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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - - 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £25.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+105.88% -43.33%
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
85 121 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 81.73% 80.13% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 109 89
Average daily rate £364 £396 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £500 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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

Information Security
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement