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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 62 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 32 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.19% 1.50% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.62% 1.80% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 11
Median daily rate £563 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.19% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £360 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £730 £423 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £435
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +100.00%

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
1221 1612 1427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.74% 83.44% 83.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 1078 1012
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £19.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -2 21 £500 +21.95% 7
Halifax - 3 - -
Wakefield 0 2 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 22 (47.83%) Management Information System
1 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (26.09%) Security Management
3 12 (26.09%) ISMS
4 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
4 11 (23.91%) Information Security Management
4 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
5 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
7 8 (17.39%) SLA
8 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
8 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.04%) BYOD
9 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
9 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.04%) CISSP
9 6 (13.04%) Internet
9 6 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (10.87%) Finance
10 5 (10.87%) CISM
11 4 (8.70%) Firewall
11 4 (8.70%) Service Management
11 4 (8.70%) Security Hardening
11 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (8.70%) CCTV
12 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
12 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Management
12 3 (6.52%) BPMN
12 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS

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 3 (6.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP ERP
1 2 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
1 3 (6.52%) PaaS
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 3 (6.52%) LAN
4 2 (4.35%) FTP
4 2 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.35%) LDAP
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
4 2 (4.35%) SSH
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Big Data
1 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.52%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.52%) QlikView
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Security Manager
2 13 (28.26%) Architect
2 13 (28.26%) Security Assurance Manager
3 10 (21.74%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Field Support Technician
4 4 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Security Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.52%) Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Data Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Information Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Security Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) Implementation Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) Web Services
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (47.83%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) BYOD
2 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
2 6 (13.04%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (8.70%) CCTV
4 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.35%) NHS
5 2 (4.35%) PKI
6 1 (2.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
2 2 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (26.09%) ISMS
2 12 (26.09%) Security Management
3 11 (23.91%) Business Continuity
3 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
3 11 (23.91%) Information Security Management
4 9 (19.57%) Security Operations
5 7 (15.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.70%) Security Hardening
7 4 (8.70%) Service Management
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) BPMN
8 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.52%) Data Security
8 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (6.52%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (6.52%) Physical Data Model
8 3 (6.52%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) CISSP
3 5 (10.87%) CISM
4 2 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.35%) CISA
4 2 (4.35%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (4.35%) PCI QSA
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) CCNA
5 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.17%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (47.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.39%) SLA
3 3 (6.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
3 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) ACF2
1 1 (2.17%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) Cyber-Ark
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Cisco
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.17%) IBM