The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 93 112 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -28
Contract jobs citing Information Security 27 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.45% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.70% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 10
Median daily rate £481 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1574 1862 1287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.49% 83.20% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1023 1283 793
Median daily rate £420 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +18 16 £481 +6.94% 9
Wakefield -5 3 - - 1
Bradford +18 2 - - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 30 (43.48%) CISSP
2 25 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (30.43%) Management Information System
4 16 (23.19%) CISM
5 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
6 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (18.84%) PCI DSS
8 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 11 (15.94%) CISA
9 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
9 11 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (14.49%) Finance
11 9 (13.04%) ITIL
11 9 (13.04%) Network Design
12 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
12 8 (11.59%) CRISC
12 8 (11.59%) Protective Monitoring
12 8 (11.59%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
12 8 (11.59%) LAN
12 8 (11.59%) WAN
12 8 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
13 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (10.14%) CESG
13 7 (10.14%) Retail
13 7 (10.14%) SOA
13 7 (10.14%) Java
13 7 (10.14%) Python

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) Apache
1 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.25%) SAP ERP
2 3 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) IaaS
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) PaaS
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) LAN
1 8 (11.59%) WAN
2 5 (7.25%) Firewall
3 4 (5.80%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) FTP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.90%) LDAP
5 2 (2.90%) Network Security
5 2 (2.90%) SSH
6 1 (1.45%) BGP
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.45%) NAS
6 1 (1.45%) OSPF
6 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
6 1 (1.45%) VoIP
6 1 (1.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Big Data
1 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.45%) MySQL
1 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) Hudson
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 10 (14.49%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Legal
4 2 (2.90%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (18.84%) Analyst
1 13 (18.84%) Architect
1 13 (18.84%) Security Analyst
2 10 (14.49%) Security Architect
2 10 (14.49%) Security Specialist
3 9 (13.04%) Information Security Specialist
3 9 (13.04%) Information Specialist
4 8 (11.59%) Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Information Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Information Security Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Security Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Integration Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Java Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Ruby Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Splunk Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) Compliance Consultant
8 4 (5.80%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) LAMP
2 1 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 7 (10.14%) CESG
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) CCTV
3 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.80%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.90%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.45%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Unix
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Risk Management
2 14 (20.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (15.94%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (15.94%) TOGAF
4 9 (13.04%) ITIL
4 9 (13.04%) Network Design
5 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Architecture
5 8 (11.59%) Identity Management
5 8 (11.59%) PRINCE2
5 8 (11.59%) Protective Monitoring
6 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.14%) API Integration
6 7 (10.14%) Security Operations
6 7 (10.14%) SOA
7 6 (8.70%) Project Management
7 6 (8.70%) Security Management
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) ERP
8 5 (7.25%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (7.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) Java
1 7 (10.14%) Python
1 7 (10.14%) Ruby
2 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.45%) C#
2 1 (1.45%) Perl
2 1 (1.45%) PHP
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (43.48%) CISSP
2 16 (23.19%) CISM
3 11 (15.94%) CISA
4 8 (11.59%) CESG Certified Professional
4 8 (11.59%) CRISC
4 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.80%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.90%) GSEC
7 2 (2.90%) GSLC
7 2 (2.90%) GSNA
7 2 (2.90%) SANS
8 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.45%) CCDE
8 1 (1.45%) MAPM
8 1 (1.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (36.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (18.84%) PCI DSS
3 8 (11.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (8.70%) COBIT
5 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) ACF2
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
2 1 (1.45%) RACF
2 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.45%) Cacti
2 1 (1.45%) Graphite
2 1 (1.45%) Nagios
2 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.45%) Opsview
2 1 (1.45%) Puppet
2 1 (1.45%) Salt
2 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.45%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Splunk
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco
4 5 (7.25%) SAP
5 3 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (2.90%) Dell
6 2 (2.90%) HP
6 2 (2.90%) IBM
6 2 (2.90%) Intel Security
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec
7 1 (1.45%) EMC
7 1 (1.45%) F5
7 1 (1.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.45%) LogRhythm
7 1 (1.45%) NetApp
7 1 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas
7 1 (1.45%) VMware