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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 132 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 21 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.99% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £418 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +2.22%  

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 1757 2325 2218
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.68% 81.10% 82.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 1591 1436
Median daily rate £410 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 64 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

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 March 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 March 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 - 16 £513 - 1
West Yorkshire +12 5 £390 -8.23% 3
Cybersecurity
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 20 (31.25%) Information Security
1 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (23.44%) Finance
4 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
4 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
6 11 (17.19%) ISMS
6 11 (17.19%) Information Security Management
6 11 (17.19%) Security Management
6 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity
7 10 (15.63%) Banking
8 9 (14.06%) Internet
9 8 (12.50%) CESG
9 8 (12.50%) Security Architecture
9 8 (12.50%) Network Security
10 7 (10.94%) Data Security
11 6 (9.38%) Firewall
11 6 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
11 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
11 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
11 6 (9.38%) Retail
11 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.38%) Secure Coding
11 6 (9.38%) CLAS
12 5 (7.81%) BYOD
12 5 (7.81%) Threat Analysis
12 5 (7.81%) Malware Reverse Engineering

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 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) GitHub
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) Internet
2 8 (12.50%) Network Security
3 6 (9.38%) Firewall
4 5 (7.81%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) Big Data
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) FitNesse
1 2 (3.13%) JMeter
1 2 (3.13%) JUnit
1 2 (3.13%) NUnit
1 2 (3.13%) Selenium
2 1 (1.56%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.56%) Hudson
2 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.56%) Maven
2 1 (1.56%) Metasploit
General
1 15 (23.44%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Marketing
5 2 (3.13%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Military
6 1 (1.56%) Electronics
6 1 (1.56%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.56%) Publishing
6 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Consultant
2 13 (20.31%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Security Consultant
3 12 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 11 (17.19%) Security Assurance Manager
5 10 (15.63%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Security Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Security Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 6 (9.38%) Security Technical Architect
7 6 (9.38%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Forensic Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Test Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Finance Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Manager
9 4 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
10 3 (4.69%) Developer
10 3 (4.69%) Risk Consultant
11 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Apache CXF
1 2 (3.13%) REST
1 2 (3.13%) SOAP
1 2 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (1.56%) J2EE
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) CESG
4 6 (9.38%) CESG CLAS
5 5 (7.81%) BYOD
6 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.13%) Social Media
7 1 (1.56%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.56%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Information Security
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
4 11 (17.19%) Business Continuity
4 11 (17.19%) Incident Management
4 11 (17.19%) Information Security Management
4 11 (17.19%) ISMS
4 11 (17.19%) Security Management
5 8 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 7 (10.94%) Data Security
7 6 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.38%) Secure Coding
8 5 (7.81%) Malware Reverse Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Project Management
8 5 (7.81%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (7.81%) SIEM
8 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.81%) Threat Analysis
8 5 (7.81%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) CLAS
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) BC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (6.25%) QA
4 3 (4.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.56%) FATCA
5 1 (1.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (3.13%) vRealize
3 1 (1.56%) Nessus
3 1 (1.56%) Nmap
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Management
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) VMware
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle
2 1 (1.56%) SAP