Period
to 23 May 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 23 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 133 138
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +26
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 27 25 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 0.66% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.80% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 22
Berkshire median daily rate £481 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% -15.00% -
10th Percentile £400 £166 £358
90th Percentile £590 £548 £620
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +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 3,330 3,108 4,068
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 84.54% 82.42% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,706 1,450 2,187
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £254 £251
90th Percentile £588 £575 £542
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 124 125
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -32.58%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.10
90th Percentile £49.00 £47.85 £54.20
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.78% -10.87% +2.22%

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 23 May 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 23 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
Reading +4 12 £438 +2.94% 25
Maidenhead +2 6 £563 +7.14% 1
Newbury - 2 £450 - 2
Slough - 1 £488 - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) Information Security
3 7 (25.93%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Linux
4 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
5 5 (18.52%) Big Data
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (18.52%) ITIL
5 5 (18.52%) CISSP
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) PMI
6 4 (14.81%) PMP
6 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
6 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Change Management
6 4 (14.81%) Apache Flume
6 4 (14.81%) HBase
6 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Puppet
6 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
6 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
6 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (14.81%) Degree
6 4 (14.81%) Atlassian

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 4 (14.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
1 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) 2G
2 1 (3.70%) 3G
2 1 (3.70%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) HSRP
2 1 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) MPLS
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 4 (14.81%) Apache Hive
2 4 (14.81%) Hadoop
2 4 (14.81%) HBase
2 4 (14.81%) Impala
3 1 (3.70%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 5 (18.52%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 3 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Big Data Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Data Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Hadoop Developer
4 2 (7.41%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
1 3 (11.11%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.81%) PMI
3 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberattack
4 1 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Project Management
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Change Management
5 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.81%) Security Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (11.11%) Data Centre Operations
6 3 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
6 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 3 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
6 3 (11.11%) SIEM
6 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (7.41%) Defect Management
7 2 (7.41%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Apex Code
2 3 (11.11%) C
2 3 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) Perl
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) Degree
3 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
3 4 (14.81%) PMP
3 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) CISM
5 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CCNA
5 1 (3.70%) CCSP
5 1 (3.70%) CEH
5 1 (3.70%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.70%) CISA
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 2 (7.41%) GDPR
3 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.70%) COBIT
4 1 (3.70%) ISO 31000
4 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Apache Flume
1 4 (14.81%) HDFS
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.70%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Kibana
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (3.70%) CSIRT
3 1 (3.70%) Nessus
3 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian
2 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Splunk
4 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Juniper
4 1 (3.70%) McAfee