The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 52 76 69
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.64% 0.50% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £635 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 537 780 710
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 80.27% 77.30% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 421 398
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 12
Median hourly rate £17.59 £50.33 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.04% +86.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.05 £18.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.33 £63.00 £55.65
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Reading

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 7 (38.89%) Data Entry
4 6 (33.33%) SAP
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 6 (33.33%) HND
4 6 (33.33%) Workflow
4 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (22.22%) JIRA
6 3 (16.67%) REST
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
7 2 (11.11%) Apple
7 2 (11.11%) Internet
7 2 (11.11%) VPN
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) MCSE
7 2 (11.11%) MCSA
7 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.11%) Information Security
7 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Internet
1 2 (11.11%) Network Security
1 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) ICMP
2 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.56%) SSH
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) NUnit
2 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Junior
3 2 (11.11%) Project Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer in Test
4 1 (5.56%) Open Source Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) CentOS
3 1 (5.56%) Debian
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Entry
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) API Testing
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) BDD
5 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Data Privacy
5 1 (5.56%) Open Source Development
5 1 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Service Design
5 1 (5.56%) User Stories
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (33.33%) HND
3 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) MCSE
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) CISM
4 1 (5.56%) CISSP
4 1 (5.56%) SANS
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) COBIT
1 1 (5.56%) GDPR
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Ansible
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.56%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Apple
3 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 2 (11.11%) Lancope
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco