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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 121 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.041% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.055% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£558 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £308
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.18 - £55.00
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
1884 1817 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.83% 75.05% 70.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1107 893 836
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 35
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -31.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 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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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
Reading -4 4 £558 - 8
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) UNIX
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (15.00%) SSH
6 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (15.00%) PKI
6 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
6 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.00%) F5
6 3 (15.00%) REST
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
6 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) SSH
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (15.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Security Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Security Project Manager
2 7 (35.00%) Cyber Security Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) SOAP
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) PKI
1 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.00%) Algorithms
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (25.00%) SIEM
5 4 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (15.00%) Analytics
6 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (15.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C++
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco
1 3 (15.00%) F5