Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 842 868
Rank change year-on-year +3 +26 -1
Contract jobs citing Cyber Kill Chain 9 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.015% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.043% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 5
England median daily rate £470 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.57% -4.55% +21.55%
UK median daily rate £489 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -6.86% -4.55% +21.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 32,226 32,533 33,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.42% 34.65% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,515 21,741 22,098
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £669 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 972 967 1,154
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.67
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.25 £20.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.62% +0.60% +5.10%

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
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 18 November 2018. 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 West -28 7 £470 -50.58%
East of England - 2 - - 1
Cyber Kill Chain
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 9 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Information Assurance
2 7 (77.78%) Systems Engineering
3 6 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Firmware
4 5 (55.56%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (55.56%) Line Management
4 5 (55.56%) Cyber Assurance
5 4 (44.44%) Systems Thinking
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (44.44%) Information Security
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
7 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
7 2 (22.22%) CISM
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) LAN
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) CISSP
7 2 (22.22%) Self-Awareness

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 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Information Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Computer Science
2 6 (66.67%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (55.56%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (44.44%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (77.78%) Information Assurance
2 7 (77.78%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Security Testing
2 7 (77.78%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Systems Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Cyber Assurance
3 5 (55.56%) Line Management
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Information Security
4 4 (44.44%) Systems Thinking
5 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) API Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Security
6 2 (22.22%) Data Encryption
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Self-Awareness
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) CISM
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP
3 2 (22.22%) CREST Certified
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Firmware