Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 76 82
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +21
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.10% 0.95% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.15% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Reading median daily rate £456 £538 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.12% +19.44% -19.28%
10th Percentile £400 £386 £362
90th Percentile £544 £650 £624
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -10.00%
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 1,245 1,043 1,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.68% 82.52% 80.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 572 749
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £229 £270 £239
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 40
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £16.00 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -24.99% -11.57%
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.10 £14.63
90th Percentile £58.25 £49.38 £43.28
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +38.71% -11.43% -27.45%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (37.50%) SAP
4 6 (37.50%) Workflow
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (37.50%) Data Entry
4 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (31.25%) Project Management
5 5 (31.25%) PMI
5 5 (31.25%) PMP
5 5 (31.25%) PMI Certification
6 4 (25.00%) ITIL
6 4 (25.00%) CISSP
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
7 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
7 3 (18.75%) Network Security
7 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (18.75%) CISM
7 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) CISA

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:

Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Network Security
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Big Data
1 1 (6.25%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Coordinator
1 6 (37.50%) Project Coordinator
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (31.25%) PMI
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Entry
1 6 (37.50%) Workflow
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 2 (12.50%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (6.25%) Analytics
6 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) SIEM
6 1 (6.25%) Visualisation
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) PMI Certification
1 5 (31.25%) PMP
2 4 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) CISM
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
5 1 (6.25%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
3 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Cloudera
3 1 (6.25%) Splunk