Period
to 10 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Attack in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Attack over the 6 months to 10 December 2017 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.

Cyberattack
England > South East
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 352 364 398
Rank change year-on-year +12 +34 -17
Contract jobs citing Cyber Attack 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.072% 0.031% 0.005%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.10% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 1
South East median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -15.00%
10th Percentile £323 £375 £413
90th Percentile £605 £465 £438
England median daily rate £500 £450 £419
% change year-on-year +11.11% +7.46% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Cyber Attack 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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4901 4842 5943
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.44% 29.81% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2767 3479
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £213 £215 £225
90th Percentile £570 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 282 328
South East median hourly rate £21.25 £22.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.41% +15.61% +11.94%
10th Percentile £10.60 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £54.88 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.00 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.02% +10.01% +6.06%

Cyber Attack
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cyber Attack as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Attack in the South East

Cyber Attack
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cyber Attack in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cyber Attack in the South East

Cyber Attack
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cyber Attack in the South East over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cyber Attack in the South East

Cyber Attack
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Attack within the South East region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. 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
Surrey - 7 £500 - 4
Thames Valley -8 5 £575 +43.75% 4
Berkshire -3 4 £575 +43.75%
Cyber Attack
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Attack also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cyber Attack.

1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) SIEM
3 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) EnCase
4 3 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) ATM
4 3 (25.00%) Validation
4 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) Node.js
5 2 (16.67%) PKI
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering

Cyber Attack
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (25.00%) ATM
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
6 1 (8.33%) IPv6
6 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Integration Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
1 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (25.00%) C
2 3 (25.00%) C++
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) COBIT
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) EnCase
2 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (8.33%) Intel
2 1 (8.33%) LogLogic
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee