The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£588 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £446 £308 £389
% change year-on-year
+45.04% -20.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Cyber Security
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1040 1148 1011
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.56% 71.75% 65.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 588 454
Average daily rate £400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 42 57
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.05 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 4 £588 -
Leicestershire - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (33.33%) Wireless Security
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
1 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Security
2 2 (33.33%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Account Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CISSP
1 4 (66.67%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001