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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 105 127 143
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +16
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 36 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.23% 0.32% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.41% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 3
Median daily rate £488 £459 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% -23.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £450 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £547 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-76.00% +44.23%
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
2308 2412 2387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.56% 77.06% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1609 1591
Median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 102 121
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £17.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bristol +12 13 £550 +17.64% 2
Gloucestershire +8 12 £463 +2.77% 22
Wiltshire +5 9 £475 +1.27% 5
Somerset +11 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.98%) Finance
3 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
4 15 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 15 (23.81%) Information Security
5 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (17.46%) CISSP
8 10 (15.87%) SQL
8 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
9 9 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (14.29%) ITIL
9 9 (14.29%) Windows
9 9 (14.29%) Scrum
10 8 (12.70%) Linux
10 8 (12.70%) DevOps
11 7 (11.11%) Degree
11 7 (11.11%) Ruby
11 7 (11.11%) OO
12 6 (9.52%) CISM
12 6 (9.52%) Firewall
12 6 (9.52%) Security Management
12 6 (9.52%) Python
12 6 (9.52%) OOD
12 6 (9.52%) Java
12 6 (9.52%) MySQL
12 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
12 6 (9.52%) JIRA
12 6 (9.52%) Wiki
12 6 (9.52%) Scala

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 6 (9.52%) Confluence
2 5 (7.94%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.17%) JBoss
3 2 (3.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) IaaS
1 3 (4.76%) PaaS
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Firewall
1 6 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 2 (3.17%) Internet
2 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.17%) VPN
2 2 (3.17%) WAN
3 1 (1.59%) BGP
3 1 (1.59%) DHCP
3 1 (1.59%) DNS
3 1 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.59%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) Big Data
1 6 (9.52%) MySQL
1 6 (9.52%) OrientDB
2 4 (6.35%) Neo4j
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.17%) Apache Accumulo
4 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
1 6 (9.52%) JIRA
2 5 (7.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (7.94%) Bitbucket
3 3 (4.76%) Selenium
4 2 (3.17%) EasyMock
4 2 (3.17%) JUnit
4 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.59%) MSTest
5 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 17 (26.98%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
3 1 (1.59%) Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Electronics
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (14.29%) Architect
1 9 (14.29%) Consultant
2 7 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 7 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Developer
4 5 (7.94%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Security Project Manager
4 5 (7.94%) Security Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 4 (6.35%) Data Scientist
5 4 (6.35%) Operations Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.35%) SOC Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) D3.js
1 4 (6.35%) EJB
1 4 (6.35%) Java EE
1 4 (6.35%) JSF
1 4 (6.35%) Spring
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Camel
2 2 (3.17%) CSS
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) jQuery
2 2 (3.17%) REST
2 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.17%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Wiki
2 5 (7.94%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (7.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (6.35%) Algorithms
3 4 (6.35%) Statistics
3 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) CESG
5 2 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) Physics
5 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 1 (1.59%) AS400
6 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) SCADA
6 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.29%) Windows
2 8 (12.70%) Linux
3 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.59%) CentOS
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Information Security
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.29%) ITIL
4 9 (14.29%) Scrum
5 8 (12.70%) DevOps
6 7 (11.11%) OO
7 6 (9.52%) OOD
7 6 (9.52%) Security Management
8 5 (7.94%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (7.94%) Security Operations
8 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) Data Munging
9 4 (6.35%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (6.35%) Linear Algebra
9 4 (6.35%) Office Automation
9 4 (6.35%) Open Source
9 4 (6.35%) Security Architecture
9 4 (6.35%) SIEM
9 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 7 (11.11%) Ruby
3 6 (9.52%) Java
3 6 (9.52%) Python
3 6 (9.52%) Scala
4 4 (6.35%) C++
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.35%) R
5 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.17%) C
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) ABAP
6 1 (1.59%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.59%) VB
6 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (49.21%) Security Cleared
2 16 (25.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (23.81%) DV Cleared
4 11 (17.46%) CISSP
5 7 (11.11%) Degree
6 6 (9.52%) CISM
7 5 (7.94%) CEH
7 5 (7.94%) GIAC
8 3 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (4.76%) MCSE
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.17%) CLAS
9 2 (3.17%) CRISC
9 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.59%) CISA
10 1 (1.59%) ISEB
10 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.59%) MCP
10 1 (1.59%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (3.17%) ISO27002
4 1 (1.59%) COBIT
4 1 (1.59%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.59%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.17%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Kibana
2 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.59%) Puppet
2 1 (1.59%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 14 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.94%) Intel Security
2 5 (7.94%) VMware
3 4 (6.35%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) HP
4 2 (3.17%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Juniper
5 1 (1.59%) Apple
5 1 (1.59%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.59%) Citrix
5 1 (1.59%) F5
5 1 (1.59%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.59%) Intel
5 1 (1.59%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.59%) SAP
5 1 (1.59%) Sourcefire
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Annapurna HR
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 16 days ago