Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 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.

Cybersecurity
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 124 118
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +34
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 42 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.96% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.11% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 24
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £430 £658
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% -34.60% +46.11%
10th Percentile £361 £368 £455
90th Percentile £688 £528 £730
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £498 £478
% change year-on-year +10.55% +4.19% +3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2,988 2,624 3,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.52% 86.83% 87.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,037 1,815 2,089
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 65
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.75 £35.05 £30.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% +1.72%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 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
Leeds +13 33 £525 +16.67% 28
Bradford - 2 £375 - 4
Pudsey -2 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £356 - 4
Cybersecurity
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 15 (35.71%) Information Security
3 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (16.67%) Python
5 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (14.29%) CISSP
6 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 6 (14.29%) Firewall
6 6 (14.29%) Data Security
6 6 (14.29%) Big Data
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
7 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
7 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.90%) Windows
7 5 (11.90%) Banking
7 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
8 4 (9.52%) NHS
8 4 (9.52%) Internet
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Finance
8 4 (9.52%) Security Management
8 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 4 (9.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 1 (2.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.38%) NAS
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
4 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
4 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) Big Data
2 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.38%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.90%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (2.38%) Law
5 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.38%) Publishing
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (11.90%) Consultant
2 4 (9.52%) Analyst
2 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
2 4 (9.52%) Security Manager
3 3 (7.14%) Administrator
3 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
3 3 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (4.76%) Architect
4 2 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Information Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (4.76%) Software Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (2.38%) OpenID
2 1 (2.38%) scikit-learn
2 1 (2.38%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (11.90%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.52%) NHS
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (4.76%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) CUDA
4 1 (2.38%) GPGPU
4 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.38%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.76%) Android
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Information Security
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Data Security
3 6 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (9.52%) Scrum
5 4 (9.52%) Security Management
5 4 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 4 (9.52%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security Management
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) Python
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C++
3 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.38%) C#
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.95%) SC Cleared
3 6 (14.29%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) BC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CISM
4 3 (7.14%) CISMP
5 2 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.76%) CRISC
5 2 (4.76%) MCSD
5 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) SANS
6 1 (2.38%) CEH
6 1 (2.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.38%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.14%) GDPR
3 2 (4.76%) QA
4 1 (2.38%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.38%) PMO
4 1 (2.38%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (2.38%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
2 1 (2.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Splunk
3 2 (4.76%) CA
3 2 (4.76%) Intel
3 2 (4.76%) McAfee
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) AlienVault
4 1 (2.38%) Dataiku
4 1 (2.38%) Ivanti
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow