Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing NCSC 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.072% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median daily rate - - -
South East median daily rate £300 £513 £700
% change year-on-year -41.46% -26.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £77.50 - -

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 527 499 464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.66% 12.78% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 233 223
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £218 £208 £233
90th Percentile £576 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £77.50 £29.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.24% +52.63% +52.00%
10th Percentile £16.25 £18.68 £12.00
90th Percentile £86.15 £47.35 £32.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year +100.00% +15.02% +12.19%

NCSC
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for NCSC in Berkshire

NCSC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for NCSC in Berkshire

NCSC
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 NCSC within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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 - 1 - -
NCSC
South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing NCSC 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 NCSC.

1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto

NCSC
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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) 802.11
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) OSPF
1 3 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Azure Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Saba