Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 19 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 91 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 +28 -18
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 20 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.70% 1.00% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.19% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 1
Wales median daily rate £575 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.78% +5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £508 £348 £413
90th Percentile £600 £553 £438
UK median daily rate £488 £500 £485
% change year-on-year -2.50% +3.09% -0.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £40.88
% change year-on-year +28.57% -14.37% -31.88%

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 985 1176 1334
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 83.55% 83.76% 80.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 655 829 967
Wales median daily rate £388 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +12.36% -2.47%
10th Percentile £177 £213 £235
90th Percentile £556 £575 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 52 52
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +14.29% -1.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.53 £10.28
90th Percentile £50.98 £61.25 £41.13
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Wales over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Wales

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the Wales region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +17 17 £575 +27.78%
Cybersecurity
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (20.00%) NHS
5 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
5 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (20.00%) Service Design
5 4 (20.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Cyber Defence
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (15.00%) AlienVault
6 3 (15.00%) QRadar
6 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (15.00%) CCNP
6 3 (15.00%) Intel
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) MCSE
6 3 (15.00%) McAfee
6 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) CISMP
6 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) CESG

Cybersecurity
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (5.00%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (5.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (5.00%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Ant
1 1 (5.00%) Hudson
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
1 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Security Specialist
2 8 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) SAP CO Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) SAP FI Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (5.00%) Spring
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) NHS
1 4 (20.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (15.00%) CESG
2 3 (15.00%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 4 (20.00%) Service Design
2 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile First
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.00%) CCNP
4 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CISMP
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) IFRS
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) AlienVault
1 3 (15.00%) ArcSight
1 3 (15.00%) Intel
1 3 (15.00%) LogLogic
1 3 (15.00%) LogRhythm
1 3 (15.00%) McAfee
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk
2 2 (10.00%) SAP