The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 48 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.33% 0.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £270 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
435 332 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 82.54% 75.11% 78.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 185 270
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 42 60
Average hourly rate £36.50 £30.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Essex region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood +6 4 - -
Cybersecurity
East of England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 5 (35.71%) Automotive
4 4 (28.57%) IBM
4 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (21.43%) SIEM
5 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
6 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 2 (14.29%) QRadar
6 2 (14.29%) EnCase
6 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
6 2 (14.29%) IntruShield

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (14.29%) IntruShield
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 5 (35.71%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) IT Manager
4 3 (21.43%) IT Programme Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (14.29%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Linux
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (21.43%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
2 3 (21.43%) SIEM
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) EnCase
1 2 (14.29%) QRadar
2 1 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
3 2 (14.29%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 2 (14.29%) NetIQ
3 2 (14.29%) Rapid7
3 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (7.14%) Qualys
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Tripwire