Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Malware Analysis skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Malware Analysis over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 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.

Malware Analysis
England > London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 613 592 612
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 -25
Contract jobs citing Malware Analysis 13 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.062% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.071% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 12
London median daily rate £500 £500 £494
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +36.21%
10th Percentile £429 £425 £416
90th Percentile £600 £600 £523
England median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +34.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £62.50 -
England median hourly rate - £62.50 -

Malware Analysis is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,343 39,644 38,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.50% 88.01% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,136 28,682 27,988
London median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.11% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £640
England median daily rate £473 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 366 405
London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.56 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.70% +6.26% +6.15%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.12 £11.39
90th Percentile £54.01 £50.00 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +9.60% +3.73%

Malware Analysis
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Malware Analysis in London

Malware Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Malware Analysis in London

Malware Analysis
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Malware Analysis in London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Malware Analysis in London

Malware Analysis
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 Malware Analysis within the London region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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 -33 3 £500 -9.09% 3
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Malware Analysis 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 Malware Analysis.

1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 7 (53.85%) HIPAA
2 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 7 (53.85%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 6 (46.15%) CISM
3 6 (46.15%) ISSAP
3 6 (46.15%) ISSMP
3 6 (46.15%) Google
3 6 (46.15%) WLAN
3 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) Web Services
3 6 (46.15%) Network Security
3 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 6 (46.15%) Splunk
3 6 (46.15%) CSSLP
3 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (46.15%) CyberArk
3 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (46.15%) Sumo Logic
3 6 (46.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (46.15%) FedRAMP
3 6 (46.15%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (46.15%) Network Segmentation
3 6 (46.15%) Istio
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing

Malware Analysis
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 (7.69%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (46.15%) Sumo Logic
1 6 (46.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Firewall
1 7 (53.85%) LAN
1 7 (53.85%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) Network Security
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 6 (46.15%) WLAN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Burp Suite
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Compliance Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) CyberArk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Information Assurance Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Defence
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Kali Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) SIEM
2 6 (46.15%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (46.15%) Network Segmentation
2 6 (46.15%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) OWASP
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security
5 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Use Case
6 1 (7.69%) Cryptography
6 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CISSP
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CSSLP
2 6 (46.15%) ISSAP
2 6 (46.15%) ISSMP
3 4 (30.77%) SANS
4 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
5 2 (15.38%) GCIH
5 2 (15.38%) OSCP
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) GCIA
6 1 (7.69%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) HIPAA
2 6 (46.15%) FedRAMP
2 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (7.69%) NIST 800
3 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Istio
2 2 (15.38%) QRadar
3 1 (7.69%) CSIRT
3 1 (7.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) CyberArk
1 6 (46.15%) Google
1 6 (46.15%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Darktrace
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) FireEye
3 1 (7.69%) McAfee
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft