The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
South East / Berkshire
Rank 83 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 1
Median daily rate £388 £365 £900
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -59.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%

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
1557 1908 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.67% 78.52% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 995 995
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 28
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.45% -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £37.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Reading +19 10 £180 -44.61% 12
Newbury +4 1 - -
Bracknell +2 1 £463 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 £525 - 3
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) HND
3 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
3 7 (26.92%) Workflow
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (26.92%) Data Entry
4 6 (23.08%) CISSP
5 5 (19.23%) ITIL
5 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (19.23%) Information Security
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 4 (15.38%) CISM
6 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) Apple
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management
7 3 (11.54%) SIEM
7 3 (11.54%) CEH

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (26.92%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) BGP
2 2 (7.69%) DMVPN
2 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (7.69%) HSRP
2 2 (7.69%) VLAN
2 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.85%) Network Security
3 1 (3.85%) PPP
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
1 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 13 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Administrator
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Security Architect
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Architect
5 2 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Junior
5 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Developer in Test
6 1 (3.85%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) Apache CXF
2 1 (3.85%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) CESG
3 1 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Data Entry
1 7 (26.92%) Workflow
2 5 (19.23%) Information Security
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 4 (15.38%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Open Source
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Security Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Service Design
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
5 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Java
1 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
1 7 (26.92%) HND
2 6 (23.08%) CISSP
3 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) CISM
4 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (11.54%) CEH
6 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
6 2 (7.69%) CISA
6 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.69%) MCSA
6 2 (7.69%) MCSE
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (3.85%) CCSP
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CITP
7 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.85%) SANS
7 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) COBIT
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kibana
1 1 (3.85%) logstash
1 1 (3.85%) QRadar
1 1 (3.85%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 7 (26.92%) SAP
3 3 (11.54%) Apple
4 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.69%) Lancope
5 1 (3.85%) Capita
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) LogRhythm
5 1 (3.85%) Splunk