The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 6.25% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £55.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
104 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 72.22% 69.67% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 43 30
Average daily rate £424 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +227.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security across the Cheltenham region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 9 (81.82%) VPN
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) LAMP
2 8 (72.73%) Nmap
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) VLAN
2 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
2 8 (72.73%) Metasploit
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (72.73%) VirtualBox
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (72.73%) DDoS Mitigation
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (63.64%) IPsec
4 6 (54.55%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) Information Security
5 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) OWASP
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) VPN
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) VLAN
2 8 (72.73%) Wireshark
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 8 (72.73%) SSL
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
3 7 (63.64%) Network Security
3 7 (63.64%) IPsec
3 7 (63.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cyber Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Trainer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) OWASP
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CEH
4 1 (9.09%) CISMP
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
1 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (72.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco