Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 70 76
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +14
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 6 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.76% 1.27% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.49% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 5
Essex median daily rate £410 £500 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +81.82% -46.34%
10th Percentile £350 £289 £233
90th Percentile £598 £500 £530
East of England median daily rate £400 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -23.81% +10.53% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Essex median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.89% -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year - -12.89% -33.03%

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 Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 680 740 962
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 85.75% 85.35% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 447 530
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £225 £250
90th Percentile £600 £527 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 142 145
Essex median hourly rate £31.27 £31.48 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -0.08% +8.62%
10th Percentile £12.22 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £43.68 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Essex

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Essex

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Essex

Cybersecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cybersecurity in Essex

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Essex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Brentwood -14 1 £350 -
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) OSCP
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Kafka
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
1 1 (16.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Architect
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Core
1 1 (16.67%) Kafka
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (16.67%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Google