The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Cybersecurity
England / London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 274 344
Rank change year-on-year +49 +70  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 185 160 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.71% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.83% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 107 47
Median daily rate £463 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.56% +2.22%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16775 19211 17566
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.13% 85.14% 82.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12076 13900 12358
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 196 244
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.95% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.17 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in London over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the London region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +14 20 £450 -14.28% 22
Westminster +5 3 £475 - 1
Canary Wharf 0 3 - -
Harrow +14 2 - -
Uxbridge +6 1 £395 -16.84%
Docklands, London -3 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 134 (35.08%) Finance
2 120 (31.41%) Information Security
3 97 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
4 79 (20.68%) CISSP
5 71 (18.59%) Security Cleared
6 62 (16.23%) Security Architecture
7 61 (15.97%) Degree
8 58 (15.18%) Banking
9 56 (14.66%) Risk Management
10 54 (14.14%) SC Cleared
11 53 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
12 47 (12.30%) Project Management
13 43 (11.26%) CISM
14 41 (10.73%) Management Information System
14 41 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (10.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 41 (10.73%) Open Source
15 39 (10.21%) Internet
16 38 (9.95%) Microsoft
17 36 (9.42%) Security Operations
17 36 (9.42%) ITIL
17 36 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
18 35 (9.16%) Firewall
19 34 (8.90%) SIEM
19 34 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
20 31 (8.12%) Legal
20 31 (8.12%) Windows
20 31 (8.12%) Network Security
20 31 (8.12%) Data Protection
21 30 (7.85%) SAML

Cybersecurity
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 6 (1.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.79%) Apache
3 3 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.52%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.52%) CMS
4 2 (0.52%) Confluence
4 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) Mule
5 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (3.14%) MS Office
2 11 (2.88%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.05%) MS Project
4 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.87%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.71%) Office 365
4 13 (3.40%) PaaS
5 11 (2.88%) IaaS
6 7 (1.83%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.05%) SaaS
8 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
9 2 (0.52%) Akamai
9 2 (0.52%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (10.21%) Internet
2 35 (9.16%) Firewall
3 31 (8.12%) Network Security
4 22 (5.76%) Kerberos
5 14 (3.66%) LDAP
6 11 (2.88%) VPN
7 10 (2.62%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (2.36%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.83%) DKIM
9 7 (1.83%) DMARC
9 7 (1.83%) LAN
9 7 (1.83%) SMTP
10 6 (1.57%) DNS
11 5 (1.31%) Intranet
11 5 (1.31%) SCCP
11 5 (1.31%) SSL
11 5 (1.31%) WAN
12 4 (1.05%) HTTP
13 3 (0.79%) DHCP
13 3 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.14%) Big Data
2 7 (1.83%) Data Mining
2 7 (1.83%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.83%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (0.79%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
5 2 (0.52%) HBase
5 2 (0.52%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.26%) DataStax
6 1 (0.26%) DB2
6 1 (0.26%) Impala
6 1 (0.26%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.57%) Selenium
3 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.05%) JUnit
3 4 (1.05%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (1.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (0.79%) JIRA
5 2 (0.52%) JMeter
5 2 (0.52%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.26%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.26%) Gradle
6 1 (0.26%) Hudson
6 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.26%) Maven
6 1 (0.26%) NUnit
6 1 (0.26%) Subversion
6 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 134 (35.08%) Finance
2 58 (15.18%) Banking
3 31 (8.12%) Legal
4 27 (7.07%) Retail
5 23 (6.02%) Telecoms
6 11 (2.88%) Law
7 9 (2.36%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.36%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.83%) Marketing
9 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.57%) Military
10 5 (1.31%) Electronics
11 3 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.52%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (25.13%) Analyst
2 85 (22.25%) Architect
3 63 (16.49%) Security Architect
4 62 (16.23%) Security Analyst
5 46 (12.04%) Security Manager
6 41 (10.73%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 41 (10.73%) Project Manager
7 39 (10.21%) Consultant
