Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 March 2019 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 > Kent
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 54 62
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 0 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - 2.17% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.78% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Kent median daily rate - £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
South East median daily rate £520 £499 £500
% change year-on-year +4.20% -0.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £38.75 - -

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 361 396 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 84.15% 78.11% 84.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 283 311
Kent median daily rate £425 £368 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.65% -2.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £252 £206
90th Percentile £625 £635 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 11
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £39.81 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +45.38% +5.31%
10th Percentile £15.19 £21.92 £9.61
90th Percentile £46.45 £42.59 £29.92
South East median hourly rate £24.91 £24.02 £21.76
% change year-on-year +3.71% +10.37% -20.86%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Kent

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Kent