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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +19
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.77% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.97% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
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£375 £365 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +62.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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
1765 1346 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.29% 79.46% 75.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1272 911 599
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 21 37
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -48.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 -32 5 £375 +2.73% 8
Information Security
Yorkshire

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (36.84%) ITIL
4 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
5 5 (26.32%) CEH
5 5 (26.32%) GIAC
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
5 5 (26.32%) Finance
5 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 3 (15.79%) CISM
7 3 (15.79%) VMware
7 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
7 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Degree
7 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) SIEM
8 2 (10.53%) HSRP
8 2 (10.53%) Billing
8 2 (10.53%) NAS
8 2 (10.53%) vSphere
8 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (10.53%) F5
8 2 (10.53%) CCIE
8 2 (10.53%) CCSP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) HSRP
2 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) MPLS
2 2 (10.53%) OSPF
2 2 (10.53%) BGP
2 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
2 2 (10.53%) VRRP
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) LDAP
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Information Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Head of IT
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 3 (15.79%) SIEM
6 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.26%) Information Security Management
7 1 (5.26%) Security Management
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) GIAC
2 5 (26.32%) CEH
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CISM
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) CCIE
5 2 (10.53%) CCSP
5 2 (10.53%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CISA
6 1 (5.26%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
1 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.53%) vSphere
2 2 (10.53%) NFS
3 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Amdocs
2 2 (10.53%) F5
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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