The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cyber Security
Rank - 62 55
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.21% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.57% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £55.00
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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
680 575 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.19% 77.08% 72.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 391 256
Average daily rate £356 £390 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 14
Average hourly rate £15.75 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.68% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.65 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Cyber Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Cyber Security Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Cyber Security
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) RMADS
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Research Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Cyber Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) SCADA
3 1 (20.00%) RMADS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Analytics
1 3 (60.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Anomaly Detection
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) PhD
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001