The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 58 81 76
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.64% 0.59% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.75% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £475 £550 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +12.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £450 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 13 £488 -11.36% 6
Cybersecurity
South East

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 14 (36.84%) Information Security
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
4 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
5 8 (21.05%) Security Patching
5 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 8 (21.05%) Data Security
5 8 (21.05%) VB
6 7 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
7 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (15.79%) SIEM
7 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
7 6 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.53%) CISSP
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle
9 3 (7.89%) ITIL
9 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
9 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IIS
1 2 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (5.26%) FTP
3 2 (5.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 2 (5.26%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (5.26%) SSL
3 2 (5.26%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
1 16 (42.11%) Security Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) IT Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) IT Security Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (13.16%) Security Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) SOX Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Splunk Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Workstream Lead
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Information Security
2 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
3 8 (21.05%) Data Security
3 8 (21.05%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.05%) Security Patching
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (15.79%) SIEM
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (15.79%) Test Planning
4 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.26%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.26%) Line Management
7 2 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) VB
2 2 (5.26%) C#
2 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CISSP
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) CEH
2 2 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (5.26%) CISM
2 2 (5.26%) CLAS
2 2 (5.26%) GCIA
2 2 (5.26%) GCIH
2 2 (5.26%) GIAC
2 2 (5.26%) IISP
3 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (23.68%) PCI DSS
2 7 (18.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (5.26%) COBIT
3 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.26%) ISO27002
3 2 (5.26%) RMADS
4 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
2 2 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) Citrix
2 2 (5.26%) F5
2 2 (5.26%) IronPort
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Intel Security