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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 111 83 94
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.84% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.05% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 1
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£540 £365 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.94% +62.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.80 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+74.00% -66.66%
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
1785 1334 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.33% 79.93% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1293 861 616
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 24 41
Average hourly rate £23.13 £13.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.29% -60.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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 -30 5 £505 +38.35% 8
Bradford - 1 £550 - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (38.89%) CISSP
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Legal
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Law
5 3 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.11%) SAN
6 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 2 (11.11%) OSPF
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
6 2 (11.11%) VRRP
6 2 (11.11%) NFS
6 2 (11.11%) VPN
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) IBM

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) NAS
2 2 (11.11%) HSRP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) MPLS
2 2 (11.11%) OSPF
2 2 (11.11%) BGP
2 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 2 (11.11%) VRRP
3 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
3 3 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 2 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.56%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Security Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) CRAMM
5 1 (5.56%) OWASP
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
3 2 (11.11%) CCSP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
4 1 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (11.11%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.56%) COBIT
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) NFS
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
1 2 (11.11%) Amdocs
1 2 (11.11%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Qualys
2 1 (5.56%) Intel
Bradford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago