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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 169 221 229
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +8
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 94 56 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.57% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.72% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 39 14
Median daily rate £495 £493 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £303 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
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
7198 7767 7024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.77% 79.42% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4380 4775 3924
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 252 264
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.68 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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
Buckinghamshire +42 46 £510 +13.33% 5
Hampshire -10 14 £475 -5.00% 9
Berkshire +14 12 £445 -20.17% 13
West Sussex +7 7 £475 -
East Sussex - 7 £350 -
Surrey -1 4 £475 -5.00% 7
Middlesex - 2 £473 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 - 12
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 99 (49.75%) CISSP
2 74 (37.19%) Information Security
3 50 (25.13%) Security Operations
4 49 (24.62%) CISM
5 41 (20.60%) Firewall
5 41 (20.60%) Security Cleared
6 40 (20.10%) Microsoft
6 40 (20.10%) CESG
7 39 (19.60%) Windows
8 37 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (17.09%) Intrusion Detection
10 33 (16.58%) Security Operations Centre
10 33 (16.58%) CESG Certified Professional
11 32 (16.08%) Ethical Hacking
11 32 (16.08%) Finance
12 31 (15.58%) Penetration Testing
13 30 (15.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 30 (15.08%) Project Management
13 30 (15.08%) Information Assurance
14 29 (14.57%) CEH
15 28 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 28 (14.07%) Oracle
16 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
17 26 (13.07%) Citrix
17 26 (13.07%) Internet
17 26 (13.07%) SC Cleared
18 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
18 24 (12.06%) CISA
19 22 (11.06%) GCIH
19 22 (11.06%) Telecoms

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 12 (6.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.02%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.01%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.50%) CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Drupal
4 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (13.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.03%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.53%) MS Project
4 8 (4.02%) ProjectWise
5 7 (3.52%) MS Office
6 6 (3.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
1 1 (0.50%) Primavera
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.01%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (20.60%) Firewall
2 34 (17.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (13.07%) Internet
4 22 (11.06%) FTP
5 18 (9.05%) IPsec
6 17 (8.54%) SSH
7 16 (8.04%) VPN
8 14 (7.04%) DNS
9 13 (6.53%) SMTP
9 13 (6.53%) SSL
10 8 (4.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (4.02%) NetScaler
10 8 (4.02%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (3.52%) HTTP
11 7 (3.52%) Network Security
12 6 (3.02%) Wireless
12 6 (3.02%) Wireless Security
13 5 (2.51%) DHCP
14 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
14 4 (2.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) Big Data
2 1 (0.50%) DB2
2 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.51%) Selenium
2 2 (1.01%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 32 (16.08%) Finance
2 22 (11.06%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.02%) Retail
4 4 (2.01%) Legal
5 2 (1.01%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.50%) Electronics
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.50%) Law
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (28.64%) Analyst
2 29 (14.57%) Consultant
3 27 (13.57%) Security Analyst
4 26 (13.07%) Security Consultant
5 24 (12.06%) Security Specialist
6 21 (10.55%) Project Manager
7 19 (9.55%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 18 (9.05%) Compliance Specialist
9 17 (8.54%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 17 (8.54%) Security Compliance Specialist
10 16 (8.04%) Security Manager
10 16 (8.04%) SOC Analyst
11 14 (7.04%) Architect
12 12 (6.03%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 12 (6.03%) Security Architect
13 11 (5.53%) Information Assurance Leader
13 11 (5.53%) Security Project Manager
14 10 (5.03%) Cybersecurity Manager
14 10 (5.03%) Incident Analyst
14 10 (5.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) Middleware
2 2 (1.01%) .NET
2 2 (1.01%) XML
2 2 (1.01%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.50%) CSS
3 1 (0.50%) CSS3
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) HTML5
3 1 (0.50%) jQuery
3 1 (0.50%) REST
3 1 (0.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (20.10%) CESG
2 33 (16.58%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (10.05%) Cryptography
5 19 (9.55%) Management Information System
6 17 (8.54%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (7.54%) Data Centre
7 15 (7.54%) PKI
8 13 (6.53%) Client/Server
9 6 (3.02%) Smart Meter
10 5 (2.51%) Smart Energy
11 4 (2.01%) Embedded Systems
12 3 (1.51%) Cyber Attack
12 3 (1.51%) iPad
12 3 (1.51%) PMI
13 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
14 1 (0.50%) CESG CLAS
14 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.60%) Windows
2 19 (9.55%) Unix
3 14 (7.04%) Linux
4 12 (6.03%) Windows Vista
5 8 (4.02%) Solaris
6 7 (3.52%) AIX
7 5 (2.51%) Windows Server
8 4 (2.01%) Kali Linux
9 3 (1.51%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.19%) Information Security
2 50 (25.13%) Security Operations
3 37 (18.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (16.08%) Ethical Hacking
5 31 (15.58%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (15.08%) Information Assurance
6 30 (15.08%) Project Management
6 30 (15.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 24 (12.06%) Mentoring
8 22 (11.06%) Risk Management
9 21 (10.55%) ISMS
9 21 (10.55%) SIEM
10 17 (8.54%) OWASP
11 16 (8.04%) Patch Management
12 15 (7.54%) Change Management
12 15 (7.54%) Data Entry
12 15 (7.54%) Vulnerability Management
13 13 (6.53%) ITIL
13 13 (6.53%) Security Architecture
14 12 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.54%) Python
2 10 (5.03%) C#
3 9 (4.52%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.52%) VB
4 4 (2.01%) C
5 3 (1.51%) C++
5 3 (1.51%) Java
5 3 (1.51%) SQL
6 2 (1.01%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.50%) Perl
7 1 (0.50%) PHP
7 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (49.75%) CISSP
2 49 (24.62%) CISM
3 41 (20.60%) Security Cleared
4 33 (16.58%) CESG Certified Professional
5 29 (14.57%) CEH
6 26 (13.07%) SC Cleared
7 24 (12.06%) CISA
8 22 (11.06%) GCIH
9 20 (10.05%) GCIA
10 19 (9.55%) Degree
11 12 (6.03%) DV Cleared
12 10 (5.03%) GIAC
13 6 (3.02%) APMP
13 6 (3.02%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (2.51%) SANS
15 4 (2.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (2.01%) CCSP
15 4 (2.01%) CLAS
16 3 (1.51%) ISTQB
16 3 (1.51%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (8.54%) RMADS
3 15 (7.54%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.02%) COBIT
4 6 (3.02%) SLA
5 4 (2.01%) COSO
5 4 (2.01%) SAS 70
6 3 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.01%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.01%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.50%) BS7799
8 1 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 17 (8.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.03%) Sendmail
3 8 (4.02%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.01%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (3.02%) Nessus
3 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.01%) Nmap
4 1 (0.50%) Endace
4 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.50%) QRadar
4 1 (0.50%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 40 (20.10%) Microsoft
2 28 (14.07%) Oracle
3 26 (13.07%) Citrix
4 22 (11.06%) Cisco
5 11 (5.53%) CheckPoint
5 11 (5.53%) Intel Security
6 10 (5.03%) Blue Coat
6 10 (5.03%) F5
7 8 (4.02%) IronPort
7 8 (4.02%) SAP
8 7 (3.52%) NetWitness
9 5 (2.51%) Qualys
10 4 (2.01%) Remedy
11 3 (1.51%) HP
12 2 (1.01%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.01%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.01%) Rapid7
12 2 (1.01%) VMware
13 1 (0.50%) Lumension
13 1 (0.50%) Rackspace
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