The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 523 511 567
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +56
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 64 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.057% 0.022%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.078% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 4
Average daily rate £415 £538 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.79% +75.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £500 £213
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +135.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £26.00 £48.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £48.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +21.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security within the UK.

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cyber Security
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -14 58 £408 -24.18% 19
London -4 29 £405 -29.56% 9
South East +19 21 £385 - 6
Guildford +8 8 £335 - 3
Surrey 0 8 £335 - 3
Berkshire - 7 - - 2
City of London - 7 £600 - 2
Reading - 5 - - 1
South West -10 4 £563 - 1
Suffolk - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - -
Ipswich - 2 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 33 (33.33%) Information Security
2 26 (26.26%) Security Cleared
3 19 (19.19%) Management Information System
3 19 (19.19%) Degree
3 19 (19.19%) SC Cleared
4 17 (17.17%) Finance
5 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
6 13 (13.13%) CISSP
6 13 (13.13%) Security Architecture
7 12 (12.12%) Project Management
7 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
7 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
8 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 10 (10.10%) Java
9 10 (10.10%) CISM
9 10 (10.10%) DV Cleared
9 10 (10.10%) Network Security
9 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
9 10 (10.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 9 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (9.09%) PMP
10 9 (9.09%) PMI Certification
11 8 (8.08%) C++
11 8 (8.08%) HND
11 8 (8.08%) Firewall
11 8 (8.08%) TOGAF
11 8 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (8.08%) Information Assurance

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (7.07%) IIS
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.02%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 8 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.07%) MS Office
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.10%) Network Security
2 8 (8.08%) Firewall
3 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (3.03%) Wireless
4 3 (3.03%) PBX
5 2 (2.02%) SNMP
5 2 (2.02%) VPN
5 2 (2.02%) MPLS
5 2 (2.02%) OSPF
5 2 (2.02%) IPsec
5 2 (2.02%) NGN
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.01%) Wireless Security
6 1 (1.01%) SSH
6 1 (1.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.01%) IntruShield
6 1 (1.01%) BGP
6 1 (1.01%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.01%) SSL
6 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.04%) Big Data
2 3 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.02%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.02%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (2.02%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.01%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.02%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.05%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (3.03%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Retail
5 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.02%) Marketing
6 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Law
6 1 (1.01%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (21.21%) Analyst
2 20 (20.20%) Architect
3 19 (19.19%) Security Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Business Analyst
5 10 (10.10%) Consultant
6 9 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.08%) Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Security Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.07%) Security Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Cyber Security Consultant
9 6 (6.06%) Coordinator
9 6 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (6.06%) Cyber Security Architect
10 4 (4.04%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) IT Security Architect
10 4 (4.04%) IT Architect
10 4 (4.04%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) Security Manager
11 3 (3.03%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) XML
1 3 (3.03%) Spring
1 3 (3.03%) JSON
2 2 (2.02%) REST
2 2 (2.02%) Kafka
2 2 (2.02%) XSD
2 2 (2.02%) Swing
2 2 (2.02%) WSDL
2 2 (2.02%) JDBC
2 2 (2.02%) SOAP
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.01%) J2EE
3 1 (1.01%) COM
3 1 (1.01%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.05%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.04%) Open Source
3 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (2.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.01%) Kindle
6 1 (1.01%) Social Network
6 1 (1.01%) RIA
6 1 (1.01%) PMI
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.01%) PDA
6 1 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.01%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
1 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.33%) Information Security
2 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
3 13 (13.13%) Security Architecture
4 12 (12.12%) Project Management
5 11 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 11 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
7 9 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (8.08%) TOGAF
8 8 (8.08%) SIEM
8 8 (8.08%) Information Assurance
9 7 (7.07%) SABSA
9 7 (7.07%) Workflow
10 6 (6.06%) Scrum
10 6 (6.06%) ITIL
10 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.06%) Analytics
10 6 (6.06%) Data Entry
11 5 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (5.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) Java
2 8 (8.08%) C++
3 6 (6.06%) SQL
4 5 (5.05%) C
5 4 (4.04%) Python
6 3 (3.03%) Golang
7 1 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (19.19%) SC Cleared
2 19 (19.19%) Degree
3 13 (13.13%) CISSP
4 10 (10.10%) CISM
4 10 (10.10%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) PMP
5 9 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 8 (8.08%) HND
7 7 (7.07%) ISEB
7 7 (7.07%) ISSAP
8 5 (5.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (4.04%) CCNP
9 4 (4.04%) CCNA
10 3 (3.03%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (2.02%) PhD
11 2 (2.02%) CEH
12 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.01%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.05%) COBIT
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Snort
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) Nessus
1 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.07%) Oracle
3 6 (6.06%) SAP
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) ArcSight
5 3 (3.03%) Google
5 3 (3.03%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec
6 2 (2.02%) Juniper
6 2 (2.02%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.02%) Tufin
6 2 (2.02%) F5
6 2 (2.02%) LogLogic
6 2 (2.02%) Sourcefire
7 1 (1.01%) Q1 Labs
7 1 (1.01%) Marketo
7 1 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (1.01%) Splunk
7 1 (1.01%) McAfee
7 1 (1.01%) VMware
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