The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 114 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.31% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £365 £900 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-59.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
1982 1961 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.68% 72.98% 75.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1000 1035
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 38 59
Average hourly rate £16.09 £30.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.36% +87.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Slough - 3 £563 - 2
Reading -12 1 £325 - 13
Windsor - 1 £365 -
Newbury - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
1 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) SIEM
2 4 (25.00%) Endace
2 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (25.00%) SANS
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
3 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
3 3 (18.75%) HND
3 3 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 3 (18.75%) DHCP
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 3 (18.75%) Finance

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
3 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Administrator
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Architect
1 3 (18.75%) Project Administrator
2 2 (12.50%) Business Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) SIEM
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Data Entry
2 3 (18.75%) Patch Management
2 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
2 3 (18.75%) Workflow
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) DV Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SANS
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) HND
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Endace
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) LogRhythm
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) HP
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 2 (12.50%) VMware