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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 120 136 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 24 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.81% 0.40% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.54% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 2
Average daily rate £500 £450 £249
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +80.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £352 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £272
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
Cybersecurity
England

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
2415 2429 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 81.07% 75.34% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1599 1213
Average daily rate £380 £405 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 108 97
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +34.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £16.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +10 9 £400 +5.26% 41
Bristol - 7 £550 - 1
Wiltshire -1 6 £500 +2.56% 3
Dorset - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) C++
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.75%) C
6 6 (18.75%) SQL
6 6 (18.75%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) Linux
6 6 (18.75%) Python
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) CISSP
7 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance
7 5 (15.63%) Big Data
7 5 (15.63%) DevOps
7 5 (15.63%) Threat Management
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
8 4 (12.50%) Linear Algebra
8 4 (12.50%) Office Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Data Munging
8 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 4 (12.50%) Machine Learning
8 4 (12.50%) D3.js
8 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) R

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) Apache
1 3 (9.38%) Confluence
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Pig
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Project
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (3.13%) DHCP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) MySQL
3 3 (9.38%) OrientDB
4 2 (6.25%) Neo4j
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.38%) Bitbucket
2 3 (9.38%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) EasyMock
3 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.13%) JUnit
3 1 (3.13%) MSTest
3 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.13%) Selenium
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
2 6 (18.75%) Security Architect
3 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Data Scientist
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Design Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Firmware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Security Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Firmware Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) D3.js
2 2 (6.25%) EJB
2 2 (6.25%) Java EE
2 2 (6.25%) JSF
2 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) HTML
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.13%) POSIX
3 1 (3.13%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) SOAP
3 1 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Algorithms
1 4 (12.50%) Statistics
1 4 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.38%) Verilog
2 3 (9.38%) VHDL
2 3 (9.38%) Wiki
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (3.13%) AS400
4 1 (3.13%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Scrum
3 5 (15.63%) Threat Management
4 4 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Data Munging
4 4 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (12.50%) Linear Algebra
4 4 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 4 (12.50%) Office Automation
4 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) OO
5 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) C
2 6 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) R
3 4 (12.50%) Ruby
4 3 (9.38%) Assembly Language
4 3 (9.38%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) Scala
5 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.25%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) CEH
5 1 (3.13%) CISM
5 1 (3.13%) CLAS
5 1 (3.13%) CRISC
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) GIAC
5 1 (3.13%) MCSE
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.13%) PMP
5 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) DO-254
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (3.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) ISO27002
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Firmware
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Kibana
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
1 1 (3.13%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) Altera
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Xilinx
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) F5
4 1 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire
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