Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 116 166
Rank change year-on-year +17 +50 +26
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 100 64 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.15% 1.45% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 1.77% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 9
East of England median daily rate £438 £525 £501
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +4.79% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £273 £270
90th Percentile £679 £675 £605
England median daily rate £500 £477 £500
% change year-on-year +4.82% -4.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.39% -34.17%
England median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +17.14% -19.54% -17.14%

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 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 3,909 3,625 4,042
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 83.92% 82.33% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,243 2,126 2,374
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.03% +2.07%
10th Percentile £250 £218 £250
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 267 374
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +8.20% +29.79%
10th Percentile £12.00 £13.50 £12.63
90th Percentile £52.00 £47.60 £50.68
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +36 56 £413 -17.50% 15
Hertfordshire -10 31 £318 -42.27% 5
Bedfordshire +4 19 £140 -74.55% 5
Suffolk +17 13 £550 +46.67% 4
Norfolk - 10 £475 - 4
Essex -15 6 £410 +35.54% 7
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 40 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 39 (39.00%) Information Security
3 30 (30.00%) Firewall
4 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (26.00%) Analytics
5 25 (25.00%) PaaS
5 25 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 25 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 25 (25.00%) Node.js
5 25 (25.00%) BDD
5 25 (25.00%) Google Analytics
5 25 (25.00%) Docker
5 25 (25.00%) Kafka
5 25 (25.00%) Microservices
5 25 (25.00%) .NET Core
5 25 (25.00%) TDD
5 25 (25.00%) Google
5 25 (25.00%) Marketing
5 25 (25.00%) Advertising
5 25 (25.00%) OO
5 25 (25.00%) .NET
5 25 (25.00%) C#
6 22 (22.00%) SIEM
7 20 (20.00%) OSCP
7 20 (20.00%) GIAC
8 13 (13.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 13 (13.00%) Linux
9 12 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 11 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 (2.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (25.00%) Google Analytics
2 25 (25.00%) PaaS
3 2 (2.00%) Office 365
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (30.00%) Firewall
2 7 (7.00%) HTTP
2 7 (7.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (7.00%) LAN
2 7 (7.00%) WAN
3 5 (5.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) VLAN
4 4 (4.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (4.00%) MVNO
4 4 (4.00%) SS7
4 4 (4.00%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (4.00%) VoLTE
4 4 (4.00%) VoWiFi
5 3 (3.00%) Network Security
5 3 (3.00%) Wireless
6 2 (2.00%) Internet
6 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 25 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.00%) Big Data
2 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.00%) JIRA
General
1 25 (25.00%) Advertising
1 25 (25.00%) Marketing
2 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 7 (7.00%) Finance
4 4 (4.00%) Billing
5 3 (3.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.00%) Law
7 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (31.00%) Architect
2 25 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 24 (24.00%) E-Commerce Architect
3 24 (24.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
4 15 (15.00%) Consultant
4 15 (15.00%) Digital Architect
4 15 (15.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 13 (13.00%) Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 10 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 8 (8.00%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.00%) Security Manager
8 7 (7.00%) Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Security Manager
9 6 (6.00%) IT Security Project Manager
9 6 (6.00%) Security Architect
9 6 (6.00%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (25.00%) .NET
1 25 (25.00%) .NET Core
1 25 (25.00%) Kafka
1 25 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (1.00%) Django
2 1 (1.00%) Flask
2 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (7.00%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (6.00%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) PKI
5 2 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.00%) NHS
6 1 (1.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.00%) Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (8.00%) Windows
3 6 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 39 (39.00%) Information Security
3 26 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.00%) Analytics
4 25 (25.00%) BDD
4 25 (25.00%) Microservices
4 25 (25.00%) OO
4 25 (25.00%) TDD
5 22 (22.00%) SIEM
6 13 (13.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.00%) Anomaly Detection
8 7 (7.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 7 (7.00%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (7.00%) Runbook
8 7 (7.00%) Threat Analysis
8 7 (7.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 7 (7.00%) Use Case
9 6 (6.00%) Threat Detection
9 6 (6.00%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (1.00%) C++
3 1 (1.00%) Java
3 1 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) GIAC
1 20 (20.00%) OSCP
2 9 (9.00%) CISM
2 9 (9.00%) CISSP
3 8 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) Degree
6 5 (5.00%) CCNA
6 5 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (3.00%) CCSA
8 2 (2.00%) CCNP
8 2 (2.00%) MCSA
8 2 (2.00%) MCSE
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.00%) SANS
9 1 (1.00%) CGEIT
9 1 (1.00%) GCED
9 1 (1.00%) GISP
9 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.00%) GDPR
3 3 (3.00%) PMO
4 2 (2.00%) COBIT
5 1 (1.00%) GMP
5 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) Docker
2 4 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (2.00%) XenApp
3 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (7.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 7 (7.00%) Puppet
2 3 (3.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.00%) QRadar
2 3 (3.00%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.00%) Ansible
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.00%) Nessus
3 2 (2.00%) Nmap
3 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 25 (25.00%) Google
2 8 (8.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (7.00%) McAfee
4 5 (5.00%) Cisco
4 5 (5.00%) VMware
5 4 (4.00%) Nokia
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle
5 4 (4.00%) Tekelec
6 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (3.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) Citrix
7 2 (2.00%) Forcepoint
7 2 (2.00%) Splunk
7 2 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (1.00%) Microsoft