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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 79 119 80
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -39
Contract jobs citing Information Security 46 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.26% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 0.57% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 13
Median daily rate £475 £470 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.41 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
1730 1918 1350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.18% 83.17% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 1359 856
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 53 27
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £8.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +32 29 £475 +3.26% 14
Bradford +14 4 - -
Wakefield 0 4 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 41 (45.56%) CISSP
2 34 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (30.00%) CISM
4 21 (23.33%) Management Information System
5 19 (21.11%) PRINCE2
6 17 (18.89%) CISA
7 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
8 15 (16.67%) Project Management
9 14 (15.56%) ITIL
9 14 (15.56%) Finance
10 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
10 13 (14.44%) PCI DSS
11 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.33%) TOGAF
12 11 (12.22%) Java
12 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (12.22%) Degree
12 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
13 10 (11.11%) Ruby
13 10 (11.11%) API Integration
13 10 (11.11%) Splunk
13 10 (11.11%) Data Protection
13 10 (11.11%) Python
13 10 (11.11%) SOA
13 10 (11.11%) Retail
14 9 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
14 9 (10.00%) Network Design
15 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
15 8 (8.89%) SAP ERP

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 (1.11%) Apache
1 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.89%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
1 1 (1.11%) PaaS
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) LAN
1 8 (8.89%) WAN
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
3 4 (4.44%) Internet
3 4 (4.44%) SAN
3 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.33%) BGP
4 3 (3.33%) OSPF
4 3 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (2.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.22%) FWSM
5 2 (2.22%) HSRP
5 2 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.22%) MPLS
5 2 (2.22%) Network Security
5 2 (2.22%) VRRP
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.11%) NAS
6 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Big Data
1 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
1 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.11%) Hudson
1 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.11%) JIRA
1 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 10 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) Law
4 4 (4.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (18.89%) Security Specialist
2 14 (15.56%) Analyst
2 14 (15.56%) Security Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Architect
4 12 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 12 (13.33%) Information Specialist
4 12 (13.33%) Security Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 10 (11.11%) Ruby Engineer
5 10 (11.11%) Security Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Splunk Engineer
6 9 (10.00%) Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) Security Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Information Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Information Manager
7 8 (8.89%) Information Security Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) Information Security Manager
8 7 (7.78%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.11%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.11%) J2EE
2 1 (1.11%) LAMP
2 1 (1.11%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.78%) CESG
4 5 (5.56%) CCTV
4 5 (5.56%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (3.33%) Clustering
7 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) IBM XIV
8 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.11%) NHS
8 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
3 3 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) PRINCE2
2 16 (17.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (16.67%) Project Management
3 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 14 (15.56%) ITIL
5 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 11 (12.22%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (11.11%) API Integration
7 10 (11.11%) Data Protection
7 10 (11.11%) SOA
8 9 (10.00%) Network Design
8 9 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (8.89%) ERP
9 8 (8.89%) Identity Management
9 8 (8.89%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (7.78%) Change Management
10 7 (7.78%) Security Operations
11 6 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) Java
2 10 (11.11%) Python
2 10 (11.11%) Ruby
3 3 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.33%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.11%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) PHP
4 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) CISSP
2 27 (30.00%) CISM
3 17 (18.89%) CISA
4 11 (12.22%) Degree
4 11 (12.22%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.89%) CRISC
6 7 (7.78%) ISACA
7 6 (6.67%) CEH
7 6 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.44%) CCNA
8 4 (4.44%) CCNP
9 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.22%) GSEC
10 2 (2.22%) GSLC
10 2 (2.22%) GSNA
10 2 (2.22%) SANS
11 1 (1.11%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (37.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (14.44%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.78%) COBIT
4 5 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (5.56%) SLA
5 2 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.11%) Docker
3 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.11%) Ansible
2 1 (1.11%) Cacti
2 1 (1.11%) Graphite
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.11%) Opsview
2 1 (1.11%) Puppet
2 1 (1.11%) Salt
2 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (14.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Splunk
3 8 (8.89%) Cisco
3 8 (8.89%) SAP
4 3 (3.33%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.33%) VMware
5 2 (2.22%) Dell
5 2 (2.22%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) EMC
6 1 (1.11%) F5
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
6 1 (1.11%) Juniper
6 1 (1.11%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.11%) NetApp
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle
6 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.11%) Veritas