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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 70 70 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.60% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.84% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate £490 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £52.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.79% +102.88%
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
791 713 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.72% 71.80% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 381 399
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 14
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.98 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
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 1 May 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (25.00%) GCIA
3 3 (25.00%) GCIH
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Qualys
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (25.00%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) .NET

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (8.33%) CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) Joomla!
1 1 (8.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (8.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Project
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) SSH
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Chief Information Officer
3 1 (8.33%) CISSP Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CLAS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Compliance Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Graduate
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) CSS3
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (25.00%) iPad
1 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Security Operations
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
4 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) SABSA
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) GCIA
2 3 (25.00%) GCIH
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) CITP
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) ISACA
4 1 (8.33%) ISSEP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) RSA Archer
1 1 (8.33%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Qualys
2 2 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) LogRhythm
3 1 (8.33%) NetWitness
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (8.33%) VMware