The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 14 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.48% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate £680 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
Cybersecurity
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
769 614 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 81.46% 79.64% 78.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 377 351
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £530 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 46
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.67 £17.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 11 £700 -
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 19 (51.35%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (48.65%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (43.24%) Security Management
4 15 (40.54%) GIS
4 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 15 (40.54%) Legal
4 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (37.84%) TOGAF
5 14 (37.84%) Banking
5 14 (37.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (37.84%) Protective Monitoring
5 14 (37.84%) SABSA
5 14 (37.84%) Security Operations
6 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
6 13 (35.14%) Investment Banking
6 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
7 12 (32.43%) Security Architecture
8 9 (24.32%) CISSP
8 9 (24.32%) CLAS
9 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
10 5 (13.51%) Python
10 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 5 (13.51%) Splunk
10 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (13.51%) Data Enrichment
11 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
12 3 (8.11%) Internet
12 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (8.11%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) GIS
General
1 15 (40.54%) Legal
2 14 (37.84%) Banking
3 13 (35.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Architect
2 14 (37.84%) Security Architect
3 12 (32.43%) Security Specialist
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP Architect
4 2 (5.41%) CLAS Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (5.41%) SABSA Security Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
4 2 (5.41%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (2.70%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (2.70%) IT Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (2.70%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (2.70%) Lead Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Procurement Officer
5 1 (2.70%) Python Developer
5 1 (2.70%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.81%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Information Security
2 18 (48.65%) Network Monitoring
3 16 (43.24%) Security Management
4 15 (40.54%) Risk Management
4 15 (40.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (37.84%) Enterprise Architecture
5 14 (37.84%) Protective Monitoring
5 14 (37.84%) SABSA
5 14 (37.84%) Security Operations
5 14 (37.84%) TOGAF
6 13 (35.14%) Incident Management
7 12 (32.43%) Security Architecture
8 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
9 5 (13.51%) Data Enrichment
9 5 (13.51%) Project Management
10 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (2.70%) Asset Management
11 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
11 1 (2.70%) Service Management
11 1 (2.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) CISSP
1 9 (24.32%) CLAS
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (2.70%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Splunk