Period
to 31 May 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberattack in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberattack over the 6 months to 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cyberattack
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 581 735 840
Rank change year-on-year +154 +105 -73
Contract jobs citing Cyberattack 10 88 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.11% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.33% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 49 32
Median daily rate £456 £463 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% -12.32% +29.85%
10th Percentile £390 £323 £434
90th Percentile £579 £630 £673
UK median daily rate £456 £469 £528
% change year-on-year -2.83% -11.14% +27.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -

Cyberattack is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,628 26,959 30,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.79% 32.27% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,523 17,446 19,751
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £260 £288 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £663
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 903 950
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.89 £22.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.01% -6.99% +14.71%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £11.80
90th Percentile £53.00 £51.66 £51.25
Median hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £21.95
% change year-on-year +46.34% -6.61% +9.75%

Cyberattack
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyberattack as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cyberattack in England.

Daily rate trend for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cyberattack in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cyberattack in England

Cyberattack
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberattack within the England region over the 6 months to 31 May 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +153 5 £471 -14.45% 3
Midlands +95 2 £375 - 2
South West +62 2 £503 - 2
West Midlands - 2 £375 -
South East +141 1 - - 2
Cyberattack
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cyberattack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cyberattack.

1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) CEH
3 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) SANS
4 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (20.00%) CSIRT
4 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (20.00%) Black Duck
4 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act

Cyberattack
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) DMZ
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) Link 16
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Public Sector
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) Kafka
1 1 (10.00%) REST
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Boot
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (20.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (10.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Defence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security
3 2 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) Information Assurance
3 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) OWASP
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Microservices
4 1 (10.00%) SOLID
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Java 8
2 1 (10.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CEH
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 3 (30.00%) SANS
3 2 (20.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) GCIH
4 1 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) OSCE
4 1 (10.00%) OSCP
4 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) NIST
2 1 (10.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
1 1 (10.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CSIRT
2 1 (10.00%) HP ALM
2 1 (10.00%) HP Fortify
2 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (10.00%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (10.00%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Black Duck
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Qualys
2 1 (10.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk