The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -5 +6  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.04% 3.54% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.52% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 1
Median daily rate £600 £450 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +350.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

Information Security 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 366 420 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 79.39% 78.36% 79.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 284 227
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £288 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £660 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 13
Median hourly rate £11.50 £15.75 £16.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.98% -5.19%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in South Yorkshire

Information Security
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 Information Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 -1 14 £600 +33.33%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (75.00%) CESG
3 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
5 9 (56.25%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (56.25%) CLAS
6 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
7 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (43.75%) Secure Coding
8 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
9 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (18.75%) CISSP
11 2 (12.50%) CISA
11 2 (12.50%) CISM
11 2 (12.50%) Finance
11 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
11 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
12 1 (6.25%) Electronics
12 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
12 1 (6.25%) OWASP
12 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
12 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
12 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
12 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
12 1 (6.25%) ISSEP
12 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
12 1 (6.25%) Marketing
12 1 (6.25%) COBIT

Information Security
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 1 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Practitioner
6 1 (6.25%) Governance Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Governance Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Risk Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) CESG
2 9 (56.25%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Security Architecture
3 8 (50.00%) Risk Management
4 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (43.75%) Secure Coding
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) ISMS
6 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Security Management
6 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) CLAS
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) BC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CISA
4 2 (12.50%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) CCSP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.25%) IISP
5 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
5 1 (6.25%) ISSEP
5 1 (6.25%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (6.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) BS25999
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) SAP