The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 91 86 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 6 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.51% 0.57% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.71% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 2
Average daily rate £638 £310 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.64% -7.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -
Cybersecurity
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
960 1133 985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 81.01% 81.04% 76.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 632 526
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 16 35
Average hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +102.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
1 9 (47.37%) OWASP
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (42.11%) CREST Certified
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) CISSP
4 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) CLAS
5 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
5 5 (26.32%) CISMP
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (26.32%) CISA
5 5 (26.32%) CISM
6 3 (15.79%) C
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) HTTP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) STL
7 2 (10.53%) Unix
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Linux
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
7 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) HTTP
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Polish Language
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Lead Tester
1 8 (42.11%) Penetration Tester
1 8 (42.11%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Information Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Information Security Architect
2 6 (31.58%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (10.53%) STL
2 1 (5.26%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
1 2 (10.53%) Mac OS
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) OWASP
1 9 (47.37%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 8 (42.11%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (36.84%) Information Security
4 6 (31.58%) Security Architecture
5 5 (26.32%) Information Governance
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.53%) OO
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 1 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (5.26%) Information Architecture
7 1 (5.26%) Line Management
7 1 (5.26%) OOD
7 1 (5.26%) Security Hardening
7 1 (5.26%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CEH
1 8 (42.11%) CREST Certified
2 6 (31.58%) CISSP
3 5 (26.32%) CISA
3 5 (26.32%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) CISMP
3 5 (26.32%) CLAS
4 2 (10.53%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco
1 1 (5.26%) Guidewire