Period
to 23 January 2019

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 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 41 79
Rank change year-on-year -30 +38 -38
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 29 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.67% 3.49% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 4.15% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 5
South Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +15.79% +4.40%
10th Percentile £413 £413 £418
90th Percentile £775 £650 £532
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -7.89% - +13.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £14.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year +143.48% -0.86% -3.33%

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 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%

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 23 January 2019.

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 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 -26 14 £450 -18.18% 4
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
2 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 6 (37.50%) CISA
3 6 (37.50%) CISM
4 5 (31.25%) REXX
4 5 (31.25%) zOS
4 5 (31.25%) RACF
4 5 (31.25%) JCL
4 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
4 5 (31.25%) ISPF
4 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 5 (31.25%) ACF2
4 5 (31.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (25.00%) Puppet
5 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (25.00%) Ansible
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
6 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
6 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
7 2 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) iTrent
1 1 (6.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) IaaS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) GoCD
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Mainframe Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Managing Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) ISPF
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) zOS
2 2 (12.50%) CentOS
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (37.50%) Change Management
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (31.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
5 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
5 3 (18.75%) Security Operations
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Management
6 2 (12.50%) Pair Programming
6 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JCL
1 5 (31.25%) REXX
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CISSP
2 6 (37.50%) CISA
2 6 (37.50%) CISM
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) ACF2
1 5 (31.25%) RACF
2 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) CA Endevor
3 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
1 2 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 2 (12.50%) Pega
1 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) Delphix
2 1 (6.25%) Northgate
2 1 (6.25%) SaltStack