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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 215 254 368
Rank change year-on-year +39 +114  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 240 185 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.86% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.00% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 138 51
London median daily rate £513 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% +10.00%  
10th Percentile £375 £350 £340
90th Percentile £689 £750 £675
England median daily rate £497 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -5.28% +16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
London median hourly rate £15.25 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 18036 18488 19232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.76% 85.45% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 50342 52165 48000
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £333 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 397 607
London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £21.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -3.18%  
10th Percentile £14.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.75 £46.88 £58.75
England median hourly rate £32.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.36% +10.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in London

Cybersecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 29 June 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 +3 40 £488 -10.55% 27
Canary Wharf +4 5 - -
Bromley +8 4 £450 +40.62%
Harrow - 2 - -
Northwood - 1 £650 -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 128 (29.98%) Information Security
2 125 (29.27%) Finance
3 104 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (23.19%) CISSP
5 74 (17.33%) Banking
6 69 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (16.16%) Security Cleared
7 61 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 56 (13.11%) Security Architecture
9 53 (12.41%) Degree
10 52 (12.18%) Risk Management
10 52 (12.18%) CISM
10 52 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (11.48%) Security Operations
12 47 (11.01%) Firewall
13 46 (10.77%) PCI DSS
14 44 (10.30%) ITIL
15 42 (9.84%) Windows
15 42 (9.84%) Java
15 42 (9.84%) Management Information System
16 41 (9.60%) SC Cleared
17 38 (8.90%) Project Management
17 38 (8.90%) SIEM
18 37 (8.67%) Network Security
19 35 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
19 35 (8.20%) Analytics
20 34 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
21 33 (7.73%) GDPR
21 33 (7.73%) Microsoft
22 31 (7.26%) Linux

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 13 (3.04%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.41%) Apache
3 6 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.17%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.17%) CMS
4 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.94%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.70%) Mule
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.47%) Confluence
7 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.47%) JBoss
Applications
1 17 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.70%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (0.70%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 61 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (5.85%) Office 365
4 14 (3.28%) SaaS
5 10 (2.34%) IaaS
5 10 (2.34%) PaaS
6 7 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.64%) Mimecast
6 7 (1.64%) Route 53
6 7 (1.64%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.41%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.47%) Akamai
9 2 (0.47%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.23%) Bluemix
10 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (11.01%) Firewall
2 37 (8.67%) Network Security
3 25 (5.85%) Internet
4 21 (4.92%) VPN
5 19 (4.45%) Kerberos
6 17 (3.98%) TCP/IP
7 16 (3.75%) IPsec
8 12 (2.81%) Intrusion Detection
8 12 (2.81%) LDAP
9 11 (2.58%) HTTP
9 11 (2.58%) Intranet
10 10 (2.34%) HTTPS
10 10 (2.34%) SSL
11 8 (1.87%) DNS
12 7 (1.64%) VLAN
12 7 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (1.41%) DHCP
14 5 (1.17%) LAN
14 5 (1.17%) SAN
14 5 (1.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.28%) Big Data
2 10 (2.34%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.64%) Hadoop
3 7 (1.64%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.94%) Apache Hive
6 3 (0.70%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.70%) DataStax
6 3 (0.70%) HBase
6 3 (0.70%) MariaDB
6 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.47%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.47%) Sqoop
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.23%) Impala
8 1 (0.23%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 11 (2.58%) JIRA
2 8 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.87%) Selenium
3 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.17%) JUnit
4 5 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.94%) Gradle
5 4 (0.94%) Metasploit
6 3 (0.70%) Maven
7 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.47%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.47%) EasyMock
7 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.47%) Hudson
7 2 (0.47%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.47%) NetBeans
7 2 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.47%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.23%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.23%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 125 (29.27%) Finance
2 74 (17.33%) Banking
3 21 (4.92%) Legal
4 16 (3.75%) Investment Banking
4 16 (3.75%) Retail
4 16 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.87%) Back Office
5 8 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.64%) Marketing
6 7 (1.64%) Military
7 6 (1.41%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.17%) Law
9 4 (0.94%) International Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Electronics
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.70%) Publishing
10 3 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 109 (25.53%) Analyst
