Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 27 May 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 of England
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 141 163
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 +6
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 87 51 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.97% 1.17% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 1.38% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 17
East of England median daily rate £550 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -22.73% +32.13%
10th Percentile £367 £265 £482
90th Percentile £713 £575 £650
England median daily rate £500 £475 £525
% change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +300.00% -
England median hourly rate £41.00 £42.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -2.38% -8.70% -12.38%

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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,754 3,684 3,992
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 85.18% 84.77% 81.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,111 2,195 2,328
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £243 £225 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 233 304
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.97% +20.26% +9.76%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £49.75 £50.78
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the East of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cybersecurity in the East of England

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
Cambridgeshire +40 40 £625 +26.39% 10
Hertfordshire -1 19 £488 -11.36% 11
Suffolk +15 18 £650 +188.89% 3
Bedfordshire +4 11 £400 - 1
Norfolk +7 10 £238 -50.00% 6
Essex -6 7 £475 +74.31% 10
East Anglia - 2 - -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 37 (42.53%) Information Security
2 25 (28.74%) E-Commerce
2 25 (28.74%) SIEM
3 24 (27.59%) Firewall
4 18 (20.69%) GIAC
5 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (18.39%) TDD
7 15 (17.24%) C#
7 15 (17.24%) OSCP
7 15 (17.24%) BDD
8 14 (16.09%) Node.js
8 14 (16.09%) PaaS
8 14 (16.09%) MongoDB
8 14 (16.09%) NoSQL
8 14 (16.09%) Kafka
8 14 (16.09%) Google Analytics
8 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
8 14 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (16.09%) Analytics
8 14 (16.09%) Docker
8 14 (16.09%) Microservices
8 14 (16.09%) .NET Core
8 14 (16.09%) .NET
8 14 (16.09%) OO
8 14 (16.09%) Google
8 14 (16.09%) Marketing
8 14 (16.09%) Advertising
9 12 (13.79%) McAfee
9 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (13.79%) DV Cleared

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (2.30%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (16.09%) Google Analytics
1 14 (16.09%) PaaS
2 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.30%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 24 (27.59%) Firewall
2 7 (8.05%) HTTP
2 7 (8.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (4.60%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) Network Security
4 2 (2.30%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.30%) LAN
4 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 1 (1.15%) VPN
5 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.09%) MongoDB
1 14 (16.09%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.15%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Selenium
2 2 (2.30%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.15%) JIRA
3 1 (1.15%) Robot Framework
3 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (16.09%) Advertising
1 14 (16.09%) Marketing
2 6 (6.90%) Retail
3 4 (4.60%) Finance
4 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.30%) Billing
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Architect
2 22 (25.29%) Consultant
3 21 (24.14%) Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) Digital Architect
4 14 (16.09%) Digital Solutions Architect
4 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce Architect
4 14 (16.09%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 14 (16.09%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (14.94%) Security Analyst
6 10 (11.49%) Security Consultant
6 10 (11.49%) SIEM Consultant
7 9 (10.34%) Security Architect
8 7 (8.05%) Threat Intelligence Analyst
9 6 (6.90%) Technical Leader
10 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
10 5 (5.75%) Security Manager
11 4 (4.60%) Information Security Consultant
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Security Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) .NET
1 14 (16.09%) .NET Core
1 14 (16.09%) Kafka
1 14 (16.09%) Node.js
2 1 (1.15%) Behat
2 1 (1.15%) Django
2 1 (1.15%) Flask
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 7 (8.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.60%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (4.60%) PKI
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.30%) Derivative
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Linux
2 7 (8.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) AIX
5 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.53%) Information Security
2 25 (28.74%) E-Commerce
2 25 (28.74%) SIEM
3 17 (19.54%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (18.39%) TDD
5 15 (17.24%) BDD
6 14 (16.09%) Analytics
6 14 (16.09%) Microservices
6 14 (16.09%) OO
7 11 (12.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 10 (11.49%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 10 (11.49%) Threat Intelligence
9 9 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (10.34%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.20%) Data Loss Prevention
10 8 (9.20%) Incident Management
11 7 (8.05%) Anomaly Detection
11 7 (8.05%) Runbook
11 7 (8.05%) Threat Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.24%) C#
2 5 (5.75%) Python
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) GIAC
2 15 (17.24%) OSCP
3 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 12 (13.79%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.90%) CISSP
6 5 (5.75%) SANS
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.45%) CCNP
8 3 (3.45%) CCSP
8 3 (3.45%) CISM
8 3 (3.45%) Degree
8 3 (3.45%) GCIH
8 3 (3.45%) GCWN
8 3 (3.45%) ISSAP
8 3 (3.45%) ISSEP
8 3 (3.45%) MCSE
8 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.45%) RHCA
8 3 (3.45%) RHCE
8 3 (3.45%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) GDPR
3 2 (2.30%) COBIT
4 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.15%) PMO
4 1 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (16.09%) Docker
2 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.30%) VMware NSX
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
4 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (6.90%) Puppet
3 3 (3.45%) QRadar
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Nessus
4 2 (2.30%) Nmap
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.15%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Google
2 12 (13.79%) McAfee
3 9 (10.34%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.05%) Cisco
5 6 (6.90%) VMware
6 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (3.45%) IBM
8 2 (2.30%) Citrix
8 2 (2.30%) Forcepoint
8 2 (2.30%) Splunk
8 2 (2.30%) Symantec
9 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.15%) ForeScout
9 1 (1.15%) SAP