Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 74 91
Rank change year-on-year -7 +17 +9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.08% 1.10% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.31% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Reading median daily rate £475 £500 £118
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +325.53% -78.92%
10th Percentile £423 £370 £109
90th Percentile £550 £601 £351
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £525 £423
% change year-on-year -9.52% +24.26% -24.22%
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 1,360 1,066 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 86.19% 83.74% 81.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 649 612
Reading median daily rate £433 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £222 £269 £232
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 40 45
Reading median hourly rate £37.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +167.86% -37.78% -27.18%
10th Percentile £20.00 £10.75 £12.45
90th Percentile £56.75 £39.75 £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +48.28% -21.62% -27.55%

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 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (52.94%) Workflow
2 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (52.94%) SAP
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (52.94%) Data Entry
2 9 (52.94%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (11.76%) Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
4 2 (11.76%) CISA
4 2 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (11.76%) Data Encryption
4 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.88%) SIEM
5 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data
5 1 (5.88%) Cloudera

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 10 (58.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Coordinator
1 9 (52.94%) Project Coordinator
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Encryption Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Data Entry
1 9 (52.94%) Workflow
2 2 (11.76%) Change Management
2 2 (11.76%) CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Data Encryption
2 2 (11.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (11.76%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (11.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (5.88%) Active Listening
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CISM
1 3 (17.65%) CISSP
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.76%) CISA
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
3 1 (5.88%) SANS
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 9 (52.94%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.88%) Splunk