The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 24 31
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 0.55% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £60.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-33.34% +84.61%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
138 129 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 82.14% 71.27% 77.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 88 132
Average daily rate £415 £396 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Information Security
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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 6 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISA
1 2 (100.00%) CISM