Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median daily rate - - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £488 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -2.50% -9.09% +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 300 293 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.29% 86.43% 76.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 137 116
Watford median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £544
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £413 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.13% +5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 3
Watford median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.69% +100.00% +45.00%
10th Percentile £14.20 £15.98 £13.65
90th Percentile £51.13 £40.00 £14.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.82 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.97% -25.24% +21.62%

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 15 August 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Infrastructure Management

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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering