Period
to 19 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 July 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 51 68
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 -3
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.18% 0.56% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.64% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Lancashire median daily rate £250 £650 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.54% +91.18% -43.33%
10th Percentile £228 £650 £320
90th Percentile £450 £650 £360
North West median daily rate £428 £440 £515
% change year-on-year -2.84% -14.56% -1.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £65.00 - £60.00

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 Lancashire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 587 467 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 86.58% 87.45% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 244 395
Lancashire median daily rate £450 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% -1.94%
10th Percentile £270 £309 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 80
Lancashire median hourly rate £36.13 £42.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.50% +12.67% +21.32%
10th Percentile £12.40 £19.65 £13.43
90th Percentile £64.38 £52.65 £53.00
North West median hourly rate £24.50 £36.74 £27.25
% change year-on-year -33.31% +34.82% +1.57%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Lancashire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Lancashire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Lancashire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Lancashire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 19 July 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
Chorley - 4 £250 -
Cybersecurity
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) GDPR
3 2 (25.00%) IASME
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) CISA
3 2 (25.00%) CISM
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (25.00%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Big Data
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Compliance Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
1 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Governance
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) ISMS
2 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Management
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISA
1 2 (25.00%) CISM
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GDPR
1 2 (25.00%) IASME
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (25.00%) Splunk