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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 10 16 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.07% 1.77% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 2.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 0
Median daily rate £576 £640 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -20.47%

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
381 710 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 78.72% 78.63% 80.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 456 336
Median daily rate £410 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 31
Median hourly rate £20.33 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.64% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
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 19 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +11 6 £650 -
Runcorn - 1 £550 -
Cybersecurity
North West

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
2 5 (31.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (31.25%) Social Engineering
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) PKI
5 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) CISSP
6 1 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (6.25%) JUnit
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) SOAP
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
6 1 (6.25%) HND
6 1 (6.25%) CISA

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 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Lead Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Lead Security Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Author
3 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
3 1 (6.25%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Project Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
1 1 (6.25%) Java EE
1 1 (6.25%) JPA
1 1 (6.25%) REST
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Spring
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (12.50%) Cryptography
2 2 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Data Protection
1 5 (31.25%) Social Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) BDD
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Data Entry
3 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
3 1 (6.25%) IT Audit
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Presales
3 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) TDD
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
3 1 (6.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
1 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) SAP
1 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire