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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 84 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.73% 0.41% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.52% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate
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£375 - £363
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 - £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
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
1278 1150 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 77.36% 79.09% 77.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 620 785
Average daily rate £355 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 41 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £36.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.26% +116.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014. 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 +2 9 £375 - 7
Bradford -6 2 £225 - 2
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (32.00%) Security Management
4 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (20.00%) ITIL
4 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (16.00%) QA
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Data Security
5 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) SAP
6 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (8.00%) ETL
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Web Services
7 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 (4.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.00%) SAN
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) VLAN
1 1 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) RequisitePro
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Information Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Information Security Manager
1 9 (36.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.00%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Telephony Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Information Governance Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Information Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) JSP
2 1 (4.00%) Servlets
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) WCF
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) SPML
2 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) AIX
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Security Management
2 5 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Data Security
3 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 2 (8.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.00%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) VB6
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) BeanShell
3 1 (4.00%) C++
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (52.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (16.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.00%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) SAP
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Sybase
3 1 (4.00%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Sun
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Novell