The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-12.38% -
Cybersecurity
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 115 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 83.90% 80.99% 89.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 72
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £288 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £600 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 25
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -32.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £14.71 £25.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Cybersecurity
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 17 (100.00%) Information Security
1 17 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 17 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (88.24%) GIS
3 14 (82.35%) Banking
4 13 (76.47%) Management Information System
4 13 (76.47%) Investment Banking
4 13 (76.47%) Incident Management
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Project Management
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
5 4 (23.53%) Splunk
5 4 (23.53%) Data Enrichment
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 17 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) GIS
General
1 14 (82.35%) Banking
2 13 (76.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Security Specialist
2 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (76.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Information Security
1 17 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (76.47%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) Data Enrichment
3 4 (23.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Splunk