The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 24 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.39% 1.06% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£484 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £472 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
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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 Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
196 201 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.09% 71.28% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 115 83
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) CISSP
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
6 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
6 3 (21.43%) ISSAP
6 3 (21.43%) PMP
6 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
6 3 (21.43%) SABSA
6 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (14.29%) Time Management
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (7.14%) COBIT
8 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
8 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Business Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Change Manager
4 3 (21.43%) Business Change Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Human Factors
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
1 8 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security
5 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) SABSA
6 2 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (14.29%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (7.14%) BPR
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CISM
1 5 (35.71%) CISSP
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) ISSAP
3 3 (21.43%) PMP
3 3 (21.43%) PMI Certification
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (7.14%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft