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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Rank 47 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 11 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.83% 1.01% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 1.20% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 3
Median daily rate £273 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% -32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £485
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

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
342 415 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 87.92% 84.18% 77.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 241 191
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 49 43
Median hourly rate £37.00 £34.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £16.05 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £62.50 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +4 1 - -
Basildon - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
East of England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (59.09%) VMware
1 13 (59.09%) VMware ESX
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (59.09%) Vulnerability Management
1 13 (59.09%) Forensic Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
2 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 10 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Network Packet Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Finance
5 3 (13.64%) Automotive
5 3 (13.64%) Internet
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Analytics
7 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
7 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (4.55%) ISTQB

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (13.64%) Automotive
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Analyst
2 15 (68.18%) Security Analyst
3 13 (59.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) SOC Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Incident Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Project Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
1 13 (59.09%) Unix
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Forensic Analysis
1 13 (59.09%) Vulnerability Management
2 10 (45.45%) Digital Forensics
2 10 (45.45%) Ethical Hacking
3 5 (22.73%) Network Packet Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) VMware ESX
1 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) HP