Period
to 21 August 2018

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 August 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 > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 109 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -63 +65
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 23 26 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 1.18% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.42% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 8 53
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £685 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.31% +34.31% +13.33%
10th Percentile £214 £443 £405
90th Percentile £838 £808 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £465 £500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -7.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £67.00 £45.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year +48.89% +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 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 1,613 1,832 1,635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 84.32% 82.86% 85.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 879 842 890
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £235 £240 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 57 53
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.35% +10.71% -20.00%
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.30 £9.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.50% -11.11% -

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 August 2018.

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 August 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
Milton Keynes -2 14 £504 -26.42% 6
Aylesbury - 3 £450 - 1
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Cybersecurity
South East

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

1 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) MCSE
2 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL V3
3 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 7 (30.43%) CISSP
5 6 (26.09%) CISM
5 6 (26.09%) CISMP
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 6 (26.09%) CCNP
5 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
6 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 4 (17.39%) OWASP
7 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
7 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (17.39%) GDPR
7 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 4 (17.39%) Information Security
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.04%) Office 365

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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (13.04%) Office 365
3 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.35%) IaaS
4 1 (4.35%) iPaaS
4 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 1 (4.35%) Digital Economy
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (21.74%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Change Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) Head of Operations
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Linked Data
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 9 (39.13%) ITIL V3
3 8 (34.78%) PRINCE2
4 5 (21.74%) Security Architecture
5 4 (17.39%) Change Management
5 4 (17.39%) Information Security
5 4 (17.39%) OWASP
6 3 (13.04%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.70%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Service Management
7 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.35%) Conceptual Models
8 1 (4.35%) Data Science
8 1 (4.35%) IT Strategy
8 1 (4.35%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 1 (4.35%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C#
1 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) MCSE
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CISSP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) CISM
3 6 (26.09%) CISMP
4 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) MCP
6 1 (4.35%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (17.39%) GDPR
2 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
3 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) SAP