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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 202 224 229
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 58 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.61% 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.29% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 11 1
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£438 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -56.66%
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
7191 6515 5708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.18% 72.88% 71.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4106 3623 3017
Average daily rate £398 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 262 241
Average hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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
Berkshire +11 15 £500 - 27
Hampshire +18 12 £400 - 6
Buckinghamshire - 11 £450 - 8
Middlesex +5 7 £475 +7.95%
Oxfordshire - 6 £350 - 5
Surrey +2 5 £470 +39.25% 10
West Sussex - 2 £50 - 1
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 30 (31.91%) Information Security
2 24 (25.53%) CISSP
3 20 (21.28%) Cisco
3 20 (21.28%) Degree
4 19 (20.21%) Finance
5 18 (19.15%) Firewall
5 18 (19.15%) Network Security
6 17 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (15.96%) Linux
9 14 (14.89%) HTML
9 14 (14.89%) CSS
10 13 (13.83%) CISM
10 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.83%) SIEM
11 12 (12.77%) Patch Management
11 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
11 12 (12.77%) Windows
12 11 (11.70%) OO
12 11 (11.70%) McAfee
12 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (11.70%) Apple
12 11 (11.70%) Security Management
12 11 (11.70%) Web Design
12 11 (11.70%) Intrusion Detection
12 11 (11.70%) Raspberry Pi
12 11 (11.70%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
12 11 (11.70%) Systems Analysis
13 10 (10.64%) Security Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 (3.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Spreadsheet
2 10 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.64%) MS Visio
3 6 (6.38%) MS Project
4 4 (4.26%) MS Office
4 4 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.15%) Firewall
1 18 (19.15%) Network Security
2 11 (11.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (8.51%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.38%) SSL
5 5 (5.32%) Wireless
5 5 (5.32%) HTTP
5 5 (5.32%) SSH
6 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (4.26%) VPN
6 4 (4.26%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.06%) SMTP
7 1 (1.06%) FTP
7 1 (1.06%) TACACS
7 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.19%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Selenium
1 2 (2.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.06%) Mockito
2 1 (1.06%) Ant
2 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.13%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (20.21%) Analyst
2 17 (18.09%) Developer
2 17 (18.09%) Architect
3 16 (17.02%) Security Architect
4 15 (15.96%) Consultant
5 13 (13.83%) Security Consultant
6 11 (11.70%) Web Developer
7 10 (10.64%) Security Manager
8 8 (8.51%) Security Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Security Project Manager
9 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
9 7 (7.45%) Cyber Security Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Incident Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Network Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Cyber Security Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Security Specialist
12 4 (4.26%) Senior Security Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) HTML
1 14 (14.89%) CSS
2 4 (4.26%) Web Services
2 4 (4.26%) Middleware
3 3 (3.19%) Django
3 3 (3.19%) SOAP
3 3 (3.19%) RESTful
3 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.06%) STL
4 1 (1.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Management Information System
2 11 (11.70%) Raspberry Pi
3 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.45%) SCADA
5 4 (4.26%) PKI
6 3 (3.19%) Taxonomies
6 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.06%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Linux
2 12 (12.77%) Windows
3 7 (7.45%) UNIX
4 6 (6.38%) AIX
4 6 (6.38%) Solaris
5 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.91%) Information Security
2 16 (17.02%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (13.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (13.83%) SIEM
4 12 (12.77%) Patch Management
5 11 (11.70%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (11.70%) Web Design
5 11 (11.70%) OO
5 11 (11.70%) Security Management
6 10 (10.64%) Change Management
6 10 (10.64%) Security Testing
6 10 (10.64%) OWASP
6 10 (10.64%) SABSA
6 10 (10.64%) Security Architecture
7 9 (9.57%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (9.57%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (8.51%) Security Patching
8 8 (8.51%) ITIL
8 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.51%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) Perl
2 8 (8.51%) SQL
3 7 (7.45%) Java
4 5 (5.32%) PHP
5 4 (4.26%) Python
5 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.19%) C#
6 3 (3.19%) C++
7 2 (2.13%) C
8 1 (1.06%) X++
Qualifications
1 24 (25.53%) CISSP
2 20 (21.28%) Degree
3 13 (13.83%) CISM
4 11 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (11.70%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.51%) GIAC
6 7 (7.45%) ISSAP
7 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (4.26%) HND
8 4 (4.26%) GCIA
8 4 (4.26%) GCIH
9 2 (2.13%) CISMP
10 1 (1.06%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.38%) SLA
3 5 (5.32%) COBIT
4 4 (4.26%) COSO
5 3 (3.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) Snort
2 1 (1.06%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Nessus
1 1 (1.06%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Cisco
2 11 (11.70%) McAfee
2 11 (11.70%) Apple
3 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.38%) Oracle
5 4 (4.26%) SAP
5 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.26%) Remedy
5 4 (4.26%) NetScout
5 4 (4.26%) Imperva
5 4 (4.26%) Nokia
6 2 (2.13%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (1.06%) Intel
7 1 (1.06%) Juniper
7 1 (1.06%) CA
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Coverity
7 1 (1.06%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.06%) Websense
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