Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 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.

Cyberthreat
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 699 756 776
Rank change year-on-year +57 +20 +55
Contract jobs citing Cyberthreat 154 71 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 31 51
England median daily rate £500 £538 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £405 £385 £313
90th Percentile £630 £725 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £538 £475
% change year-on-year -6.98% +13.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
England median hourly rate £46.25 £60.87 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.02% - -
UK median hourly rate £46.25 £60.87 -
% change year-on-year -24.02% - -

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 32,568 30,244 34,747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.27% 34.48% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,399 19,775 23,056
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £278 £265 £258
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,033 1,037 1,137
England median hourly rate £22.95 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.69% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +16.67%

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 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cyberthreat in England

Cyberthreat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyberthreat in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 20 July 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
London -7 76 £525 +11.11% 67
North of England +10 45 £488 +2.63% 5
Yorkshire +5 40 £525 +10.53% 3
South East -11 19 £519 -9.78% 9
East of England +1 8 - - 6
South West +11 6 £431 - 6
North West -9 5 £405 - 2
Midlands -13 1 - - 5
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat.

1 90 (58.44%) Cybersecurity
2 57 (37.01%) Finance
3 56 (36.36%) SIEM
4 46 (29.87%) Threat Intelligence
5 45 (29.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 43 (27.92%) Information Security
7 42 (27.27%) CISSP
7 42 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
8 38 (24.68%) Firewall
9 31 (20.13%) Banking
9 31 (20.13%) Security Operations
10 27 (17.53%) Risk Management
10 27 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (16.23%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (14.94%) Project Management
13 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
14 19 (12.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 19 (12.34%) Investment Management
14 19 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (12.34%) Elastic Stack
15 18 (11.69%) Linux
15 18 (11.69%) Python
15 18 (11.69%) Network Security
15 18 (11.69%) Degree
16 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (10.39%) Windows
16 16 (10.39%) PCI DSS
16 16 (10.39%) Splunk
16 16 (10.39%) Security Architecture
17 15 (9.74%) Retail

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 11 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.95%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.30%) Confluence
3 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.14%) Akamai
2 10 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.19%) IaaS
3 8 (5.19%) PaaS
3 8 (5.19%) SaaS
4 5 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (3.25%) Serverless
5 4 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (2.60%) OpenDNS
6 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (24.68%) Firewall
2 18 (11.69%) Network Security
3 9 (5.84%) HTTP
3 9 (5.84%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (3.90%) SMS
4 6 (3.90%) SSH
4 6 (3.90%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.25%) DNS
5 5 (3.25%) SSL
6 3 (1.95%) Internet
7 2 (1.30%) BGP
7 2 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (1.30%) MPLS
7 2 (1.30%) OSPF
7 2 (1.30%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (1.30%) X.509
8 1 (0.65%) Intranet
8 1 (0.65%) LAN
8 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.84%) Big Data
2 6 (3.90%) Hadoop
2 6 (3.90%) Maltego
3 2 (1.30%) MarkLogic
3 2 (1.30%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.65%) Redis
4 1 (0.65%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Metasploit
2 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.90%) JIRA
4 4 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.60%) Maven
5 3 (1.95%) FitNesse
5 3 (1.95%) Selenium
General
1 57 (37.01%) Finance
2 31 (20.13%) Banking
3 15 (9.74%) Retail
4 13 (8.44%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (18.83%) Analyst
2 20 (12.99%) Security Manager
3 18 (11.69%) Architect
3 18 (11.69%) Security Analyst
4 17 (11.04%) Security Architect
5 14 (9.09%) Information Manager
6 11 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
6 11 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 11 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 9 (5.84%) Consultant
8 8 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 7 (4.55%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Security Consultant
10 6 (3.90%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Cyber Threat Intelligence Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Cyberthreat Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Developer
11 5 (3.25%) IT Manager
11 5 (3.25%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.34%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (4.55%) Spring
2 7 (4.55%) Spring Boot
3 2 (1.30%) Play Framework
3 2 (1.30%) React
3 2 (1.30%) RESTful
3 2 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) Kafka
4 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.19%) Data Centre
3 8 (5.19%) PKI
4 5 (3.25%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.25%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (3.25%) User Experience
5 4 (2.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.60%) Fintech
5 4 (2.60%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.95%) Cyberattack
6 3 (1.95%) Taxonomies
7 2 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.30%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.30%) Shadow IT
8 1 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.65%) SCORM
8 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.69%) Linux
2 16 (10.39%) Windows
3 11 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (1.95%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.30%) CentOS
5 2 (1.30%) Solaris
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (58.44%) Cybersecurity
2 56 (36.36%) SIEM
3 46 (29.87%) Threat Intelligence
4 45 (29.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 43 (27.92%) Information Security
6 42 (27.27%) Cyber Intelligence
7 31 (20.13%) Security Operations
8 27 (17.53%) Risk Management
9 25 (16.23%) Vulnerability Management
10 23 (14.94%) Project Management
11 19 (12.34%) Investment Management
11 19 (12.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (10.39%) Security Architecture
13 15 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (9.09%) Test Automation
14 14 (9.09%) TOGAF
15 13 (8.44%) Technical Analysis
16 12 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 11 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.69%) Python
2 10 (6.49%) Java
3 9 (5.84%) Bash Shell
3 9 (5.84%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.25%) C
4 5 (3.25%) Perl
5 3 (1.95%) Groovy
6 2 (1.30%) Go
6 2 (1.30%) Ruby
6 2 (1.30%) SQL
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (27.27%) CISSP
2 21 (13.64%) Security Cleared
3 18 (11.69%) Degree
4 15 (9.74%) CISM
5 14 (9.09%) CISA
5 14 (9.09%) TOGAF Certification
6 11 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.90%) CISMP
7 6 (3.90%) CRISC
8 4 (2.60%) CCIE
8 4 (2.60%) CCNA
8 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.60%) PMP
9 3 (1.95%) CCNP
9 3 (1.95%) CEH
9 3 (1.95%) CGEIT
9 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.30%) APMP
10 2 (1.30%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (10.39%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.60%) SLA
4 3 (1.95%) GDPR
5 2 (1.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.95%) Firmware
2 3 (1.95%) OpenSSH
3 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (5.84%) QRadar
2 8 (5.19%) CSIRT
3 6 (3.90%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.90%) Nessus
3 6 (3.90%) Nmap
4 5 (3.25%) Puppet
5 4 (2.60%) Grafana
5 4 (2.60%) Kibana
5 4 (2.60%) Nagios
5 4 (2.60%) PowerBroker
6 3 (1.95%) ArcSight ESM
6 3 (1.95%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
7 2 (1.30%) CASB
7 2 (1.30%) SCCM
8 1 (0.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (10.39%) Splunk
2 9 (5.84%) McAfee
3 6 (3.90%) AlienVault
3 6 (3.90%) ArcSight
4 5 (3.25%) BeyondTrust
4 5 (3.25%) CyberArk
4 5 (3.25%) Qualys
5 4 (2.60%) Cisco
6 3 (1.95%) FireEye
6 3 (1.95%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.30%) Centrify
7 2 (1.30%) Citrix
7 2 (1.30%) Intel
7 2 (1.30%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.30%) Lancope
7 2 (1.30%) Prolexic
7 2 (1.30%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.30%) Thales
8 1 (0.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) Wyse