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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
England / West Midlands
Rank 81 108 100
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 42 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 0.59% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.72% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 7 0
Median daily rate £400 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £41.75 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.16% -20.47%

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
1915 1950 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 79.33% 81.52% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1193 1058 927
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 91
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.26 £11.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Coventry +1 13 £438 +34.61%
Warwickshire -3 9 £400 -27.27% 2
Shropshire - 8 £375 -
Birmingham - 4 £363 - 3
Wolverhampton - 3 £400 -
Worcestershire +3 2 £225 -50.00%
Cybersecurity
England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 37 (41.57%) Security Cleared
2 33 (37.08%) Information Security
3 31 (34.83%) SC Cleared
3 31 (34.83%) SIEM
4 27 (30.34%) Firewall
5 20 (22.47%) Linux
6 19 (21.35%) Unix
7 18 (20.22%) Windows
7 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
7 18 (20.22%) Risk Management
7 18 (20.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
8 16 (17.98%) HTTP
8 16 (17.98%) Identity Access Management
8 16 (17.98%) Network Security
8 16 (17.98%) Incident Management
9 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (13.48%) Oracle
11 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
11 11 (12.36%) VPN
11 11 (12.36%) Malware Analysis
11 11 (12.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 11 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (12.36%) Information Assurance
12 10 (11.24%) Disk Encryption
12 10 (11.24%) Forensic Analysis
12 10 (11.24%) DNS
12 10 (11.24%) LAN
12 10 (11.24%) WAN
12 10 (11.24%) Finance

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 6 (6.74%) Apache
1 6 (6.74%) IIS
1 6 (6.74%) JBoss
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 6 (6.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.34%) Firewall
2 18 (20.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (20.22%) TCP/IP
3 16 (17.98%) HTTP
3 16 (17.98%) Network Security
4 11 (12.36%) VPN
5 10 (11.24%) DNS
5 10 (11.24%) LAN
5 10 (11.24%) WAN
6 2 (2.25%) Internet
7 1 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Big Data
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 10g
3 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) WebLogic Workshop
2 1 (1.12%) HP UFT
General
1 10 (11.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.12%) Automotive
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (39.33%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Security Analyst
3 22 (24.72%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 12 (13.48%) Security Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Security Manager
5 10 (11.24%) Architect
5 10 (11.24%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.74%) Consultant
6 6 (6.74%) Operational Security Manager
6 6 (6.74%) Security Operations Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
7 5 (5.62%) Security Consultant
7 5 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.49%) Security Officer
8 4 (4.49%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Incident Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Analyst
9 3 (3.37%) Oracle Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.74%) SAML
2 1 (1.12%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Management Information System
2 13 (14.61%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (4.49%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) Linux
2 19 (21.35%) Unix
3 18 (20.22%) Windows
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.12%) Solaris
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (37.08%) Information Security
2 31 (34.83%) SIEM
3 18 (20.22%) Risk Management
4 16 (17.98%) Identity Access Management
4 16 (17.98%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.36%) Data Analysis
5 11 (12.36%) Information Assurance
5 11 (12.36%) Malware Analysis
6 10 (11.24%) Disk Encryption
6 10 (11.24%) Forensic Analysis
7 9 (10.11%) Data Protection
7 9 (10.11%) Project Management
7 9 (10.11%) Protective Monitoring
7 9 (10.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (10.11%) Service Management
8 8 (8.99%) Data Security
8 8 (8.99%) Security Monitoring
9 7 (7.87%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.74%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Java
3 4 (4.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.12%) C
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) C++
4 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (41.57%) Security Cleared
2 31 (34.83%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.99%) CCNA
3 8 (8.99%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.87%) CCSA
4 7 (7.87%) CEH
4 7 (7.87%) Degree
4 7 (7.87%) GCFA
4 7 (7.87%) GCIH
4 7 (7.87%) MCP
5 4 (4.49%) CREST Certified
6 3 (3.37%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (3.37%) CISSP
7 2 (2.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.12%) CCNP
8 1 (1.12%) CISM
8 1 (1.12%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.12%) PMP
8 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.87%) RMADS
3 5 (5.62%) QA
4 1 (1.12%) COBIT
4 1 (1.12%) COSO
4 1 (1.12%) GPG13
4 1 (1.12%) ISO27005
4 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.12%) vCloud
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (12.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Identity Management
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.25%) QRadar
4 1 (1.12%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (1.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.12%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Intel Security
2 9 (10.11%) LogRhythm
3 4 (4.49%) Cisco
4 3 (3.37%) IBM
5 2 (2.25%) ArcSight
5 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.25%) Juniper
5 2 (2.25%) Lancope
5 2 (2.25%) Splunk
5 2 (2.25%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.12%) Crossbeam
6 1 (1.12%) F5
6 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.12%) Mitel
6 1 (1.12%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.12%) Trend Micro
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