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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.60% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £441 £308 £367
% change year-on-year
+43.41% -16.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
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
53 36 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 68.83% 67.92% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 20
Average daily rate £315 £342 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.75% -24.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £31.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.38% +18.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.30 £31.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £31.00 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 2014. 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 - 2 £463 -
Worcester - - - -
Cyber Security
West Midlands

Cyber Security
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SEO

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm