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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 162 215 213
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -2
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 90 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 26
Median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £270 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £475 £460
% change year-on-year
-1.05% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
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
6797 7868 7082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 81.64% 79.69% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4171 4832 3976
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 266 275
Median hourly rate £38.75 £37.09 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +69.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.70 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 September 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 September 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 +36 43 £525 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +10 14 £475 -5.00% 8
Berkshire +15 11 £445 -20.17% 15
Surrey +9 5 £525 +50.00% 11
West Sussex +4 5 £525 -
Middlesex - 5 £484 -
Kent - 3 £500 - 1
East Sussex - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 - 11
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 100 (50.00%) CISSP
2 73 (36.50%) Information Security
3 48 (24.00%) Security Operations
4 46 (23.00%) Microsoft
5 44 (22.00%) CISM
5 44 (22.00%) CESG
6 42 (21.00%) Security Cleared
6 42 (21.00%) Windows
7 37 (18.50%) Firewall
7 37 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (18.50%) CESG Certified Professional
8 36 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 35 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
10 34 (17.00%) Information Assurance
11 33 (16.50%) Finance
12 32 (16.00%) Project Management
12 32 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
13 31 (15.50%) CEH
13 31 (15.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 29 (14.50%) Oracle
14 29 (14.50%) MS Excel
15 27 (13.50%) SC Cleared
15 27 (13.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 26 (13.00%) Citrix
16 26 (13.00%) Internet
16 26 (13.00%) Mentoring
17 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
17 25 (12.50%) CISA
18 24 (12.00%) GCIH

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 14 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.50%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.00%) JBoss
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) IIS
4 1 (0.50%) SAS
4 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (14.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 11 (5.50%) MS Project
4 8 (4.00%) MS Office
5 7 (3.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (3.50%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Primavera
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) IaaS
2 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (18.50%) Firewall
2 36 (18.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 26 (13.00%) Internet
4 23 (11.50%) FTP
5 22 (11.00%) IPsec
6 20 (10.00%) SSH
7 17 (8.50%) VPN
8 15 (7.50%) SMTP
9 13 (6.50%) SSL
10 12 (6.00%) DNS
11 8 (4.00%) HTTP
11 8 (4.00%) Network Security
12 7 (3.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (3.50%) NetScaler
12 7 (3.50%) Reverse Proxy
12 7 (3.50%) Wireless
13 6 (3.00%) WAN
13 6 (3.00%) Wireless Security
14 5 (2.50%) DHCP
14 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) Big Data
2 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.50%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Selenium
2 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.50%) JIRA
3 1 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
General
1 33 (16.50%) Finance
2 24 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.50%) Retail
4 4 (2.00%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.50%) Law
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (28.50%) Analyst
2 27 (13.50%) Security Analyst
3 26 (13.00%) Consultant
4 25 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 24 (12.00%) Project Manager
6 23 (11.50%) Security Consultant
7 18 (9.00%) Security Manager
8 17 (8.50%) Compliance Specialist
8 17 (8.50%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 17 (8.50%) Security Compliance Specialist
9 16 (8.00%) Architect
9 16 (8.00%) SOC Analyst
10 15 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 15 (7.50%) Information Assurance Leader
10 15 (7.50%) Security Project Manager
11 14 (7.00%) Security Architect
12 13 (6.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
13 12 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 12 (6.00%) Incident Analyst
14 10 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.50%) Middleware
2 2 (1.00%) XML
2 2 (1.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.50%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.50%) J2EE
3 1 (0.50%) RESTful
3 1 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (22.00%) CESG
2 32 (16.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 24 (12.00%) Cryptography
4 21 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (9.50%) Management Information System
6 18 (9.00%) Data Centre
7 16 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (7.50%) Client/Server
8 15 (7.50%) PKI
9 5 (2.50%) Cyber Attack
10 4 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (2.00%) Smart Energy
10 4 (2.00%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.50%) iPad
11 3 (1.50%) PMI
12 2 (1.00%) Smartcard
13 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.50%) SCADA
13 1 (0.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.00%) Windows
2 21 (10.50%) Unix
3 18 (9.00%) Linux
4 14 (7.00%) Windows Vista
5 8 (4.00%) AIX
5 8 (4.00%) Solaris
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.00%) Kali Linux
8 3 (1.50%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (36.50%) Information Security
2 48 (24.00%) Security Operations
3 37 (18.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (17.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 34 (17.00%) Information Assurance
6 32 (16.00%) Penetration Testing
6 32 (16.00%) Project Management
7 31 (15.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 26 (13.00%) Mentoring
9 25 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 22 (11.00%) ISMS
10 22 (11.00%) SIEM
11 21 (10.50%) Patch Management
12 18 (9.00%) OWASP
13 16 (8.00%) Analytics
13 16 (8.00%) Data Entry
14 15 (7.50%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (7.50%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (7.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.50%) Python
2 9 (4.50%) C#
2 9 (4.50%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.50%) VB
3 2 (1.00%) SQL
4 1 (0.50%) C
4 1 (0.50%) C++
4 1 (0.50%) Java
4 1 (0.50%) Perl
4 1 (0.50%) Ruby
4 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 100 (50.00%) CISSP
2 44 (22.00%) CISM
3 42 (21.00%) Security Cleared
4 37 (18.50%) CESG Certified Professional
5 31 (15.50%) CEH
6 27 (13.50%) SC Cleared
7 25 (12.50%) CISA
8 24 (12.00%) GCIH
9 22 (11.00%) GCIA
10 19 (9.50%) Degree
11 12 (6.00%) DV Cleared
12 10 (5.00%) GIAC
13 7 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (3.50%) PMI Certification
14 6 (3.00%) APMP
15 5 (2.50%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 5 (2.50%) CCSP
15 5 (2.50%) PMP
15 5 (2.50%) SANS
16 3 (1.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (13.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (9.50%) RMADS
3 18 (9.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.00%) COBIT
5 6 (3.00%) COSO
5 6 (3.00%) SAS 70
5 6 (3.00%) SLA
6 3 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (1.00%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.50%) BS7799
8 1 (0.50%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
System Software
1 20 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.00%) Sendmail
3 7 (3.50%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (6.50%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (3.00%) Nessus
3 2 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.00%) Nexpose
3 2 (1.00%) Nmap
3 2 (1.00%) QRadar
4 1 (0.50%) Kibana
4 1 (0.50%) logstash
4 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.50%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.50%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.50%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 46 (23.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (14.50%) Oracle
3 26 (13.00%) Citrix
4 22 (11.00%) Cisco
5 13 (6.50%) Intel Security
6 10 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (4.50%) Blue Coat
7 9 (4.50%) NetWitness
7 9 (4.50%) SAP
8 8 (4.00%) F5
9 7 (3.50%) IronPort
10 5 (2.50%) Qualys
11 4 (2.00%) Remedy
12 2 (1.00%) ArcSight
12 2 (1.00%) Cloudera
12 2 (1.00%) Hortonworks
12 2 (1.00%) HP
12 2 (1.00%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.00%) Rapid7
13 1 (0.50%) Cyber-Ark
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