The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 33 33 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.92% 1.42% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.24% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£350 £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-70.83% +87.50%
Information Security
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 223 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 67.18% 63.17% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 137 121
Average daily rate £335 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £433 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.53% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £44.60 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.39% +93.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £34.83 £16.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 19 August 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
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +6 3 £350 -22.22% 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 2 (66.67%) LINC
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) IT Security Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) IT Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) LINC
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS