Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 21 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 36 65
Rank change year-on-year +16 +29 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 59 53 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.08% 4.46% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.54% 5.56% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 35 6
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -8.63% -
10th Percentile £450 £385 £450
90th Percentile £597 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £478 £493
% change year-on-year +4.71% -3.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 691 953 800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 82.95% 80.15% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 648 575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £227
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.13%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in South Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in South Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in South Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
Sheffield +20 58 £550 +22.22% 2
Doncaster - 1 £475 -
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 38 (64.41%) Finance
2 36 (61.02%) Banking
3 30 (50.85%) Investment Management
4 25 (42.37%) Security Operations
5 24 (40.68%) SIEM
6 20 (33.90%) Client/Server
7 16 (27.12%) CISSP
7 16 (27.12%) Firewall
7 16 (27.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 16 (27.12%) Threat Intelligence
8 14 (23.73%) Information Security
9 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
10 11 (18.64%) Windows
10 11 (18.64%) QRadar
11 10 (16.95%) Security Operations Centre
11 10 (16.95%) Symantec
11 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
12 9 (15.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
12 9 (15.25%) Programme Delivery
13 8 (13.56%) CISM
13 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
13 8 (13.56%) Degree
13 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
13 8 (13.56%) CRISC
14 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
14 7 (11.86%) Linux

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) OpenDNS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Firewall
2 7 (11.86%) DNS
3 6 (10.17%) HTTP
3 6 (10.17%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (10.17%) SMS
4 4 (6.78%) Internet
4 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Maltego
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (64.41%) Finance
2 36 (61.02%) Banking
3 10 (16.95%) Investment Banking
4 7 (11.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (55.93%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) SOC Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Security Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Business Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Incident Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Project Manager
6 7 (11.86%) Security Manager
6 7 (11.86%) Security Project Manager
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Security Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Information Security Specialist
8 5 (8.47%) Information Specialist
8 5 (8.47%) Security Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Security Specialist
9 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.39%) Java EE
2 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Client/Server
2 10 (16.95%) Security Operations Centre
3 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
4 6 (10.17%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.47%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 4 (6.78%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Linux
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Windows NT
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Investment Management
2 25 (42.37%) Security Operations
3 24 (40.68%) SIEM
4 16 (27.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 16 (27.12%) Threat Intelligence
5 14 (23.73%) Information Security
6 12 (20.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Incident Management
8 9 (15.25%) Programme Delivery
9 8 (13.56%) Data Modelling
9 8 (13.56%) Test Automation
10 7 (11.86%) Coaching
10 7 (11.86%) Data Analysis
10 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.86%) Threat Modelling
11 6 (10.17%) Anomaly Detection
11 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 6 (10.17%) Threat Detection
11 6 (10.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) C++
1 3 (5.08%) Java
1 3 (5.08%) PHP
1 3 (5.08%) Python
2 2 (3.39%) Perl
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) CISSP
2 8 (13.56%) CISM
2 8 (13.56%) CRISC
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) CEH
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) QRadar
2 9 (15.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (10.17%) CSIRT
4 5 (8.47%) Nessus
4 5 (8.47%) Nmap
5 1 (1.69%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Symantec
2 2 (3.39%) IBM
2 2 (3.39%) Varonis
3 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco
3 1 (1.69%) Intel
3 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.69%) Splunk