Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for NCSC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited NCSC over the 6 months to 6 June 2020 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.

National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 174 162
Contract jobs citing NCSC 0 5 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.12% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.90% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.38% -
South East median daily rate £600 £513 £475
% change year-on-year +16.96% +8.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

NCSC is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 190 556 471
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 9.59% 13.59% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 215 213
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -2.44%
10th Percentile £206 £231 £250
90th Percentile £585 £588 £588
South East median daily rate £400 £430 £425
% change year-on-year -6.98% +1.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 17
Median hourly rate £19.50 £62.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.80% +123.21% +69.70%
10th Percentile £17.26 £10.66 £16.29
90th Percentile £34.85 £83.63 £49.25
Median hourly rate £20.00 £41.95 £25.28
% change year-on-year -52.32% +65.94% +36.65%

NCSC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing NCSC as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for NCSC in Berkshire

NCSC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing NCSC in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for NCSC in Berkshire