The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 70 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £440 £500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.75 £26.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year
+102.88% -46.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 752 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 67.08% 73.80% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 375 254
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £15.55 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Data Entry
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 4 (44.44%) SAP
2 4 (44.44%) HND
2 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Taxonomies
3 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Analytics
3 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) ISMS
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (44.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (33.33%) Data Mining
1 3 (33.33%) Hadoop
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
1 4 (44.44%) Project Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Taxonomies
2 1 (11.11%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Workflow
1 4 (44.44%) Data Entry
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) HND
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) SAP
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft