The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 79 63 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.83% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
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
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
758 600 724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.80% 69.93% 73.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 334 364
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 8 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 3 (60.00%) HND
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Data Entry
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) PKI
4 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) DB2

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Project Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Entry
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) F5