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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 102 119 126
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 12 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% 0.19% 0.040%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.25% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £445 £558 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £446
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.84 -
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
1851 1962 1918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.10% 76.16% 76.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 968 1122 949
Median daily rate £420 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 71 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +97.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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
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 25 August 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 +14 6 - - 8
Newbury - 1 £450 - 1
Slough - 1 £445 - 3
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 (58.93%) CISSP
2 23 (41.07%) CISM
3 22 (39.29%) Information Security
4 20 (35.71%) CESG
4 20 (35.71%) CISA
5 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 18 (32.14%) Telecoms
7 15 (26.79%) Data Entry
8 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 11 (19.64%) Time Management
10 9 (16.07%) Project Management
10 9 (16.07%) Windows
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) Firewall
11 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
12 7 (12.50%) Linux
12 7 (12.50%) Oracle
13 6 (10.71%) MS Office
13 6 (10.71%) SAP
13 6 (10.71%) Workflow
13 6 (10.71%) Finance
13 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (10.71%) CEH
13 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 6 (10.71%) Network Security
14 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
14 5 (8.93%) SIEM
14 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
14 5 (8.93%) Penetration Testing

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 (1.79%) CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Drupal
1 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
1 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
1 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.71%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) Network Security
3 4 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (5.36%) DHCP
4 3 (5.36%) DNS
4 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (5.36%) IPsec
4 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.36%) VLAN
4 3 (5.36%) WAN
5 2 (3.57%) MPLS
5 2 (3.57%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.79%) Broadband
6 1 (1.79%) HTTP
6 1 (1.79%) LAN
6 1 (1.79%) SSH
6 1 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (1.79%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 18 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Compliance Specialist
1 18 (32.14%) Security Specialist
2 17 (30.36%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 17 (30.36%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 10 (17.86%) Analyst
3 10 (17.86%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Project Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Security Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) CLAS Architect
8 2 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
2 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) CSS3
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) jQuery
2 1 (1.79%) Middleware
2 1 (1.79%) REST
2 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) CESG
2 4 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.36%) iPad
3 3 (5.36%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) PKI
5 1 (1.79%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Linux
3 3 (5.36%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.57%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Information Security
2 19 (33.93%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (26.79%) Data Entry
4 11 (19.64%) Time Management
5 9 (16.07%) Project Management
6 6 (10.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (10.71%) Workflow
7 5 (8.93%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (8.93%) Security Operations
7 5 (8.93%) SIEM
8 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.14%) Change Management
8 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.14%) Security Testing
9 3 (5.36%) Business Analysis
9 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
9 3 (5.36%) Information Assurance
9 3 (5.36%) Network Design
9 3 (5.36%) Open Source
9 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) C++
2 2 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (1.79%) C
3 1 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.79%) PHP
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (58.93%) CISSP
2 23 (41.07%) CISM
3 20 (35.71%) CISA
4 8 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (10.71%) CEH
6 4 (7.14%) Degree
6 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.14%) GCIA
6 4 (7.14%) GCIH
6 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.57%) CCNA
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.57%) CLAS
7 2 (3.57%) HND
7 2 (3.57%) ISEB
7 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
7 2 (3.57%) SANS
8 1 (1.79%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.79%) ISSEP
8 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.57%) SLA
5 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.57%) Nessus
1 2 (3.57%) Nexpose
1 2 (3.57%) Nmap
2 1 (1.79%) Endace
2 1 (1.79%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.79%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Qualys
5 2 (3.57%) Citrix
5 2 (3.57%) F5
5 2 (3.57%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.57%) Rapid7
6 1 (1.79%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.79%) HP
6 1 (1.79%) NetWitness
6 1 (1.79%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.79%) Splunk
6 1 (1.79%) VMware