Period
to 25 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyberthreat in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyberthreat over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 519 340 515
Rank change year-on-year -179 +175 +96
Contract jobs citing Cyberthreat 40 29 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.56% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 16 29
10th Percentile £375 £105 £335
25th Percentile £463 £270 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £456 £600
Median % change year-on-year +42.47% -23.96% +9.09%
75th Percentile £775 £552 £763
90th Percentile " £592 £775
England median daily rate £509 £481 £525
% change year-on-year +5.77% -8.43% +7.69%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11,813 5,196 11,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.86% 36.73% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,658 3,771 8,235
10th Percentile £363 £315 £313
25th Percentile £463 £421 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £538 £525
Median % change year-on-year +6.98% +2.38% -
75th Percentile £685 £650 £625
90th Percentile £763 £750 £710
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 63 156
10th Percentile £15.73 £12.75 £12.60
25th Percentile £20.86 £20.13 £16.19
Median hourly rate £32.00 £34.95 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year -8.44% +55.33% +0.54%
75th Percentile £49.63 £40.75 £47.81
90th Percentile £62.45 £47.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £27.23 £20.50
% change year-on-year -11.86% +32.83% +1.64%

Cyberthreat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Cyberthreat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Cyberthreat in London

Cyberthreat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cyberthreat in London.

Daily rate trend for Cyberthreat in London

Cyberthreat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cyberthreat in London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Cyberthreat in London

Cyberthreat
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 Cyberthreat within the London region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. 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 - 1 £200 - 4
Cyberthreat
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Cyberthreat 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 Cyberthreat.

1 27 (67.50%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (45.00%) SIEM
3 14 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 14 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 13 (32.50%) Security Operations
5 12 (30.00%) CISSP
5 12 (30.00%) Finance
6 11 (27.50%) Firewall
6 11 (27.50%) Information Security
6 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
6 11 (27.50%) AWS
7 10 (25.00%) Splunk
8 9 (22.50%) Azure
8 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (22.50%) Windows
8 9 (22.50%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
9 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
10 7 (17.50%) QRadar
10 7 (17.50%) Social Skills
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Banking
12 5 (12.50%) CEH
12 5 (12.50%) LAN
12 5 (12.50%) CISM
12 5 (12.50%) HTTP

Cyberthreat
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 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) AWS
2 9 (22.50%) Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (5.00%) GCP
5 1 (2.50%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Firewall
1 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
2 5 (12.50%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security
4 2 (5.00%) DHCP
4 2 (5.00%) DNS
4 2 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.50%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.50%) DKIM
5 1 (2.50%) DMARC
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Metasploit
2 1 (2.50%) GitLab
2 1 (2.50%) Snyk
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (17.50%) Social Skills
4 6 (15.00%) Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Influencing Skills
5 3 (7.50%) Public Sector
6 2 (5.00%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) SOC Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Security Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.00%) SIEM Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Splunk Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (5.00%) IT Security Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Operational Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Specialist
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) REST
1 2 (5.00%) SAML
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.50%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) Cyberattack
4 2 (5.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (2.50%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Cybersecurity
2 18 (45.00%) SIEM
3 14 (35.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 14 (35.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 13 (32.50%) Security Operations
5 11 (27.50%) Information Security
6 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (22.50%) Security Monitoring
7 8 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
7 8 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement Process
8 5 (12.50%) Threat Detection
9 4 (10.00%) Identity Management
9 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (10.00%) Runbook
10 3 (7.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (2.50%) C#
2 1 (2.50%) C++
2 1 (2.50%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) CISSP
2 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (12.50%) CEH
4 5 (12.50%) CISM
5 3 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (7.50%) CRISC
6 2 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (5.00%) GCIH
6 2 (5.00%) GIAC
6 2 (5.00%) GSEC
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) GCED
7 1 (2.50%) GCIA
7 1 (2.50%) GREM
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.50%) SANS
7 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (5.00%) GDPR
2 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.50%) GRC
3 1 (2.50%) HIPAA
3 1 (2.50%) OpenSCAP
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) QRadar
2 3 (7.50%) Nessus
2 3 (7.50%) Nmap
3 1 (2.50%) Ansible
3 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Splunk
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.50%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.50%) FireEye
3 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (2.50%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) Qualys
3 1 (2.50%) VMware