24 (11.76%) CEH
7 23 (11.27%) CISA
8 20 (9.80%) Degree
9 18 (8.82%) GCIH
10 17 (8.33%) GCIA
11 13 (6.37%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.92%) CLAS
12 8 (3.92%) GIAC
13 6 (2.94%) APMP
14 5 (2.45%) ISEB
14 5 (2.45%) SANS
15 3 (1.47%) ISTQB
15 3 (1.47%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.98%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 14 (6.86%) RMADS
4 7 (3.43%) COBIT
5 6 (2.94%) SLA
6 4 (1.96%) COSO
6 4 (1.96%) SAS 70
7 3 (1.47%) ISO27002
7 3 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.49%) BS7799
8 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (6.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.90%) Sendmail
3 8 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.98%) XenApp
5 1 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (5.39%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (2.45%) Nessus
3 4 (1.96%) Nmap
4 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.98%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.98%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.98%) QRadar
5 1 (0.49%) Endace
5 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.49%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 35 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.75%) Oracle
3 25 (12.25%) Citrix
4 24 (11.76%) Cisco
5 12 (5.88%) Intel Security
6 10 (4.90%) Blue Coat
6 10 (4.90%) F5
6 10 (4.90%) HP
7 8 (3.92%) ArcSight
7 8 (3.92%) CheckPoint
7 8 (3.92%) IronPort
8 7 (3.43%) NetApp
8 7 (3.43%) NetWitness
8 7 (3.43%) Qualys
9 6 (2.94%) IBM
9 6 (2.94%) SAP
9 6 (2.94%) Splunk
10 5 (2.45%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.45%) VMware
11 4 (1.96%) Remedy
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