Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 98 168
Rank change year-on-year 0 +70 +11
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 90 112 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.05% 2.08% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 2.48% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 64 42
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £478 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -3.05% -
10th Percentile £380 £368 £346
90th Percentile £588 £700 £675
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £38.75 £33.75 £40.88
% change year-on-year +14.81% -17.43% -21.20%

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 3659 4525 5143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.39% 84.06% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2432 2948 3528
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £260
90th Percentile £550 £550 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 130 179
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.05% +2.12% -
10th Percentile £9.81 £10.98 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £42.63 £34.41
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 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
South Yorkshire +17 58 £550 +22.22% 2
West Yorkshire -6 29 £430 -35.34% 13
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 51 (56.67%) Finance
2 43 (47.78%) Banking
3 30 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 29 (32.22%) Security Operations
5 28 (31.11%) SIEM
5 28 (31.11%) Information Security
6 22 (24.44%) Firewall
7 20 (22.22%) Client/Server
8 17 (18.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 17 (18.89%) Threat Intelligence
9 16 (17.78%) CISSP
10 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.33%) Windows
11 12 (13.33%) Risk Management
12 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
12 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 11 (12.22%) QRadar
13 10 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
13 10 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 10 (11.11%) Investment Banking
13 10 (11.11%) Symantec
14 9 (10.00%) CISM
14 9 (10.00%) Java
14 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
14 9 (10.00%) Financial Institution
14 9 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
14 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
15 8 (8.89%) Threat Modelling

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 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.44%) OpenDNS
2 2 (2.22%) Akamai
3 1 (1.11%) Office 365
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (24.44%) Firewall
2 8 (8.89%) Internet
3 7 (7.78%) DNS
3 7 (7.78%) HTTP
3 7 (7.78%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (6.67%) SMS
5 5 (5.56%) Network Security
6 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.11%) LAN
7 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) Maltego
2 3 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.22%) MS Access
3 2 (2.22%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) JMeter
2 2 (2.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 51 (56.67%) Finance
2 43 (47.78%) Banking
3 10 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (46.67%) Analyst
2 16 (17.78%) Security Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Business Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) SOC Analyst
4 12 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (11.11%) Security Manager
6 9 (10.00%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Security Specialist
7 7 (7.78%) Incident Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Information Security Specialist
7 7 (7.78%) Information Specialist
7 7 (7.78%) Project Manager
7 7 (7.78%) Security Project Manager
8 6 (6.67%) Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Security Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) .NET
1 4 (4.44%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.22%) Java EE
2 2 (2.22%) Visualforce
2 2 (2.22%) Web Services
2 2 (2.22%) XML
3 1 (1.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (8.89%) Management Information System
6 6 (6.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 4 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (2.22%) Online Banking
8 2 (2.22%) PKI
9 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.33%) Windows
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
2 8 (8.89%) Unix
3 3 (3.33%) Windows NT
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 29 (32.22%) Security Operations
3 28 (31.11%) Information Security
3 28 (31.11%) SIEM
4 17 (18.89%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 17 (18.89%) Threat Intelligence
5 15 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 12 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (12.22%) Incident Management
8 9 (10.00%) Data Analysis
8 9 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
9 8 (8.89%) Data Modelling
9 8 (8.89%) Test Automation
9 8 (8.89%) Threat Detection
9 8 (8.89%) Threat Modelling
10 7 (7.78%) Anomaly Detection
10 7 (7.78%) Coaching
10 7 (7.78%) Data Loss Prevention
10 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) Java
2 6 (6.67%) SQL
3 3 (3.33%) C++
3 3 (3.33%) PHP
3 3 (3.33%) Python
4 2 (2.22%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.22%) Perl
4 2 (2.22%) Scala
4 2 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (17.78%) CISSP
2 9 (10.00%) CISM
3 8 (8.89%) CRISC
3 8 (8.89%) Degree
4 5 (5.56%) CEH
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.22%) CISA
6 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) CCNA
7 1 (1.11%) CCNP
7 1 (1.11%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.44%) GDPR
4 2 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) QRadar
2 10 (11.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (6.67%) CSIRT
4 5 (5.56%) Nessus
4 5 (5.56%) Nmap
5 2 (2.22%) Oozie
6 1 (1.11%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.11%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Symantec
2 5 (5.56%) Cisco
2 5 (5.56%) Oracle
3 4 (4.44%) CyberArk
4 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.33%) Intel
4 3 (3.33%) McAfee
4 3 (3.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.22%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.22%) IBM
5 2 (2.22%) Imperva
5 2 (2.22%) IronPort
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Varonis
6 1 (1.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Splunk