8 38 (9.95%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 33 (8.64%) Security Consultant
10 28 (7.33%) Business Analyst
11 24 (6.28%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 22 (5.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
13 21 (5.50%) Security Project Manager
14 19 (4.97%) Solutions Architect
15 15 (3.93%) Incident Manager
15 15 (3.93%) Security Engineer
16 13 (3.40%) Security Solutions Architect
17 12 (3.14%) Information Manager
17 12 (3.14%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (7.85%) SAML
2 11 (2.88%) Middleware
3 10 (2.62%) REST
4 9 (2.36%) SOAP
4 9 (2.36%) Web Services
5 8 (2.09%) CSS
5 8 (2.09%) CSS3
5 8 (2.09%) HTML
5 8 (2.09%) HTML5
6 6 (1.57%) D3.js
6 6 (1.57%) OpenID
7 4 (1.05%) JSON
7 4 (1.05%) OAuth
7 4 (1.05%) XML
8 3 (0.79%) .NET
8 3 (0.79%) DOM
9 2 (0.52%) Ajax
9 2 (0.52%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.52%) jQuery
9 2 (0.52%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.73%) Management Information System
2 24 (6.28%) Computer Science
3 22 (5.76%) Cyber Defence
4 21 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (4.45%) Data Centre
5 17 (4.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 16 (4.19%) Cyber Attack
6 16 (4.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (3.93%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (3.66%) CESG
9 9 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (2.09%) PKI
11 6 (1.57%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (1.57%) Cybercrime
11 6 (1.57%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.57%) User Experience
12 5 (1.31%) Equities
12 5 (1.31%) PMI
13 4 (1.05%) Internet of Things
13 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.12%) Windows
2 23 (6.02%) Linux
3 21 (5.50%) Unix
4 6 (1.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.52%) zOS
6 1 (0.26%) Android
6 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (31.41%) Information Security
2 97 (25.39%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (16.23%) Security Architecture
4 56 (14.66%) Risk Management
5 47 (12.30%) Project Management
6 41 (10.73%) Open Source
6 41 (10.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 36 (9.42%) ITIL
7 36 (9.42%) Risk Assessment
7 36 (9.42%) Security Operations
8 34 (8.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 34 (8.90%) SIEM
9 31 (8.12%) Data Protection
10 29 (7.59%) Security Testing
11 28 (7.33%) Incident Management
12 26 (6.81%) Information Assurance
13 24 (6.28%) Identity Access Management
14 23 (6.02%) Systems Analysis
15 22 (5.76%) Identity Management
15 22 (5.76%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.07%) SQL
2 17 (4.45%) Java
3 14 (3.66%) Python
4 11 (2.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.83%) C#
6 5 (1.31%) C++
6 5 (1.31%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
7 4 (1.05%) Perl
8 3 (0.79%) C
9 2 (0.52%) Scala
10 1 (0.26%) R
10 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (20.68%) CISSP
2 71 (18.59%) Security Cleared
3 61 (15.97%) Degree
4 54 (14.14%) SC Cleared
5 43 (11.26%) CISM
6 22 (5.76%) CESG Certified Professional
7 20 (5.24%) ISSAP
8 15 (3.93%) SANS
9 12 (3.14%) CISA
10 11 (2.88%) CRISC
11 9 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
11 9 (2.36%) CLAS
11 9 (2.36%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.36%) GIAC
11 9 (2.36%) PMI Certification
11 9 (2.36%) PMP
12 8 (2.09%) GCIH
13 7 (1.83%) CEH
13 7 (1.83%) SSCP
14 6 (1.57%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (7.59%) PCI DSS
3 19 (4.97%) PMO
4 18 (4.71%) GDPR
5 11 (2.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 10 (2.62%) COBIT
7 9 (2.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (1.31%) QA
10 4 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
10 4 (1.05%) RMADS
11 3 (0.79%) BS7799
11 3 (0.79%) SLA
12 2 (0.52%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.52%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.52%) P3O
13 1 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.26%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (3.66%) Docker
2 9 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.79%) BitLocker
5 3 (0.79%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.52%) HDFS
6 2 (0.52%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (3.40%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 8 (2.09%) QRadar
3 7 (1.83%) Kibana
4 4 (1.05%) Ansible
4 4 (1.05%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.79%) Nessus
6 2 (0.52%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 2 (0.52%) EnCase
6 2 (0.52%) logstash
6 2 (0.52%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.26%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.26%) FTK
7 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.26%) Nmap
7 1 (0.26%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.33%) Splunk
3 22 (5.76%) Google
4 18 (4.71%) Oracle
5 17 (4.45%) ServiceNow
6 15 (3.93%) CyberArk
7 11 (2.88%) Cisco
8 10 (2.62%) IBM
9 9 (2.36%) SAP
9 9 (2.36%) VMware
10 8 (2.09%) LogRhythm
10 8 (2.09%) Qualys
10 8 (2.09%) Tufin
11 7 (1.83%) Trend Micro
12 6 (1.57%) CheckPoint
12 6 (1.57%) Remedy
12 6 (1.57%) Symantec
13 5 (1.31%) HP
13 5 (1.31%) Intel Security
13 5 (1.31%) Sun
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