Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 92 109
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +6
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 81 112 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.19% 2.28% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.61% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 53 36
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £488 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% -2.01% +3.65%
10th Percentile £350 £370 £376
90th Percentile £750 £688 £581
England median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +17.65% +30.77%

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 3,196 4,289 3,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.22% 87.30% 85.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,136 2,886 2,430
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £281 £260
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
England median daily rate £475 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +0.53% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 120 90
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.25 £17.41 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +21.32% -3.46%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.25 £27.61
England median hourly rate £24.08 £21.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year +14.67% -14.29% +8.89%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 -11 59 £400 -11.11% 7
West Yorkshire +6 19 £458 -8.50% 33
North Yorkshire +5 1 £500 -9.09% 14
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 56 (69.14%) Finance
2 54 (66.67%) Change Management
3 52 (64.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 24 (29.63%) Security Operations
5 18 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
6 17 (20.99%) Banking
7 12 (14.81%) Financial Institution
7 12 (14.81%) Information Security
8 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 8 (9.88%) Business Analysis
10 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
10 8 (9.88%) Splunk
10 8 (9.88%) SIEM
10 8 (9.88%) Programme Delivery
11 7 (8.64%) GDPR
12 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (6.17%) Workflow
14 4 (4.94%) Task Automation
14 4 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (4.94%) Cyberattack
14 4 (4.94%) Data Privacy
14 4 (4.94%) Line Management
14 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
14 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
14 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
15 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
15 3 (3.70%) Security Architecture
15 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery

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:

Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) GCP
1 1 (1.23%) Office 365
1 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Firewall
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.23%) FitNesse
2 1 (1.23%) Hamcrest
2 1 (1.23%) HtmlUnit
2 1 (1.23%) JBehave
2 1 (1.23%) JUnit
2 1 (1.23%) Mockito
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) TestNG
2 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 56 (69.14%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Banking
3 12 (14.81%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Law
4 1 (1.23%) Military
4 1 (1.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Analyst
2 19 (23.46%) Security Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Business Analyst
4 14 (17.28%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Implementation Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Consultant
6 5 (6.17%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.17%) Security Manager
6 5 (6.17%) SOC Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Cybersecurity Manager
7 4 (4.94%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Finance Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Programme Manager
8 3 (3.70%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (2.47%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) CSS
1 1 (1.23%) HTML
1 1 (1.23%) REST
1 1 (1.23%) SOAP
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Cyberattack
2 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Linux
2 1 (1.23%) VMS
2 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Change Management
2 52 (64.20%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 24 (29.63%) Security Operations
4 18 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
5 12 (14.81%) Information Security
6 11 (13.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (11.11%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.88%) Business Analysis
8 8 (9.88%) Programme Delivery
8 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
8 8 (9.88%) SIEM
9 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (6.17%) Workflow
11 4 (4.94%) Data Privacy
11 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.94%) Line Management
11 4 (4.94%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (4.94%) Task Automation
12 3 (3.70%) Regulatory Compliance
12 3 (3.70%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) C
2 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) CISSP
1 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) CISA
2 2 (2.47%) CISM
2 2 (2.47%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) CISMP
3 1 (1.23%) CRISC
3 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (1.23%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) GDPR
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (1.23%) NCSC
4 1 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) QRadar
2 1 (1.23%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Consul
2 1 (1.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) Splunk
2 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.70%) SAP
4 1 (1.23%) Apple
4 1 (1.23%) CA
4 1 (1.23%) Capita
4 1 (1.23%) Concur
4 1 (1.23%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.23%) Google
4 1 (1.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Tableau
4 1 (1.23%) VMware