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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 115 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 22 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
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£423 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 - £60.00
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
2268 2158 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.73% 74.52% 71.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1238 855
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 150 139
Average hourly rate £33.00 £29.41 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.19% -15.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £41.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 6 July 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 6 July 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
Suffolk +26 16 £350 -
Norfolk - 3 £469 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £450 -
Essex -11 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £450 - 1
Cyber Security
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) JIRA
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 12 (42.86%) Confluence
3 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (35.71%) Java
3 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 6 (21.43%) MySQL
4 6 (21.43%) Web Services
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 6 (21.43%) Scrum
4 6 (21.43%) Information Security
4 6 (21.43%) Kanban
4 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (14.29%) Big Data
6 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Python
6 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
6 4 (14.29%) Symantec
7 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
7 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
7 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
7 3 (10.71%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 (42.86%) Confluence
2 2 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (10.71%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless Security
2 1 (3.57%) IntruShield
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) MySQL
2 4 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 4 (14.29%) Apache Hive
2 4 (14.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Build Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Cyber Security Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) Java EE
2 2 (7.14%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (21.43%) Kanban
3 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 6 (21.43%) Integration Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.71%) User Stories
5 3 (10.71%) Information Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Data Security
6 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
6 2 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.14%) SIEM
6 2 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
2 4 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISACA
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) PMP
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
1 2 (7.14%) CORE IMPACT
1 2 (7.14%) Kibana
1 2 (7.14%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Atlassian
2 4 (14.29%) Symantec
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) NetIQ
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
3 2 (7.14%) Altiris
3 2 (7.14%) Tripwire
3 2 (7.14%) Qualys
3 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 2 (7.14%) Splunk
3 2 (7.14%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.14%) Rapid7
3 2 (7.14%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee