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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 57 77 70
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -7
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 10 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.43% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £180 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -20.00%

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
566 745 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 78.84% 70.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 451 356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 26 7
Median hourly rate £55.00 £33.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 2017.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 7 (58.33%) Data Entry
4 7 (58.33%) Workflow
4 7 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) SAP
4 7 (58.33%) Oracle
4 7 (58.33%) HND
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (8.33%) Lancope
6 1 (8.33%) Service Design
6 1 (8.33%) Open Source
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (8.33%) BDD

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 (75.00%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 1 (8.33%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) NUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Project Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer in Test
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mac Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Apache CXF
1 1 (8.33%) REST
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Data Entry
1 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) BDD
3 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (8.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) HND
2 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (8.33%) Lancope