The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 53 22 38
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 28 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.39% 5.25% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 6.93% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 27 1
Median daily rate £425 £455 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.59% +9.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +100.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
431 404 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.37% 75.80% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 276 157
Median daily rate £425 £410 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +26.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £587 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.80 £25.00 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the South Yorkshire region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the South Yorkshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -25 2 £425 -6.59%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) CISSP
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) CISA
3 3 (37.50%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) QRadar
4 2 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
4 2 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (25.00%) COBIT
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) OWASP
4 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
5 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (12.50%) ISMS
5 1 (12.50%) CESG
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Governance Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Information Governance Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technology Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 2 (25.00%) OWASP
3 2 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Governance
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISA
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 3 (37.50%) QRadar