2 73 (17.10%) Architect
3 69 (16.16%) Security Analyst
4 62 (14.52%) Security Architect
5 56 (13.11%) Consultant
6 47 (11.01%) Security Consultant
6 47 (11.01%) Security Manager
7 42 (9.84%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 41 (9.60%) Business Analyst
8 41 (9.60%) Project Manager
9 32 (7.49%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 29 (6.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 25 (5.85%) Cybersecurity Manager
12 22 (5.15%) Security Project Manager
13 19 (4.45%) Developer
14 15 (3.51%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
15 13 (3.04%) Information Manager
15 13 (3.04%) Information Security Manager
15 13 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
16 12 (2.81%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.56%) SAML
2 16 (3.75%) Web Services
3 15 (3.51%) HTML
3 15 (3.51%) REST
4 14 (3.28%) CSS
4 14 (3.28%) HTML5
5 12 (2.81%) CSS3
6 9 (2.11%) XML
7 8 (1.87%) jQuery
7 8 (1.87%) Node.js
7 8 (1.87%) OAuth
8 7 (1.64%) JSON
8 7 (1.64%) Middleware
8 7 (1.64%) SOAP
9 6 (1.41%) .NET
9 6 (1.41%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.41%) D3.js
9 6 (1.41%) Spring
10 5 (1.17%) RESTful
11 4 (0.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 29 (6.79%) Cyberthreat
3 18 (4.22%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.51%) CESG
5 14 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.28%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (2.81%) User Experience
7 11 (2.58%) PKI
8 10 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
8 10 (2.34%) Cyber Defence
8 10 (2.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.34%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.87%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.64%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (1.17%) Cybercrime
12 5 (1.17%) Data Centre
13 4 (0.94%) CESG CLAS
13 4 (0.94%) PMI
13 4 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (9.84%) Windows
2 31 (7.26%) Linux
3 16 (3.75%) Unix
4 11 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (1.41%) Ubuntu
5 6 (1.41%) Windows 10
5 6 (1.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.94%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.23%) Solaris
8 1 (0.23%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (29.98%) Information Security
2 104 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (13.11%) Security Architecture
4 52 (12.18%) Risk Management
4 52 (12.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 49 (11.48%) Security Operations
6 44 (10.30%) ITIL
7 38 (8.90%) Project Management
7 38 (8.90%) SIEM
8 35 (8.20%) Analytics
8 35 (8.20%) Penetration Testing
9 34 (7.96%) Vulnerability Management
10 31 (7.26%) Data Protection
10 31 (7.26%) Risk Assessment
11 29 (6.79%) Change Management
12 27 (6.32%) Configuration Management
12 27 (6.32%) DevOps
13 26 (6.09%) Business Analysis
13 26 (6.09%) Open Source
14 25 (5.85%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.84%) Java
2 30 (7.03%) Python
3 28 (6.56%) SQL
4 18 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.75%) PowerShell
5 16 (3.75%) Ruby
6 9 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.11%) C-shell
6 9 (2.11%) Korn
7 7 (1.64%) C#
8 5 (1.17%) C++
9 3 (0.70%) R
10 2 (0.47%) C
10 2 (0.47%) Scala
10 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.23%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.23%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 99 (23.19%) CISSP
2 69 (16.16%) Security Cleared
3 53 (12.41%) Degree
4 52 (12.18%) CISM
5 41 (9.60%) SC Cleared
6 22 (5.15%) CESG Certified Professional
7 21 (4.92%) SANS
8 19 (4.45%) CISA
9 18 (4.22%) DV Cleared
10 16 (3.75%) CEH
11 15 (3.51%) ISSAP
12 14 (3.28%) GIAC
13 13 (3.04%) CLAS
14 11 (2.58%) CRISC
14 11 (2.58%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 11 (2.58%) SSCP
15 9 (2.11%) PMP
16 8 (1.87%) CREST Certified
17 7 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (1.64%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (16.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (10.77%) PCI DSS
3 33 (7.73%) GDPR
4 15 (3.51%) COBIT
4 15 (3.51%) PMO
5 9 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (2.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 8 (1.87%) QA
7 6 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (1.17%) Data Quality
8 5 (1.17%) WCAG
9 4 (0.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 3 (0.70%) FedRAMP
10 3 (0.70%) RMADS
10 3 (0.70%) SLA
11 2 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (0.47%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 2 (0.47%) P3O
11 2 (0.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (4.92%) Active Directory
1 21 (4.92%) Docker
2 7 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.94%) BitLocker
4 4 (0.94%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.70%) Apache Flume
5 3 (0.70%) HDFS
6 2 (0.47%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) XenApp
7 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.23%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (5.39%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (4.68%) Puppet
3 19 (4.45%) Kubernetes
4 9 (2.11%) Kibana
5 7 (1.64%) Ansible
5 7 (1.64%) Nessus
5 7 (1.64%) SCCM
6 6 (1.41%) Mesos
7 5 (1.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (0.94%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.94%) logstash
8 4 (0.94%) QRadar
9 2 (0.47%) SCOM
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.23%) Netcool
10 1 (0.23%) Oozie
10 1 (0.23%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.23%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 33 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 29 (6.79%) Splunk
3 19 (4.45%) Google
4 17 (3.98%) ServiceNow
5 14 (3.28%) Cisco
6 12 (2.81%) Qualys
7 11 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 10 (2.34%) ArcSight
9 9 (2.11%) Citrix
9 9 (2.11%) Oracle
9 9 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.87%) IBM
10 8 (1.87%) Rapid7
10 8 (1.87%) Symantec
11 7 (1.64%) Tufin
11 7 (1.64%) VMware
12 6 (1.41%) HP
12 6 (1.41%) NetApp
12 6 (1.41%) Remedy
12 6 (1.41%) SAP
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