The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 81 85
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.81% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.11% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate £358 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £358 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.78% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+185.14% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1389 994 1312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.82% 73.58% 73.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 932 520 711
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £237 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.02% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 33
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.21 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.19% -7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.25 £11.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £34.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
Information Security
Yorkshire

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 8 £313 -16.66% 11
Halifax - 2 £525 -
Huddersfield - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (36.00%) CISSP
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 6 (24.00%) CISA
4 6 (24.00%) CISM
5 5 (20.00%) Security Management
6 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (12.00%) SQL
7 3 (12.00%) ETL
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
7 3 (12.00%) SAP
7 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (12.00%) Retail
7 3 (12.00%) Information Management
7 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.00%) QA
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.00%) CMMI
7 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (12.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Workday HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Security Manager
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Information Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) DBA
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (12.00%) Transformation Programme Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.00%) Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Information Security Management
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) ETL
4 3 (12.00%) Information Management
4 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) CMMI
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Data Security
5 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.00%) BCP
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 6 (24.00%) CISA
2 6 (24.00%) CISM
3 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (12.00%) QA
4 1 (4.00%) BS7799
4 1 (4.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 3 (12.00%) Oracle Identity Management
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) HP
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) McAfee
3 1 (4.00%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Q1 Labs
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