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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 127 143 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 18 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.58% 0.16% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £474 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £442 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +66.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 - £55.00
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
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Cyber Security
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 Cyber Security across the East of England region.

Cyber Security Hourly 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 28 August 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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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 +9 13 £275 -
Suffolk +1 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 1 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 3
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £450 -
Cyber Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Windows
4 13 (32.50%) UNIX
5 12 (30.00%) VMware
5 12 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 12 (30.00%) JIRA
5 12 (30.00%) Atlassian
5 12 (30.00%) Confluence
5 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
6 11 (27.50%) Java
7 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (20.00%) Degree
8 8 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
8 8 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Scrum
9 6 (15.00%) MySQL
9 6 (15.00%) Web Services
9 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
9 6 (15.00%) Kanban
9 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
10 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
10 5 (12.50%) Big Data
10 5 (12.50%) Finance
10 5 (12.50%) Information Security

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (30.00%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless Security
3 1 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) Big Data
3 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (10.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) Security Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 11 (27.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Security Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Configuration Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Build Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Cyber Security Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Digital Project Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Consultant
8 1 (2.50%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) Java EE
2 2 (5.00%) Spark Streaming
3 1 (2.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Informatics
5 1 (2.50%) NHS
5 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
4 8 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) Kanban
5 6 (15.00%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (10.00%) Information Management
7 4 (10.00%) User Stories
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.00%) Project Management
9 2 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
9 2 (5.00%) Data Security
10 1 (2.50%) Security Management
10 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 4 (10.00%) Perl
2 4 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) ISACA
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 10 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Kibana
1 2 (5.00%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
1 12 (30.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle