The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 18 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 16 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.53% 1.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 2.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £442 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +66.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 - £55.00
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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
192 134 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.37% 66.67% 87.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 75 140
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £152 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £36.25 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.93% +56.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £13.43 £21.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -17.35%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security.

1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 16 (66.67%) Information Security
3 13 (54.17%) Change Management
3 13 (54.17%) Financial Institution
4 12 (50.00%) McAfee
4 12 (50.00%) MS Visio
5 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 10 (41.67%) MS Project
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) Information Security Management
6 10 (41.67%) Security Management
6 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
6 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
6 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) Windows
8 8 (33.33%) Cisco
9 7 (29.17%) PRINCE
9 7 (29.17%) AIX
9 7 (29.17%) Solaris
9 7 (29.17%) UNIX
9 7 (29.17%) COSO
9 7 (29.17%) COBIT
9 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
10 6 (25.00%) Line Management
10 6 (25.00%) Degree
10 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (25.00%) PKI
10 6 (25.00%) SSH

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Cyber Security 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (41.67%) MS Project
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
1 6 (25.00%) VPN
1 6 (25.00%) SSL
1 6 (25.00%) SSH
2 5 (20.83%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (8.33%) Wireless
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 13 (54.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Security Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Compliance Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Designer
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Designer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.50%) REST
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Management Information System
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 6 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) AIX
2 7 (29.17%) Solaris
2 7 (29.17%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Linux
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Change Management
3 11 (45.83%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Information Security Management
4 10 (41.67%) Security Management
5 7 (29.17%) PRINCE
5 7 (29.17%) Patch Management
6 6 (25.00%) Line Management
6 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (20.83%) SIEM
7 5 (20.83%) Identity Management
8 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (16.67%) Release Management
9 3 (12.50%) Time Management
9 3 (12.50%) Digital Forensics
9 3 (12.50%) Network Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) Document Management
9 3 (12.50%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (12.50%) Data Security
9 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C++
1 3 (12.50%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) GCIA
2 3 (12.50%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 7 (29.17%) COSO
2 7 (29.17%) COBIT
3 5 (20.83%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) McAfee
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) Varonis
5 4 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (8.33%) NetScout
7 2 (8.33%) Imperva
7 2 (8.33%) Nokia
7 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.33%) Remedy
7 2 (8.33%) Niku
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Tripwire
8 1 (4.17%) Qualys