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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 97 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.62% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.81% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
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£410 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
1441 1228 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 78.32% 76.70% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 757 627
Average daily rate £388 £340 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.80 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £167.50 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -11 7 £410 -6.28% 17
Bradford - 1 £330 -
Halifax - - - - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Windows
4 3 (13.04%) Data Security
4 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
5 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) QA
5 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
5 2 (8.70%) CEH
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (8.70%) CHFI
5 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) VLAN
2 1 (4.35%) Network Security
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) LDAP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RequisitePro
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Information Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Information Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Officer
5 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) jQuery
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) SPML
2 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Servlets
2 1 (4.35%) SOAP
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.04%) Data Security
2 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
2 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Usability Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.35%) Information Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) Security Management
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) C
1 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) BeanShell
2 1 (4.35%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) C++
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CISSP
2 2 (8.70%) CISM
2 2 (8.70%) CEH
2 2 (8.70%) CHFI
3 1 (4.35%) GIAC
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CISA
3 1 (4.35%) CCSP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.70%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle
1 1 (4.35%) Sybase
1 1 (4.35%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (4.35%) SAP
1 1 (4.35%) IBM
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Sun
1 1 (4.35%) HP
1 1 (4.35%) Novell
1 1 (4.35%) Websense
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Rate: £330 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago