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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 172 221 223
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 81 34 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.95% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 7
Average daily rate £535 £310 £372
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.58% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £180 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
6791 7200 6227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.38% 77.44% 74.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4176 3942 3316
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 232 260
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +41 38 £581 +5.68% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 15 £475 +5.55% 5
Berkshire +4 7 £365 -59.44% 25
Surrey -7 6 £638 +105.64% 19
Oxfordshire -3 5 £400 +122.22% 3
Kent -2 4 £425 - 1
East Sussex - 2 £575 - 3
Middlesex - 1 £425 - 3
Thames Valley - 1 £450 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 32 (23.53%) Information Security
2 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
3 30 (22.06%) Finance
4 29 (21.32%) Cisco
5 25 (18.38%) SC Cleared
5 25 (18.38%) SIEM
6 24 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (17.65%) LAN
7 23 (16.91%) Firewall
7 23 (16.91%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (16.18%) DNS
9 21 (15.44%) CISSP
9 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
10 18 (13.24%) Service Management
11 17 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 17 (12.50%) SAN
11 17 (12.50%) NetApp
11 17 (12.50%) MPLS
11 17 (12.50%) VLAN
11 17 (12.50%) NAS
11 17 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 17 (12.50%) Multicast
12 16 (11.76%) CEH
13 15 (11.03%) Windows
13 15 (11.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 15 (11.03%) PCI DSS
13 15 (11.03%) Degree
13 15 (11.03%) CLAS
14 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
15 13 (9.56%) DV Cleared

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.94%) Apache
1 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.47%) IIS
2 2 (1.47%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (6.62%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (5.15%) MS Office
3 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 6 (4.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.47%) ProjectWise
5 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.47%) Taleo
2 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) IaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.65%) LAN
2 23 (16.91%) Firewall
3 22 (16.18%) DNS
4 17 (12.50%) MPLS
4 17 (12.50%) Multicast
4 17 (12.50%) NAS
4 17 (12.50%) SAN
4 17 (12.50%) VLAN
5 12 (8.82%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (8.82%) VPN
6 10 (7.35%) Network Security
7 8 (5.88%) Internet
7 8 (5.88%) TCP/IP
8 7 (5.15%) WAN
9 5 (3.68%) HTTP
9 5 (3.68%) SSL
10 3 (2.21%) DHCP
10 3 (2.21%) SSH
11 2 (1.47%) FTP
11 2 (1.47%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) DB2
2 3 (2.21%) Big Data
2 3 (2.21%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Ant
1 2 (1.47%) Jasmine
1 2 (1.47%) JIRA
1 2 (1.47%) Maven
1 2 (1.47%) QUnit
1 2 (1.47%) Selenium
2 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 14 (10.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Banking
3 2 (1.47%) Polish Language
3 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.74%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (27.21%) Architect
2 29 (21.32%) Analyst
3 28 (20.59%) Security Analyst
4 19 (13.97%) Security Architect
5 16 (11.76%) Consultant
6 14 (10.29%) Security Consultant
7 13 (9.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 9 (6.62%) Technical Architect
9 8 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 8 (5.88%) Information Architect
9 8 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
9 8 (5.88%) Lead Tester
9 8 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
9 8 (5.88%) Tester
10 7 (5.15%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) Security Manager
10 7 (5.15%) SIEM Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (4.41%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) HTML
1 3 (2.21%) SOAP
2 2 (1.47%) AngularJS
2 2 (1.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (1.47%) CSS
2 2 (1.47%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.47%) Middleware
2 2 (1.47%) RESTful
2 2 (1.47%) Spring
2 2 (1.47%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.47%) STL
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.74%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.74%) Dojo
3 1 (0.74%) JSON
3 1 (0.74%) REST
3 1 (0.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (8.09%) PKI
4 10 (7.35%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (4.41%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.47%) AS400
7 2 (1.47%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.47%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.74%) CESG
8 1 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.74%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.03%) Windows
2 10 (7.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.41%) AIX
4 3 (2.21%) Unix
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.21%) Windows 8
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.53%) Information Security
2 25 (18.38%) SIEM
3 23 (16.91%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (13.24%) Service Management
5 17 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 15 (11.03%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 13 (9.56%) Vulnerability Management
8 12 (8.82%) OWASP
9 11 (8.09%) Incident Management
9 11 (8.09%) Security Operations
9 11 (8.09%) Security Patching
10 10 (7.35%) Data Security
10 10 (7.35%) Risk Management
11 8 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 7 (5.15%) Analytics
12 7 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (5.15%) Ethical Hacking
12 7 (5.15%) Line Management
12 7 (5.15%) Risk Assessment
13 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.88%) Java
1 8 (5.88%) VB
2 6 (4.41%) C
3 5 (3.68%) C++
3 5 (3.68%) Python
4 4 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (1.47%) Groovy
5 2 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (22.79%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.38%) SC Cleared
3 21 (15.44%) CISSP
4 16 (11.76%) CEH
5 15 (11.03%) CLAS
5 15 (11.03%) Degree
6 13 (9.56%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.35%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (7.35%) CREST Certified
8 8 (5.88%) CISM
9 5 (3.68%) CISA
9 5 (3.68%) CISMP
10 4 (2.94%) CCNA
10 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.94%) GCIA
10 4 (2.94%) GCIH
10 4 (2.94%) GIAC
10 4 (2.94%) SANS
11 3 (2.21%) HND
12 2 (1.47%) IISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (11.03%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.68%) ISO27002
5 4 (2.94%) RMADS
6 3 (2.21%) SLA
7 2 (1.47%) COBIT
7 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Endace
1 4 (2.94%) QRadar
2 2 (1.47%) Nessus
2 2 (1.47%) Nmap
2 2 (1.47%) OpenVAS
2 2 (1.47%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (21.32%) Cisco
2 17 (12.50%) NetApp
3 11 (8.09%) HP
3 11 (8.09%) Oracle
4 9 (6.62%) IBM
4 9 (6.62%) LogRhythm
4 9 (6.62%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.15%) ArcSight
5 7 (5.15%) Splunk
6 6 (4.41%) Symantec
7 5 (3.68%) Citrix
7 5 (3.68%) NetIQ
7 5 (3.68%) Novell
7 5 (3.68%) Q1 Labs
7 5 (3.68%) Tripwire
7 5 (3.68%) VMware
8 4 (2.94%) Juniper
9 3 (2.21%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.21%) F5
9 3 (2.21%) SAP
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