Period
to 14 July 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Cyber Defence in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Defence over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Cyber Defence
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 62 93 99
Rank change year-on-year +31 +6 -11
Contract jobs citing Cyber Defence 4 9 8
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Wales 0.55% 0.61% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.84% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -36.36%
UK median daily rate £438 £475 £550
% change year-on-year -7.89% -13.64% +5.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £59.63 - -

Cyber Defence is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 188 488 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 25.93% 32.95% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 345 277
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £218 £213 £209
90th Percentile £605 £638 £575
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £455
% change year-on-year - +4.40% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £14.70 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.25% -22.10% -41.94%
10th Percentile £11.47 £8.97 £13.19
90th Percentile £35.00 £35.00 £41.20
Median hourly rate £30.75 £20.86 £21.90
% change year-on-year +47.45% -4.77% +9.50%

Cyber Defence
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Cyber Defence as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Defence in Wales

Cyber Defence
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cyber Defence in Wales.

Daily rate trend for Cyber Defence in Wales

Cyber Defence
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 Cyber Defence within the Wales region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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 +26 4 £400 -
Cyber Defence
UK

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Defence 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 Cyber Defence.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (100.00%) Data Development
2 2 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall

Cyber Defence
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) ISDN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test and Validation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Validation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Data Development
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) VMware