The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Middlesex region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.08% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£440 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £389
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 155 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 79.30% 67.10% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 90 89
Average daily rate £408 £423 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.55% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.50 £18.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) CISSP
3 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 5 (45.45%) CISM
3 5 (45.45%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) ISSAP
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) PMP
5 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
5 3 (27.27%) SABSA
6 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (18.18%) COBIT
6 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 1 (9.09%) GIAC
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (9.09%) BPR
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Change Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Human Factors
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Risk Management
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) SABSA
4 3 (27.27%) TOGAF
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Security Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Time Management
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) BPR
6 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) CISM
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) ISSAP
3 3 (27.27%) PMP
3 3 (27.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (9.09%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) COBIT