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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 99 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 26 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.11% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.050% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £558 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.28% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £486 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.05% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £52.00 -
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -
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
1873 1987 1939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.74% 77.47% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1003 1071 919
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 20
Median hourly rate £19.61 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.63% +57.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £14.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.30 £39.20 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +20 14 £450 -19.28% 5
Bracknell - 1 £500 - 1
Newbury - 1 £450 - 1
Slough - 1 £445 -
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 33 (56.90%) CISSP
2 24 (41.38%) Information Security
3 23 (39.66%) CISM
4 20 (34.48%) CISA
4 20 (34.48%) CESG
5 19 (32.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (31.03%) Telecoms
7 15 (25.86%) Data Entry
8 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 11 (18.97%) Time Management
10 9 (15.52%) Project Management
10 9 (15.52%) Windows
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (13.79%) Firewall
11 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (13.79%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (12.07%) Linux
12 7 (12.07%) Oracle
13 6 (10.34%) MS Office
13 6 (10.34%) SAP
13 6 (10.34%) Workflow
13 6 (10.34%) Finance
13 6 (10.34%) Network Security
13 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (10.34%) CEH
13 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (10.34%) SIEM
13 6 (10.34%) Security Operations
14 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
14 5 (8.62%) Cyberthreat

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 (1.72%) CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Drupal
1 1 (1.72%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.72%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.34%) MS Office
2 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 6 (10.34%) Network Security
3 4 (6.90%) VPN
4 3 (5.17%) DHCP
4 3 (5.17%) DNS
4 3 (5.17%) Internet
4 3 (5.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.17%) IPsec
4 3 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.17%) VLAN
4 3 (5.17%) WAN
5 2 (3.45%) MPLS
5 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.72%) Broadband
6 1 (1.72%) HTTP
6 1 (1.72%) LAN
6 1 (1.72%) SSH
6 1 (1.72%) SSL
6 1 (1.72%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.34%) Finance
3 3 (5.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Compliance Specialist
1 18 (31.03%) Security Specialist
2 17 (29.31%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 17 (29.31%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Security Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) IT Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) IT Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Project Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) CSS3
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) HTML5
2 1 (1.72%) jQuery
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) REST
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (34.48%) CESG
2 5 (8.62%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.17%) iPad
3 3 (5.17%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.72%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Windows
2 7 (12.07%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
3 3 (5.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.45%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Information Security
2 19 (32.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.86%) Data Entry
4 11 (18.97%) Time Management
5 9 (15.52%) Project Management
6 6 (10.34%) Security Operations
6 6 (10.34%) SIEM
6 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (10.34%) Workflow
7 5 (8.62%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.90%) Change Management
8 4 (6.90%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.90%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.17%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.17%) Open Source
9 3 (5.17%) Security Architecture
9 3 (5.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (5.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) Python
2 2 (3.45%) C++
2 2 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) C
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (56.90%) CISSP
2 23 (39.66%) CISM
3 20 (34.48%) CISA
4 8 (13.79%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (10.34%) CEH
6 4 (6.90%) Degree
6 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) GCIA
6 4 (6.90%) GCIH
6 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.45%) CLAS
7 2 (3.45%) HND
7 2 (3.45%) ISEB
7 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.45%) SANS
8 1 (1.72%) ISACA
8 1 (1.72%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.72%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.45%) SLA
5 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.45%) Nessus
1 2 (3.45%) Nexpose
1 2 (3.45%) Nmap
2 1 (1.72%) Endace
2 1 (1.72%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.72%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Qualys
5 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 2 (3.45%) F5
5 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.45%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.72%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.72%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) VMware