The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 64 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.40% 0.28% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.33% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £525 £352 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.14% -23.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
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
611 910 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 82.46% 84.57% 76.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 585 354
Median daily rate £410 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.95% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 35
Median hourly rate £21.05 £17.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.25% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.86 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 1 - - 3
Knutsford - 1 £525 -
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) CESG
3 4 (26.67%) HNC
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
5 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Unix
5 2 (13.33%) HND
5 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 2 (13.33%) PMI
5 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (20.00%) Banking
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CESG
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) PMI
3 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Unix
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Security Management
5 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
5 1 (6.67%) UML
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) HNC
3 3 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (13.33%) HND
4 2 (13.33%) PMI Certification
4 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) CISA
5 1 (6.67%) CISM
5 1 (6.67%) CISMP
5 1 (6.67%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) BT
1 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
1 1 (6.67%) Tripwire