Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 61 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 25 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.00% 2.15% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 2.67% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 20
South Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% - +35.71%
10th Percentile £401 £400 £378
90th Percentile £607 £532 £505
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £415
% change year-on-year -2.56% +17.47% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £7.19
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.07% - -9.38%

Information Security 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 693 972 807
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 83.19% 80.40% 80.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 660 581
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +19.40%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £230
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 49
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £23.08 £22.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +62.16% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £48.50 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 24 £550 +15.79%
Doncaster - 1 £475 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) Banking
5 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
5 9 (36.00%) Investment Management
6 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
7 7 (28.00%) CISSP
7 7 (28.00%) SIEM
7 7 (28.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 7 (28.00%) QRadar
7 7 (28.00%) Data Loss Prevention
7 7 (28.00%) Threat Intelligence
8 6 (24.00%) CSIRT
8 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
8 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 6 (24.00%) SMS
8 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (20.00%) CEH
9 5 (20.00%) Validation
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) Symantec
9 5 (20.00%) CISM
9 5 (20.00%) CRISC
9 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System

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 2 (8.00%) IIS
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 6 (24.00%) SMS
3 5 (20.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
4 4 (16.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) DMZ
6 2 (8.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) SMTP
7 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Power BI
2 1 (4.00%) Big Data
General
1 16 (64.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 4 (16.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Information Security Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Information Specialist
3 5 (20.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business IT Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (8.00%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Client/Server
2 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) CESG
5 1 (4.00%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 6 (24.00%) Linux
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows NT
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (36.00%) Investment Management
3 7 (28.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 7 (28.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 7 (28.00%) SIEM
3 7 (28.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 6 (24.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (24.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) Computer Security
7 3 (12.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 3 (12.00%) Security Operations
7 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C++
1 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) CEH
2 5 (20.00%) CISM
2 5 (20.00%) CRISC
3 2 (8.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (8.00%) CCSP
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.00%) IISP
3 2 (8.00%) ISSAP
3 2 (8.00%) ISSEP
3 2 (8.00%) PMP
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SSCP
4 1 (4.00%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
1 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (8.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) QRadar
2 6 (24.00%) CSIRT
3 4 (16.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (12.00%) Nessus
5 2 (8.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Symantec
2 2 (8.00%) AppSense
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix
2 2 (8.00%) Varonis
2 2 (8.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) IBM