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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 182 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 60 66 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.70% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.87% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 44 42
Median daily rate £475 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
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
6198 7544 7563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.10% 79.73% 76.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3669 4446 4233
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 317 288
Median hourly rate £34.00 £37.09 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +68.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Hampshire +21 22 £475 -17.39% 6
Berkshire +4 15 £350 -4.10% 13
Buckinghamshire +18 13 £500 +66.66% 3
Surrey +11 3 £423 -15.50% 4
Kent - 2 £500 - 4
West Sussex - 2 £550 -
Home Counties - 2 £525 -
Middlesex - 1 £513 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 58 (38.41%) CISSP
2 57 (37.75%) Information Security
3 42 (27.81%) Security Cleared
4 36 (23.84%) Penetration Testing
5 34 (22.52%) Security Operations
6 33 (21.85%) SC Cleared
6 33 (21.85%) Firewall
7 29 (19.21%) Risk Management
7 29 (19.21%) SIEM
8 28 (18.54%) Finance
9 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
9 27 (17.88%) Windows
9 27 (17.88%) Ethical Hacking
10 26 (17.22%) CEH
10 26 (17.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 26 (17.22%) Security Operations Centre
11 25 (16.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 25 (16.56%) CISM
12 20 (13.25%) Information Assurance
12 20 (13.25%) CESG Certified Professional
13 19 (12.58%) Vulnerability Management
13 19 (12.58%) Management Information System
14 18 (11.92%) CESG
14 18 (11.92%) Cryptography
14 18 (11.92%) Patch Management
15 17 (11.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 17 (11.26%) PCI DSS
15 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (10.60%) Unix
16 16 (10.60%) MS Excel

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 8 (5.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) JBoss
3 1 (0.66%) Apache
3 1 (0.66%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (10.60%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.64%) MS Office
3 6 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.31%) MS Project
4 5 (3.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) IaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (21.85%) Firewall
2 25 (16.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 13 (8.61%) Internet
3 13 (8.61%) IPsec
4 12 (7.95%) SSH
5 9 (5.96%) SMTP
6 8 (5.30%) FTP
7 7 (4.64%) Network Security
8 5 (3.31%) VPN
9 4 (2.65%) HTTP
9 4 (2.65%) LAN
9 4 (2.65%) SSL
9 4 (2.65%) Wireless
10 3 (1.99%) Wireless Security
10 3 (1.99%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.32%) BGP
11 2 (1.32%) DMVPN
11 2 (1.32%) HSRP
11 2 (1.32%) VLAN
11 2 (1.32%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) Big Data
2 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Selenium
2 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.32%) JMeter
2 2 (1.32%) Zephyr
3 1 (0.66%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (18.54%) Finance
2 15 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.99%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (0.66%) Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (30.46%) Analyst
2 29 (19.21%) Security Analyst
3 24 (15.89%) Consultant
4 23 (15.23%) Architect
5 21 (13.91%) Security Consultant
6 18 (11.92%) Security Architect
7 16 (10.60%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) SOC Analyst
8 15 (9.93%) Security Manager
9 14 (9.27%) Project Manager
10 12 (7.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 12 (7.95%) Information Assurance Leader
11 10 (6.62%) Security Project Manager
12 9 (5.96%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 7 (4.64%) Information Security Consultant
13 7 (4.64%) SIEM Analyst
14 6 (3.97%) Administrator
14 6 (3.97%) Operations Analyst
14 6 (3.97%) Security Operations Analyst
15 5 (3.31%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.32%) Web Services
2 2 (1.32%) XML
2 2 (1.32%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.66%) ELK Stack
3 1 (0.66%) J2EE
3 1 (0.66%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.22%) Security Operations Centre
2 19 (12.58%) Management Information System
3 18 (11.92%) CESG
3 18 (11.92%) Cryptography
4 15 (9.93%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.95%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (5.96%) Client/Server
6 9 (5.96%) PKI
7 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.65%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (2.65%) Reference Data
9 4 (2.65%) Smart Energy
9 4 (2.65%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.99%) CMDB
10 3 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.32%) PMI
12 1 (0.66%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.88%) Windows
2 16 (10.60%) Unix
3 8 (5.30%) Windows Vista
4 7 (4.64%) Linux
5 5 (3.31%) Solaris
6 4 (2.65%) AIX
7 3 (1.99%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.32%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) Information Security
2 36 (23.84%) Penetration Testing
3 34 (22.52%) Security Operations
4 29 (19.21%) Risk Management
4 29 (19.21%) SIEM
5 27 (17.88%) Ethical Hacking
6 20 (13.25%) Information Assurance
7 19 (12.58%) Vulnerability Management
8 18 (11.92%) Patch Management
9 17 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (11.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 16 (10.60%) Security Architecture
11 14 (9.27%) ISMS
11 14 (9.27%) ITIL
12 13 (8.61%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.61%) OWASP
13 12 (7.95%) PRINCE2
13 12 (7.95%) Project Management
13 12 (7.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 11 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.96%) Python
2 8 (5.30%) C#
2 8 (5.30%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.30%) VB
3 2 (1.32%) SQL
4 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (38.41%) CISSP
2 42 (27.81%) Security Cleared
3 33 (21.85%) SC Cleared
4 26 (17.22%) CEH
5 25 (16.56%) CISM
6 20 (13.25%) CESG Certified Professional
7 16 (10.60%) Degree
8 14 (9.27%) GCIH
8 14 (9.27%) GIAC
9 13 (8.61%) GCIA
10 7 (4.64%) DV Cleared
10 7 (4.64%) SANS
11 6 (3.97%) CLAS
11 6 (3.97%) PMI Certification
12 5 (3.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 5 (3.31%) CCSP
12 5 (3.31%) CISA
12 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (3.31%) HND
12 5 (3.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (17.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (11.26%) PCI DSS
3 11 (7.28%) RMADS
4 7 (4.64%) COBIT
5 4 (2.65%) COSO
5 4 (2.65%) SAS 70
6 2 (1.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.66%) Government Security Classifications
7 1 (0.66%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.30%) Sendmail
3 2 (1.32%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.66%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Nessus
2 4 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.32%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (0.66%) Kibana
4 1 (0.66%) logstash
4 1 (0.66%) QRadar
4 1 (0.66%) RSA enVision
4 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (17.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) Citrix
3 11 (7.28%) Splunk
4 10 (6.62%) Intel Security
5 8 (5.30%) ArcSight
5 8 (5.30%) Cisco
5 8 (5.30%) Qualys
6 7 (4.64%) LogRhythm
6 7 (4.64%) SAP
6 7 (4.64%) VMware
7 6 (3.97%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.31%) HP
9 3 (1.99%) BMC
9 3 (1.99%) CA
9 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds
9 3 (1.99%) Symantec
10 2 (1.32%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.32%) Cloudera
10 2 (1.32%) Hortonworks
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