The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 99 83 113
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Contract jobs citing Information Security 29 53 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.32% 1.87% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 2.30% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 36 15
Median daily rate £450 £420 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £378 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £562 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £51.25 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +91.58%

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
1818 2308 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.67% 81.47% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1201 1497 1372
Median daily rate £403 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 72 40
Median hourly rate £15.93 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +12 21 £450 +7.14% 10
North Yorkshire +14 4 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire -29 2 £425 -6.59%
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 25 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 24 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (31.67%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 14 (23.33%) Security Management
6 13 (21.67%) Information Security Management
6 13 (21.67%) ISMS
7 12 (20.00%) CISSP
8 11 (18.33%) Internet
8 11 (18.33%) CISM
8 11 (18.33%) Business Continuity
8 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
9 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.00%) Firewall
10 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
11 8 (13.33%) SLA
11 8 (13.33%) Unix
12 7 (11.67%) CISA
12 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
13 6 (10.00%) BYOD
13 6 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
13 6 (10.00%) Cisco
13 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
13 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
14 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
14 5 (8.33%) Windows
14 5 (8.33%) SDLC
14 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
14 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Office
1 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (1.67%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) IaaS
1 3 (5.00%) Office 365
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) Internet
2 9 (15.00%) Firewall
3 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (6.67%) SSL
4 4 (6.67%) VPN
4 4 (6.67%) Wireless
5 3 (5.00%) LAN
6 2 (3.33%) FTP
6 2 (3.33%) LDAP
6 2 (3.33%) Network Security
6 2 (3.33%) SSH
7 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.67%) DNS
7 1 (1.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) Big Data
1 3 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.00%) QlikView
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 13 (21.67%) Architect
2 13 (21.67%) Security Assurance Manager
3 10 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 8 (13.33%) Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Security Consultant
5 7 (11.67%) Information Security Specialist
5 7 (11.67%) Information Specialist
5 7 (11.67%) Security Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Field Support Technician
7 3 (5.00%) Security Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.00%) BYOD
2 6 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) CCTV
5 3 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.33%) CESG
6 2 (3.33%) NHS
6 2 (3.33%) PKI
7 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Unix
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (23.33%) Security Management
3 13 (21.67%) Information Security Management
3 13 (21.67%) ISMS
4 11 (18.33%) Business Continuity
4 11 (18.33%) Incident Management
5 10 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (15.00%) Security Operations
7 7 (11.67%) Risk Management
8 6 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (8.33%) SDLC
9 5 (8.33%) SIEM
9 5 (8.33%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 4 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 4 (6.67%) Security Hardening
10 4 (6.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.00%) CISSP
2 11 (18.33%) CISM
3 7 (11.67%) CISA
4 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.33%) CISMP
5 2 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (3.33%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (3.33%) PCI QSA
5 2 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (13.33%) SLA
3 4 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.33%) COBIT
6 1 (1.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) ACF2
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Computer Incident Response Team
1 4 (6.67%) Nexpose
2 3 (5.00%) QRadar
3 1 (1.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (6.67%) ArcSight
3 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
3 4 (6.67%) F5
3 4 (6.67%) FireEye
3 4 (6.67%) GFI Software
3 4 (6.67%) Intel Security
3 4 (6.67%) Juniper
3 4 (6.67%) LogRhythm
3 4 (6.67%) Rapid7
3 4 (6.67%) Sourcefire
3 4 (6.67%) Symantec
3 4 (6.67%) TippingPoint
4 3 (5.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 3 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.67%) IBM
5 1 (1.67%) SAP