The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / South West
Rank 88 122 132
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +10
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 45 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.74% 0.74% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 2
Median daily rate £490 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -20.47%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2057 2463 2322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 79.70% 82.32% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1730 1558
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 120 110
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £24.56 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South West region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South West region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +15 17 £520 +4.00% 3
Bristol +8 17 £364 -33.86% 13
Devon - 5 £575 -
Dorset +4 2 £400 -
Gloucestershire +2 2 £500 +25.00% 16
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 43 (45.74%) Security Cleared
2 40 (42.55%) Information Security
3 29 (30.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (28.72%) SC Cleared
5 24 (25.53%) CISSP
6 18 (19.15%) Finance
6 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (19.15%) DV Cleared
7 17 (18.09%) Intel Security
8 16 (17.02%) ITIL
8 16 (17.02%) CESG
9 15 (15.96%) Security Architecture
10 14 (14.89%) Information Assurance
10 14 (14.89%) Internet
11 13 (13.83%) Java
11 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
12 12 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
13 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
13 11 (11.70%) Splunk
14 10 (10.64%) SIEM
14 10 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
14 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
14 10 (10.64%) Data Security
14 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.64%) Linux
14 10 (10.64%) Security Operations
14 10 (10.64%) Cyber Defence
15 9 (9.57%) Security Operations Centre
15 9 (9.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.19%) Apache Pig
1 3 (3.19%) Confluence
1 3 (3.19%) IIS
2 2 (2.13%) Apache
2 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.06%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.89%) Internet
2 8 (8.51%) Firewall
3 6 (6.38%) Network Security
3 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.13%) LAN
5 2 (2.13%) WAN
5 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.06%) DMZ
6 1 (1.06%) VoIP
6 1 (1.06%) VPN
6 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) Big Data
2 3 (3.19%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.06%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.06%) MySQL
4 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.06%) OrientDB
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Selenium
2 5 (5.32%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.26%) JMeter
3 4 (4.26%) Metasploit
3 4 (4.26%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (4.26%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.19%) JIRA
5 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.13%) Bitbucket
5 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.06%) JUnit
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 18 (19.15%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Legal
2 8 (8.51%) Retail
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Marketing
4 4 (4.26%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Electronics
5 3 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) Analyst
2 13 (13.83%) Architect
2 13 (13.83%) Security Analyst
3 12 (12.77%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Security Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) SOC Analyst
4 10 (10.64%) Security Manager
5 7 (7.45%) CISSP Analyst
5 7 (7.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 7 (7.45%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 7 (7.45%) Security Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Security Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
6 6 (6.38%) IT Security Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Business Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (5.32%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) Java EE
3 3 (3.19%) EJB
3 3 (3.19%) Spring
4 2 (2.13%) CSS
4 2 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 2 (2.13%) J2EE
4 2 (2.13%) jQuery
4 2 (2.13%) JSON
4 2 (2.13%) STL
4 2 (2.13%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.06%) JSF
5 1 (1.06%) Kendo UI
5 1 (1.06%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
5 1 (1.06%) XSD
5 1 (1.06%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.02%) CESG
2 10 (10.64%) Cyber Defence
2 10 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (9.57%) Reference Data
3 9 (9.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (8.51%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) Cryptography
7 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) Wiki
8 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.06%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.64%) Linux
2 6 (6.38%) Unix
2 6 (6.38%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.06%) CentOS
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Information Security
2 18 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.02%) ITIL
4 15 (15.96%) Security Architecture
5 14 (14.89%) Information Assurance
6 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
7 10 (10.64%) Data Security
7 10 (10.64%) Incident Management
7 10 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
7 10 (10.64%) Security Operations
7 10 (10.64%) SIEM
7 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 9 (9.57%) Analytics
8 9 (9.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 7 (7.45%) Information Management
10 6 (6.38%) Data Analysis
10 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (5.32%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (5.32%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.83%) Java
2 8 (8.51%) Python
3 6 (6.38%) SQL
4 5 (5.32%) C++
5 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.19%) C#
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.13%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.13%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
8 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (45.74%) Security Cleared
2 27 (28.72%) SC Cleared
3 24 (25.53%) CISSP
4 18 (19.15%) DV Cleared
5 8 (8.51%) CISA
5 8 (8.51%) CISM
5 8 (8.51%) Degree
6 5 (5.32%) IISP
6 5 (5.32%) SANS
7 4 (4.26%) CREST Certified
7 4 (4.26%) ISEB
8 3 (3.19%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (2.13%) CEH
9 2 (2.13%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.13%) CLAS
9 2 (2.13%) OSCP
10 1 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (1.06%) MBA
10 1 (1.06%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (30.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.83%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.51%) ISO27002
4 4 (4.26%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.26%) QA
4 4 (4.26%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.45%) Nessus
3 5 (5.32%) QRadar
4 3 (3.19%) Nmap
5 1 (1.06%) Kibana
5 1 (1.06%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 17 (18.09%) Intel Security
2 11 (11.70%) Splunk
3 9 (9.57%) VMware
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco
4 5 (5.32%) SAP
5 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
5 4 (4.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.26%) LogRhythm
5 4 (4.26%) ScanSafe
6 1 (1.06%) Apple
6 1 (1.06%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.06%) Intel
6 1 (1.06%) Mercator
6 1 (1.06%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.06%) Qualys
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) Zend
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