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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 100 114 131
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.72% 0.49% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 7
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£350 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £270 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +64.06%
Information 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
1770 1693 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.90% 74.85% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1103 923 1078
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 52
Average hourly rate £15.39 £36.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.26% +108.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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 +11 12 £375 +66.66% 9
South Yorkshire +6 4 £350 -22.22% 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (47.22%) Security Management
2 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (36.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.22%) QA
6 7 (19.44%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (19.44%) SAP
6 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 7 (19.44%) SQL
6 7 (19.44%) ITIL
6 7 (19.44%) ETL
6 7 (19.44%) CISSP
7 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
7 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (13.89%) Data Security
8 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (11.11%) Firewall
9 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
9 4 (11.11%) Windows
9 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
10 3 (8.33%) LINC
10 3 (8.33%) ISMS
10 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.33%) Retail
10 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 3 (8.33%) Service Management
10 3 (8.33%) CISA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) VLAN
2 1 (2.78%) NAS
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (13.89%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Information Manager
1 10 (27.78%) Information Security Manager
1 10 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 6 (16.67%) DBA
4 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (16.67%) SQL DBA
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Security Management
2 12 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 7 (19.44%) ITIL
3 7 (19.44%) ETL
3 7 (19.44%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (13.89%) Data Security
5 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) ISMS
7 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.56%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) LINC
3 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
3 2 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) VB6
4 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) CISSP
2 3 (8.33%) CISA
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (36.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (22.22%) QA
4 4 (11.11%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.78%) BS25999
5 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
5 1 (2.78%) SLA
5 1 (2.78%) BS7799
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle
1 7 (19.44%) SAP
2 2 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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