Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 32 48
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 +29
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 69 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 7.75% 5.27% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.06% 6.36% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 27
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +29.41% -22.73%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £375
90th Percentile £578 £594 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £488 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -2.50% +11.11% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 762 613 902
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 85.62% 82.84% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 343 646
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £258 £213 £269
90th Percentile £538 £575 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 34
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -35.63% +50.65%
10th Percentile £9.31 £11.01 £10.87
90th Percentile £27.41 £42.80 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +22.61% -2.07% +4.50%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +17 68 £450 -18.18% 6
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 52 (75.36%) Finance
2 32 (46.38%) Banking
3 26 (37.68%) Investment Management
4 18 (26.09%) Financial Institution
4 18 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (23.19%) SIEM
6 15 (21.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 15 (21.74%) Change Management
7 14 (20.29%) Security Operations
8 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
9 9 (13.04%) Programme Delivery
9 9 (13.04%) CISSP
10 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
10 8 (11.59%) Threat Intelligence
11 7 (10.14%) Degree
11 7 (10.14%) Project Management
12 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
12 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
12 6 (8.70%) Cryptography
12 6 (8.70%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 6 (8.70%) Cyber Intelligence
13 5 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
13 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
13 5 (7.25%) Information Security
13 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
13 5 (7.25%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.25%) PKI

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 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.45%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) SSH
1 4 (5.80%) SSL
2 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 3 (4.35%) SMS
3 2 (2.90%) DNS
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) Multicast
4 1 (1.45%) NAS
4 1 (1.45%) Network Security
4 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.45%) Maltego
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) OLAP
2 1 (1.45%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.45%) Power BI
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 52 (75.36%) Finance
2 32 (46.38%) Banking
3 18 (26.09%) Financial Institution
4 8 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (39.13%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Business Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Security Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) SOC Analyst
5 7 (10.14%) Monitoring Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Incident Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Incident Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) SIEM Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.45%) MDX
2 1 (1.45%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) OAuth
2 1 (1.45%) OAuth2
2 1 (1.45%) REST
2 1 (1.45%) SOAP
2 1 (1.45%) SPML
2 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.25%) PKI
5 4 (5.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.45%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.45%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.45%) iSeries
7 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.45%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (37.68%) Investment Management
2 16 (23.19%) SIEM
3 15 (21.74%) Change Management
3 15 (21.74%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 14 (20.29%) Security Operations
5 12 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (13.04%) Programme Delivery
7 8 (11.59%) Threat Intelligence
8 7 (10.14%) Project Management
9 6 (8.70%) Cryptography
9 6 (8.70%) Cyber Intelligence
9 6 (8.70%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 5 (7.25%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.25%) Information Security
10 5 (7.25%) Manual Testing
10 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.25%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.25%) Workflow
11 4 (5.80%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) SQL
2 2 (2.90%) Java
2 2 (2.90%) Python
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) CISSP
2 7 (10.14%) Degree
3 3 (4.35%) CISM
4 2 (2.90%) CCNA
4 2 (2.90%) CCNP
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.45%) CISA
5 1 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.45%) CRISC
5 1 (1.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) PMO
2 1 (1.45%) GDPR
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.45%) KVM
1 1 (1.45%) NFS
1 1 (1.45%) SRDF
1 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) QRadar
2 2 (2.90%) CSIRT
2 2 (2.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.45%) CASB
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Splunk
3 3 (4.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Intel
5 1 (1.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.45%) CA
5 1 (1.45%) CyberArk
5 1 (1.45%) Delphix
5 1 (1.45%) EMC
5 1 (1.45%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.45%) NetApp
5 1 (1.45%) Sybase
5 1 (1.45%) Thales
5 1 (1.45%) Veritas
5 1 (1.45%) VMware