Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.02% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median daily rate - - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £300 £550
% change year-on-year +50.00% -45.45% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 342 390 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.24% 88.64% 78.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 179 109
Watford median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £211 £205
90th Percentile £550 £588 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 7
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £18.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.44% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £14.40 £14.45 £11.87
90th Percentile £51.00 £40.00 £15.35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year - -26.32% +13.10%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Watford

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 Watford region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) RIP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) SIEM
2 2 (50.00%) CRISC
2 2 (50.00%) SABSA
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) SABSA
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) SIEM
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CEH
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CRISC
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) McAfee
1 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec