The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 68 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 23 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.68% 1.26% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.69% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 1
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£438 £318 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.79% -51.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £442 £265
% change year-on-year
+1.80% +66.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 - £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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1080 886 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.72% 74.20% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 514 431
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 34
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cyber Security across the Buckinghamshire region.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cyber Security across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Cyber Security Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Milton Keynes -1 20 £438 +50.86% 2
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 22 (64.71%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
3 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (44.12%) Security Patching
4 14 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 14 (41.18%) CISSP
5 13 (38.24%) Security Testing
5 13 (38.24%) OWASP
5 13 (38.24%) GIAC
5 13 (38.24%) Patch Management
6 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
7 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
8 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
8 6 (17.65%) Retail
9 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
10 4 (11.76%) Legal
10 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Data Security
11 3 (8.82%) Finance
11 3 (8.82%) Project Management
11 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
11 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
11 3 (8.82%) Degree
12 2 (5.88%) COBIT
12 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (44.12%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) SSL
3 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Architect
2 12 (35.29%) Consultant
2 12 (35.29%) Security Consultant
3 10 (29.41%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Security
6 2 (5.88%) Head of Cyber Security
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Change Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.94%) Programme Director
7 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.94%) IT Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Information Security
2 15 (44.12%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (44.12%) Security Patching
3 14 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (38.24%) Patch Management
4 13 (38.24%) OWASP
4 13 (38.24%) Security Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Security Architecture
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (17.65%) Risk Management
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.71%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Data Security
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
10 2 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
10 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.88%) Security Management
10 2 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) CISSP
2 13 (38.24%) GIAC
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
4 2 (5.88%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) CEH
5 1 (2.94%) PMP
5 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.88%) COBIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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