Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 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.

Cybersecurity
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 138 169
Rank change year-on-year 0 +31 -20
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 13 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.94% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 1.09% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
West Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £480 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% -16.52% -
10th Percentile £387 £364 £438
90th Percentile £462 £690 £600
Yorkshire median daily rate £443 £450 £575
% change year-on-year -1.67% -21.74% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £9.00 -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £9.00 -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2470 3496 3547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.48% 86.53% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 2397 2404
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £243
90th Percentile £550 £569 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 74
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% -21.10% +11.28%
10th Percentile £8.41 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.08 £24.25 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.90% -12.12% +10.00%

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 21 July 2017.

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 21 July 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
Leeds -1 3 £430 -21.82% 1
Halifax +11 2 £463 +22.52%
Pudsey - 2 £415 -
Bradford - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Internet
3 7 (53.85%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 5 (38.46%) JMeter
4 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
6 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Imperva
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (15.38%) Akamai
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (7.69%) XML
7 1 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) Solaris
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) CRM
7 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Akamai
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) JMeter
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
4 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Applications Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Web Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
3 1 (7.69%) Data Security
3 1 (7.69%) Database Security
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) V-Model
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) Imperva