The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
370 318 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 75.05% 68.83% 66.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 155 154
Average daily rate £400 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £32.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £42.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Cyber Security
East of England

Cyber Security
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EMV
1 1 (100.00%) PKI
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA