Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 65 86
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 12 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.89% 1.20% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.47% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 11
Reading median daily rate £400 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +9.09%
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £463 £500
% change year-on-year -5.41% -7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Reading median hourly rate - - £9.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 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 1,147 1,019 1,497
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 85.22% 81.78% 79.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 515 857
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £605 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 41
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £18.50 £21.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.57% -13.27% -1.02%
10th Percentile £12.31 £13.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £54.38 £57.50 £63.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.50 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +32.26% -8.82% -21.11%

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 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) PMI
2 5 (41.67%) PMP
2 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 4 (33.33%) HBase
3 4 (33.33%) Puppet
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
3 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Flume
3 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (33.33%) HDFS
3 4 (33.33%) Impala
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (25.00%) C
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (25.00%) MS Visio

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 4 (33.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) HSRP
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 4 (33.33%) Apache Hive
2 4 (33.33%) HBase
2 4 (33.33%) Impala
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Big Data Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) PMI
3 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Resource Management
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) SIEM
5 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) DV Cleared
1 5 (41.67%) PMI Certification
1 5 (41.67%) PMP
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CISM
4 1 (8.33%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Apache Flume
1 4 (33.33%) HDFS
2 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) Kibana
3 1 (8.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk