Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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 > Kent
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 59 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.25% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.69% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Kent median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% -
South East median daily rate £500 £464 £498
% change year-on-year +7.87% -6.83% -0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 345 433 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 86.03% 80.48% 83.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 327 284
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £181 £215 £193
90th Percentile £600 £625 £550
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +6.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 5
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £25.69 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.24% +83.50% -28.21%
10th Percentile £11.24 £25.30 £9.61
90th Percentile £42.50 £46.00 £21.95
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £23.00 £24.23
% change year-on-year +9.22% -5.06% -3.10%

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

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Kent region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
Canterbury - 1 - - 2
Cybersecurity
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) AMQP
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Iteration Planning
4 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) AMQP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) IAM Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum Master
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Iteration Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Product Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SOA
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) ForgeRock