The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 114 124 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.096% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £447 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.05% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1943 1989 1721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.09% 94.99% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1322 1145
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 67 65
Median hourly rate £11.75 £13.87 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +6.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Specialist across the West Yorkshire region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist across the West Yorkshire region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +13 8 £350 - 2
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 25 (80.65%) CISSP
2 21 (67.74%) CEH
3 18 (58.06%) Ethical Hacking
4 15 (48.39%) ITIL
5 14 (45.16%) Firewall
5 14 (45.16%) Information Security
5 14 (45.16%) PCI DSS
6 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (41.94%) CISA
6 13 (41.94%) CISM
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (38.71%) MCSA
7 12 (38.71%) Data Security
8 11 (35.48%) Data Protection
9 10 (32.26%) Security Management
9 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
10 9 (29.03%) Computer Security
10 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
11 8 (25.81%) Project Management
11 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 8 (25.81%) ISACA
12 7 (22.58%) Finance
13 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
14 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
14 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
15 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
15 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Network Security
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Law
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Ethical Hacking
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 14 (45.16%) Information Security
4 12 (38.71%) Data Security
5 11 (35.48%) Data Protection
6 10 (32.26%) Incident Management
6 10 (32.26%) Security Management
7 9 (29.03%) Computer Security
7 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
8 8 (25.81%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (9.68%) Change Management
10 3 (9.68%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
10 3 (9.68%) Kanban
11 2 (6.45%) Change Control
11 2 (6.45%) IT Audit
11 2 (6.45%) ITSM
11 2 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 2 (6.45%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) CISSP
2 21 (67.74%) CEH
3 13 (41.94%) CISA
3 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (41.94%) CISM
4 12 (38.71%) MCSA
4 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (25.81%) Degree
5 8 (25.81%) ISACA
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (6.45%) CCNP
9 1 (3.23%) CCIE
9 1 (3.23%) CCNA
9 1 (3.23%) CCSP
9 1 (3.23%) CISMP
9 1 (3.23%) CRISC
9 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) PCI DSS
2 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (16.13%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (9.68%) ISO 9000
5 2 (6.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
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