Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 84 101
Rank change year-on-year +9 +17 -1
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 13 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 0.81% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.02% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Reading median daily rate £475 £118 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +304.26% -78.92% +31.18%
10th Percentile £365 £109 £493
90th Percentile £650 £370 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £445 £558
% change year-on-year +9.55% -20.18% +31.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Analytics
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
2 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
2 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
2 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) GDPR
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) HP Helion
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
3 2 (15.38%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Visualforce
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Analytics
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Content Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
2 2 (15.38%) SIEM
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Cyber Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Patch Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Apex Code
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) CISM
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) A+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CISSP
3 1 (7.69%) CLAS
3 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.69%) CRISC
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PCI QSA
3 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) EnCase
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) VMware