Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -39 +7 +29
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.73% 2.02% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 2.41% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 18
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £500 £525 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +18.31% -11.25%
10th Percentile £400 £425 £300
90th Percentile £658 £550 £540
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £82.50

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 1,807 1,452 1,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 82.62% 83.69% 81.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 780 944
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +10.71%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £258
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 54 60
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.75 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.03% -8.61% +29.12%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.31 £9.95
90th Percentile £48.60 £42.63 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.13
% change year-on-year - -17.01% +50.63%

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -46 13 £541 +3.10% 8
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
4 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) CISM
5 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) Legal
5 3 (18.75%) MCSE
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (18.75%) GIAC
5 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (18.75%) CISMP
5 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
5 3 (18.75%) OWASP
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) CLAS
5 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (18.75%) 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.25%) Impala
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Head of IT
4 2 (12.50%) Head of IT Security
4 2 (12.50%) Head of Security
4 2 (12.50%) Security Advisor
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Information Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Kafka
1 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 4 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) OWASP
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 2 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (12.50%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) CISMP
3 3 (18.75%) CLAS
3 3 (18.75%) GIAC
3 3 (18.75%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (18.75%) SANS
4 2 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) GDPR
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (12.50%) Basel II
2 2 (12.50%) HIPAA
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Brocade
1 1 (6.25%) Symantec
1 1 (6.25%) Talend