The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cybersecurity
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 70 71
Rank change year-on-year +17 +1  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 1.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 1.55% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 4
Median daily rate £375 £515 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +46.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 534 774 848
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 83.44% 84.13% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 562 508
Median daily rate £400 £428 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +6.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 13 33
Median hourly rate £32.00 £26.75 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.62% +44.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £62.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Cheshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Cheshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 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
Warrington +17 1 - - 2
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (20.00%) HND
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (20.00%) Security Management
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Workflow
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) SAML
6 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (13.33%) Intranet
6 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 2 (13.33%) SOA
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) SABSA
6 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (13.33%) PaaS
3 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 2 (13.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) VPN
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) IT Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) IT Risk Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Project Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Author
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) OAuth
2 2 (13.33%) REST
2 2 (13.33%) SAML
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Entry
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (13.33%) SABSA
4 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Business Transformation
5 1 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) HND
2 1 (6.67%) HNC
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
1 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow