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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 94 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.57% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 6
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£390 £463 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.72% +34.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £327 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £525 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +97.36%
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
1424 1218 1004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.84% 77.48% 73.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 760 503
Average daily rate £375 £338 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +19.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.74 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £141.25 £146.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds -10 9 £395 +13.58% 10
Halifax -3 1 £331 -36.95% 4
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 14 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (40.91%) CISSP
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 7 (31.82%) CEH
3 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
4 6 (27.27%) GIAC
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Firewall
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (18.18%) SIEM
7 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
7 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
7 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
7 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.64%) CISM
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.09%) LDAP
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) C
8 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
8 2 (9.09%) CHFI
8 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
8 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Games
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) IT Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Information Architect
6 2 (9.09%) IT Security Officer
6 2 (9.09%) Security Officer
6 2 (9.09%) Information Security Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.55%) SPML
2 1 (4.55%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) JSP
2 1 (4.55%) Servlets
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (13.64%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) BeanShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) CISSP
2 7 (31.82%) CEH
3 6 (27.27%) GIAC
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (13.64%) CISM
6 2 (9.09%) CHFI
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) CISMP
7 1 (4.55%) CISA
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.55%) MCSE
7 1 (4.55%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCSP
7 1 (4.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (31.82%) PCI DSS
3 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle
1 1 (4.55%) Sybase
1 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (4.55%) SAP
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Sun
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Novell
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee
1 1 (4.55%) Sophos
1 1 (4.55%) Websense
1 1 (4.55%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago