The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 17 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.88% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
450 413 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.27% 72.20% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 212 279
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £600 -
Watford - 1 £525 -
Cybersecurity
East of England

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 17 (45.95%) Internet
2 12 (32.43%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
4 9 (24.32%) Project Management
5 8 (21.62%) Forcepoint
5 8 (21.62%) SOA
5 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
5 8 (21.62%) Zachman Framework
5 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
5 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (21.62%) SIEM
6 7 (18.92%) CISM
7 6 (16.22%) Firewall
7 6 (16.22%) Finance
7 6 (16.22%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (16.22%) Unix
7 6 (16.22%) Windows
7 6 (16.22%) IISP
8 5 (13.51%) CISSP
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
8 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (13.51%) Coaching
8 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
9 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (10.81%) Service Management
9 4 (10.81%) Mentoring

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) Internet
2 6 (16.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 10 (27.03%) Security Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (18.92%) Security Manager
4 7 (18.92%) Security Solutions Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Data Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Team Leader
7 3 (8.11%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Operational Security Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Operations Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Manager
7 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Governance Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) SOC Manager
8 2 (5.41%) Software Development Team Leader
8 2 (5.41%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.41%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Unix
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (32.43%) Information Security
2 9 (24.32%) Project Management
3 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (21.62%) Risk Management
3 8 (21.62%) SIEM
3 8 (21.62%) SOA
3 8 (21.62%) TOGAF
3 8 (21.62%) Zachman Framework
4 6 (16.22%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
5 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (10.81%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.11%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 7 (18.92%) CISM
3 6 (16.22%) IISP
4 5 (13.51%) CISSP
5 3 (8.11%) CCNA
5 3 (8.11%) CISA
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.11%) GIAC
5 3 (8.11%) GISP
6 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Forcepoint
2 1 (2.70%) Intel Security
2 1 (2.70%) Lumension
2 1 (2.70%) Trustwave