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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 91 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 34 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.36% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.81% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £52.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +102.88%
Cybersecurity
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
1976 2090 2023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.98% 74.54% 74.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1057 1102 1028
Median daily rate £408 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 62 45
Median hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 12 £490 +18.78% 13
Maidenhead - 9 - - 2
Bracknell - 2 - - 2
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 25 (60.98%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) CISM
3 18 (43.90%) CISA
3 18 (43.90%) CESG
4 16 (39.02%) Information Security
5 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
7 9 (21.95%) Time Management
8 7 (17.07%) Data Entry
9 6 (14.63%) SIEM
9 6 (14.63%) Security Operations
9 6 (14.63%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (14.63%) Firewall
9 6 (14.63%) Project Management
10 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (9.76%) Citrix
11 4 (9.76%) Change Management
11 4 (9.76%) Windows
11 4 (9.76%) Cisco
11 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
11 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
11 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
11 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (9.76%) CEH
11 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
12 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (7.32%) Legal

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Drupal
1 1 (2.44%) Joomla!
1 1 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
1 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Project
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) DHCP
2 3 (7.32%) DNS
2 3 (7.32%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) SSH
3 1 (2.44%) SSL
3 1 (2.44%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
General
1 10 (24.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Compliance Specialist
2 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 15 (36.59%) Security Compliance Specialist
2 15 (36.59%) Security Specialist
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Security Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Business Architect
6 2 (4.88%) CISSP Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.44%) CSS
2 1 (2.44%) CSS3
2 1 (2.44%) HTML
2 1 (2.44%) HTML5
2 1 (2.44%) jQuery
2 1 (2.44%) Middleware
2 1 (2.44%) REST
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (43.90%) CESG
2 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) iPad
4 3 (7.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.44%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.44%) PKI
6 1 (2.44%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.32%) Windows 8
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Information Security
2 13 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (21.95%) Time Management
4 7 (17.07%) Data Entry
5 6 (14.63%) Project Management
5 6 (14.63%) Security Operations
5 6 (14.63%) SIEM
6 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.76%) Change Management
6 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
7 3 (7.32%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (7.32%) Information Assurance
7 3 (7.32%) ITIL
7 3 (7.32%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.32%) Security Patching
7 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.88%) C++
1 2 (4.88%) Java
1 2 (4.88%) Python
2 1 (2.44%) C
2 1 (2.44%) C#
2 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.44%) PHP
2 1 (2.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) CISSP
2 19 (46.34%) CISM
3 18 (43.90%) CISA
4 6 (14.63%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (9.76%) CEH
5 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
5 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) CCNA
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.32%) GCIA
6 3 (7.32%) GCIH
7 2 (4.88%) CLAS
7 2 (4.88%) Degree
8 1 (2.44%) CITP
8 1 (2.44%) ISACA
8 1 (2.44%) ISSEP
8 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (4.88%) SLA
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Endace
1 1 (2.44%) RSA Archer
1 1 (2.44%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco
1 4 (9.76%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) HP
2 3 (7.32%) Juniper
2 3 (7.32%) Qualys
2 3 (7.32%) VMware
3 2 (4.88%) F5
3 2 (4.88%) LogRhythm
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.44%) NetWitness
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) Splunk