The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
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%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2224 1663 2034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 73.28% 69.58% 67.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1304 873 1005
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 131 231
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Suffolk - 2 - -
Essex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) HND
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) CA

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) EMV
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
1 4 (80.00%) Information Assurance
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) C++
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) HND
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Chartered Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA