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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 119 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.26% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Median daily rate £488 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £52.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +102.88%
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
2330 2042 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.87% 75.83% 74.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1228 942
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 103 100
Median hourly rate £19.61 £29.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.37% -10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £15.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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
Worcestershire -4 6 £475 +5.55%
Warwickshire - 6 £500 - 2
Birmingham - 3 £515 - 3
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) SIEM
2 6 (22.22%) QA
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 5 (18.52%) LogRhythm
4 4 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
4 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (14.81%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
5 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) CISSP
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (11.11%) Retail
5 3 (11.11%) Degree
5 3 (11.11%) COBIT
5 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
5 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (7.41%) Release Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture

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 (3.70%) CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Documentum
1 1 (3.70%) Drupal
1 1 (3.70%) Joomla!
1 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (7.41%) tcpdump
3 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (3.70%) FTP
4 1 (3.70%) HTTP
4 1 (3.70%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.70%) Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 8 (29.63%) Security Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Process Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Lead Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) CSS3
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) HTML5
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.70%) BYOD
1 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
1 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SIEM
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Release Management
5 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) C++
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) CISA
3 2 (7.41%) CISM
4 1 (3.70%) CCDP
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) GIAC
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) QA
2 3 (11.11%) COBIT
2 3 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) LogRhythm
2 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (3.70%) EMC
4 1 (3.70%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Wyse