Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 42 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 13 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.93% 0.43% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 0.56% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Southampton median daily rate £475 £588 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.15% +67.86% -
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £550 £600
% change year-on-year -13.64% -8.33% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £82.50

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 Southampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 377 360 374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 85.10% 78.26% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 217 235
Southampton median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £306 £269 £247
90th Percentile £575 £713 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £410 £395
% change year-on-year +3.66% +3.80% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 28
Southampton median hourly rate £41.50 £13.81 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.62% -7.97% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.65 £22.50 £25.95
Hampshire median hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -6.25% -14.67% +66.67%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Southampton

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Southampton

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Southampton over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 4 (30.77%) GDPR
3 3 (23.08%) Qualys
3 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) Imperva
3 3 (23.08%) Splunk
3 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Commons
4 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
4 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
4 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) GWT
4 2 (15.38%) Jetty
4 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 2 (15.38%) Java SE
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Informatica
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Sophos
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) Servlets

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) JBoss
1 2 (15.38%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Security Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
5 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Apache Commons
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) GWT
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) Java SE
1 2 (15.38%) RESTful
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (15.38%) User Experience
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Ubuntu
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Security Operations
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) BCP
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (7.69%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Imperva
1 3 (23.08%) Qualys
1 3 (23.08%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) Google
2 2 (15.38%) Informatica
2 2 (15.38%) LogRhythm
2 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
2 2 (15.38%) Sophos
3 1 (7.69%) CyberArk