Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 45 50
Rank change year-on-year -15 +5 +21
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.76% 1.05% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.35% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Southampton median daily rate £350 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.58% -1.82% -28.26%
10th Percentile £314 £363 £350
90th Percentile £610 £463 £614
Hampshire median daily rate £469 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +13.64% -13.16% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £51.00 - -

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 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 445 370 397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 84.44% 78.06% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 220 281
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - +7.64%
10th Percentile £304 £241 £216
90th Percentile £564 £575 £550
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 36
Southampton median hourly rate £15.00 £44.12 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.00% +215.11% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.88 £11.31
90th Percentile £48.23 £50.06 £29.63
Hampshire median hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% +11.11% +44.00%

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 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SMS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Advisor
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SABSA
2 1 (25.00%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (25.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (25.00%) Sophos