Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Defence in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Defence over the 6 months to 15 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.

Cyber Defence
England > London
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 599 597 610
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 +12
Contract jobs citing Cyber Defence 21 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.044% 0.061% 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.17% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 4
London median daily rate £550 £530 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +24.71% -27.66%
10th Percentile £429 £475 £362
90th Percentile £588 £625 £446
England median daily rate £550 £525 £425
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -23.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Cyber Defence 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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18392 16140 17275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.73% 36.23% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13235 11366 12119
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £294 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 258 286
London median hourly rate £20.92 £20.00 £20.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.61% -3.40% +15.03%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £44.99 £50.00 £46.38
England median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.22
% change year-on-year +6.50% +4.06% +9.83%

Cyber Defence
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cyber Defence as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Defence in London

Cyber Defence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cyber Defence in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cyber Defence in London

Cyber Defence
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Defence in London over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cyber Defence in London

Cyber Defence
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Defence within the London region over the 6 months to 15 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
Central London -17 5 £450 -10.00%
West London -12 4 £550 -
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Defence 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 London region with a requirement for Cyber Defence.

1 14 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
4 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) Big Data
5 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
5 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 4 (19.05%) PMP
5 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
5 4 (19.05%) CISSP
5 4 (19.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (19.05%) Data Encryption
6 3 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (14.29%) Human Factors
6 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
6 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (9.52%) Kafka
7 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
7 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
7 2 (9.52%) Degree

Cyber Defence
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
1 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (9.52%) Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Big Data Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Data Consultant
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (9.52%) Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Data Encryption
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 3 (14.29%) Human Factors
5 2 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
5 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
5 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.52%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (9.52%) Fuzz Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Secure Coding
5 2 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (9.52%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) PMI Certification
2 4 (19.05%) PMP
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (9.52%) CREST Certified
4 2 (9.52%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) CEH
5 1 (4.76%) CHFI
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
1 2 (9.52%) Splunk
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec
2 1 (4.76%) FireEye
2 1 (4.76%) Sophos