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 24 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 51 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -20
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 12 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.71% 0.098% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 0.12% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £468
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £46.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-23.91% -12.38%

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
569 812 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.94% 79.45% 72.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 479 363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Workflow
4 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) SAP
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) HND
4 7 (43.75%) Data Entry
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Web Services
6 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
7 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Java
7 2 (12.50%) MCSE
7 2 (12.50%) MCSA
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) VPN
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Apple

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 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) ICMP
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SSH
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
2 1 (6.25%) NUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 10 (62.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Project Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Junior
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Developer in Test
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mac Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Apache CXF
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Android
2 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) Debian
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Entry
1 7 (43.75%) Workflow
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) API Testing
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) BDD
4 1 (6.25%) Build Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
4 1 (6.25%) Service Design
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) User Stories
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 7 (43.75%) HND
3 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (12.50%) MCSA
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CISA
4 1 (6.25%) CISM
4 1 (6.25%) CISSP
4 1 (6.25%) SANS
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Lancope