The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 27 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
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 10
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 0 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire - 2.08% 7.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.56% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 25 78 69
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 73.53% 81.25% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 59 54
Median daily rate £385 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.31% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.29% -20.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.00 £15.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £13.50 £32.50
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 Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scenario Testing