The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 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 29 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
Suffolk > Ipswich
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 1.09% 2.59% 8.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 3.05% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Ipswich median daily rate £225 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.86% +64.28%  
10th Percentile £213 £508 £298
90th Percentile £238 £703 £483
Suffolk median daily rate £225 £575 £350
% change year-on-year -60.86% +64.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Ipswich median hourly rate - - -
Suffolk median hourly rate - - -

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 Ipswich with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 73 164 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 79.35% 84.97% 84.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 324 380
Ipswich median daily rate £450 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
10th Percentile £219 £265 £250
90th Percentile £525 £588 £551
Suffolk median daily rate £413 £478 £400
% change year-on-year -13.61% +19.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Ipswich median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
10th Percentile £18.25 - £11.25
90th Percentile £33.75 - £19.50
Suffolk median hourly rate £43.25 - £16.25

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Ipswich

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Detection
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto