The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 56 74 65
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.43% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.79% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £118 £558 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-78.92% +31.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +5.55%
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
Berkshire

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
523 762 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 74.40% 73.69% 70.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 512 327
Median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 11
Median hourly rate £20.00 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.07% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.90 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.46 £37.09 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) CISSP
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 7 (33.33%) MS Office
3 7 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (33.33%) Data Entry
4 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
6 4 (19.05%) CEH
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
7 3 (14.29%) Legal
7 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) GCIA
7 3 (14.29%) GCIH
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (14.29%) HND
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (14.29%) Network Security
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) IPsec
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
2 2 (9.52%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) Broadband
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Administrator
1 7 (33.33%) Project Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Security Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Chief Information Officer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (14.29%) iPad
1 3 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 7 (33.33%) Workflow
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 3 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Network Design
5 2 (9.52%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) CEH
3 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) GCIA
3 3 (14.29%) GCIH
3 3 (14.29%) HND
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) CISM
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CISA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) CITP
5 1 (4.76%) ISACA
5 1 (4.76%) ISSEP
5 1 (4.76%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (19.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Nessus
1 1 (4.76%) Nexpose
1 1 (4.76%) Nmap
1 1 (4.76%) RSA Archer
1 1 (4.76%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
1 7 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Qualys
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 1 (4.76%) NetWitness
3 1 (4.76%) Rapid7