Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CESG Certified Professional qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 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.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 83 85
Rank change year-on-year -18 +2 +22
Contract jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 11 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.68% 0.61% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 2.10% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 10
Wales median daily rate £700 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +15.00% -14.89%
UK median daily rate £525 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Wales median hourly rate - - £72.50
UK median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 £73.25
% change year-on-year +23.81% -28.33% +47.98%

CESG Certified Professional is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 333 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 27.62% 29.13% 31.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 226 275
Wales median daily rate £425 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -8.54% +5.81%
10th Percentile £231 £157 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 13
Wales median hourly rate £18.87 £36.25 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.94% -36.96% +293.16%
10th Percentile £12.10 £16.75 £16.07
90th Percentile £42.00 £58.75 £78.80
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +3.77% +10.42%

CESG Certified Professional
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing CESG Certified Professional as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for CESG Certified Professional in Wales

CESG Certified Professional
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for CESG Certified Professional in Wales

CESG Certified Professional
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CESG Certified Professional in Wales

CESG Certified Professional
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 CESG Certified Professional within the Wales region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -25 11 £700 +21.74% 3
CESG Certified Professional
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing CESG Certified Professional also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for CESG Certified Professional.

1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Cryptography
3 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (54.55%) Threat Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) DMZ
4 6 (54.55%) HND
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Linux
4 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) CESG
4 6 (54.55%) MODAF
5 4 (36.36%) CISSP
6 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing

CESG Certified Professional
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DMZ
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
1 6 (54.55%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Security Advisor
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Advisor
3 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 6 (54.55%) CESG
2 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Security Architecture
2 8 (72.73%) Cryptography
3 7 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
4 6 (54.55%) MODAF
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 6 (54.55%) Threat Analysis
4 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Open Source
5 3 (27.27%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Secure Coding
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security
7 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) SC Cleared
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) HND
3 4 (36.36%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) CEH
5 1 (9.09%) CCNP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (9.09%) CISM
5 1 (9.09%) CISMP
5 1 (9.09%) GIAC
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) AlienVault
2 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
2 1 (9.09%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) LogLogic
2 1 (9.09%) LogRhythm
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk