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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 117 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% 0.080% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£558 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £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
1887 1869 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.54% 74.70% 70.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1024 892 767
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 20 31
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.07 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.74% -43.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.47 £44.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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 31 July 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 -2 2 £558 - 4
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (15.00%) UNIX
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
5 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.00%) SSH
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) Data Mining
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) 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 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Officer
5 1 (5.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) SOAP
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Taxonomies
1 3 (15.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Economics
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (40.00%) Information Security
3 5 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Malware Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Forensics
6 2 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) ISMS
6 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
7 1 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) F5