The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 81 90 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% 0.15% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
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£450 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £410 £450
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
Cyber Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1081 997 920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 72.21% 74.85% 70.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 633 488
Average daily rate £400 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 32 48
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -14.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security across the Surrey region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
Guildford -6 5 £450 - 14
Leatherhead - - - - 3
Staines - - - - 1
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Xen
6 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) CentOS
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
7 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
7 2 (20.00%) Android Development
7 2 (20.00%) SABSA
7 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
7 2 (20.00%) PKI

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Device Driver
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (30.00%) CentOS
2 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Android Development
4 2 (20.00%) SABSA
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) SAP ESA
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) COBIT
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Xen
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 2 (20.00%) Juniper