Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 118 142
Rank change year-on-year +6 +24 -9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 32 36 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.01% 1.10% 0.031%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.34% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 1
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £525 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +8.25% -17.52%
10th Percentile £306 £350 £443
90th Percentile £538 £588 £528
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £33.75 £40.88
% change year-on-year +14.81% -17.43% -31.88%

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 2628 2693 2528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.24% 82.15% 78.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1710 1602
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £249 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.62% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 68 84
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.37% +5.48%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.75 £40.18
England median hourly rate £23.75 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.49% +18.42%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire -8 10 £425 -20.93% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 8 £525 -1.87% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (40.63%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Analytics
4 9 (28.13%) User Experience
5 8 (25.00%) Big Data
5 8 (25.00%) C#
5 8 (25.00%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
5 8 (25.00%) Retail
6 7 (21.88%) Data Analytics
7 6 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
7 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
7 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 6 (18.75%) F5
7 6 (18.75%) DevOps
7 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 4 (12.50%) Internet
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel

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:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.13%) Xcode
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Architect
3 6 (18.75%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Firewall Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Test Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
2 2 (6.25%) Kafka
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) CESG
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Analytics
3 7 (21.88%) Data Analytics
4 6 (18.75%) DevOps
4 6 (18.75%) Migration
4 6 (18.75%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) TOGAF
4 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (18.75%) Zachman Framework
5 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (9.38%) Scrum
6 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) ISMS
7 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 2 (6.25%) UX Design
7 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.13%) Scala
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) vSphere
2 1 (3.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco
2 6 (18.75%) F5
3 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (3.13%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) Dell
5 1 (3.13%) VMware