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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 61 61 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 6 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.44% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 4
Median daily rate £463 £475 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +12.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £475 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
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
684 972 601
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.61% 85.34% 76.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 668 321
Median daily rate £413 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 42
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.33 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.17% -38.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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
Knutsford - 1 £525 -
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) HNC
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) CESG
5 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
6 2 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
6 2 (11.11%) Unix
6 2 (11.11%) HND
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) PMI

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 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Consultant
1 4 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.56%) J2EE
1 1 (5.56%) Java EE
1 1 (5.56%) JPA
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
1 1 (5.56%) REST
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Spring
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) CESG
1 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) HNC
3 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (11.11%) HND
4 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
5 1 (5.56%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) CISMP
5 1 (5.56%) CISSP
5 1 (5.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) BT
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco
1 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
1 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
1 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
1 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
1 1 (5.56%) Tripwire