Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 88 129
Rank change year-on-year -5 +41 +28
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 112 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.31% 2.33% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 2.75% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £407 £393 £351
90th Percentile £650 £588 £709
England median daily rate £520 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £25.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -28.57% -14.37%

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 4,213 3,743 4,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.97% 84.70% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,833 2,455 2,733
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £256
90th Percentile £561 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £430
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 102 136
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.13 £17.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.14% +17.73% -0.90%
10th Percentile £10.52 £10.50 £10.59
90th Percentile £43.25 £41.45 £33.13
England median hourly rate £23.50 £23.38 £23.72
% change year-on-year +0.53% -1.43% +5.40%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 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
South Yorkshire -9 73 £625 +13.64% 10
West Yorkshire -7 35 £525 +27.27% 31
North Yorkshire 0 2 £550 - 6
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 28 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 27 (24.11%) Change Management
4 25 (22.32%) Information Security
5 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
5 23 (20.54%) Threat Modelling
6 22 (19.64%) SC Cleared
7 21 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 20 (17.86%) Banking
9 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (16.96%) Penetration Testing
10 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.61%) Splunk
12 12 (10.71%) CISSP
13 11 (9.82%) Python
13 11 (9.82%) Security Architecture
13 11 (9.82%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
14 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
14 10 (8.93%) CISM
14 10 (8.93%) Data Security
15 9 (8.04%) Internet
15 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
15 9 (8.04%) Security Operations
16 8 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
16 8 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence
16 8 (7.14%) Use Case
16 8 (7.14%) CISA
16 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
17 7 (6.25%) ISPF

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 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.89%) Apache
2 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.89%) IaaS
4 1 (0.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) Internet
2 6 (5.36%) Firewall
3 3 (2.68%) Network Security
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (1.79%) SSH
4 2 (1.79%) SSL
5 1 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) Big Data
1 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.89%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.89%) MySQL
4 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.89%) OLAP
4 1 (0.89%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.89%) Parquet
4 1 (0.89%) Power BI
4 1 (0.89%) Riak
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.89%) GoCD
1 1 (0.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (0.89%) Selenium
1 1 (0.89%) SpecFlow
1 1 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (38.39%) Finance
2 28 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 20 (17.86%) Banking
4 6 (5.36%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.57%) Law
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.21%) Consultant
2 25 (22.32%) Analyst
3 22 (19.64%) Security Consultant
4 18 (16.07%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 13 (11.61%) Architect
6 12 (10.71%) Security Architect
7 11 (9.82%) Security Analyst
8 10 (8.93%) Project Manager
9 8 (7.14%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 8 (7.14%) Developer
9 8 (7.14%) Lead Security Consultant
9 8 (7.14%) Security Manager
10 7 (6.25%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.36%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (4.46%) Information Security Architect
12 5 (4.46%) Lead Architect
12 5 (4.46%) Lead Security Architect
13 4 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
13 4 (3.57%) Information Assurance Architect
13 4 (3.57%) Information Assurance Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.25%) ISPF
2 2 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
2 2 (1.79%) scikit-learn
2 2 (1.79%) Theano
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.89%) Gherkin
3 1 (0.89%) J2EE
3 1 (0.89%) JSON
3 1 (0.89%) MDX
3 1 (0.89%) REST
3 1 (0.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (6.25%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) NHS
5 3 (2.68%) PKI
6 2 (1.79%) CUDA
6 2 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.79%) GPGPU
6 2 (1.79%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.89%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.89%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.89%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) zOS
2 6 (5.36%) Windows
3 5 (4.46%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.79%) Unix
5 1 (0.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) Change Management
2 25 (22.32%) Information Security
3 23 (20.54%) Threat Modelling
4 21 (18.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 19 (16.96%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.96%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (15.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (9.82%) Security Architecture
8 10 (8.93%) Data Security
8 10 (8.93%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
9 9 (8.04%) Security Operations
10 8 (7.14%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 8 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (7.14%) Threat Intelligence
10 8 (7.14%) Use Case
11 7 (6.25%) Information Assurance
11 7 (6.25%) PRINCE2
11 7 (6.25%) Project Management
11 7 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.82%) Python
2 7 (6.25%) JCL
2 7 (6.25%) REXX
3 6 (5.36%) Java
3 6 (5.36%) SQL
4 3 (2.68%) R
5 2 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (0.89%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (19.64%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.71%) CISSP
4 10 (8.93%) CISM
5 8 (7.14%) CISA
6 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.79%) PhD
7 2 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.89%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.89%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.89%) CISMP
8 1 (0.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.46%) GDPR
1 5 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (0.89%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) PMO
2 1 (0.89%) PSD2
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.25%) ACF2
1 7 (6.25%) RACF
2 2 (1.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.89%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.68%) Ansible
1 3 (2.68%) CA Endevor
1 3 (2.68%) Puppet
2 2 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.79%) QRadar
3 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.89%) Nessus
3 1 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.89%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 13 (11.61%) Splunk
2 10 (8.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.57%) ArcSight
3 4 (3.57%) McAfee
3 4 (3.57%) Oracle
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco
5 2 (1.79%) AlienVault
5 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.79%) Dataiku
5 2 (1.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.89%) CA
6 1 (0.89%) Delphix
6 1 (0.89%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.89%) Ivanti
6 1 (0.89%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.89%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.89%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.89%) Symantec