The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 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
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 102 125
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 27 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.01% 1.19% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.51% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 14
Median daily rate £563 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £307 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £753 £610 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

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 the South West with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2199 2324 2439
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 82.05% 78.81% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1401 1535 1657
Median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 107 110
Median hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.53% -2.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £21.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in the South West over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cybersecurity in the South West

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +9 9 £585 +41.81% 1
Gloucestershire +6 8 - - 6
Bristol -22 3 £500 -4.76% 6
Somerset - 3 £575 -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.42%) Finance
5 13 (24.53%) CISSP
6 11 (20.75%) Linux
6 11 (20.75%) Information Assurance
7 10 (18.87%) SIEM
8 9 (16.98%) Internet
9 8 (15.09%) Java
9 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
10 7 (13.21%) Apache Hive
10 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
10 7 (13.21%) Big Data
10 7 (13.21%) Cyber Defence
10 7 (13.21%) C
10 7 (13.21%) C++
10 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
11 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.32%) Retail
11 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (11.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
11 6 (11.32%) Unix
11 6 (11.32%) Protective Monitoring
11 6 (11.32%) Docker
11 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (11.32%) CentOS
12 5 (9.43%) OWASP

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 5 (9.43%) nginx
2 4 (7.55%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.77%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (3.77%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) Internet
2 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) DHCP
4 1 (1.89%) DMZ
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Apache Hive
1 7 (13.21%) Big Data
1 7 (13.21%) Hadoop
2 5 (9.43%) GIS
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Jenkins
1 5 (9.43%) Maven
1 5 (9.43%) Sonatype Nexus
1 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.55%) JMeter
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium
2 4 (7.55%) Selenium IDE
2 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) ERwin
4 1 (1.89%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Military
3 5 (9.43%) Retail Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Electronics
4 4 (7.55%) General Ledger
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.66%) Marketing
5 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.77%) Games
7 1 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Architect
2 9 (16.98%) Consultant
2 9 (16.98%) Security Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Java Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) Test Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Information Assurance Architect
4 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Security Officer
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Information Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Information Officer
5 4 (7.55%) Information Security Officer
5 4 (7.55%) Security Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (5.66%) ERP Architect
6 3 (5.66%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) STL
2 4 (7.55%) Yocto
3 2 (3.77%) EJB
3 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) Java EE
3 2 (3.77%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Cyber Defence
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 4 (7.55%) CESG
3 4 (7.55%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.77%) Cyber Attack
5 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Linux
2 6 (11.32%) CentOS
2 6 (11.32%) Unix
3 4 (7.55%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Android
4 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.77%) Windows
5 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (20.75%) Information Assurance
3 10 (18.87%) SIEM
4 8 (15.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (11.32%) Protective Monitoring
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.43%) DevOps
6 5 (9.43%) ERP
6 5 (9.43%) Information Management
6 5 (9.43%) Information Security
6 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.43%) OWASP
6 5 (9.43%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
6 5 (9.43%) UML
7 4 (7.55%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 4 (7.55%) BDD
7 4 (7.55%) OO
7 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) Java
2 7 (13.21%) C
2 7 (13.21%) C++
3 6 (11.32%) Embedded C
4 5 (9.43%) Dart
4 5 (9.43%) Python
4 5 (9.43%) SQL
5 4 (7.55%) C#
5 4 (7.55%) Embedded C++
6 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (58.49%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) SC Cleared
3 13 (24.53%) CISSP
4 8 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (9.43%) CLAS
6 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (3.77%) CRISC
8 1 (1.89%) CISM
8 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.89%) CREST Certified
8 1 (1.89%) GCIA
8 1 (1.89%) GCIH
8 1 (1.89%) HNC
8 1 (1.89%) HND
8 1 (1.89%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.55%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) Snort
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (1.89%) Nessus
2 1 (1.89%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.89%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
1 5 (9.43%) SAP
2 4 (7.55%) Cloudera
2 4 (7.55%) ESRI
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco
4 1 (1.89%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (1.89%) Rapid7
4 1 (1.89%) Splunk
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) VMware
Wiltshire
NCC Group
Rate: Competitive rates
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NCC Group
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