Period
to 22 August 2019

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 22 August 2019 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 22 14 35
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 +19
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 79 78 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.51% 8.26% 5.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.77% 9.56% 6.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 32 23
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -18.18% +29.41%
10th Percentile £390 £413 £415
90th Percentile £800 £588 £680
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -20.00% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £48.00 - -

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 901 816 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.65% 86.44% 82.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 523 380
South Yorkshire median daily rate £449 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.79% +3.06% -5.82%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £249
90th Percentile £563 £550 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 14
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £17.52 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.53% +27.42% -31.25%
10th Percentile £10.16 £9.31 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.57 £44.38 £26.49
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +25.00% -3.45%

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 22 August 2019.

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 22 August 2019. 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 -7 77 £400 -11.11% 1
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 (83.54%) Finance
2 61 (77.22%) Change Management
3 59 (74.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 25 (31.65%) Banking
5 21 (26.58%) Security Operations
6 17 (21.52%) Financial Institution
6 17 (21.52%) Data Loss Prevention
7 14 (17.72%) Programme Management
7 14 (17.72%) Programme Delivery
8 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (15.19%) Security Architecture
10 11 (13.92%) AWS
11 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
12 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
12 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
12 9 (11.39%) Azure
12 9 (11.39%) GDPR
13 8 (10.13%) Splunk
13 8 (10.13%) Workflow
14 7 (8.86%) SIEM
14 7 (8.86%) GCP
15 6 (7.59%) Information Security
16 5 (6.33%) Google
16 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
16 5 (6.33%) Internet
16 5 (6.33%) Web Services
16 5 (6.33%) Data Privacy
16 5 (6.33%) Line Management
16 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared

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 2 (2.53%) Apache
1 2 (2.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) AWS
2 9 (11.39%) Azure
3 7 (8.86%) GCP
4 4 (5.06%) Office 365
5 3 (3.80%) PaaS
6 2 (2.53%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Firewall
2 2 (2.53%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.27%) Big Data
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.53%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.53%) JIRA
3 2 (2.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.27%) Hamcrest
4 1 (1.27%) HtmlUnit
4 1 (1.27%) JBehave
4 1 (1.27%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Mockito
4 1 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (1.27%) TestNG
4 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 66 (83.54%) Finance
2 25 (31.65%) Banking
3 17 (21.52%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Analyst
2 18 (22.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Security Analyst
4 15 (18.99%) Business Analyst
5 13 (16.46%) Data Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Implementation Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Programme Manager
6 7 (8.86%) Security Architect
6 7 (8.86%) Security Manager
7 6 (7.59%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.33%) SOC Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Finance Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Service Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) CSS
2 1 (1.27%) HTML
2 1 (1.27%) REST
2 1 (1.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.53%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 2 (2.53%) Windows
3 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (77.22%) Change Management
2 59 (74.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 21 (26.58%) Security Operations
4 17 (21.52%) Data Loss Prevention
5 14 (17.72%) Programme Delivery
5 14 (17.72%) Programme Management
6 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.19%) Security Architecture
8 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.39%) Business Analysis
10 8 (10.13%) Workflow
11 7 (8.86%) SIEM
12 6 (7.59%) Information Security
13 5 (6.33%) Data Privacy
13 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
13 5 (6.33%) Line Management
13 5 (6.33%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (6.33%) Task Automation
14 4 (5.06%) Architecture Roadmap
14 4 (5.06%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.53%) Java
1 2 (2.53%) Python
1 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.27%) SQL
2 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.27%) CISA
4 1 (1.27%) CISM
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
4 1 (1.27%) CLAS
4 1 (1.27%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) GDPR
2 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Ansible
1 3 (3.80%) Consul
1 3 (3.80%) Terraform
2 2 (2.53%) Packer
Vendors
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.13%) Splunk
3 5 (6.33%) Google
4 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.53%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Tableau