The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.15% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+26.70% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £40.00
Cyber Security
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
343 151 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 65.96% 51.71% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 79 131
Average daily rate £425 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 38
Average hourly rate £27.50 £16.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -54.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
Cheltenham - 5 - - 4
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Cyber Security
South West

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
3 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 3 (33.33%) SCADA
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) C

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
2 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Project Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) SCADA
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) CESG
4 1 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (11.11%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) Data Protection
2 5 (55.56%) Security Management
2 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
6 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Ruby
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
3 5 (55.56%) CISM
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (55.56%) PCI DSS