The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 19 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.54% 5.61% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 7.79% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
Cybersecurity
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
51 77 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 78.46% 71.96% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 38
Median daily rate £358 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £140 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £451 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 8
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -48.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.35 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £34.00 £51.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Malvern -1 1 £450 -
Cybersecurity
West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) tcpdump

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Lead Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) SIEM Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) SIEM
2 3 (50.00%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 3 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (16.67%) Intel Security