The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 16 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 15 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 7.32% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 1.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -56.66%
Cyber Security
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 200 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 82.44% 69.93% 61.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 163 63
Average daily rate £423 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +134.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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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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
Ipswich +17 13 £350 -
Cyber Security
East of England

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) JIRA
2 12 (70.59%) Atlassian
2 12 (70.59%) Confluence
3 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (52.94%) Java
4 9 (52.94%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Kanban
5 6 (35.29%) MySQL
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
5 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (17.65%) Perl
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
6 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
6 3 (17.65%) Big Data
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) SIEM
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 12 (70.59%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
1 2 (11.76%) VPN
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 3 (17.65%) Apache Hive
2 3 (17.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Kanban
3 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 2 (11.76%) Information Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
1 1 (5.88%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco
2 2 (11.76%) McAfee
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft