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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / East of England
Rank 100 113 127
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 24 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 3
Median daily rate £363 £460 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.19% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £308 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £592 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%

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
1748 1930 2030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 81.91% 79.92% 78.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1161 1230
Median daily rate £426 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 162 149
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +55.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £56.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +5 11 £273 +0.92%
Hertfordshire +3 10 £550 +1.38% 2
Bedfordshire - 2 £425 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 19 (29.23%) Unix
2 19 (29.23%) Windows
3 18 (27.69%) Internet
4 17 (26.15%) Information Security
4 17 (26.15%) Vulnerability Management
5 16 (24.62%) VMware
5 16 (24.62%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
7 13 (20.00%) VMware ESX
8 12 (18.46%) Firewall
9 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (16.92%) Digital Forensics
10 10 (15.38%) SIEM
10 10 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
11 9 (13.85%) Project Management
11 9 (13.85%) ITIL
12 8 (12.31%) SOA
12 8 (12.31%) Forcepoint
12 8 (12.31%) Finance
12 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
12 8 (12.31%) CISM
12 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (12.31%) Zachman Framework
12 8 (12.31%) TOGAF
12 8 (12.31%) Risk Assessment
13 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (10.77%) PCI DSS
14 6 (9.23%) Security Operations

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) SAS
2 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Internet
2 12 (18.46%) Firewall
3 2 (3.08%) Network Security
4 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Automotive
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.54%) Law
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 13 (20.00%) Architect
3 13 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Security Architect
5 9 (13.85%) Security Manager
6 8 (12.31%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Security Solutions Architect
8 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Data Architect
9 5 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Team Leader
10 4 (6.15%) Operational Security Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Operations Manager
10 4 (6.15%) Security Operations Manager
11 3 (4.62%) Consultant
11 3 (4.62%) Security Consultant
11 3 (4.62%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.23%) Unix
1 19 (29.23%) Windows
2 16 (24.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.15%) Information Security
1 17 (26.15%) Vulnerability Management
2 13 (20.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.92%) Digital Forensics
4 10 (15.38%) Ethical Hacking
4 10 (15.38%) SIEM
5 9 (13.85%) ITIL
5 9 (13.85%) Project Management
6 8 (12.31%) Enterprise Architecture
6 8 (12.31%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (12.31%) Risk Management
6 8 (12.31%) SOA
6 8 (12.31%) TOGAF
6 8 (12.31%) Zachman Framework
7 7 (10.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (9.23%) PRINCE2
8 6 (9.23%) Security Operations
9 5 (7.69%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (7.69%) Network Packet Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
1 3 (4.62%) SQL
2 2 (3.08%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) CISM
3 6 (9.23%) CISSP
3 6 (9.23%) IISP
4 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) CISA
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.62%) GIAC
4 3 (4.62%) GISP
4 3 (4.62%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) ISEB
6 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.08%) GDPR
4 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.54%) PMO
4 1 (1.54%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.08%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) VMware
2 8 (12.31%) Forcepoint
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
3 4 (6.15%) NetApp
4 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.08%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.08%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.54%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.54%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.54%) HP
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
5 1 (1.54%) Splunk
5 1 (1.54%) Tufin