The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 27 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.68% - 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% - 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £308
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.18 - £55.00
Cyber Security
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
137 107 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 92.57% 76.98% 80.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 40 47
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £413 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +10.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Cyber Security
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight