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 3 months to 28 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 86 90
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 17 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.11% 0.58% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.71% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 2
Median daily rate £425 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.04% +3.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £451
10% offered a daily rate of more than £820 £616 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £68.00

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1310 1261 1216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 85.34% 81.78% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3112 2681 2650
Median daily rate £410 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 49 60
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.00 £19.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.33% -21.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £34.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 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
Northamptonshire +8 10 £425 -5.55%
Leicestershire - 2 £450 - 1
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 12 (48.00%) Banking
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Information Security
5 6 (24.00%) CISM
5 6 (24.00%) CISSP
6 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.00%) PMO
7 4 (16.00%) Firewall
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (16.00%) C++
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 3 (12.00%) Threat Modelling
8 3 (12.00%) CRISC
8 3 (12.00%) Analytics
8 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
8 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
8 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.00%) Internet
8 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) CISA
8 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
8 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
9 2 (8.00%) Asset Management

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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 3 (12.00%) Internet
2 3 (12.00%) Wireless
3 2 (8.00%) DMZ
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Banking
2 11 (44.00%) Finance
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Cryptography Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) J2EE
1 1 (4.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (4.00%) Qt
1 1 (4.00%) Qt Quick
1 1 (4.00%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.00%) Cybercrime
3 1 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Android
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
1 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (32.00%) Risk Management
2 7 (28.00%) Information Security
3 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Cryptography
4 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Threat Modelling
4 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Security Management
5 2 (8.00%) UX Design
5 2 (8.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) C++
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (12.00%) Embedded C++
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CISM
1 6 (24.00%) CISSP
2 3 (12.00%) CISA
2 3 (12.00%) CRISC
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.00%) Forcepoint
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Sophos
2 1 (4.00%) F5
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