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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 50 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.84% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £100 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+350.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £472 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
+10.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £31.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+18.54% -39.21%
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
434 376 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 79.93% 78.01% 61.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 265 121
Median daily rate £450 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 15
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.08% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £7.69 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 - 10 £450 - 2
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (44.44%) ArcSight
1 16 (44.44%) QRadar
2 13 (36.11%) Splunk
2 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (30.56%) Information Management
3 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (27.78%) Nessus
4 10 (27.78%) Nmap
4 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
4 10 (27.78%) Metasploit
5 9 (25.00%) HTTP
5 9 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
6 8 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 8 (22.22%) Information Assurance
6 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
6 8 (22.22%) RMADS
7 7 (19.44%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (19.44%) ISO27005
8 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (13.89%) GCIA
9 5 (13.89%) GSEC
9 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
9 5 (13.89%) Change Management
9 5 (13.89%) Unix
9 5 (13.89%) Windows
9 5 (13.89%) Linux

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 2 (5.56%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) Internet
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.56%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (27.78%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Security Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) SOC Analyst
3 10 (27.78%) Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Information Security Consultant
3 10 (27.78%) Security Consultant
4 8 (22.22%) ArcSight Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Security Manager
6 5 (13.89%) SOC Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Operational Security Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Splunk Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Developer
8 2 (5.56%) Information Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (5.56%) Security Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
7 2 (5.56%) CESG
8 1 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Linux
1 5 (13.89%) Unix
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Information Management
2 10 (27.78%) Data Protection
3 8 (22.22%) Information Assurance
3 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
3 8 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 7 (19.44%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (19.44%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.89%) Change Management
6 5 (13.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
7 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Management
7 3 (8.33%) SIEM
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Computer Security
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.56%) ETL
8 2 (5.56%) Release Management
9 1 (2.78%) Data Security
9 1 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) C
1 2 (5.56%) C++
1 2 (5.56%) Java
1 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) GCIA
1 5 (13.89%) GSEC
2 3 (8.33%) CISSP
3 2 (5.56%) CISMP
3 2 (5.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) CISM
4 1 (2.78%) GCED
4 1 (2.78%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 8 (22.22%) RMADS
3 7 (19.44%) ISO27005
4 2 (5.56%) BS25999
5 1 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
Systems Management
1 16 (44.44%) QRadar
2 10 (27.78%) Nessus
2 10 (27.78%) Nmap
3 2 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) ArcSight
2 13 (36.11%) Splunk
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Tableau