The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.23% 0.75% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.17% 1.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £394
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £55.00
Cyber Security
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 78 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 62.37% 58.21% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 28
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £573 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £30.00 £15.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Cyber Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) QA
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 1 (33.33%) Snort

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VirtualBox
2 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
1 1 (33.33%) ArcSight