The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber 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
Cyber Security
Rank 124 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.19% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £510 £380 £425
% change year-on-year
+34.21% -10.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - £40.00
Cyber Security
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2007 1713 1713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 76.69% 74.58% 72.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1032 856
Average daily rate £375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 49 72
Average hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.31 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Cyber Security
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cyber Security within the 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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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
West Yorkshire - 4 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Cyber Security
England

Cyber Security
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security.

1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (80.00%) CHFI
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 3 (60.00%) CISA
3 3 (60.00%) CISM
3 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (60.00%) CEH
4 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) C
4 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) COBIT
4 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) CCSP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Cyber 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 Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
1 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CHFI
2 3 (60.00%) CISA
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT