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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 81 132 144
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +12
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 56 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.99% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 0.51% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 4 3
Median daily rate £460 £675 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £523 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £775 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £42.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
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
2218 2539 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.99% 80.50% 76.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1505 1771 1691
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 £275 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 108 123
Median hourly rate £38.00 £41.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £20.63 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
Wiltshire +10 24 £475 -5.00% 1
Devon - 11 £438 -
Bristol +7 8 £400 -30.43% 11
Gloucestershire +7 7 £525 - 21
Dorset -1 2 £400 - 1
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 46 (46.46%) Security Cleared
2 42 (42.42%) Information Security
3 31 (31.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (28.28%) CISSP
5 27 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 23 (23.23%) DV Cleared
7 18 (18.18%) Finance
7 18 (18.18%) Intel Security
7 18 (18.18%) ITIL
8 17 (17.17%) Security Architecture
9 15 (15.15%) Linux
9 15 (15.15%) CESG
10 14 (14.14%) Java
11 13 (13.13%) PCI DSS
11 13 (13.13%) SIEM
11 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
12 12 (12.12%) Splunk
12 12 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
12 12 (12.12%) Internet
12 12 (12.12%) Unix
12 12 (12.12%) Data Security
12 12 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
12 12 (12.12%) Security Operations
13 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
13 11 (11.11%) Information Assurance
14 10 (10.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
14 10 (10.10%) Firewall
15 9 (9.09%) Risk Management

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 (3.03%) Confluence
1 3 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (2.02%) Apache
2 2 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.01%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.01%) MS Office
1 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) assyst
2 1 (1.01%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.01%) IaaS
1 1 (1.01%) PaaS
1 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.12%) Internet
2 10 (10.10%) Firewall
3 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (5.05%) Network Security
5 2 (2.02%) LAN
5 2 (2.02%) WAN
5 2 (2.02%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.01%) Intranet
6 1 (1.01%) VoIP
6 1 (1.01%) VPN
6 1 (1.01%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) Big Data
1 2 (2.02%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.02%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.02%) OrientDB
2 1 (1.01%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
2 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.01%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.01%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) JIRA
1 4 (4.04%) Metasploit
1 4 (4.04%) Selenium
2 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.02%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.02%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.02%) JMeter
3 2 (2.02%) JUnit
4 1 (1.01%) Ant
4 1 (1.01%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.01%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.01%) Maven
4 1 (1.01%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.01%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (7.07%) Legal
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
3 5 (5.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Electronics
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Analyst
2 15 (15.15%) Security Analyst
3 14 (14.14%) Consultant
3 14 (14.14%) Security Consultant
4 13 (13.13%) Architect
5 12 (12.12%) SOC Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Security Manager
7 9 (9.09%) Security Architect
8 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 8 (8.08%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 8 (8.08%) Security Specialist
9 7 (7.07%) CISSP Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 6 (6.06%) IT Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (6.06%) Tester
11 4 (4.04%) Account Manager
11 4 (4.04%) Sales Manager
12 3 (3.03%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.03%) JSON
3 2 (2.02%) CSS
3 2 (2.02%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) Java EE
3 2 (2.02%) jQuery
3 2 (2.02%) REST
3 2 (2.02%) XML
4 1 (1.01%) Apache Camel
4 1 (1.01%) EJB
4 1 (1.01%) ELK Stack
4 1 (1.01%) JSF
4 1 (1.01%) Kendo UI
4 1 (1.01%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (1.01%) Spring
4 1 (1.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (1.01%) XSD
4 1 (1.01%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.15%) CESG
2 12 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 9 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (9.09%) Reference Data
4 9 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (4.04%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.02%) Wiki
7 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.01%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.01%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Linux
2 12 (12.12%) Unix
3 9 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (2.02%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.01%) CentOS
5 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.42%) Information Security
2 18 (18.18%) ITIL
3 17 (17.17%) Security Architecture
4 13 (13.13%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.13%) SIEM
5 12 (12.12%) Data Security
5 12 (12.12%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.12%) Security Operations
6 11 (11.11%) Information Assurance
7 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
7 10 (10.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (9.09%) Analytics
8 9 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
8 9 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
8 9 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.06%) Data Analysis
9 6 (6.06%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) Java
2 7 (7.07%) C++
2 7 (7.07%) Python
3 5 (5.05%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.04%) C
4 4 (4.04%) SQL
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) PHP
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Ruby
6 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 46 (46.46%) Security Cleared
2 28 (28.28%) CISSP
3 27 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 23 (23.23%) DV Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) CISM
6 8 (8.08%) CISA
7 6 (6.06%) CEH
8 5 (5.05%) Degree
8 5 (5.05%) SANS
9 4 (4.04%) CREST Certified
9 4 (4.04%) IISP
9 4 (4.04%) Sun Certification
10 3 (3.03%) CHECK Team Leader
11 2 (2.02%) CLAS
11 2 (2.02%) GCIH
11 2 (2.02%) ISEB
11 2 (2.02%) OSCP
12 1 (1.01%) MBA
12 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (1.01%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (31.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.13%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.08%) ISO27002
4 4 (4.04%) JSP 440
4 4 (4.04%) QA
4 4 (4.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (12.12%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (8.08%) Nessus
3 6 (6.06%) QRadar
4 3 (3.03%) Nmap
5 1 (1.01%) Kibana
5 1 (1.01%) Nexpose
5 1 (1.01%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 18 (18.18%) Intel Security
2 12 (12.12%) Splunk
3 9 (9.09%) VMware
4 5 (5.05%) CheckPoint
4 5 (5.05%) Cisco
4 5 (5.05%) Citrix
4 5 (5.05%) LogRhythm
4 5 (5.05%) ScanSafe
5 4 (4.04%) SAP
6 2 (2.02%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.01%) Apple
7 1 (1.01%) Intel
7 1 (1.01%) Mercator
7 1 (1.01%) NetWitness
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle
7 1 (1.01%) Qualys
7 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.01%) Zend
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