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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 95 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 42 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.49% 0.34% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.89% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 1
Median daily rate £428 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £41.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
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
2226 2493 2582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 78.71% 76.43% 76.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1496 1656 1710
Median daily rate £375 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 138 87
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.06 £27.50 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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
Gloucestershire +15 17 £430 -4.44% 26
Bristol - 10 £600 - 4
Wiltshire +18 9 £325 -25.71% 3
Devon - 3 £350 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 34 (44.16%) Information Security
2 32 (41.56%) Security Cleared
3 21 (27.27%) DV Cleared
4 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 15 (19.48%) Finance
6 14 (18.18%) CISSP
7 13 (16.88%) Security Architecture
8 11 (14.29%) Intel Security
8 11 (14.29%) ITIL
9 10 (12.99%) Java
10 9 (11.69%) Unix
10 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (10.39%) Windows
11 8 (10.39%) Linux
11 8 (10.39%) Internet
12 7 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
12 7 (9.09%) Degree
12 7 (9.09%) Security Management
12 7 (9.09%) CISM
12 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
13 6 (7.79%) Data Loss Prevention
13 6 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Firewall
13 6 (7.79%) Identity Management
13 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
13 6 (7.79%) CISA
13 6 (7.79%) PowerShell

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 4 (5.19%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
2 1 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) assyst
1 1 (1.30%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) IaaS
1 4 (5.19%) PaaS
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 6 (7.79%) Firewall
3 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.60%) Network Security
6 1 (1.30%) Intranet
6 1 (1.30%) LAN
6 1 (1.30%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) MySQL
1 2 (2.60%) OrientDB
1 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.30%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.30%) SAP BW
2 1 (1.30%) SAP HANA
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) JUnit
2 2 (2.60%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) Ant
3 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.30%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) JMeter
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Legal
2 5 (6.49%) Retail
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Consultant
2 14 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Security Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Architect
6 8 (10.39%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (10.39%) Security Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) Security Architect
8 6 (7.79%) Security Specialist
9 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 5 (6.49%) Cybersecurity Specialist
10 4 (5.19%) Account Manager
10 4 (5.19%) CISSP Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Information Security Consultant
10 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.19%) Sales Manager
11 3 (3.90%) Commercial Director
11 3 (3.90%) Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Information Security Architect
11 3 (3.90%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) Java EE
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
3 1 (1.30%) CSS
3 1 (1.30%) EJB
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) jQuery
3 1 (1.30%) JSF
3 1 (1.30%) Kendo UI
3 1 (1.30%) REST
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (1.30%) Spring
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.49%) Cryptography
4 4 (5.19%) CESG
5 3 (3.90%) PKI
6 2 (2.60%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.30%) iPhone
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.69%) Unix
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Android
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Information Security
2 13 (16.88%) Security Architecture
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.09%) Security Management
5 6 (7.79%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (7.79%) Identity Management
5 6 (7.79%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (7.79%) SIEM
6 5 (6.49%) Analytics
6 5 (6.49%) Data Security
6 5 (6.49%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (5.19%) Information Security Management
7 4 (5.19%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.19%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (5.19%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (5.19%) Risk Management
7 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) Java
2 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.49%) C
3 5 (6.49%) C++
4 4 (5.19%) SQL
5 3 (3.90%) Python
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) ABAP
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) VB
7 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (41.56%) Security Cleared
2 21 (27.27%) DV Cleared
3 17 (22.08%) SC Cleared
4 14 (18.18%) CISSP
5 7 (9.09%) CISM
5 7 (9.09%) Degree
6 6 (7.79%) CISA
7 4 (5.19%) CEH
7 4 (5.19%) Sun Certification
8 3 (3.90%) CLAS
8 3 (3.90%) IISP
9 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (2.60%) GCIH
9 2 (2.60%) MCSE
9 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.30%) ISEB
10 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.30%) MBA
10 1 (1.30%) MCP
10 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.49%) JSP 440
2 5 (6.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (6.49%) QA
3 4 (5.19%) RMADS
4 1 (1.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (1.30%) ISO27002
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Snort
2 1 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.90%) Nessus
2 3 (3.90%) QRadar
3 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.30%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.90%) CheckPoint
3 3 (3.90%) Cisco
3 3 (3.90%) Citrix
3 3 (3.90%) ScanSafe
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Splunk
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.30%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.30%) Samsung
5 1 (1.30%) VMware
5 1 (1.30%) Zend
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago