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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank 74 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£558 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £265
% change year-on-year
- +69.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.84 - £55.00
Cyber Security
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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
738 601 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 72.28% 68.76% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 310 354
Average daily rate £415 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 10 20
Average hourly rate £37.09 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.21% -34.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 3 (42.86%) Time Management
4 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Analytics
4 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
4 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
4 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) F5
4 3 (42.86%) REST
4 3 (42.86%) PKI
4 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
4 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Data Security
4 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
4 3 (42.86%) SSH
4 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) SSH
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (42.86%) Data Mining
1 3 (42.86%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (42.86%) Financial Institution
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Security Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
1 3 (42.86%) Taxonomies
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 3 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) Malware Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 3 (42.86%) Reverse Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Forensics
2 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Data Security
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Perl
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
1 3 (42.86%) F5