The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 40 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +2
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 33 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.06% 1.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.05% 1.74% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 9
Median daily rate £525 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
653 1148 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 80.90% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 651 510
Median daily rate £425 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 36
Median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.47 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.26 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Milton Keynes +25 31 £525 +40.00% 3
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 39 (59.09%) CISSP
2 31 (46.97%) Ethical Hacking
3 28 (42.42%) Firewall
4 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
5 24 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 24 (36.36%) Security Operations
6 23 (34.85%) Security Operations Centre
7 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.82%) CEH
7 21 (31.82%) Information Security
8 19 (28.79%) Windows
8 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
8 19 (28.79%) Information Assurance
9 18 (27.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 18 (27.27%) Citrix
10 17 (25.76%) CESG
11 16 (24.24%) Oracle
12 15 (22.73%) FTP
12 15 (22.73%) Internet
12 15 (22.73%) Cryptography
13 14 (21.21%) IPsec
13 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
13 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
13 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
14 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
15 12 (18.18%) ISMS
15 12 (18.18%) Unix
16 11 (16.67%) GCIH
17 10 (15.15%) GIAC

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) ProjectWise
2 5 (7.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) Firewall
2 24 (36.36%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (22.73%) FTP
3 15 (22.73%) Internet
4 14 (21.21%) IPsec
5 10 (15.15%) SMTP
6 9 (13.64%) SSH
7 6 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (9.09%) DNS
7 6 (9.09%) NetScaler
7 6 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (9.09%) SSL
7 6 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (1.52%) DMZ
8 1 (1.52%) LAN
8 1 (1.52%) NAS
8 1 (1.52%) Network Security
8 1 (1.52%) SAN
8 1 (1.52%) WAN
8 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
1 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Electronics
4 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Analyst
2 16 (24.24%) Security Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) SOC Analyst
4 12 (18.18%) Information Assurance Leader
5 11 (16.67%) Consultant
6 9 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Security Consultant
7 7 (10.61%) Architect
8 6 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 6 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
8 6 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
8 6 (9.09%) SOC Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Information Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Security Advisor
9 4 (6.06%) Security Architect
10 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 3 (4.55%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Security Operations Centre
2 17 (25.76%) CESG
3 15 (22.73%) Cryptography
4 10 (15.15%) Client/Server
4 10 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
5 8 (12.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.03%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 12 (18.18%) Unix
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Vista
4 3 (4.55%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.03%) Kali Linux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.97%) Ethical Hacking
2 24 (36.36%) Security Operations
3 21 (31.82%) Information Security
4 19 (28.79%) Information Assurance
5 14 (21.21%) Mentoring
5 14 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 13 (19.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (18.18%) ISMS
7 12 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Fuzz Testing
9 9 (13.64%) OWASP
9 9 (13.64%) Patch Management
10 8 (12.12%) Project Management
10 8 (12.12%) SIEM
11 7 (10.61%) Security Architecture
12 6 (9.09%) B2B
12 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 6 (9.09%) Data Migration
12 6 (9.09%) Migration
12 6 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) C#
1 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 9 (13.64%) Python
1 9 (13.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (59.09%) CISSP
2 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 21 (31.82%) CEH
4 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
5 18 (27.27%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (16.67%) GCIH
7 10 (15.15%) CISM
7 10 (15.15%) GIAC
8 9 (13.64%) GCIA
9 7 (10.61%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.52%) Degree
11 1 (1.52%) GCFA
11 1 (1.52%) GSAE
11 1 (1.52%) ISEB
11 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
11 1 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (1.52%) MCSE
11 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) RMADS
2 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.52%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.64%) Sendmail
3 6 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Nessus
2 1 (1.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.27%) Citrix
3 16 (24.24%) Oracle
4 6 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 6 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco
4 6 (9.09%) F5
4 6 (9.09%) IronPort
5 2 (3.03%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (1.52%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.52%) SAP
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