Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 88 71
Rank change year-on-year -25 -17 +38
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 19 34 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.91% 1.74% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 2.09% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 26
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £201 £415 £403
90th Percentile £625 £550 £575
South East median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +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 1,719 1,629 1,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.76% 83.41% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 792 908
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +12.28%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £530
South East median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 48 37
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £16.00 £14.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.19% +8.33% -10.48%
10th Percentile £10.30 £9.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £48.00 £77.50 £44.05
South East median hourly rate £22.30 £20.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.78% -10.87% +2.22%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -32 13 £475 -9.52% 2
Aylesbury - 1 £180 - 1
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
2 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
3 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) CISSP
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) CISMP
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CISM
5 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (15.79%) Basel II
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) HIPAA
5 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) Office 365
5 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.79%) GDPR

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
2 2 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Blockchain
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Economy
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (15.79%) Change Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Head of IT
2 3 (15.79%) Head of IT Security
2 3 (15.79%) Head of Security
3 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.26%) Linked Data
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
3 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
4 4 (21.05%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (15.79%) Resource Management
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
6 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) IT Audit
6 2 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Monitoring
6 2 (10.53%) Security Operations
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) MCSE
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CISM
3 4 (21.05%) CISMP
4 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Basel II
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
1 3 (15.79%) HIPAA
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
1 3 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) XenApp
3 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Citrix
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) SAP