The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - 23 24
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.65% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £331 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -55.88%
Information Security
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 128 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 74.74% 83.12% 78.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 114
Average daily rate £403 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £283 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Halifax region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Halifax