The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 68 70 68
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.52% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.67% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £521 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.92% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.00 £37.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+22.66% +44.23%
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
518 601 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 80.43% 78.36% 77.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 369 370
Average daily rate £375 £365 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 10
Average hourly rate £29.75 £18.90 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £12.47 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -11 1 £530 +51.42% 2
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blockchain
1 1 (50.00%) CESG
1 1 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) SABSA
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm