The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 1.19% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £40.00
Cyber Security
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
120 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 71.43% 68.32% 66.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 41 61
Average daily rate £450 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £198 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £451 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £36.00 £15.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.94% +136.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £32.40 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £39.00 £22.25
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 Ipswich

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich 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%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) HND
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Chartered Engineer
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft