Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 133 174
Rank change year-on-year -15 +41 +29
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 61 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.18% 1.31% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.61% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 43 14
East of England median daily rate £400 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.81% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £339 £400 £265
90th Percentile £488 £675 £581
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.89% -33.03%
England median hourly rate £38.75 £33.75 £40.88
% change year-on-year +14.81% -17.43% -6.57%

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 4263 3966 4607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.60% 81.39% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2456 2303 2684
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £232
90th Percentile £575 £544 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 317 397
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.44
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Cambridgeshire +8 28 £400 -23.81% 11
Hertfordshire -15 22 £300 -44.19% 2
Bedfordshire -11 8 £326 -40.68%
Essex -19 6 £410 -18.00%
Norfolk - 5 £450 - 1
Suffolk +10 2 £350 -15.15% 6
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 17 (27.87%) CISSP
1 17 (27.87%) CISM
2 15 (24.59%) Finance
3 14 (22.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (21.31%) Firewall
4 13 (21.31%) Information Security
5 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
5 11 (18.03%) Linux
5 11 (18.03%) E-Commerce
5 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (16.39%) Analytics
6 10 (16.39%) Google
7 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.75%) TDD
7 9 (14.75%) Advertising
7 9 (14.75%) OO
7 9 (14.75%) C#
7 9 (14.75%) .NET
7 9 (14.75%) Docker
7 9 (14.75%) BDD
7 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
7 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
7 9 (14.75%) Node.js
7 9 (14.75%) Marketing
7 9 (14.75%) PaaS
7 9 (14.75%) Google Analytics
7 9 (14.75%) Microservices
7 9 (14.75%) Kafka
7 9 (14.75%) .NET Core

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 7 (11.48%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Google Analytics
2 9 (14.75%) PaaS
3 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (21.31%) Firewall
2 7 (11.48%) Network Security
3 5 (8.20%) VLAN
4 4 (6.56%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (6.56%) Internet
4 4 (6.56%) LAN
4 4 (6.56%) MVNO
4 4 (6.56%) SS7
4 4 (6.56%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (6.56%) VoLTE
4 4 (6.56%) VoWiFi
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.28%) SSL
5 2 (3.28%) Wireless
6 1 (1.64%) DNS
6 1 (1.64%) HTTP
6 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MongoDB
1 9 (14.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Advertising
2 9 (14.75%) Marketing
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 5 (8.20%) Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Billing
6 3 (4.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Project Manager
2 15 (24.59%) Security Manager
2 15 (24.59%) Security Project Manager
3 13 (21.31%) Network Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Architect
4 11 (18.03%) IT Manager
4 11 (18.03%) IT Project Manager
5 10 (16.39%) IT Security Manager
5 10 (16.39%) IT Security Project Manager
6 9 (14.75%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 9 (14.75%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
6 9 (14.75%) Security Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce Architect
7 8 (13.11%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 8 (13.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (8.20%) Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Security Analyst
9 4 (6.56%) Consultant
9 4 (6.56%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
1 9 (14.75%) .NET Core
1 9 (14.75%) Kafka
1 9 (14.75%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
3 1 (1.64%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.28%) Derivative
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 8 (13.11%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) Unix
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) Information Security
2 11 (18.03%) E-Commerce
2 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
3 10 (16.39%) Analytics
4 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.75%) BDD
4 9 (14.75%) Microservices
4 9 (14.75%) OO
4 9 (14.75%) TDD
5 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (11.48%) SIEM
6 6 (9.84%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (9.84%) High Availability
6 6 (9.84%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (9.84%) Network Design
7 5 (8.20%) Data Encryption
7 5 (8.20%) Privileged Access Management
8 4 (6.56%) Project Management
8 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.64%) C++
3 1 (1.64%) Java
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) Ruby
3 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) CISM
1 17 (27.87%) CISSP
2 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 6 (9.84%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) CCSP
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 5 (8.20%) CompTIA Security+
4 5 (8.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 5 (8.20%) JNCIP
4 5 (8.20%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (4.92%) CCNA
6 2 (3.28%) CCSA
6 2 (3.28%) GIAC
6 2 (3.28%) OSCP
7 1 (1.64%) CISA
7 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (3.28%) PMO
4 1 (1.64%) GDPR
4 1 (1.64%) GMP
4 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Docker
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
4 2 (3.28%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (3.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Google
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco
2 4 (6.56%) Nokia
2 4 (6.56%) Oracle
2 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
2 4 (6.56%) Tekelec
3 3 (4.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Citrix
4 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) AlgoSec
5 1 (1.64%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.64%) EMC
5 1 (1.64%) FireEye
5 1 (1.64%) Imperva
5 1 (1.64%) Intel
5 1 (1.64%) McAfee
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
5 1 (1.64%) Tufin