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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 124 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.34% 0.042%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.44% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Median daily rate £463 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
2440 1813 1807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.82% 76.40% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1463 1131 976
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 128
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Warwickshire -2 7 £550 -
Birmingham -7 2 £700 - 2
Worcestershire -12 2 £463 +2.77%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (25.00%) Finance
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SIEM
3 4 (14.29%) High Availability
3 4 (14.29%) Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) LogRhythm
3 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (10.71%) SOA
4 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security
4 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
4 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (10.71%) QA
4 3 (10.71%) COBIT
4 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
4 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
4 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
5 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security
5 2 (7.14%) Legal
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management

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 1 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Documentum
1 1 (3.57%) Drupal
1 1 (3.57%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) tcpdump
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Security Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.57%) CSS
1 1 (3.57%) CSS3
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) HTML5
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) BYOD
1 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) SIEM
2 4 (14.29%) Analytics
2 4 (14.29%) High Availability
2 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Data Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Security Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) SOA
3 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) C
2 1 (3.57%) C#
2 1 (3.57%) C++
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PHP
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) CCDP
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CISSP
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) COBIT
1 3 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) LogRhythm
2 3 (10.71%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.57%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Wyse