Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 83 100
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +1
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 12 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.96% 0.85% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 1.06% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 11
Reading median daily rate £525 £146 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +258.97% -73.77% +31.18%
10th Percentile £365 £109 £313
90th Percentile £606 £456 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £530 £394 £558
% change year-on-year +34.60% -29.37% +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 1,034 1,130 1,513
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.39% 80.48% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 639 573 951
Reading median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £237 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £541
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 73
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £23.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.30% -23.95% +74.08%
10th Percentile £11.10 £12.65 £15.00
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.13 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £25.54
% change year-on-year -17.14% -31.47% +34.39%

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 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) GDPR
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Windows

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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) HP Helion
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) SMS
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
4 2 (16.67%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberattack
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 4 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) SWOT Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Apex Code
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (8.33%) CLAS
4 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (8.33%) CRISC
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) GDPR
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) EnCase
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Splunk
2 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) VMware