Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 471 346 546
Rank change year-on-year -125 +200 +36
Contract jobs citing Cyberthreat 52 31 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 32
10th Percentile £450 " £422
25th Percentile £513 £413 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £427 £550
Median % change year-on-year +34.66% -22.36% +4.76%
75th Percentile £750 £478 £641
90th Percentile £775 £604 £698
England median daily rate £550 £454 £525
% change year-on-year +21.15% -13.52% +5.00%

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 10,063 5,529 12,924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 33.41% 35.10% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,094 4,065 9,237
10th Percentile £362 £325 £325
25th Percentile £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £540 £525
Median % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +1.94%
75th Percentile £675 £650 £625
90th Percentile £750 £750 £700
England median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 85 187
10th Percentile £14.27 £14.11 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £24.35 £16.25
Median hourly rate £32.00 £38.50 £24.50
Median % change year-on-year -16.88% +57.14% +4.26%
75th Percentile £45.53 £47.75 £47.25
90th Percentile £58.63 £55.10 £52.70
England median hourly rate £24.47 £26.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.66% +29.27% -10.68%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Central London -39 4 £525 +22.95% 1
Cyberthreat
England

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 37 (71.15%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 26 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 19 (36.54%) SIEM
3 19 (36.54%) Finance
4 18 (34.62%) Security Operations
5 17 (32.69%) Splunk
5 17 (32.69%) Information Security
6 14 (26.92%) CISSP
7 13 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
9 11 (21.15%) Malware Analysis
9 11 (21.15%) Banking
9 11 (21.15%) AWS
10 10 (19.23%) Azure
10 10 (19.23%) Windows
11 9 (17.31%) Linux
11 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
11 9 (17.31%) CISM
11 9 (17.31%) Network Security
11 9 (17.31%) Threat Modelling
11 9 (17.31%) Threat Management
11 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
11 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (17.31%) Security Monitoring
12 8 (15.38%) Use Case
12 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 8 (15.38%) Degree
12 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
12 8 (15.38%) Firewall

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 1 (1.92%) Confluence
1 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.15%) AWS
2 10 (19.23%) Azure
3 3 (5.77%) GCP
4 2 (3.85%) Azure Sentinel
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Network Security
2 8 (15.38%) Firewall
2 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) Internet
4 4 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
5 3 (5.77%) HTTP
6 2 (3.85%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.92%) Cisco ISE
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) IDA Disassembler
1 2 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.92%) Snyk
General
1 19 (36.54%) Finance
2 12 (23.08%) Social Skills
3 11 (21.15%) Banking
4 9 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.85%) Arabic Language
5 2 (3.85%) Cantonese Language
5 2 (3.85%) Korean Language
5 2 (3.85%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (3.85%) Military
5 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.85%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.92%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 7 (13.46%) Security Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Security Manager
3 6 (11.54%) Splunk Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) Security Engineer
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.69%) SIEM Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Data Analytics Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Data Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Monitoring Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) SOC Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) REST
1 2 (3.85%) SAML
1 2 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.92%) Vue.js
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 4 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Cyberattack
4 2 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) SCADA
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (17.31%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (71.15%) Cybersecurity
2 26 (50.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 26 (50.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 19 (36.54%) SIEM
4 18 (34.62%) Security Operations
5 17 (32.69%) Information Security
6 13 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
7 11 (21.15%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
8 9 (17.31%) Security Monitoring
8 9 (17.31%) Threat Management
8 9 (17.31%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (17.31%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (15.38%) Use Case
10 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (13.46%) Project Management
11 6 (11.54%) Actionable Insight
11 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (11.54%) Runbook
11 6 (11.54%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) C++
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) CISSP
2 9 (17.31%) CISM
3 8 (15.38%) Degree
3 8 (15.38%) GIAC
3 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) GCIH
5 5 (9.62%) CREST Certified
5 5 (9.62%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.69%) CISA
6 4 (7.69%) GCFA
6 4 (7.69%) SANS
7 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.85%) CEH
7 2 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (3.85%) CRISC
7 2 (3.85%) GCIA
7 2 (3.85%) GSEC
8 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.92%) IISP
8 1 (1.92%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (3.85%) GDPR
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
2 1 (1.92%) OpenSCAP
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
1 5 (9.62%) BitLocker
2 2 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) EnCase
1 5 (9.62%) FTK
1 5 (9.62%) QRadar
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) Nessus
2 1 (1.92%) Nmap
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Splunk
2 6 (11.54%) Cisco
3 5 (9.62%) Cellebrite
4 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.85%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) Tanium
6 1 (1.92%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.92%) CrowdStrike
6 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Qualys
6 1 (1.92%) VMware