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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 45
Rank change year-on-year 0 +13  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 3.99% 4.61% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.78% 5.52% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 0
Median daily rate £600 £463 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.72% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £490 £443
% change year-on-year -3.57% +10.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £7.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

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 272 362 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 83.44% 83.41% 79.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 272 224
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £700 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 11
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.21 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.93% +45.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +2 10 £600 +29.72%
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Security Architecture
3 13 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (44.44%) CESG
4 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
5 9 (33.33%) CLAS
6 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
7 7 (25.93%) Secure Coding
8 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
9 5 (18.52%) Finance
9 5 (18.52%) Firewall
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (11.11%) Computer Security
10 3 (11.11%) Banking
10 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
10 3 (11.11%) Legal
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) Unix
10 3 (11.11%) Windows
10 3 (11.11%) Linux
10 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
10 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
10 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 3 (11.11%) DNS
10 3 (11.11%) SIEM
10 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) DMZ
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Security Consultant
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
3 7 (25.93%) Security Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Security Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 3 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Practitioner
9 1 (3.70%) Monitoring Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) SIEM Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Middleware
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
1 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) CESG
2 9 (33.33%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
1 3 (11.11%) Unix
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
1 3 (11.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (59.26%) Security Architecture
3 13 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (29.63%) Risk Management
5 7 (25.93%) Secure Coding
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (22.22%) Information Assurance
7 3 (11.11%) Computer Security
7 3 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Security Operations
7 3 (11.11%) SIEM
8 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Computer Forensics
8 2 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
9 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.70%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) CLAS
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) BC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (3.70%) CCSP
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CISSP
4 1 (3.70%) IISP
4 1 (3.70%) ISSAP
4 1 (3.70%) ISSEP
4 1 (3.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.70%) BS25999
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (3.70%) CSIRT
2 1 (3.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) IBM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft