The first table below looks at the demand for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 16 April 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 North West 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.087% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-14.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £48.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-46.66% +21.87%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2299 1727 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 71.24% 70.49% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 864 968
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 83 91
Average hourly rate £31.25 £25.97 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.33% +29.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £13.33 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £61.00 £40.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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Vacancies
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Account Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Forensic Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
1 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared