The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 30 March 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £438
% change year-on-year -10.00% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.56% +2.22%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 141 158 159
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 82.46% 78.61% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 102 104
Median daily rate £400 £425 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £40.50 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp