The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 59 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 18 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.20% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £525
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
Cybersecurity
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
690 543 606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 84.25% 79.15% 80.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 418 389
Median daily rate £433 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.76% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.68 £11.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.03 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Wales region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Wales region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Wales region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 14 £450 -
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
2 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
2 8 (42.11%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Social Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) Static Program Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) Fuzz Testing
3 7 (36.84%) CREST Certified
3 7 (36.84%) Algorithms
3 7 (36.84%) OWASP
3 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
4 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
5 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 5 (26.32%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
6 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (42.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
1 3 (15.79%) WLAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.53%) Marketing
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 8 (42.11%) Security Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) SOC Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Migration Architect
5 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SIEM Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Algorithms
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) PKI
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.26%) CMDB
4 1 (5.26%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (42.11%) Fuzz Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Security Architecture
1 8 (42.11%) Social Engineering
1 8 (42.11%) Static Code Analysis
1 8 (42.11%) Static Program Analysis
2 7 (36.84%) OWASP
2 7 (36.84%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) Information Assurance
3 6 (31.58%) Secure Coding
4 5 (26.32%) Information Security
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Security Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Supplier Management
6 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.79%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 3 (15.79%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
1 7 (36.84%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) CISSP
2 8 (42.11%) CEH
3 7 (36.84%) CREST Certified
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Nessus
1 3 (15.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 3 (15.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (5.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Avaya
2 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (15.79%) F5
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) ScanSafe
2 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
2 3 (15.79%) Splunk
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec