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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 110 99 107
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.80% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.07% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
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£415 £425 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £348 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +104.54%
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
1895 1684 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 77.70% 74.38% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1322 990 761
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 37 64
Average hourly rate £15.79 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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 +1 13 £400 -5.93% 15
South Yorkshire -1 2 £415 - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £420 - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
2 11 (35.48%) CISSP
3 9 (29.03%) Firewall
4 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
5 7 (22.58%) CEH
6 6 (19.35%) GIAC
7 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (16.13%) CISA
7 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 4 (12.90%) CISM
8 4 (12.90%) Finance
8 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) SIEM
9 3 (9.68%) Security Testing
9 3 (9.68%) SCCM
9 3 (9.68%) SCOM
9 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
9 3 (9.68%) LINC
9 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (9.68%) SAN
9 3 (9.68%) Cyber Security
10 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
10 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
10 2 (6.45%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) NAS
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) RequisitePro
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Security Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Security Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Architect
5 6 (19.35%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (16.13%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (16.13%) IT Consultant
7 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
8 3 (9.68%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Information Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Information Architect
8 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Information Security Architect
9 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (6.45%) Security Manager
9 2 (6.45%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (6.45%) IT Security Officer
9 2 (6.45%) Security Officer
10 1 (3.23%) Information Governance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.23%) SPML
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) JSP
2 1 (3.23%) Servlets
2 1 (3.23%) SOAP
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.23%) CESG
2 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) UNIX
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
3 4 (12.90%) SIEM
4 3 (9.68%) Security Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (9.68%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) Security Management
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Business Development
5 2 (6.45%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) LINC
2 2 (6.45%) C
3 1 (3.23%) BeanShell
3 1 (3.23%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
2 7 (22.58%) CEH
3 6 (19.35%) GIAC
4 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (16.13%) CISA
5 4 (12.90%) CISM
6 2 (6.45%) CHFI
7 1 (3.23%) CISMP
7 1 (3.23%) CCSP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) PCI DSS
3 5 (16.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
1 3 (9.68%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle
1 1 (3.23%) Sybase
1 1 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (3.23%) SAP
1 1 (3.23%) IBM
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) Sun
1 1 (3.23%) HP
1 1 (3.23%) Novell
1 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
1 1 (3.23%) McAfee
1 1 (3.23%) Websense
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