Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 65 100
Rank change year-on-year -14 +35 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 20 28 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.28% 2.01% 0.062%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.63% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 23 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.86% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £268 £406 £438
90th Percentile £333 £575 £463
East of England median daily rate £400 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £35.00 £40.18
% change year-on-year - -12.89% -33.03%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1252 1065 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.00% 76.56% 75.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 612 624
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £224 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 56 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £29.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.50% +41.67% +30.43%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £8.93
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £41.80
East of England median hourly rate £31.02 £31.48 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.46% +25.90% +3.65%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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
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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Hatfield - 12 - -
Watford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -7 1 - -
Stevenage - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (50.00%) CISM
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (35.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
4 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (35.00%) Network Security
4 7 (35.00%) SIEM
4 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
5 6 (30.00%) Network Design
5 6 (30.00%) High Availability
5 6 (30.00%) Unix
6 5 (25.00%) CCNP
6 5 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) JNCIP
6 5 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (20.00%) VoWiFi
7 4 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (20.00%) Tekelec
7 4 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
7 4 (20.00%) MVNO
7 4 (20.00%) VoLTE

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 7 (35.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Google Analytics
1 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Firewall
2 7 (35.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 4 (20.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (20.00%) MVNO
4 4 (20.00%) SS7
4 4 (20.00%) Value-Added Service
4 4 (20.00%) VoLTE
4 4 (20.00%) VoWiFi
5 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (10.00%) SSL
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (5.00%) HTTP
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (20.00%) Billing
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Architect
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Core Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (10.00%) Kafka
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Penetration Testing
1 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
1 7 (35.00%) SIEM
2 6 (30.00%) High Availability
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) BDD
3 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Microservices
3 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CISM
1 10 (50.00%) CISSP
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 5 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) CCSA
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
1 2 (10.00%) XenApp
1 2 (10.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Nokia
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
1 4 (20.00%) Tekelec
2 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Google
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) FireEye
3 1 (5.00%) Intel
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec