The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 118 144 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.064% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.088% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -46.66%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1973 2274 1589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 74.76% 72.93% 70.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1109 1283 873
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 139 131
Average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.22
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -0.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
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 Cyber Security across the East of England region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate 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 24 April 2015. 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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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 - 3 £525 -
Norfolk - 2 £475 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Cyber Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 2 (18.18%) NetIQ
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Qualys
4 2 (18.18%) Altiris
4 2 (18.18%) Nessus
4 2 (18.18%) Tripwire

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) IntruShield
3 1 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (45.45%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) OWASP
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) ISACA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) HND
3 1 (9.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nessus
1 2 (18.18%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) NetIQ
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Qualys
2 2 (18.18%) Altiris
2 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (18.18%) ArcSight
2 2 (18.18%) Rapid7
2 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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