Period
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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 23 May 2022 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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 508 422 398
Rank change year-on-year -86 -24 +144
Contract jobs citing Cyberthreat 69 50 35
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.18% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.60% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 28
10th Percentile £425 £363 £401
25th Percentile £460 £453 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £427
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +28.81% -19.81%
75th Percentile £850 £599 £478
90th Percentile - £775 £675
England median daily rate £625 £550 £450
% change year-on-year +13.64% +22.22% -14.29%

Cyberthreat is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,292 8,280 6,694
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.73% 34.11% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,742 5,782 4,846
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
25th Percentile £485 £431 £419
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £545 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.09% +3.81% -
75th Percentile £713 £650 £638
90th Percentile £800 £738 £738
England median daily rate £550 £500 £480
% change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 141 113
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.06 £13.60
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.66 £18.00
Median hourly rate £43.75 £32.00 £32.25
Median % change year-on-year +36.72% -0.78% +29.00%
75th Percentile £53.75 £47.50 £47.75
90th Percentile £67.88 £60.00 £53.75
England median hourly rate £26.74 £25.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year +3.84% +14.44% +7.14%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -34 6 £523 +12.97% 3
South London - 1 £563 - 1
West London - 1 - - 2
Cyberthreat
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 40 (57.97%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (28.99%) Kubernetes
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 20 (28.99%) Information Security
3 19 (27.54%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) Spring
4 16 (23.19%) Threat Modelling
5 15 (21.74%) Security Operations
5 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (20.29%) Identity Access Management
6 14 (20.29%) Application Security
7 13 (18.84%) SIEM
7 13 (18.84%) CISSP
7 13 (18.84%) Security Testing
7 13 (18.84%) Agile
8 12 (17.39%) Decision-Making
9 11 (15.94%) Social Skills
9 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
9 11 (15.94%) OWASP
9 11 (15.94%) React
9 11 (15.94%) Spring Boot
10 10 (14.49%) Security Architecture
10 10 (14.49%) GIAC
10 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.49%) Incident Management
10 10 (14.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 9 (13.04%) Linux
11 9 (13.04%) AWS
11 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (13.04%) DevOps

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 (1.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) AWS
2 8 (11.59%) Azure
3 3 (4.35%) GCP
4 2 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (1.45%) IaaS
5 1 (1.45%) Matillion
5 1 (1.45%) Power Platform
5 1 (1.45%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.70%) Network Security
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 2 (2.90%) Wireless
4 1 (1.45%) HTTP
4 1 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.45%) SD-WAN
4 1 (1.45%) SSL
4 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.45%) VoIP
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.14%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) KDB
3 2 (2.90%) Data Lake
3 2 (2.90%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.45%) Power BI
4 1 (1.45%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 11 (15.94%) Social Skills
3 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.14%) Banking
5 6 (8.70%) Influencing Skills
6 5 (7.25%) Presentation Skills
7 3 (4.35%) Front Office
7 3 (4.35%) Legal
7 3 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.45%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.45%) French Language
8 1 (1.45%) Marketing
8 1 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.45%) Police
8 1 (1.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 11 (15.94%) Security Specialist
3 8 (11.59%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.70%) Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
5 5 (7.25%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Security Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) Spring
2 11 (15.94%) React
2 11 (15.94%) Spring Boot
3 5 (7.25%) JPA
3 5 (7.25%) OpenAPI
3 5 (7.25%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) Spring Security
3 5 (7.25%) Swagger
4 4 (5.80%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.25%) Cyberattack
3 4 (5.80%) Insider Threat
4 3 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.45%) FMCG
6 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Unix
3 5 (7.25%) Windows
4 3 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (28.99%) Information Security
3 16 (23.19%) Threat Modelling
4 15 (21.74%) Security Operations
4 15 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (20.29%) Application Security
5 14 (20.29%) Identity Access Management
6 13 (18.84%) Agile
6 13 (18.84%) Security Testing
6 13 (18.84%) SIEM
7 12 (17.39%) Decision-Making
8 11 (15.94%) OWASP
8 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
9 10 (14.49%) Incident Management
9 10 (14.49%) Security Architecture
10 9 (13.04%) DevOps
10 9 (13.04%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (11.59%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 8 (11.59%) Data Loss Prevention
11 8 (11.59%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.54%) Java
2 5 (7.25%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) Python
4 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (1.45%) Bash
5 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.84%) CISSP
2 10 (14.49%) GIAC
3 8 (11.59%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) SANS
5 5 (7.25%) CISM
5 5 (7.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (5.80%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (4.35%) CEH
7 3 (4.35%) CISA
7 3 (4.35%) GSEC
7 3 (4.35%) ISACA
7 3 (4.35%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.45%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (13.04%) NIST
3 4 (5.80%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (5.80%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 4 (5.80%) GDPR
3 4 (5.80%) NCSC
4 3 (4.35%) HIPAA
4 3 (4.35%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.90%) COBIT
5 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.45%) QA
6 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.45%) Snort
3 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) Kubernetes
2 5 (7.25%) CSIRT
3 3 (4.35%) QRadar
4 1 (1.45%) CASB
4 1 (1.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Splunk
3 2 (2.90%) Palo Alto
3 2 (2.90%) Qualys
4 1 (1.45%) CA
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Darktrace
4 1 (1.45%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Informatica
4 1 (1.45%) Intel
4 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.45%) Trend Micro
4 1 (1.45%) VMware