The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex 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 42 52 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.86% 1.59% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.03% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 4
Median daily rate £500 £270 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -47.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £39.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
Cybersecurity
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
354 444 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 84.29% 78.58% 83.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 228 273
Median daily rate £419 £430 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.61% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £592 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 85 41
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £50.00
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 Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Essex region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Essex region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Essex region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Essex 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
Brentwood +9 1 - -
Basildon - 1 £265 -
Cybersecurity
East of England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 4 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (16.67%) Automotive
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) CISM
5 1 (8.33%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) CISSP
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (8.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Network Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Project Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
1 5 (41.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) CISM
2 1 (8.33%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) HP