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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 110 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 9 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.28% 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.37% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £425 £558 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.76% +31.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £461 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
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
1783 1905 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.68% 76.08% 76.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 1116 892
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 66 31
Median hourly rate £19.61 £37.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.00% +105.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.00 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +19 3 £118 -78.92% 5
Newbury - 2 £450 - 2
Slough - 2 £475 -
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 2
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 32 (59.26%) CISSP
2 22 (40.74%) CISM
3 20 (37.04%) CISA
3 20 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (37.04%) Information Security
4 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
4 19 (35.19%) CESG
5 16 (29.63%) Data Entry
6 12 (22.22%) Time Management
6 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 9 (16.67%) Project Management
7 9 (16.67%) Windows
7 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.81%) Linux
8 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 7 (12.96%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (12.96%) Network Security
9 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
9 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (12.96%) Oracle
9 7 (12.96%) MS Office
9 7 (12.96%) SAP
9 7 (12.96%) Firewall
9 7 (12.96%) Workflow
9 7 (12.96%) Finance
10 5 (9.26%) Python
10 5 (9.26%) CEH
10 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (7.41%) Degree
11 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development

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 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
1 7 (12.96%) Network Security
2 4 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) VPN
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) Internet
3 3 (5.56%) IPsec
3 3 (5.56%) VLAN
4 2 (3.70%) LAN
4 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.85%) Broadband
5 1 (1.85%) Value-Added Service
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 16 (29.63%) Compliance Specialist
2 16 (29.63%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 16 (29.63%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) IT Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Project Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Security Manager
8 2 (3.70%) Compliance Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) ELK Stack
1 1 (1.85%) RESTful
1 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.19%) CESG
2 3 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (5.56%) iPad
2 3 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
3 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.70%) Kali Linux
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Information Security
1 20 (37.04%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (29.63%) Data Entry
3 12 (22.22%) Time Management
4 9 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (12.96%) Workflow
6 5 (9.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Change Management
7 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (7.41%) Open Source
7 4 (7.41%) Security Operations
7 4 (7.41%) Security Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 3 (5.56%) Network Design
8 3 (5.56%) SIEM
8 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) CISSP
2 22 (40.74%) CISM
3 20 (37.04%) CISA
4 7 (12.96%) CESG Certified Professional
5 5 (9.26%) CEH
6 4 (7.41%) Degree
6 4 (7.41%) GCIA
6 4 (7.41%) GCIH
6 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.56%) HND
8 2 (3.70%) CCNA
8 2 (3.70%) ISEB
8 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
8 2 (3.70%) SANS
9 1 (1.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (1.85%) CITP
9 1 (1.85%) ISACA
9 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.96%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.70%) SLA
5 1 (1.85%) COBIT
5 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.70%) Nessus
1 2 (3.70%) Nexpose
1 2 (3.70%) Nmap
2 1 (1.85%) Kibana
2 1 (1.85%) logstash
2 1 (1.85%) QRadar
2 1 (1.85%) RSA Archer
2 1 (1.85%) RSA enVision
2 1 (1.85%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) Qualys
4 2 (3.70%) LogRhythm
4 2 (3.70%) Rapid7
5 1 (1.85%) Apple
5 1 (1.85%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) F5
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) NetWitness
5 1 (1.85%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.85%) Splunk