The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 62 -
Rank change year-on-year +35 -  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.57% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £530 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.24% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.56% +2.22%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 291 337 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 86.61% 85.10% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 243 149
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £275 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 11
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -22.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £13.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £19.63 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Cardiff

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Cardiff

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cardiff over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (28.57%) Mobile First
2 6 (28.57%) Fintech
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
3 5 (23.81%) Proofpoint
3 5 (23.81%) Intel Security
3 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Avaya
5 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (14.29%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Splunk
6 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.52%) ScanSafe
6 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) VPN
1 2 (9.52%) WLAN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
2 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) SOC Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Fintech
1 6 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
3 1 (4.76%) CMDB
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Mobile First
2 6 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 5 (23.81%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Document Management
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
5 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) CISA
2 1 (4.76%) CISM
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.76%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Nessus
1 2 (9.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Blue Coat
1 5 (23.81%) Intel Security
1 5 (23.81%) Proofpoint
2 4 (19.05%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) F5
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) ScanSafe
3 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
3 2 (9.52%) Splunk
3 2 (9.52%) Symantec