The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 56 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 -  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £543 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +2.22%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 483 522 531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 78.28% 76.20% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 277 276
Median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £302 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +130.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £9.16 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Internet
3 8 (30.77%) Degree
3 8 (30.77%) SIEM
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (26.92%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) CISM
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) Forcepoint
5 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (23.08%) IISP
6 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
6 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
6 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
6 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
6 5 (19.23%) Unix
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
6 5 (19.23%) SOA
6 5 (19.23%) CISSP
7 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (15.38%) Coaching
7 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (11.54%) GISP
8 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 3 (11.54%) SABSA
8 3 (11.54%) Target Operating Model

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Law
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
1 8 (30.77%) Security Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 5 (19.23%) Data Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Security Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Operational Security Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Governance Manager
6 2 (7.69%) SOC Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
6 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Forensic Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
2 8 (30.77%) SIEM
3 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (19.23%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (19.23%) SOA
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
5 5 (19.23%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (15.38%) Coaching
6 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) OWASP
7 3 (11.54%) SABSA
7 3 (11.54%) Security Operations
7 3 (11.54%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) CISM
3 6 (23.08%) IISP
4 5 (19.23%) CISSP
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
5 3 (11.54%) CISA
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (11.54%) GIAC
5 3 (11.54%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
2 4 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Forcepoint