The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - 36 28
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 1.46% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.11% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate - £550 £384
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
181 237 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 51.71% 69.10% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 144 71
Average daily rate £300 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 6
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% +13.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.93 £12.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the South Yorkshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetApp
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Data Security
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
1 2 (50.00%) NetApp
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) NETGEAR
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba