The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 88 103 116
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 54 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.95% 0.70% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.88% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 4
Median daily rate £425 £518 £469
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.87% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £348 £433
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £513
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £41.75 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -30.41%
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 West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2298 2035 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 83.02% 79.55% 73.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1131 1025
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 73 94
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.91 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.43% +19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the West Midlands region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Shropshire - 16 £420 -
Coventry -6 13 £438 +34.61%
Worcestershire +6 9 £475 +0.26% 3
Warwickshire -4 7 £375 -30.55% 2
Birmingham -10 2 £363 -29.26% 8
Staffordshire - 1 £450 -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
2 29 (33.72%) Information Security
3 28 (32.56%) SC Cleared
4 27 (31.40%) SIEM
5 23 (26.74%) Firewall
6 18 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
6 18 (20.93%) Risk Management
7 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
7 17 (19.77%) Windows
7 17 (19.77%) Linux
8 16 (18.60%) Unix
9 15 (17.44%) Incident Management
9 15 (17.44%) Network Security
9 15 (17.44%) Identity Access Management
10 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
11 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 12 (13.95%) HTTP
12 12 (13.95%) Data Analysis
13 11 (12.79%) Finance
13 11 (12.79%) Information Assurance
14 10 (11.63%) Service Management
14 10 (11.63%) VPN
14 10 (11.63%) Oracle
15 9 (10.47%) LAN
15 9 (10.47%) WAN
15 9 (10.47%) Malware Analysis
15 9 (10.47%) LogRhythm
15 9 (10.47%) Protective Monitoring
15 9 (10.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (4.65%) JBoss
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (4.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
2 3 (3.49%) Apache
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (26.74%) Firewall
2 18 (20.93%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (17.44%) Network Security
4 14 (16.28%) TCP/IP
5 12 (13.95%) HTTP
6 10 (11.63%) VPN
7 9 (10.47%) LAN
7 9 (10.47%) WAN
8 8 (9.30%) DNS
9 5 (5.81%) Internet
10 1 (1.16%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.14%) Big Data
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) MySQL
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.16%) HP UFT
2 1 (1.16%) Selenium
2 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (12.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.98%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Analyst
2 22 (25.58%) Security Analyst
3 19 (22.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Security Engineer
4 12 (13.95%) Security Manager
5 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 10 (11.63%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.98%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (6.98%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (5.81%) Consultant
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.65%) Security Officer
8 4 (4.65%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) SAML
2 1 (1.16%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.77%) Management Information System
2 13 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.49%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.77%) Linux
1 17 (19.77%) Windows
2 16 (18.60%) Unix
3 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.16%) Solaris
4 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Information Security
2 27 (31.40%) SIEM
3 18 (20.93%) Risk Management
4 15 (17.44%) Identity Access Management
4 15 (17.44%) Incident Management
5 12 (13.95%) Data Analysis
6 11 (12.79%) Information Assurance
7 10 (11.63%) Service Management
8 9 (10.47%) Disk Encryption
8 9 (10.47%) Malware Analysis
8 9 (10.47%) Protective Monitoring
9 8 (9.30%) Data Security
9 8 (9.30%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) Business Continuity
10 7 (8.14%) Data Protection
10 7 (8.14%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (8.14%) Project Management
11 6 (6.98%) High Availability
11 6 (6.98%) Programme Management
11 6 (6.98%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.98%) SQL
2 3 (3.49%) Java
3 1 (1.16%) C
3 1 (1.16%) C++
3 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (40.70%) Security Cleared
2 28 (32.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) CCNA
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) CCSA
4 6 (6.98%) CEH
4 6 (6.98%) Degree
4 6 (6.98%) GCFA
4 6 (6.98%) GCIH
4 6 (6.98%) MCP
5 4 (4.65%) CISSP
5 4 (4.65%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.49%) CHECK Team Member
7 2 (2.33%) CISM
7 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) ISEB
7 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.16%) CCNP
8 1 (1.16%) CISA
8 1 (1.16%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (8.14%) RMADS
3 5 (5.81%) QA
4 2 (2.33%) COBIT
5 1 (1.16%) COSO
5 1 (1.16%) GPG13
5 1 (1.16%) ISO27005
5 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.16%) vCloud
1 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Identity Management
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.33%) QRadar
4 1 (1.16%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.16%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 9 (10.47%) LogRhythm
3 8 (9.30%) Intel Security
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco
5 3 (3.49%) IBM
6 2 (2.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.33%) Juniper
6 2 (2.33%) Splunk
6 2 (2.33%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.16%) F5
7 1 (1.16%) Lancope
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.16%) Mitel
7 1 (1.16%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.16%) Trend Micro
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