Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity 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.

Cybersecurity
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 117 119
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2 +13
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 35 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.05% 1.03% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.21% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 19
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £413 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -34.00% +38.89%
10th Percentile £405 £365 £296
90th Percentile £643 £533 £730
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Cybersecurity 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,907 2,637 2,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 86.83% 85.28% 86.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,976 1,792 1,765
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £262
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 73 72
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -5.57%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.81 £10.20
90th Percentile £34.25 £40.00 £29.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.25 £14.87
% change year-on-year -0.72% +16.04% -0.90%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in West Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the West 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
Leeds +13 29 £525 +16.67% 25
Halifax - 2 £497 - 2
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 12 (34.29%) Information Security
2 10 (28.57%) Use Case
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 8 (22.86%) Splunk
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) Data Security
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) Java
6 6 (17.14%) Python
6 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
6 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (14.29%) SIEM
7 5 (14.29%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
8 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (11.43%) AlienVault
8 4 (11.43%) QRadar
8 4 (11.43%) Big Data
8 4 (11.43%) Thought Leadership
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) McAfee
8 4 (11.43%) ArcSight

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 3 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (5.71%) Firewall
1 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Parquet
4 1 (2.86%) Riak
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Selenium
1 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Law
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
3 5 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Security Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Splunk Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Flex
1 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
1 1 (2.86%) J2EE
1 1 (2.86%) JSON
1 1 (2.86%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (2.86%) REST
1 1 (2.86%) scikit-learn
1 1 (2.86%) Spring
1 1 (2.86%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 1 (2.86%) CUDA
3 1 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.86%) GPGPU
3 1 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
1 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Information Security
2 10 (28.57%) Use Case
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 8 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Data Security
6 6 (17.14%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (14.29%) SIEM
7 5 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Security Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) Thought Leadership
9 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
1 6 (17.14%) Python
2 2 (5.71%) R
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) CISM
3 3 (8.57%) CISSP
4 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.86%) CISMP
5 1 (2.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.71%) GDPR
4 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (2.86%) PSD2
4 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) QRadar
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Splunk
2 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) AlienVault
3 4 (11.43%) ArcSight
3 4 (11.43%) McAfee
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) LogRhythm
4 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.86%) Dataiku