Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 568 616
Rank change year-on-year -49 +48 -11
Contract jobs citing Malware Analysis 13 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.028% 0.072% 0.011%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.032% 0.083% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 4
London median daily rate £538 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -5.26% +14.46%
10th Percentile £463 £425 £397
90th Percentile £613 £586 £525
England median daily rate £500 £454 £475
% change year-on-year +10.19% -4.47% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £50.00

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 40,353 36,357 39,292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.34% 86.99% 86.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,275 25,994 28,449
London median daily rate £500 £485 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +4.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £656 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 388 359
London median hourly rate £24.50 £24.12 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +13.00% +8.24%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £49.29
England median hourly rate £22.46 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.16% +4.17% +11.63%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -49 3 £500 -9.09%
Malware Analysis
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) CEH
3 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
3 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 4 (30.77%) Solaris
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) NIST 800
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Cyberattack
4 3 (23.08%) SANS
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) FISMA
4 3 (23.08%) Metasploit
4 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Android
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Penetration Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Network Intrusion Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Security Incident Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Cyberattack
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (7.69%) Cybercrime
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
2 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
2 4 (30.77%) Solaris
2 4 (30.77%) Unix
3 3 (23.08%) Android
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (38.46%) Threat Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 4 (30.77%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Security
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Remediation Plan
4 3 (23.08%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Cryptography
5 2 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (15.38%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) OWASP
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) VBA
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CEH
2 3 (23.08%) CISSP
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) GCIA
2 3 (23.08%) GSEC
2 3 (23.08%) SANS
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
3 2 (15.38%) GIAC
3 2 (15.38%) OSCP
4 1 (7.69%) GCFA
4 1 (7.69%) GCFE
4 1 (7.69%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (30.77%) NIST 800
2 3 (23.08%) COBIT
2 3 (23.08%) FISMA
2 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) CSIRT
1 3 (23.08%) EnCase
1 3 (23.08%) FTK
1 3 (23.08%) Nessus
1 3 (23.08%) Nmap
2 2 (15.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Darktrace