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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 98 142
Rank change year-on-year +5 +44  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 30 43 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.47% 1.54% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 1.78% 0.082%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 27 1
Median daily rate £430 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1721 2417 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.32% 86.29% 83.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1668 1708
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 53
Median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +4 16 £450 +7.14% 3
West Yorkshire +10 10 £415 -33.60% 12
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 19 (37.25%) Finance
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Information Security
3 15 (29.41%) Banking
4 14 (27.45%) Internet
5 13 (25.49%) Firewall
6 12 (23.53%) Risk Management
7 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 9 (17.65%) CESG
9 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
9 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
9 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
10 7 (13.73%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 7 (13.73%) Threat Intelligence
10 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
11 6 (11.76%) DNS
11 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
11 6 (11.76%) Cisco
11 6 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
11 6 (11.76%) CLAS
11 6 (11.76%) Secure Coding
11 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (11.76%) SIEM
12 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
12 5 (9.80%) JMeter

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 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) OpenDNS
3 2 (3.92%) Akamai
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) Internet
2 13 (25.49%) Firewall
3 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
4 6 (11.76%) DNS
5 3 (5.88%) LAN
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security
5 3 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (1.96%) HTTP
6 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Maltego
2 2 (3.92%) Big Data
2 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) JMeter
2 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
2 2 (3.92%) JUnit
2 2 (3.92%) NUnit
2 2 (3.92%) Selenium
3 1 (1.96%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.96%) Hudson
3 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) MSTest
3 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) General Ledger
4 2 (3.92%) Legal
4 2 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) Electronics
5 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 13 (25.49%) Consultant
2 13 (25.49%) Security Consultant
3 12 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) Security Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) IT Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Architect
8 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Performance Test Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 2 (3.92%) IT Business Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Apache CXF
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.92%) REST
2 2 (3.92%) SOAP
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (17.65%) CESG
3 6 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.92%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.92%) Online Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.96%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
1 4 (7.84%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows NT
3 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (31.37%) Information Security
3 12 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 8 (15.69%) Security Architecture
5 7 (13.73%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 7 (13.73%) Threat Intelligence
5 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
6 6 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Programme Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Secure Coding
6 6 (11.76%) SIEM
7 5 (9.80%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Security Operations
8 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.88%) Analytics
9 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (5.88%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.76%) CLAS
3 4 (7.84%) BC Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
3 4 (7.84%) CCNP
4 3 (5.88%) ISEB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) CISA
5 2 (3.92%) CISM
5 2 (3.92%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.96%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.88%) QA
4 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (3.92%) FATCA
4 2 (3.92%) GDPR
5 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) FortiGate
1 4 (7.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.96%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.96%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) CheckPoint
1 6 (11.76%) Cisco
2 4 (7.84%) Barracuda Networks
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Imperva
4 2 (3.92%) McAfee
4 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Intel
5 1 (1.96%) SAP