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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 84 117 128
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +11
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 42 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 0.70% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 0.91% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 7 4
Median daily rate £525 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £270 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -34.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
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
1866 1977 2254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.26% 76.66% 78.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1138 1450
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £284 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 200 144
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 2016.

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
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 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire - 23 £550 - 1
Essex +10 12 £500 +85.18% 2
Suffolk -5 4 £375 -28.63% 1
Bedfordshire - 2 £675 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £500 - 2
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 21 (30.88%) Information Security
2 19 (27.94%) Internet
3 15 (22.06%) SIEM
4 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) Degree
4 14 (20.59%) Project Management
5 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.18%) CISSP
7 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
7 10 (14.71%) Unix
7 10 (14.71%) Windows
7 10 (14.71%) Finance
7 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
8 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (13.24%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (11.76%) Forcepoint
9 8 (11.76%) Linux
9 8 (11.76%) ITIL
9 8 (11.76%) SOA
9 8 (11.76%) Firewall
9 8 (11.76%) CISM
9 8 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
10 7 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (10.29%) VMware
10 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
11 6 (8.82%) Security Operations
11 6 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (8.82%) CISA
11 6 (8.82%) Programme Management

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 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) Internet
2 8 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Automotive
4 1 (1.47%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) Architect
2 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 15 (22.06%) Security Architect
3 10 (14.71%) Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Security Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
4 9 (13.24%) Security Analyst
5 8 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.29%) Security Project Manager
6 7 (10.29%) Security Solutions Architect
7 6 (8.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Security Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) IT Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.94%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.94%) PMI
4 2 (2.94%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) CESG
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.47%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Unix
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Information Security
2 15 (22.06%) SIEM
3 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.59%) Project Management
4 12 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.71%) PRINCE2
5 10 (14.71%) TOGAF
6 9 (13.24%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (13.24%) Vulnerability Management
7 8 (11.76%) ITIL
7 8 (11.76%) SOA
7 8 (11.76%) Zachman Framework
8 7 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.82%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (8.82%) Programme Management
9 6 (8.82%) Security Operations
10 5 (7.35%) Coaching
10 5 (7.35%) Digital Forensics
10 5 (7.35%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) C
2 2 (2.94%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Ada
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 11 (16.18%) CISSP
3 8 (11.76%) CISM
4 6 (8.82%) CISA
5 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.41%) CCNA
6 3 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.41%) GIAC
6 3 (4.41%) GISP
6 3 (4.41%) IISP
7 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.94%) ISEB
7 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.94%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.47%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.35%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Forcepoint
2 7 (10.29%) VMware
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
3 3 (4.41%) NetApp
4 2 (2.94%) ArcSight
4 2 (2.94%) Cloudera
4 2 (2.94%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (2.94%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.47%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Intel Security
5 1 (1.47%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.47%) Lumension
5 1 (1.47%) Trustwave