Period
to 19 October 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 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.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 694 766 817
Rank change year-on-year +72 +51 -9
Contract jobs citing Cyberthreat 135 100 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.10% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.30% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 39 32
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £369
90th Percentile £625 £575 £536
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
England median hourly rate £60.87 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.22% - -
UK median hourly rate £60.87 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year +43.22% - -

Cyberthreat 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 30897 32910 34198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.81% 33.41% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20612 21712 22032
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 903 1112 1330
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.54% +0.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.51 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.96 £45.80
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +4.68% +5.26% +1.60%

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cyberthreat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cyberthreat in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
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 Cyberthreat within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. 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 +59 77 £488 -2.50% 13
North of England +91 29 £313 -30.56% 3
Yorkshire +45 15 £500 -9.09% 1
North West +28 14 £300 - 2
South East +14 14 £300 -25.00% 3
East of England -12 13 £550 +10.00% 9
Midlands +28 5 £525 +16.67% 3
West Midlands - 5 £525 - 1
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cyberthreat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cyberthreat.

1 74 (54.81%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (43.70%) Information Security
3 53 (39.26%) Penetration Testing
4 47 (34.81%) CISSP
5 39 (28.89%) Security Operations
6 36 (26.67%) Incident Management
7 33 (24.44%) SIEM
7 33 (24.44%) Finance
8 26 (19.26%) Firewall
9 24 (17.78%) Analytics
10 23 (17.04%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (16.30%) Banking
11 22 (16.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 22 (16.30%) Threat Intelligence
12 21 (15.56%) Windows
12 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (14.81%) SDLC
13 20 (14.81%) CRISC
13 20 (14.81%) ITIL
13 20 (14.81%) PRINCE2
14 18 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
14 18 (13.33%) Management Information System
14 18 (13.33%) Test Strategy
14 18 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (12.59%) Network Security
15 17 (12.59%) Threat Analysis
15 17 (12.59%) CEH
15 17 (12.59%) Linux
15 17 (12.59%) Cyber Intelligence
16 16 (11.85%) Degree

Cyberthreat
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 13 (9.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.15%) OpenDNS
2 5 (3.70%) IaaS
2 5 (3.70%) PaaS
2 5 (3.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (19.26%) Firewall
2 17 (12.59%) Network Security
3 14 (10.37%) DNS
4 10 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (2.96%) HTTP
6 4 (2.96%) Internet
6 4 (2.96%) VPN
7 3 (2.22%) DHCP
7 3 (2.22%) Junos
7 3 (2.22%) MPLS
7 3 (2.22%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.22%) VLAN
8 2 (1.48%) SSL
9 1 (0.74%) NAS
9 1 (0.74%) SAN
9 1 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) Maltego
Development Applications
1 11 (8.15%) Metasploit
2 7 (5.19%) IDA Disassembler
2 7 (5.19%) OllyDbg
3 4 (2.96%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) PEAR
General
1 33 (24.44%) Finance
2 22 (16.30%) Banking
3 7 (5.19%) Military
4 6 (4.44%) Law
5 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
7 2 (1.48%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.74%) Billing
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (53.33%) Analyst
2 50 (37.04%) Security Analyst
3 22 (16.30%) Consultant
4 18 (13.33%) Application Security Analyst
5 17 (12.59%) Security Consultant
6 12 (8.89%) Business Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Operations Analyst
7 11 (8.15%) Security Operations Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) IT Analyst
8 10 (7.41%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Cyberthreat Consultant
10 8 (5.93%) Risk Manager
10 8 (5.93%) Security Manager
10 8 (5.93%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (5.93%) Technical Security Analyst
11 7 (5.19%) Cyberthreat Analyst
11 7 (5.19%) Data Analyst
11 7 (5.19%) Programme Manager
11 7 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.63%) Data Centre
4 10 (7.41%) PKI
4 10 (7.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 9 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
7 5 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.48%) SCADA
9 1 (0.74%) CESG
9 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (15.56%) Windows
2 17 (12.59%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) Unix
4 7 (5.19%) VMS
5 3 (2.22%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.48%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (54.81%) Cybersecurity
2 59 (43.70%) Information Security
3 53 (39.26%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (28.89%) Security Operations
5 36 (26.67%) Incident Management
6 33 (24.44%) SIEM
7 24 (17.78%) Analytics
8 23 (17.04%) Vulnerability Management
9 22 (16.30%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 22 (16.30%) Threat Intelligence
10 20 (14.81%) ITIL
10 20 (14.81%) PRINCE2
10 20 (14.81%) SDLC
11 18 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
11 18 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 17 (12.59%) Cyber Intelligence
12 17 (12.59%) Threat Analysis
13 15 (11.11%) Business Analysis
14 14 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.67%) Perl
1 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 9 (6.67%) Python
2 3 (2.22%) Assembly Language
3 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (34.81%) CISSP
2 20 (14.81%) CRISC
3 17 (12.59%) CEH
4 16 (11.85%) Degree
5 12 (8.89%) MCSE
5 12 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.15%) CISM
6 11 (8.15%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.41%) CASP
7 10 (7.41%) SSCP
8 8 (5.93%) CGEIT
9 7 (5.19%) CREST Certified
10 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.70%) GIAC
12 3 (2.22%) GCFA
12 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
13 2 (1.48%) CISA
13 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (1.48%) MCP
13 2 (1.48%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.15%) SLA
3 7 (5.19%) COBIT
4 5 (3.70%) GDPR
5 3 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.22%) QA
6 2 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.74%) GMP
7 1 (0.74%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (5.19%) VirtualBox
1 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.48%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (7.41%) EnCase
2 6 (4.44%) CSIRT
2 6 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (2.96%) Nessus
3 4 (2.96%) Nmap
3 4 (2.96%) QRadar
4 3 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.74%) Kibana
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Splunk
2 10 (7.41%) ArcSight
3 9 (6.67%) Citrix
4 7 (5.19%) Lumension
4 7 (5.19%) McAfee
4 7 (5.19%) Trustwave
4 7 (5.19%) VMware
5 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.22%) Blue Coat
6 3 (2.22%) FireEye
6 3 (2.22%) Juniper
6 3 (2.22%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
6 3 (2.22%) Symantec
7 2 (1.48%) Google
7 2 (1.48%) SAP
8 1 (0.74%) Facebook
8 1 (0.74%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.74%) Intel
8 1 (0.74%) LogRhythm