Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.71% 0.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Watford median daily rate - £525 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £575 £550
% change year-on-year -15.22% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 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 254 220 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 90.07% 83.65% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 112 94
Watford median daily rate £400 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +16.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £265 £189 £223
90th Percentile £538 £574 £534
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £405
% change year-on-year -5.88% +4.87% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Watford median hourly rate £29.50 £15.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.32% -58.67% +177.78%
10th Percentile £16.25 £14.75 £18.15
90th Percentile £75.00 £16.25 £41.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £31.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -45.02% +8.62% +16.00%

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 20 May 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Infrastructure Management
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Remote Infrastructure Management
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco