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 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 52 73
Rank change year-on-year -3 +21  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.80% 0.78% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.99% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Median daily rate £500 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

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 506 507 705
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 80.96% 78.60% 78.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 268 363
Median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 17 59
Median hourly rate £17.77 £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.92% -23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £15.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Hertfordshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stevenage - 1 £500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - - 1
Hatfield - 1 - - 1
Cybersecurity
East of England

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

1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Database Security
3 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Governance Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) IISP
2 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) SAP