Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 47 62
Rank change year-on-year -20 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.91% 2.92% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 3.48% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 15
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.73% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £348 £401 £400
90th Percentile £488 £607 £532
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £470 £511
% change year-on-year +6.38% -8.07% +23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.85% -2.07% +8.13%

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 742 689 972
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 84.51% 83.92% 81.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 383 656
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £263
90th Percentile £573 £600 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 14 36
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £22.91 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.72% +1.83% +62.16%
10th Percentile £9.31 £13.15 £11.84
90th Percentile £33.00 £46.43 £48.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £15.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year +14.70% +2.13% +1.29%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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 -18 5 £425 -22.73% 3
Doncaster +1 1 £338 -28.95%
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
4 1 (12.50%) Northgate
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) ResourceLink
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL

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 (12.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) iTrent
1 1 (12.50%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Incident Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) IT Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Kanban
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCSP
2 1 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CISM
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) GDPR
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco
1 1 (12.50%) Delphix
1 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
1 1 (12.50%) Juniper
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Northgate
1 1 (12.50%) Pega
1 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
1 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL