Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 105 139
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 42 39 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.39% 1.24% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.51% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 0
East Midlands median daily rate £475 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% - -
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £40.88
% change year-on-year -28.57% -14.37% -22.14%

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 2,499 2,580 2,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.80% 81.72% 79.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,612 1,656 1,521
East Midlands median daily rate £399 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £238 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 72 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.20 £14.25 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.24% -1.20%
10th Percentile £9.79 £10.28 £10.43
90th Percentile £48.90 £38.75 £40.10
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -6 14 £300 -45.45% 7
Lincolnshire - 12 - - 3
Nottinghamshire +3 10 £525 - 3
Leicestershire +1 4 £500 +11.11% 1
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (42.86%) Analytics
2 14 (33.33%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) .NET
3 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 12 (28.57%) Information Security
3 12 (28.57%) Firewall
4 10 (23.81%) Cisco
5 9 (21.43%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) Advertising
6 8 (19.05%) TDD
6 8 (19.05%) Retail
6 8 (19.05%) OO
6 8 (19.05%) Big Data
6 8 (19.05%) Kafka
6 8 (19.05%) Docker
6 8 (19.05%) DevOps
6 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (19.05%) PaaS
6 8 (19.05%) BDD
6 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
6 8 (19.05%) Node.js
6 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (19.05%) Google
6 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
6 8 (19.05%) Marketing
6 8 (19.05%) Microservices

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 2 (4.76%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (19.05%) Google Analytics
1 8 (19.05%) PaaS
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 2 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Big Data
1 8 (19.05%) MongoDB
1 8 (19.05%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Advertising
2 8 (19.05%) Marketing
2 8 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Architect
2 14 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce Architect
3 8 (19.05%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Firewall Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Leader
6 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (19.05%) .NET Core
2 8 (19.05%) Kafka
2 8 (19.05%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) CESG
3 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (42.86%) Analytics
2 12 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 12 (28.57%) Information Security
3 8 (19.05%) BDD
3 8 (19.05%) DevOps
3 8 (19.05%) Microservices
3 8 (19.05%) OO
3 8 (19.05%) TDD
3 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 6 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 6 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.38%) Scala
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CISM
1 4 (9.52%) CISSP
1 4 (9.52%) GIAC
1 4 (9.52%) OSCP
1 4 (9.52%) SSCP
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) GDPR
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco
2 8 (19.05%) Google
3 6 (14.29%) F5
4 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) VMware