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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.91% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £68.00

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 288 214 275
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 87.80% 76.98% 82.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 651 699
Median daily rate £360 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.09% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £213 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 11 18
Median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.59% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £12.75 £11.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £37.50 £23.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile First
2 7 (43.75%) Fintech
3 4 (25.00%) McAfee
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 4 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Java
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) User Experience
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Ant
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Maven
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
4 1 (6.25%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
2 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Fintech
2 4 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile First
3 4 (25.00%) Information Security
3 4 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Document Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) ISMS
6 1 (6.25%) Service Design
6 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (6.25%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISM
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) COBIT
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (25.00%) McAfee
1 4 (25.00%) Proofpoint