Period
to 13 December 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Kill Chain in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Kill Chain over the 6 months to 13 December 2019 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.

Cyber Kill Chain
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 739 861 865
Rank change year-on-year +122 +4 -5
Contract jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 8 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.011% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.029% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 7
England median daily rate £525 £470 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.82% -10.57% -4.55%
10th Percentile £350 £418 £465
90th Percentile £578 £521 £900
UK median daily rate £525 £489 £525
% change year-on-year +7.36% -6.86% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Cyber Kill Chain 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 22,737 31,279 31,714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.26% 32.53% 33.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,571 20,667 21,138
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £280 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £656
UK median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 965 916
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -3.04% +3.14%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.06 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £49.04 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.92
% change year-on-year +17.50% -4.41% +4.61%

Cyber Kill Chain
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyber Kill Chain as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Kill Chain in England

Cyber Kill Chain
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cyber Kill Chain in England

Cyber Kill Chain
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain in England over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cyber Kill Chain in England

Cyber Kill Chain
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 Cyber Kill Chain within the England region over the 6 months to 13 December 2019. 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
South East - 4 £463 -
North of England - 3 £463 - 1
North West - 2 £463 - 1
London - 1 £600 - 5
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cyber Kill Chain
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 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 Cyber Kill Chain.

1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (87.50%) Security Operations
2 7 (87.50%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
3 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
4 5 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) CSIRT
4 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
5 4 (50.00%) Predictive Analysis
5 4 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (25.00%) Splunk
6 2 (25.00%) SIEM
6 2 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (25.00%) Event Correlation
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Zscaler
6 2 (25.00%) Okta
6 2 (25.00%) Workday
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory

Cyber Kill Chain
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) IPsec
1 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Threat Hunter
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (87.50%) Security Operations
2 7 (87.50%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
3 6 (75.00%) Malware Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 5 (62.50%) Security Monitoring
5 4 (50.00%) Cyber Intelligence
5 4 (50.00%) Predictive Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Event Correlation
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 2 (25.00%) SIEM
7 1 (12.50%) Data Science
7 1 (12.50%) Data Security
7 1 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Python
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) CSIRT
2 2 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 2 (25.00%) McAfee
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Okta
1 2 (25.00%) Qualys
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk
1 2 (25.00%) Workday
1 2 (25.00%) Zscaler