Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 19 August 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 131 123
Rank change year-on-year -9 -8 +42
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 32 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.67% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.81% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 18
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -10.00%
10th Percentile £382 £390 £350
90th Percentile £600 £625 £625
South East median daily rate £500 £465 £500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
South East median hourly rate £67.00 £45.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +48.89% +400.00% -

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 Berkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,335 3,213 3,877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 85.01% 83.02% 81.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,665 1,556 2,082
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +6.84%
10th Percentile £256 £264 £255
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 127 127
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -9.09% -31.25%
10th Percentile £8.05 £11.25 £11.15
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.15 £35.70
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% -11.11% +1.12%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Berkshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Reading -2 16 £456 -13.10% 17
Slough -6 2 £900 +33.33% 2
Newbury - 2 £356 -
Maidenhead - 1 £550 - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (28.13%) Information Security
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) CISSP
3 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (21.88%) Project Management
4 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
4 6 (18.75%) CISM
4 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
5 5 (15.63%) Big Data
5 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 5 (15.63%) PMI
5 5 (15.63%) PMP
5 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (15.63%) ITIL
6 4 (12.50%) Windows
6 4 (12.50%) Oracle
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (12.50%) SAP
6 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (12.50%) Degree
6 4 (12.50%) Network Security
6 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 4 (12.50%) Data Entry
6 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.13%) HSRP
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.13%) HBase
3 1 (3.13%) Impala
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Analyst
1 5 (15.63%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.50%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Coordinator
2 4 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
2 4 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (9.38%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Designer
4 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.63%) PMI
3 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (9.38%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Information Security
2 7 (21.88%) Project Management
3 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL
4 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 4 (12.50%) Data Entry
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (9.38%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.38%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (9.38%) Security Operations
6 3 (9.38%) SIEM
6 3 (9.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
7 2 (6.25%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (6.25%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CISSP
2 6 (18.75%) CISM
3 5 (15.63%) PMI Certification
3 5 (15.63%) PMP
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.38%) CISA
5 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) CEH
7 1 (3.13%) CCNA
7 1 (3.13%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.13%) SANS
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.38%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.38%) GDPR
2 3 (9.38%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) ISO 31000
3 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (3.13%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.13%) HDFS
1 1 (3.13%) Snort
1 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 1 (3.13%) Nessus
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (9.38%) ArcSight
3 3 (9.38%) Cloudera
3 3 (9.38%) Splunk
4 2 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) Juniper
5 1 (3.13%) McAfee
5 1 (3.13%) Twitter