Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 41 49
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 11 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.08% 0.88% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 1.17% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Southampton median daily rate £508 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.82% +10.00% -
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £516
% change year-on-year +5.88% -17.68% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £67.00 - -

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 458 341 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 86.58% 74.95% 77.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 203 229
Southampton median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £307 £250 £237
90th Percentile £575 £579 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 24
Southampton median hourly rate £15.86 £14.15 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.07% +8.87% -22.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.95 £11.27
90th Percentile £47.87 £48.09 £30.38
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £38.63
% change year-on-year -6.67% -2.91% +62.63%

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 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) GDPR
4 2 (18.18%) Jetty
4 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) HTML
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Servlets
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) JBoss
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) GWT
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
4 2 (18.18%) Java SE
4 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful

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 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Network Security
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) InterSystems Cache
1 1 (9.09%) Redis
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQLite
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Head of Security
3 1 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Commons
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) GWT
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) Java SE
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) Servlets
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
1 2 (18.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Security Operations
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (9.09%) Social Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) CISM
2 1 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
1 2 (18.18%) Imperva
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
1 2 (18.18%) Sophos
1 2 (18.18%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
2 1 (9.09%) Informatica
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm