Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.47% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Watford median daily rate - £525 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £300 £550 £450
% change year-on-year -45.45% +22.22% -
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 377 230 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 87.67% 79.58% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 118 81
Watford median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £219 £216 £213
90th Percentile £588 £538 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 10
Watford median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.91% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £14.68 £12.45 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £15.73 £38.30
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £42.20 £21.25
% change year-on-year -40.76% +98.56% +32.00%

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

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
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco