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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 112 105 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 10 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.39% 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
2046 1544 1575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.17% 69.90% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 881 850
Average daily rate £410 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 107 82
Average hourly rate £20.00 £26.00 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £11.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £155.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warwickshire - 5 £600 - 1
Worcestershire +7 3 £450 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £515 - 5
Coventry - 1 £325 - 2
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) CISM
2 9 (29.03%) Information Security
3 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
4 7 (22.58%) SIEM
4 7 (22.58%) CISA
5 6 (19.35%) Finance
5 6 (19.35%) GIAC
5 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (19.35%) QA
5 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) High Availability
6 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
7 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) LogRhythm
7 4 (12.90%) Business Development
8 3 (9.68%) Degree
8 3 (9.68%) Network Security
8 3 (9.68%) Retail
8 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
8 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) Security Operations
8 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.68%) Project Management
8 3 (9.68%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
8 3 (9.68%) SOA
9 2 (6.45%) Windows
9 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Network Security
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) FTP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) SMTP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Architect
2 16 (51.61%) Security Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Security Solutions Architect
3 8 (25.81%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Process Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
8 2 (6.45%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 1 (3.23%) Information Security Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Information Security Officer
9 1 (3.23%) Lead Security Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Programme Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Security Officer
9 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.23%) Physics
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Information Security
2 8 (25.81%) Security Architecture
3 7 (22.58%) SIEM
4 6 (19.35%) High Availability
4 6 (19.35%) Protective Monitoring
5 5 (16.13%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.90%) Business Development
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Security Operations
7 3 (9.68%) SOA
8 2 (6.45%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (6.45%) Defect Management
8 2 (6.45%) Presales
8 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
8 2 (6.45%) Service Management
8 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
8 2 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
2 9 (29.03%) CISM
3 7 (22.58%) CISA
4 6 (19.35%) GIAC
4 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) CSSLP
6 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.23%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) LogRhythm
2 1 (3.23%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (3.23%) EMC
2 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Midlands
ECS
Posted: 2 days ago