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 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 33 41 34
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 21 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.93% 1.72% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.25% 2.17% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 3
Median daily rate £475 £463 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +32.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £7.19 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
Information Security
Yorkshire

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
400 414 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 74.77% 79.31% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 288 160
Median daily rate £425 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.39 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.19% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £9.50 £14.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.80 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 19 £475 +2.70%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (37.50%) QRadar
3 9 (28.13%) HTTP
3 9 (28.13%) Finance
4 8 (25.00%) Nessus
4 8 (25.00%) Nmap
4 8 (25.00%) Metasploit
5 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (21.88%) Banking
6 6 (18.75%) Information Management
6 6 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
6 6 (18.75%) SIEM
7 5 (15.63%) Splunk
7 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
7 5 (15.63%) Trend Micro
7 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (15.63%) JIRA
7 5 (15.63%) RSA Archer
7 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.63%) Intel Security
8 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
8 4 (12.50%) CISSP
8 4 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 4 (12.50%) Threat Management
8 4 (12.50%) Use Case
9 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (9.38%) Computer Security
9 3 (9.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
3 2 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) CTI
4 1 (3.13%) DNS
4 1 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (3.13%) Network Security
4 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Metasploit
2 5 (15.63%) JIRA
General
1 9 (28.13%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
1 13 (40.63%) Consultant
2 11 (34.38%) Security Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Information Security Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) SOC Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) ArcSight Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Splunk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Incident Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
7 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 1 (3.13%) Information Governance Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Risk Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.13%) CESG
5 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
2 2 (6.25%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) VMS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (18.75%) Information Management
2 6 (18.75%) Security Operations
2 6 (18.75%) SIEM
3 4 (12.50%) Threat Management
3 4 (12.50%) Use Case
4 3 (9.38%) Anomaly Detection
4 3 (9.38%) Computer Security
4 3 (9.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (9.38%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Data Security
5 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (3.13%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) CISSP
2 3 (9.38%) CISM
3 2 (6.25%) CREST Certified
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) CEH
4 1 (3.13%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (3.13%) CISA
4 1 (3.13%) CISMP
4 1 (3.13%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (3.13%) GCED
4 1 (3.13%) GCIA
4 1 (3.13%) GCIH
4 1 (3.13%) GSEC
4 1 (3.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) BS25999
2 1 (3.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) QRadar
2 8 (25.00%) Nessus
2 8 (25.00%) Nmap
3 5 (15.63%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (15.63%) RSA Archer
4 4 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) ArcSight
1 5 (15.63%) Intel Security
1 5 (15.63%) Splunk
1 5 (15.63%) Trend Micro
2 1 (3.13%) Intel
2 1 (3.13%) Lotus
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec