The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 119 125 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £270 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
Cybersecurity
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1875 1948 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.68% 76.12% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1189 980
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 140 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the East of England region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex +6 7 £270 -6.89%
Suffolk +1 1 - - 2
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (60.87%) Windows
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
2 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (34.78%) Unix
4 7 (30.43%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
4 7 (30.43%) Big Data
5 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Information Management
6 5 (21.74%) Automotive
6 5 (21.74%) Information Security
6 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
6 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) Java
6 5 (21.74%) Perl
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) Kibana
6 5 (21.74%) Check_MK
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
6 5 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
6 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
6 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
6 5 (21.74%) User Stories
6 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.04%) Finance

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) Apache Spark
1 5 (21.74%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) IntruShield
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Big Data
2 5 (21.74%) Apache Hive
2 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
General
1 5 (21.74%) Automotive
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
1 10 (43.48%) Security Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Big Data Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
5 3 (13.04%) IT Programme Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Data Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Advisor
7 1 (4.35%) Test and Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Spark Streaming
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
2 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Linux
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Unix
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (21.74%) Information Management
3 5 (21.74%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) User Stories
4 3 (13.04%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (8.70%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Security Management
6 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
6 1 (4.35%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
1 5 (21.74%) Perl
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CISA
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) CRISC
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) CEH
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Check_MK
1 5 (21.74%) Kibana
2 2 (8.70%) EnCase
2 2 (8.70%) QRadar
3 1 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) ArcSight
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Intel Security
3 2 (8.70%) NetIQ
3 2 (8.70%) Rapid7
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
3 2 (8.70%) Sourcefire
3 2 (8.70%) Splunk
4 1 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Qualys
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) Tripwire