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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 71 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.90% 0.097% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£320 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.28% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £40.00
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
929 739 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 75.65% 71.68% 71.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 389 319
Average daily rate £370 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 35 57
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.88 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.43 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.55 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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
Milton Keynes +1 8 £330 -49.23%
Cyber Security
South East

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security
3 5 (29.41%) SIEM
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS
4 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Data Security
5 3 (17.65%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (17.65%) SCADA
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) PKI
6 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) S/MIME
6 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
6 2 (11.76%) TACACS
6 2 (11.76%) Banking
6 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
1 3 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) IPsec
4 2 (11.76%) S/MIME
4 2 (11.76%) TACACS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Legal
1 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Coordinator
4 3 (17.65%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (17.65%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Cyber Security Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Junior
5 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) SCADA
3 2 (11.76%) Smartcard
3 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Information Security
1 5 (29.41%) SIEM
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (23.53%) Data Security
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS