The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 6 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 7.32% 5.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% 10.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £52.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
30 48 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 73.17% 53.33% 71.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 27
Average daily rate £425 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +176.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 3 £450 -
Cybersecurity
West Midlands

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
4 4 (57.14%) Business Development
5 3 (42.86%) QA
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) Presales
7 1 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (14.29%) Network Security
7 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
7 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
7 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 1 (14.29%) Validation
7 1 (14.29%) Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Solaris
7 1 (14.29%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) LAN
7 1 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (14.29%) SMTP
7 1 (14.29%) FTP
7 1 (14.29%) HTTP
7 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 1 (14.29%) DNS
7 1 (14.29%) Internet
7 1 (14.29%) Intel Security

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) SMTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) tcpdump
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Security Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Security Solutions Architect
1 6 (85.71%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SIEM
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) Protective Monitoring
3 4 (57.14%) Business Development
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Presales
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security