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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 93 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 15 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.43% 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.56% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
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
1558 1960 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.25% 77.26% 73.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1047 1030
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 87 23
Median hourly rate £22.50 £30.90 £24.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.18% +27.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.18 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 5 £118 +6.81% 11
Newbury +13 3 £450 -16.27% 1
Slough +6 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) Information Security
3 7 (33.33%) Data Entry
4 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Workflow
4 6 (28.57%) CISM
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) MS Office
4 6 (28.57%) SAP
5 5 (23.81%) HND
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) CEH
7 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Firewall
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) CISA
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) SIEM
7 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
8 2 (9.52%) DMVPN

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 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) Internet
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 2 (9.52%) BGP
2 2 (9.52%) DMVPN
2 2 (9.52%) HSRP
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) Wireshark
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JMeter
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Project Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Architect
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) ELK Stack
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) CESG
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.52%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) PMI
3 1 (4.76%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 7 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Workflow
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 3 (14.29%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) CISM
3 5 (23.81%) Degree
3 5 (23.81%) HND
4 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) CEH
5 3 (14.29%) CISA
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CITP
6 1 (4.76%) GCIA
6 1 (4.76%) GCIH
6 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
6 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.76%) SANS
6 1 (4.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) COBIT
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Kibana
1 1 (4.76%) logstash
1 1 (4.76%) QRadar
1 1 (4.76%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) Splunk