Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 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.

Cyber Defence
England > London
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 625 582 603
Rank change year-on-year -43 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Cyber Defence 15 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.074% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
London median daily rate £550 £595 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.56% +8.18% +32.53%
10th Percentile £500 £493 £526
90th Percentile £615 £716 £625
England median daily rate £550 £534 £513
% change year-on-year +3.04% +4.15% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 17,779 16,265 17,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.24% 38.52% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,741 11,502 12,341
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £314 £310 £286
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 290 245 229
London median hourly rate £22.72 £21.50 £20.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.65% +7.23% +2.82%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.42 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.57 £50.00 £55.50
England median hourly rate £22.94 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.50% +11.11%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 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
West London -37 2 - - 2
Central London -42 2 - -
Cyber Defence
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Defence 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 London region with a requirement for Cyber Defence.

1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
3 4 (26.67%) PMP
3 4 (26.67%) CEH
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
4 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (20.00%) Splunk
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) QA
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) CISSP
4 3 (20.00%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) C++
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Firewall
4 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) CISA
5 2 (13.33%) CISM
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) GitHub
3 2 (13.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DKIM
2 2 (13.33%) DMARC
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Redis
2 1 (6.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (26.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Tester
5 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Communications Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) HR Manager
5 1 (6.67%) IAM Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (6.67%) Kafka
1 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (6.67%) RFC 822
1 1 (6.67%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (26.67%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (26.67%) Machine Learning
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Threat Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) OWASP
5 2 (13.33%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C++
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Perl
2 2 (13.33%) Ruby
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CEH
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
1 4 (26.67%) PMP
2 3 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (13.33%) CISA
3 2 (13.33%) CISM
3 2 (13.33%) CREST Certified
3 2 (13.33%) GCIA
3 2 (13.33%) GCIH
3 2 (13.33%) GWAPT
3 2 (13.33%) OSCP
3 2 (13.33%) SANS
4 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (13.33%) PMO
3 1 (6.67%) GDPR
3 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Snort
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Splunk
2 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
2 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) F5
2 2 (13.33%) Huawei
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) WorldPay