The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 28 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 48 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.78% 1.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 2.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £475 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 511 505 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 79.60% 77.22% 81.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 344 401
Median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 9
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £46.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Wiltshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Salisbury - 4 £453 -
Swindon -7 1 £498 -2.97% 1
Cybersecurity
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (42.31%) Information Security
2 11 (42.31%) Cyber Defence
3 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) Reference Data
4 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 8 (30.77%) Data Security
4 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
4 8 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (30.77%) Splunk
4 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (26.92%) CISSP
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (15.38%) CESG
7 4 (15.38%) Network Security
7 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
7 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
7 4 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
7 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (11.54%) SANS

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (15.38%) Network Security
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Military
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 4 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) CISSP Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Information Architect
5 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance Architect
5 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Penetration Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (30.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (30.77%) Reference Data
3 4 (15.38%) CESG
3 4 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Kali Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Information Security
2 8 (30.77%) Data Security
3 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
4 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 3 (11.54%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Management
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 3 (11.54%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 7 (26.92%) CISSP
4 6 (23.08%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) CISA
5 3 (11.54%) CISM
5 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) SANS
6 2 (7.69%) CEH
6 2 (7.69%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) CREST Certified
6 2 (7.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (30.77%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (7.69%) Nessus
3 1 (3.85%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Intel Security
1 8 (30.77%) Splunk
1 8 (30.77%) VMware