Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 21 November 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 54 98
Rank change year-on-year -62 +44 +12
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 22 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.93% 3.61% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 4.29% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 52 22
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £550 £524 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.01% +18.03% +34.47%
10th Percentile £410 £406 £300
90th Percentile £782 £575 £541
South East median daily rate £470 £486 £500
% change year-on-year -3.34% -2.75% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1937 1468 2129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 81.59% 84.22% 80.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 801 1120
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +8.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £252 £235 £238
90th Percentile £538 £550 £510
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 59 61
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.69% +27.45%
10th Percentile £9.58 £9.31 £9.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.30 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Buckinghamshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Buckinghamshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Buckinghamshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -64 18 £588 +13.80% 6
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 10 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security
1 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 7 (31.82%) CESG
4 6 (27.27%) CISSP
5 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
5 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Degree
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
6 4 (18.18%) ISMS
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
6 4 (18.18%) Security Management
6 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
6 4 (18.18%) OWASP
6 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
6 4 (18.18%) Security Patching
7 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.64%) CLAS
7 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL V3
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) SANS

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.09%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (13.64%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Consultant
2 8 (36.36%) Security Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (13.64%) Security Advisor
7 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Big Data Engineer
7 2 (9.09%) Data Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (4.55%) CLAS Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (4.55%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Kafka
1 2 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) CESG
2 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Information Security
1 10 (45.45%) Risk Assessment
2 8 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 5 (22.73%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Security Architecture
4 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) ISMS
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) OWASP
4 4 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 4 (18.18%) Security Management
4 4 (18.18%) Security Patching
4 4 (18.18%) Security Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (13.64%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance
5 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) CISSP
2 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
2 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) CCNP
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 3 (13.64%) CISMP
3 3 (13.64%) CLAS
3 3 (13.64%) GIAC
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) SANS
4 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.55%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) SAP
1 2 (9.09%) Talend
2 1 (4.55%) Brocade
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec