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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 4.78% 4.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.71% 4.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
Median daily rate £450 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £68.00

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 280 369 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.58% 83.48% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 1111 710
Median daily rate £450 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £544 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 21
Median hourly rate £22.75 £20.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +64.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.20 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 13 £450 +7.14% 1
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (40.63%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Risk Management
4 9 (28.13%) CESG
5 8 (25.00%) Firewall
6 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
6 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
6 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (18.75%) DNS
7 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (18.75%) Banking
7 6 (18.75%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 6 (18.75%) CLAS
7 6 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence
8 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
8 5 (15.63%) Finance
8 5 (15.63%) SIEM
9 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
9 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 4 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (12.50%) Cisco
9 4 (12.50%) CCNP
9 4 (12.50%) CCNA

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 3 (9.38%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.38%) OpenDNS
3 1 (3.13%) GitHub
3 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) DNS
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 3 (9.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Maltego
2 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
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
1 11 (34.38%) Security Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 10 (31.25%) Security Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) IT Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Forensic Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Application Security Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (6.25%) Apache CXF
2 2 (6.25%) REST
2 2 (6.25%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) CESG
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
3 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
1 3 (9.38%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Information Security
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) Risk Management
4 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (18.75%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) Secure Coding
6 5 (15.63%) SIEM
7 4 (12.50%) Programme Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Security Operations
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Computer Security
8 3 (9.38%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) CLAS
3 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCNP
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) BC Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) CISSP
5 1 (3.13%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.13%) CSIRT
3 1 (3.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
1 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 4 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Intel
2 1 (3.13%) SAP