Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 720 755 817
Rank change year-on-year +35 +62 -24
Contract jobs citing Cyberthreat 144 94 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.098% 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 39 34
England median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £312 £400 £402
90th Percentile £629 £575 £518
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +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 32198 31565 34182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.89% 32.95% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21671 20738 22134
England median daily rate £450 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +0.86% +6.18%
10th Percentile £270 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 899 1119 1344
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +2.99% +10.97%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.33 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £45.75
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +39 88 £525 +5.00% 17
North of England +58 29 £325 -40.91% 5
South East +2 18 £310 -35.42% 7
North West +11 15 £300 -33.33% 1
Yorkshire +35 14 £550 -15.38% 4
East of England -17 9 £520 +4.00% 6
Midlands +12 4 £525 +16.67% 2
West Midlands - 4 £525 - 1
South West -13 1 £425 -6.59% 1
Cyberthreat
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 80 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (45.14%) CISSP
3 51 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
4 49 (34.03%) Information Security
5 47 (32.64%) Security Operations
6 38 (26.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 38 (26.39%) Threat Intelligence
7 34 (23.61%) Cyber Intelligence
7 34 (23.61%) Finance
8 32 (22.22%) SIEM
9 28 (19.44%) Risk Management
10 27 (18.75%) Analytics
11 25 (17.36%) Security Testing
12 24 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 24 (16.67%) Degree
12 24 (16.67%) Firewall
13 22 (15.28%) ITIL
13 22 (15.28%) Security Architecture
14 21 (14.58%) CRISC
14 21 (14.58%) Vulnerability Management
15 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
15 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2
16 19 (13.19%) Banking
17 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
17 16 (11.11%) Windows
17 16 (11.11%) Linux
18 15 (10.42%) CISM
18 15 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
18 15 (10.42%) CEH

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 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.69%) Confluence
3 1 (0.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.56%) OpenDNS
2 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.17%) SaaS
4 5 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (3.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (2.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.78%) Amazon Kinesis
5 4 (2.78%) AWS CloudTrail
5 4 (2.78%) IaaS
5 4 (2.78%) PaaS
6 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.67%) Firewall
2 12 (8.33%) DNS
3 9 (6.25%) Network Security
3 9 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (4.86%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.78%) VPN
6 3 (2.08%) DHCP
6 3 (2.08%) Junos
6 3 (2.08%) MPLS
6 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (2.08%) VLAN
7 2 (1.39%) HTTP
7 2 (1.39%) LAN
7 2 (1.39%) SSL
7 2 (1.39%) WAN
8 1 (0.69%) Internet
8 1 (0.69%) NAS
8 1 (0.69%) SAN
8 1 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.56%) Maltego
2 5 (3.47%) Big Data
3 4 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) JIRA
1 4 (2.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.39%) IDA Disassembler
2 2 (1.39%) OllyDbg
3 1 (0.69%) PEAR
General
1 34 (23.61%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.78%) Legal
4 2 (1.39%) Electronics
4 2 (1.39%) Law
4 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
4 2 (1.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (40.28%) Analyst
2 39 (27.08%) Security Analyst
3 23 (15.97%) Consultant
4 20 (13.89%) Security Consultant
5 19 (13.19%) Application Security Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) IT Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) IT Security Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Business Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Security Manager
8 9 (6.25%) Architect
8 9 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 9 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 9 (6.25%) Risk Manager
8 9 (6.25%) Security Specialist
9 8 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (5.56%) Technical Security Analyst
10 7 (4.86%) Data Business Analyst
11 6 (4.17%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) PKI
3 9 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.56%) Data Centre
5 7 (4.86%) Cyber Attack
6 3 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.39%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.69%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.11%) Linux
1 16 (11.11%) Windows
2 11 (7.64%) Unix
3 2 (1.39%) VMS
3 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.56%) Cybersecurity
2 51 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
3 49 (34.03%) Information Security
4 47 (32.64%) Security Operations
5 38 (26.39%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 38 (26.39%) Threat Intelligence
6 34 (23.61%) Cyber Intelligence
7 32 (22.22%) SIEM
8 28 (19.44%) Risk Management
9 27 (18.75%) Analytics
10 25 (17.36%) Security Testing
11 24 (16.67%) Incident Management
12 22 (15.28%) ITIL
12 22 (15.28%) Security Architecture
13 21 (14.58%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (13.89%) PRINCE2
15 15 (10.42%) Ethical Hacking
16 14 (9.72%) SDLC
17 13 (9.03%) Threat Analysis
18 11 (7.64%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.03%) C
2 4 (2.78%) Perl
2 4 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (45.14%) CISSP
2 24 (16.67%) Degree
3 21 (14.58%) CRISC
4 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 15 (10.42%) CEH
6 15 (10.42%) CISM
7 13 (9.03%) MCSE
7 13 (9.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (7.64%) CASP
8 11 (7.64%) SSCP
9 8 (5.56%) CGEIT
9 8 (5.56%) CREST Certified
10 4 (2.78%) CISA
11 3 (2.08%) CESG Certified Professional
11 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.08%) GCFA
11 3 (2.08%) GIAC
11 3 (2.08%) SANS
12 2 (1.39%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (6.94%) SLA
3 6 (4.17%) GDPR
3 6 (4.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.47%) COBIT
5 3 (2.08%) QA
6 2 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.69%) GMP
7 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.69%) PMO
7 1 (0.69%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.08%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (3.47%) EnCase
3 4 (2.78%) CSIRT
4 3 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.39%) Nessus
5 2 (1.39%) Nmap
5 2 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (6.25%) Citrix
1 9 (6.25%) Splunk
2 7 (4.86%) Lumension
2 7 (4.86%) McAfee
2 7 (4.86%) Trustwave
3 5 (3.47%) AlienVault
3 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
4 4 (2.78%) ArcSight
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.08%) Blue Coat
5 3 (2.08%) FireEye
5 3 (2.08%) Juniper
5 3 (2.08%) Palo Alto
5 3 (2.08%) SAP
5 3 (2.08%) Symantec
6 2 (1.39%) Google
6 2 (1.39%) Intel
6 2 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) Facebook
7 1 (0.69%) ForgeRock