Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 11 49
Rank change year-on-year -15 +38 +26
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 73 74 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.64% 8.90% 3.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.76% 10.60% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 30
South Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% -3.55%
10th Percentile £428 £463 £356
90th Percentile £650 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 833 698 954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 87.13% 84.00% 83.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 390 642
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £258
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £35.63 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.30% +65.72% +53.57%
10th Percentile £9.31 £18.14 £13.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.45 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year -0.72% +16.04% -0.90%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -8 70 £625 +13.64% 5
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) Financial Institution
3 25 (34.25%) Change Management
4 23 (31.51%) Threat Modelling
5 20 (27.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
6 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
7 15 (20.55%) Banking
7 15 (20.55%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (16.44%) Information Security
9 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (12.33%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (10.96%) Security Architecture
12 8 (10.96%) Security Operations
13 7 (9.59%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (9.59%) Data Loss Prevention
13 7 (9.59%) Splunk
13 7 (9.59%) CISSP
13 7 (9.59%) Internet
13 7 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
14 6 (8.22%) CISA
14 6 (8.22%) CISM
14 6 (8.22%) Information Assurance
14 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
14 6 (8.22%) Remediation Plan
14 6 (8.22%) Threat Intelligence
14 6 (8.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 5 (6.85%) Internal Audit
15 5 (6.85%) ACF2

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Internet
2 3 (4.11%) Firewall
3 2 (2.74%) SSH
3 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 1 (1.37%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.37%) OLAP
1 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (1.37%) Power BI
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) GoCD
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 38 (52.05%) Finance
2 28 (38.36%) Financial Institution
3 15 (20.55%) Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.77%) Consultant
2 20 (27.40%) Security Consultant
3 16 (21.92%) Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 10 (13.70%) Architect
5 9 (12.33%) Security Architect
6 8 (10.96%) Lead Security Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Lead Security Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Information Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance Leader
9 4 (5.48%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) ISPF
2 1 (1.37%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (6.85%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.11%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Cyberattack
4 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) zOS
2 1 (1.37%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Change Management
2 23 (31.51%) Threat Modelling
3 20 (27.40%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 15 (20.55%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (16.44%) Information Security
6 11 (15.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (12.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (10.96%) Security Architecture
9 8 (10.96%) Security Operations
10 7 (9.59%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (9.59%) Risk Assessment
11 6 (8.22%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 6 (8.22%) Information Assurance
11 6 (8.22%) Remediation Plan
11 6 (8.22%) Threat Intelligence
12 5 (6.85%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
12 5 (6.85%) Internal Audit
12 5 (6.85%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) JCL
1 5 (6.85%) REXX
2 4 (5.48%) Python
3 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.74%) Perl
3 2 (2.74%) Ruby
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
1 16 (21.92%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.59%) CISSP
3 6 (8.22%) CISA
3 6 (8.22%) CISM
4 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.37%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) ACF2
1 5 (6.85%) RACF
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Ansible
1 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
1 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.74%) Puppet
2 1 (1.37%) CA Endevor
2 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.37%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Splunk
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.74%) ArcSight
3 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.37%) CA
4 1 (1.37%) Delphix
4 1 (1.37%) McAfee
4 1 (1.37%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.37%) Symantec