Period
to 21 July 2018

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 July 2018 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 39 53
Rank change year-on-year +27 +14 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 97 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 9.77% 4.63% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.52% 5.67% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £470 £513 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.29% +15.17% -
10th Percentile £413 £413 £385
90th Percentile £598 £688 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £443 £450
% change year-on-year +7.34% -1.67% -21.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 842 653 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.79% 81.73% 81.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 369 597
South Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £410 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.22% -3.53% +25.93%
10th Percentile £268 £246 £281
90th Percentile £550 £575 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 21
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.59% -30.00% +44.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.88 £26.15 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £19.49 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +44.39% -6.90% -6.12%

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 July 2018.

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 July 2018. 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 +26 92 £468 -8.78% 1
Doncaster - 1 £470 - 2
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 66 (68.04%) Finance
2 42 (43.30%) Banking
3 37 (38.14%) Investment Management
4 25 (25.77%) Security Operations
4 25 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 23 (23.71%) SIEM
6 21 (21.65%) Cyberthreat
7 17 (17.53%) Threat Intelligence
8 16 (16.49%) Programme Delivery
8 16 (16.49%) Data Centre
8 16 (16.49%) Financial Institution
9 15 (15.46%) Cryptography
10 13 (13.40%) QRadar
10 13 (13.40%) Project Management
11 12 (12.37%) SMS
12 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
13 10 (10.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
14 9 (9.28%) Change Management
14 9 (9.28%) Information Security
14 9 (9.28%) Windows
14 9 (9.28%) CISSP
15 8 (8.25%) Data Protection
15 8 (8.25%) Security Operations Centre
15 8 (8.25%) ForeScout
16 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (7.22%) SSH
16 7 (7.22%) Intel
16 7 (7.22%) Firewall
16 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
17 6 (6.19%) GAP Analysis

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 6 (6.19%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.03%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.37%) SMS
2 7 (7.22%) Firewall
2 7 (7.22%) SSH
3 6 (6.19%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) LAN
4 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.06%) WAN
5 1 (1.03%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) Intranet
5 1 (1.03%) Multicast
5 1 (1.03%) NAS
5 1 (1.03%) Network Security
5 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) Big Data
3 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.03%) Maltego
3 1 (1.03%) MySQL
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 66 (68.04%) Finance
2 42 (43.30%) Banking
3 16 (16.49%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (45.36%) Analyst
2 24 (24.74%) Security Analyst
3 21 (21.65%) Business Analyst
4 19 (19.59%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) SOC Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Consultant
6 12 (12.37%) Security Consultant
7 11 (11.34%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 11 (11.34%) Incident Analyst
8 9 (9.28%) Project Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Security Manager
10 7 (7.22%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 7 (7.22%) Monitoring Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) SIEM Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Security Incident Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Security Project Manager
12 4 (4.12%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
12 4 (4.12%) Security Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) Senior Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.03%) JSON
3 1 (1.03%) LDAP
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) OAuth
3 1 (1.03%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.03%) REST
3 1 (1.03%) SOAP
3 1 (1.03%) SPML
3 1 (1.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Cyberthreat
2 16 (16.49%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.34%) Client/Server
4 8 (8.25%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) PKI
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) iSeries
7 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.03%) SCORM
7 1 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.28%) Windows
2 5 (5.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (38.14%) Investment Management
2 25 (25.77%) Security Operations
2 25 (25.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (23.71%) SIEM
4 17 (17.53%) Threat Intelligence
5 16 (16.49%) Programme Delivery
6 15 (15.46%) Cryptography
7 13 (13.40%) Project Management
8 10 (10.31%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 9 (9.28%) Change Management
9 9 (9.28%) Information Security
10 8 (8.25%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.19%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.19%) Coaching
11 6 (6.19%) Cyber Intelligence
11 6 (6.19%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (6.19%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.15%) PRINCE2
12 5 (5.15%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.12%) Python
1 4 (4.12%) SQL
2 3 (3.09%) Java
3 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.28%) CISSP
2 6 (6.19%) Degree
3 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) CCNA
5 2 (2.06%) CCNP
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.06%) CISM
5 2 (2.06%) CRISC
5 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.03%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.03%) GDPR
2 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) Firmware
1 4 (4.12%) OpenSSH
2 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.03%) KVM
3 1 (1.03%) NFS
3 1 (1.03%) SRDF
3 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) QRadar
2 4 (4.12%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.06%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.03%) CASB
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) ForeScout
2 7 (7.22%) Intel
3 3 (3.09%) Centrify
3 3 (3.09%) Cisco
3 3 (3.09%) Splunk
3 3 (3.09%) Thales
4 2 (2.06%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.03%) EMC
5 1 (1.03%) IBM
5 1 (1.03%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.03%) NetApp
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Veritas
5 1 (1.03%) VMware