Period
to 20 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 20 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cybersecurity
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 51 54
Rank change year-on-year +6 +3 +12
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 15 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.45% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 0.93% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Bedfordshire median daily rate £258 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.63% -27.27% +22.22%
10th Percentile £140 £363 £525
90th Percentile £436 £438 £575
East of England median daily rate £550 £438 £550
% change year-on-year +25.71% -20.45% +32.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £36.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +300.00% -

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 550 538 556
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 89.72% 91.03% 86.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 388 393
Bedfordshire median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £301
90th Percentile £600 £575 £619
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £14.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -68.82% +106.67%
10th Percentile £10.16 £14.00 £15.70
90th Percentile £36.25 £32.25 £50.76
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £33.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -46.97% +20.00% +10.00%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Bedfordshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Bedfordshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Bedfordshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 1 £375 - 1
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
3 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
3 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
3 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (53.33%) Node.js
3 8 (53.33%) PaaS
3 8 (53.33%) Kafka
3 8 (53.33%) Analytics
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Google
3 8 (53.33%) Marketing
3 8 (53.33%) Google Analytics
3 8 (53.33%) .NET
3 8 (53.33%) OO
3 8 (53.33%) Advertising
3 8 (53.33%) Docker
3 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 8 (53.33%) .NET Core
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) OSCP
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (20.00%) GIAC
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (53.33%) Google Analytics
1 8 (53.33%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) SaaS
3 1 (6.67%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MongoDB
1 8 (53.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Robot Framework
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (53.33%) Advertising
1 8 (53.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Architect
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce Architect
1 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
1 8 (53.33%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Digital Architect
2 7 (46.67%) Digital Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Field Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) GDPR Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
1 8 (53.33%) .NET Core
1 8 (53.33%) Kafka
1 8 (53.33%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) Behat
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) E-Commerce
2 9 (60.00%) BDD
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Analytics
3 8 (53.33%) Microservices
3 8 (53.33%) OO
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Information Security
5 3 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Data Privacy
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) Data Security
7 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) GIAC
1 3 (20.00%) OSCP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Docker
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) VMware