The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 112 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 18 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% -14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -46.66%
Cyber Security
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2019 1995 1737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 70.77% 71.84% 69.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1025 689
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 55
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £168.75 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 12 £500 - 4
Reading +2 6 £413 - 14
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
3 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) HND
4 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
4 4 (18.18%) Data Entry
4 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Taxonomies
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Hadoop
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Project Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Security Manager
1 7 (31.82%) Security Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Project Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Security Officer
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Security
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.55%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security
3 5 (22.73%) SIEM
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 4 (18.18%) Data Entry
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (13.64%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management
6 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (9.09%) ISMS
7 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Bash Shell
1 3 (13.64%) Perl
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) HND
3 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Rate: £0 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago