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 3 months to 29 June 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 45 67
Rank change year-on-year -43 +22  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 33 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.49% 3.43% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 4.05% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 29 17
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £523 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.87% +16.11%  
South East median daily rate £450 £496 £450
% change year-on-year -9.31% +10.27%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 825 814 984
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 80.57% 84.62% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1706 1798 2090
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £411 £410 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +8.60%  
10th Percentile £295 £263 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 27 83
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £29.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +141.66% -53.84%  
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.74 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £58.00 £55.00
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

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
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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -37 3 £450 -9.77%
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) Information Assurance
2 10 (37.04%) CISSP
2 10 (37.04%) CESG
2 10 (37.04%) CESG Certified Professional
3 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 8 (29.63%) ISMS
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
5 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
6 6 (22.22%) RMADS
6 6 (22.22%) Cryptography
6 6 (22.22%) IPsec
6 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (18.52%) Wireless
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Internet
7 5 (18.52%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) Big Data
8 4 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Open Source
8 4 (14.81%) Unix
8 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) DevOps

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 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) IPsec
2 5 (18.52%) Internet
2 5 (18.52%) Wireless
3 1 (3.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) Impala
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
1 7 (25.93%) Security Advisor
1 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Penetration Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Security Penetration Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Security Tester
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
3 4 (14.81%) Tester
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Data Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Hadoop Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Kafka
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) CESG
2 5 (18.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (11.11%) Online Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Information Assurance
2 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 8 (29.63%) ISMS
3 8 (29.63%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (25.93%) Security Architecture
5 6 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 6 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (14.81%) DevOps
7 4 (14.81%) Open Source
7 4 (14.81%) Security Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.81%) Service Design
8 2 (7.41%) Information Security
8 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.70%) Big Data Analytics
9 1 (3.70%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.70%) Data Engineering
9 1 (3.70%) Machine Learning
Qualifications
1 17 (62.96%) Security Cleared
2 10 (37.04%) CESG Certified Professional
2 10 (37.04%) CISSP
3 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) CISM
6 1 (3.70%) IISP
6 1 (3.70%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) RMADS
2 1 (3.70%) FedRAMP
2 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) HDFS
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Talend