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 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 6.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
Cyber Security
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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
55 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 70.51% 70.21% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 21
Average daily rate £338 £357 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £30.45 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) SEO
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (16.67%) Monitoring Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) SEO
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) LogRhythm