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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.53% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Median daily rate £513 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £444 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -11.25% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -19.56% +2.22%  

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 357 433 327
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 78.81% 78.73% 79.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 299 225
Median daily rate £425 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £725 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -15.72%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 - 16 £513 - 1
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) CESG
3 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
3 7 (21.88%) Information Security
3 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (18.75%) CLAS
4 6 (18.75%) Internet
4 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (15.63%) Banking
5 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (15.63%) Use Case
5 5 (15.63%) Reverse Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
5 5 (15.63%) Malware Reverse Engineering
5 5 (15.63%) Threat Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) SIEM
5 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
6 4 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
6 4 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
6 4 (12.50%) Firewall
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) HTTP
6 4 (12.50%) Resource Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) GitHub
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
2 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
1 2 (6.25%) JUnit
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Marketing
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Advertising
4 2 (6.25%) Military
5 1 (3.13%) Electronics
5 1 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Consultant
1 12 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Forensic Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Finance Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Practitioner
7 1 (3.13%) Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Apache CXF
1 2 (6.25%) REST
1 2 (6.25%) SOAP
1 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) CESG
2 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
4 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (6.25%) Social Media
5 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) Information Security
2 7 (21.88%) Risk Management
2 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (15.63%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
4 5 (15.63%) SIEM
4 5 (15.63%) Test Strategy
4 5 (15.63%) Threat Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Use Case
5 4 (12.50%) Anomaly Detection
5 4 (12.50%) Malware Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (12.50%) Re-Platforming
5 4 (12.50%) Resource Management
5 4 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (9.38%) Threat Detection
7 2 (6.25%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CLAS
2 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
2 1 (3.13%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) SAP