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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 75 105
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 44 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.28% 1.89% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.37% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
Median daily rate £550 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1469 1860 1942
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 81.12% 80.00% 78.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 1024 966
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 71 75
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% -9.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.00 £39.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 £600 +50.00% 15
Bracknell +7 1 - - 1
Windsor - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
2 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Lancope
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Network Security
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
4 2 (10.53%) REST
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (10.53%) Data Entry
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (10.53%) JSON

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 (5.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
1 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) ICMP
3 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.26%) PPP
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Security Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Mac Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Payments Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) JSON
1 2 (10.53%) REST
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (5.26%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Debian
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
3 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.53%) API Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Data Entry
4 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Service Management
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source Development
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.53%) MCSA
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.26%) HND
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SANS
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
1 1 (5.26%) GDPR
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat
1 4 (21.05%) Lancope
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Apple
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle