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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 208 221 239
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 53 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.23% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.31% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 9 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
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 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -46.66%
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
7474 6710 6001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.93% 71.94% 71.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3749 3133
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £503 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 258 261
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.51 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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 April 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 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 18 £500 - 22
Oxfordshire - 10 £180 - 2
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £525 - 2
Middlesex +11 7 £475 +1.60%
Surrey -4 5 £380 +13.43% 10
Hampshire -7 3 £525 - 8
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 April 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 24 (27.27%) Information Security
2 18 (20.45%) CISSP
3 17 (19.32%) HTML
3 17 (19.32%) CSS
4 16 (18.18%) Degree
4 16 (18.18%) Network Security
5 14 (15.91%) Cisco
6 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
7 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (13.64%) SIEM
7 12 (13.64%) Finance
7 12 (13.64%) Linux
8 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (12.50%) Apple
8 11 (12.50%) OO
8 11 (12.50%) Web Design
8 11 (12.50%) CISM
8 11 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
8 11 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 11 (12.50%) SABSA
8 11 (12.50%) Raspberry Pi
9 10 (11.36%) Security Architecture
9 10 (11.36%) Firewall
9 10 (11.36%) Java
10 9 (10.23%) SQL
10 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
10 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.23%) TOGAF
10 9 (10.23%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.55%) MS Office
3 4 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.41%) MS Project
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.18%) Network Security
2 10 (11.36%) Firewall
3 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.95%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.68%) SSL
6 4 (4.55%) HTTP
6 4 (4.55%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.55%) SSH
7 3 (3.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.14%) SMTP
8 1 (1.14%) FTP
8 1 (1.14%) TACACS
8 1 (1.14%) Wireless
8 1 (1.14%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
1 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Selenium
1 2 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.14%) Mockito
2 1 (1.14%) Ant
2 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.14%) Maven
General
1 12 (13.64%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.14%) Automotive
4 1 (1.14%) Advertising
4 1 (1.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Developer
2 15 (17.05%) Analyst
2 15 (17.05%) Architect
2 15 (17.05%) Security Architect
3 14 (15.91%) Consultant
4 13 (14.77%) Security Consultant
5 11 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Security Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Security Project Manager
6 7 (7.95%) Security Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
7 6 (6.82%) Security Specialist
8 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
8 5 (5.68%) Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Cyber Security Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Cyber Security Specialist
9 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) HTML
1 17 (19.32%) CSS
2 7 (7.95%) Web Services
3 6 (6.82%) Django
3 6 (6.82%) RESTful
3 6 (6.82%) AngularJS
4 3 (3.41%) Middleware
4 3 (3.41%) SOAP
5 1 (1.14%) STL
5 1 (1.14%) .NET
5 1 (1.14%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.50%) Raspberry Pi
2 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
2 7 (7.95%) SCADA
3 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.55%) PKI
5 3 (3.41%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.27%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.14%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.14%) Economics
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.14%) Open Source
7 1 (1.14%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.64%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) UNIX
2 6 (6.82%) Windows
3 3 (3.41%) AIX
3 3 (3.41%) Solaris
4 2 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.27%) Information Security
2 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (13.64%) SIEM
4 11 (12.50%) SABSA
4 11 (12.50%) Web Design
4 11 (12.50%) OO
4 11 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (11.36%) Security Architecture
6 9 (10.23%) Analytics
6 9 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.23%) TOGAF
7 8 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 8 (9.09%) ITIL
7 8 (9.09%) Security Management
8 7 (7.95%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management
9 6 (6.82%) Web Development
9 6 (6.82%) Digital Forensics
9 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 5 (5.68%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.36%) Java
2 9 (10.23%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) Python
4 6 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 6 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) Perl
5 5 (5.68%) PHP
6 3 (3.41%) C#
6 3 (3.41%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) CISSP
2 16 (18.18%) Degree
3 13 (14.77%) Security Cleared
4 11 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (12.50%) CISM
5 7 (7.95%) ISSAP
5 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.55%) HND
6 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.41%) GIAC
7 3 (3.41%) GCIA
7 3 (3.41%) GCIH
8 2 (2.27%) CISMP
9 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.14%) BC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.68%) COBIT
4 3 (3.41%) QA
4 3 (3.41%) COSO
5 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Snort
2 2 (2.27%) iptables
3 1 (1.14%) Xen
3 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Cisco
2 11 (12.50%) Apple
3 7 (7.95%) Oracle
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.68%) SAP
5 4 (4.55%) McAfee
6 3 (3.41%) HP
7 2 (2.27%) VMware
7 2 (2.27%) TippingPoint
7 2 (2.27%) Splunk
8 1 (1.14%) IBM
8 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
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