Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 25 May 2019 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 105 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +15 +12
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 40 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.77% 1.37% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.60% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 17
East Midlands median daily rate £538 £450 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% -12.62% -5.50%
10th Percentile £450 £325 £388
90th Percentile £814 £753 £763
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% -8.70%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,747 2,498 2,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.83% 85.37% 83.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,141 1,523 1,544
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.75% +4.83%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £244
90th Percentile £556 £544 £550
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 90 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.28 £17.50 £16.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.40% +5.74% +2.97%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.48 £10.30
90th Percentile £39.60 £47.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £24.58 £22.00 £25.06
% change year-on-year +11.70% -12.21% +8.96%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the East Midlands

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in the East Midlands

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in the East Midlands

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +23 5 £461 - 5
Nottinghamshire +17 4 £525 -22.22% 14
Northamptonshire -14 4 £838 +151.88% 9
Leicestershire +2 1 £550 +12.36% 3
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 6 (37.50%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (31.25%) IaaS
3 5 (31.25%) PaaS
3 5 (31.25%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Cloud Native
6 2 (12.50%) GDPR
6 2 (12.50%) Power BI
6 2 (12.50%) API Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 2 (12.50%) Big Data
6 2 (12.50%) Python
6 2 (12.50%) ETL
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
6 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
7 1 (6.25%) Cyberattack

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (31.25%) IaaS
2 5 (31.25%) PaaS
3 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (12.50%) Power Platform
5 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
1 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Head of Security
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Cybersecurity
3 2 (12.50%) Head of Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Head of Information
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Python Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Cloud Native
3 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.25%) CCTV
4 1 (6.25%) Cyberattack
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (31.25%) Threat Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Analytics
3 2 (12.50%) API Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.25%) Rockwell