The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 10 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 8.00% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.53% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -56.66%
Cyber Security
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
57 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 76.00% 84.21% 71.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 41
Average daily rate £375 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 15 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security across the Worcestershire region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Worcestershire region.

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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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
Malvern -4 6 £450 -10.00%
Cyber Security
West Midlands

Cyber Security
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security.

1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) High Availability
4 9 (64.29%) SIEM
4 9 (64.29%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) LogRhythm
7 4 (28.57%) Analytics
7 4 (28.57%) GTK+
7 4 (28.57%) QA
7 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) C++
7 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) X.509
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 4 (28.57%) PKI
7 4 (28.57%) Change Management
7 4 (28.57%) SEO
7 4 (28.57%) ASN.1
8 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
8 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security
3 4 (28.57%) X.509
3 4 (28.57%) ASN.1
4 1 (7.14%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Security Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Security Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) High Availability
1 9 (64.29%) SIEM
1 9 (64.29%) Protective Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (28.57%) SEO
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 12 (85.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) LogRhythm