The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 139 113 128
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +15
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.21% 0.037%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.30% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£488 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £403 £425
% change year-on-year
+26.70% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £40.00
Cyber Security
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
2426 1647 1816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 73.07% 69.97% 67.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1644 1075 1061
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 111 124
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.00 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Cyber Security
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 Cyber Security within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire - 6 - - 12
Wiltshire -14 3 £488 +74.10% 1
Bristol - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
3 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
3 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
3 5 (35.71%) CISM
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Python
5 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) SCADA
5 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) Electronics
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
1 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (14.29%) Wireshark
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Project Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (21.43%) SCADA
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) CESG
4 1 (7.14%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (7.14%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
2 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
2 5 (35.71%) Security Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
2 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 3 (21.43%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) CISSP
3 5 (35.71%) CISM
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Juniper
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