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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 23 31
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.65% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.14% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-57.14% +64.06%
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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
139 140 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 78.98% 76.92% 75.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 96 137
Average daily rate £415 £393 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £24.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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