Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Red Team skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Team over the 6 months to 13 July 2020 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.

Red Teaming
England > South East
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 368 -
Rank change year-on-year +164 - +364
Contract jobs citing Red Team 4 3 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.067% 0.020% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.023% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £500 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
England median daily rate £563 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +2.27% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Red Team 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 the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,991 13,285 14,867
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 84.18% 87.56% 86.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,905 7,915 8,835
Median daily rate £450 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.45% +4.82%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £279
90th Percentile £625 £606 £588
England median daily rate £481 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 514 521
Median hourly rate £29.80 £31.17 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.40% +24.69% +25.31%
10th Percentile £12.83 £12.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £53.75 £57.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate £31.94 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +27.76% +13.64% -12.00%

Red Team
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Red Team as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Red Team in the South East

Red Team
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Team in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Red Team in the South East

Red Team
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 Red Team within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 July 2020. 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
Thames Valley +98 2 £500 -
Berkshire +78 1 £500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Red Team
England

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Red Team 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 South East region with a requirement for Red Team.

1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) IISP
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (25.00%) NIST
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) CCIE
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
2 1 (25.00%) CISM
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Finance

Red Team
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) VXLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Due Diligence
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Roadmap
2 1 (25.00%) Thought Leadership
2 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) IISP
1 1 (25.00%) OSCE
1 1 (25.00%) OSCP
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) HIPAA
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) NIST
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Aruba
1 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) F5
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Juniper
1 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (25.00%) Riverbed