The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 61 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.84% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£442 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £265 £395
% change year-on-year
+69.81% -32.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Cyber Security
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
606 610 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 72.92% 73.94% 64.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 291 333
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £31.56 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.78% -24.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £14.50 £20.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - -
Cyber Security
North West

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) CESG
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMP
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (10.00%) BS7799
5 1 (10.00%) Primavera

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
1 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 5 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Planner
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CESG
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management
5 1 (10.00%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
5 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) PMP
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) BS7799
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Primavera
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft