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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 67 114 85
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -29
Contract jobs citing Information Security 52 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.55% 0.42% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 0.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 13
Median daily rate £475 £505 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +38.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £375 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
1768 1798 1368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 84.02% 81.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1303 895
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 36 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £32.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.68% +124.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.40 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.40 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +29 35 £475 +1.06% 17
Bradford - 4 £1,000 -
Wakefield - 3 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 42 (45.16%) CISSP
2 37 (39.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (31.18%) CISM
4 21 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 20 (21.51%) CISA
6 19 (20.43%) Management Information System
7 17 (18.28%) Project Management
8 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 15 (16.13%) Finance
9 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (13.98%) Java
10 13 (13.98%) ITIL
10 13 (13.98%) Degree
11 12 (12.90%) Data Protection
11 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
11 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
12 11 (11.83%) Retail
12 11 (11.83%) Python
12 11 (11.83%) SOA
12 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
12 11 (11.83%) Ruby
12 11 (11.83%) Splunk
12 11 (11.83%) API Integration
13 10 (10.75%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (9.68%) ISACA
14 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
15 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
15 8 (8.60%) COBIT
15 8 (8.60%) CEH

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 (1.08%) Apache
1 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.15%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.08%) IaaS
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.08%) Office 365
1 1 (1.08%) PaaS
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) LAN
1 7 (7.53%) WAN
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
3 4 (4.30%) Internet
3 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 3 (3.23%) BGP
4 3 (3.23%) OSPF
4 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.23%) VPN
5 2 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.15%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.15%) FWSM
5 2 (2.15%) HSRP
5 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.15%) MPLS
5 2 (2.15%) Network Security
5 2 (2.15%) VRRP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.08%) NAS
6 1 (1.08%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Big Data
2 1 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.08%) Hudson
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
1 1 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 15 (16.13%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Retail
3 6 (6.45%) Law
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
5 1 (1.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (19.35%) Security Specialist
2 14 (15.05%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Security Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Architect
3 12 (12.90%) Security Manager
4 11 (11.83%) Consultant
4 11 (11.83%) Information Security Specialist
4 11 (11.83%) Information Specialist
4 11 (11.83%) Integration Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Java Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Ruby Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Security Consultant
4 11 (11.83%) Splunk Engineer
5 9 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.68%) Security Architect
6 8 (8.60%) Information Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Information Manager
6 8 (8.60%) Information Security Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (8.60%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) J2EE
1 2 (2.15%) Middleware
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.08%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.08%) LAMP
2 1 (1.08%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.43%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.60%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.45%) CESG
4 5 (5.38%) CCTV
4 5 (5.38%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.30%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.23%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.08%) NHS
8 1 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.45%) Windows
2 5 (5.38%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.58%) PRINCE2
2 17 (18.28%) Project Management
3 15 (16.13%) Risk Management
4 14 (15.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (13.98%) ITIL
6 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.90%) Data Protection
6 12 (12.90%) TOGAF
7 11 (11.83%) API Integration
7 11 (11.83%) SOA
8 10 (10.75%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (8.60%) Network Design
11 7 (7.53%) Change Management
11 7 (7.53%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (7.53%) ERP
11 7 (7.53%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (7.53%) Identity Management
11 7 (7.53%) Protective Monitoring
12 6 (6.45%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.98%) Java
2 11 (11.83%) Python
2 11 (11.83%) Ruby
3 3 (3.23%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.23%) Perl
3 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) PHP
4 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (45.16%) CISSP
2 29 (31.18%) CISM
3 20 (21.51%) CISA
4 13 (13.98%) Degree
5 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
6 9 (9.68%) ISACA
7 8 (8.60%) CEH
8 7 (7.53%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (7.53%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (7.53%) CRISC
9 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.30%) CCNP
11 3 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (3.23%) CCNA
12 2 (2.15%) GSEC
12 2 (2.15%) GSLC
12 2 (2.15%) GSNA
12 2 (2.15%) SANS
13 1 (1.08%) CCIE
13 1 (1.08%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (39.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.60%) COBIT
2 8 (8.60%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (5.38%) SLA
4 2 (2.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.08%) Docker
3 1 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) Cacti
2 1 (1.08%) Graphite
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Opsview
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) Salt
2 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Splunk
3 7 (7.53%) Cisco
3 7 (7.53%) SAP
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (2.15%) Dell
5 2 (2.15%) HP
5 2 (2.15%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
5 2 (2.15%) Symantec
6 1 (1.08%) Capita
6 1 (1.08%) EMC
6 1 (1.08%) F5
6 1 (1.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.08%) Juniper
6 1 (1.08%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.08%) NetApp
6 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.08%) Veritas