Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 103 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +64
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 108 90 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.21% 2.06% 2.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 2.42% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 43 65
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.17% -1.03%
10th Percentile £400 £380 £369
90th Percentile £675 £588 £700
England median daily rate £500 £488 £500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £42.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year +17.65% +25.93% -17.43%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,223 3,726 4,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.48% 85.32% 85.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,858 2,481 3,052
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £279 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 99 135
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £10.92 £9.81 £10.85
90th Percentile £43.25 £40.00 £40.30
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Yorkshire

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 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
South Yorkshire +1 64 £625 +13.64% 10
West Yorkshire +2 41 £513 +19.19% 40
North Yorkshire +4 3 £550 - 3
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 29 (26.85%) Security Cleared
3 26 (24.07%) SC Cleared
4 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (20.37%) Threat Modelling
5 19 (17.59%) Change Management
5 19 (17.59%) Information Security
6 18 (16.67%) Financial Institution
6 18 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
7 16 (14.81%) Banking
7 16 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (12.04%) Security Architecture
10 12 (11.11%) Internet
11 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
11 11 (10.19%) Python
11 11 (10.19%) SIEM
11 11 (10.19%) Threat Intelligence
12 10 (9.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 10 (9.26%) Security Operations
12 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (9.26%) CISSP
13 9 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
13 9 (8.33%) Windows
13 9 (8.33%) Splunk
14 8 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 8 (7.41%) SQL
15 7 (6.48%) Firewall
15 7 (6.48%) Data Security
15 7 (6.48%) Project Management

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.78%) Office 365
3 2 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.93%) PaaS
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.11%) Internet
2 7 (6.48%) Firewall
3 4 (3.70%) SSH
3 4 (3.70%) SSL
4 2 (1.85%) HTTP
4 2 (1.85%) NAS
4 2 (1.85%) Network Security
4 2 (1.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.93%) LAN
5 1 (0.93%) Multicast
5 1 (0.93%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.93%) VPN
5 1 (0.93%) WAN
5 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.56%) Big Data
2 5 (4.63%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.93%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (0.93%) OLAP
5 1 (0.93%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.93%) Power BI
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.93%) Selenium
2 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (35.19%) Finance
2 18 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 16 (14.81%) Banking
4 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.78%) Legal
6 2 (1.85%) Automotive
6 2 (1.85%) Law
7 1 (0.93%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.30%) Consultant
2 21 (19.44%) Security Consultant
3 17 (15.74%) Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 12 (11.11%) Architect
5 10 (9.26%) Security Architect
6 9 (8.33%) Security Manager
7 8 (7.41%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.41%) Security Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Lead Security Consultant
9 5 (4.63%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.63%) Cybersecurity Manager
9 5 (4.63%) Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (3.70%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Lead Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Lead Security Architect
11 3 (2.78%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (2.78%) JSON
3 2 (1.85%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.85%) scikit-learn
3 2 (1.85%) Theano
4 1 (0.93%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.93%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.93%) MDX
4 1 (0.93%) Middleware
4 1 (0.93%) OpenID
4 1 (0.93%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) PKI
4 6 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 6 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.70%) NHS
6 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.85%) CUDA
6 2 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.85%) GPGPU
6 2 (1.85%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.93%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (3.70%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.85%) Android
3 2 (1.85%) Solaris
3 2 (1.85%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) AIX
4 1 (0.93%) CentOS
4 1 (0.93%) HPUX
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (20.37%) Threat Modelling
2 19 (17.59%) Change Management
2 19 (17.59%) Information Security
3 16 (14.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 14 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (12.04%) Security Architecture
6 11 (10.19%) SIEM
6 11 (10.19%) Threat Intelligence
7 10 (9.26%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 10 (9.26%) Security Operations
8 9 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (6.48%) Analytics
9 7 (6.48%) Cyber Intelligence
9 7 (6.48%) Data Security
9 7 (6.48%) Project Management
10 6 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (5.56%) Programme Delivery
10 6 (5.56%) Risk Management
10 6 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.19%) Python
2 8 (7.41%) SQL
3 4 (3.70%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) C
4 2 (1.85%) C++
4 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.85%) R
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) Perl
5 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (26.85%) Security Cleared
2 26 (24.07%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.26%) CISSP
4 4 (3.70%) CISM
5 3 (2.78%) CISMP
5 3 (2.78%) SANS
6 2 (1.85%) BC Cleared
6 2 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (1.85%) CRISC
6 2 (1.85%) Degree
6 2 (1.85%) MCSD
6 2 (1.85%) MCSE
6 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.85%) PhD
6 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.93%) CISA
7 1 (0.93%) GCIA
7 1 (0.93%) GCIH
7 1 (0.93%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.63%) GDPR
3 3 (2.78%) PMO
4 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.85%) QA
5 1 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.93%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.93%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.93%) KVM
2 1 (0.93%) NFS
2 1 (0.93%) SRDF
2 1 (0.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) QRadar
2 2 (1.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.93%) CASB
3 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.93%) Nessus
3 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.33%) Splunk
3 6 (5.56%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) CA
4 3 (2.78%) Intel
4 3 (2.78%) McAfee
4 3 (2.78%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.85%) Dataiku
6 1 (0.93%) AlienVault
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Delphix
6 1 (0.93%) EMC
6 1 (0.93%) IBM
6 1 (0.93%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.93%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.93%) NetApp
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.93%) Symantec
6 1 (0.93%) Veritas