The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 21 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.49% 2.86% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.07% 3.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £660 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £430
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +44.23%
Cybersecurity
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
223 160 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 67.99% 76.19% 78.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 85 99
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Average hourly rate £17.45 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.45% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 £31.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Basingstoke region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cybersecurity.

1 21 (65.63%) Security Operations
2 19 (59.38%) SIEM
3 15 (46.88%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (40.63%) Information Security
5 12 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (37.50%) Analytics
5 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 12 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
5 12 (37.50%) RSA Security Analytics
6 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (31.25%) PKI
6 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
6 10 (31.25%) CISSP
6 10 (31.25%) VPN
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (28.13%) Firewall
7 9 (28.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (25.00%) Finance
8 8 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 8 (25.00%) MS Project
8 8 (25.00%) Cisco
9 7 (21.88%) IBM
9 7 (21.88%) Solaris
9 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (21.88%) GCIA
9 7 (21.88%) GCIH
10 6 (18.75%) Security Management
10 6 (18.75%) Management Information System

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Project
1 8 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (31.25%) VPN
3 9 (28.13%) Firewall
4 5 (15.63%) HTTP
4 5 (15.63%) Internet
4 5 (15.63%) SSH
4 5 (15.63%) SSL
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) DB2
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Incident Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Security Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) SIEM Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) SOC Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Architect
7 3 (9.38%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Security Architect
7 3 (9.38%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) SOC Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Information Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Flex
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) PKI
2 9 (28.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (6.25%) AS400
6 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
6 2 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (6.25%) Mainframe
7 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Solaris
3 6 (18.75%) AIX
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (65.63%) Security Operations
2 19 (59.38%) SIEM
3 13 (40.63%) Information Security
4 12 (37.50%) Analytics
4 12 (37.50%) Digital Forensics
4 12 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 12 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 10 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (31.25%) Mentoring
6 9 (28.13%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Security Management
8 4 (12.50%) Change Management
8 4 (12.50%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Document Management
8 4 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
8 4 (12.50%) ITIL
8 4 (12.50%) Network Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C++
1 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CISSP
2 7 (21.88%) GCIA
2 7 (21.88%) GCIH
3 6 (18.75%) CESG Certified Professional
3 6 (18.75%) CLAS
3 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.25%) COBIT
3 2 (6.25%) COSO
3 2 (6.25%) ISO27002
3 2 (6.25%) SAS 70
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Intel Security
2 8 (25.00%) Cisco
3 7 (21.88%) IBM
4 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) NetWitness
5 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
5 5 (15.63%) HP
5 5 (15.63%) LogRhythm
5 5 (15.63%) NetIQ
5 5 (15.63%) Novell
5 5 (15.63%) Q1 Labs
5 5 (15.63%) Splunk
5 5 (15.63%) Symantec
5 5 (15.63%) Tripwire
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy
7 2 (6.25%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle