Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 118 50
Rank change year-on-year +18 -68 +51
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 15 22 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.87% 0.93% 3.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.12% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 56
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £519 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.68% +4.76% +18.31%
10th Percentile £406 £410 £406
90th Percentile £838 £782 £575
South East median daily rate £500 £469 £485
% change year-on-year +6.72% -3.40% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 1,511 1,959 1,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 87.14% 82.55% 84.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 919 818
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £403 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £241
90th Percentile £575 £532 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 95 63
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.24 £16.66 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.51% +16.10% -11.09%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.58 £9.31
90th Percentile £37.65 £48.75 £41.75
South East median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.67% -5.26% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +15 11 £610 +3.83% 10
Aylesbury - 2 £450 - 2
Buckingham - 1 £475 -
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) OWASP
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) CISSP
4 4 (26.67%) GDPR
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) CISM
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) CISMP
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Migration
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
6 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Certification

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 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) iPaaS
3 1 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) GIS
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Head of Operations
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Information Security
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (26.67%) OWASP
2 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Statistics
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 3 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) CISM
3 3 (20.00%) CISMP
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (26.67%) GDPR
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) CyberArk
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) VMware