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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 67 123 98
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -25
Contract jobs citing Information Security 77 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.64% 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.12% 0.75% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 10 14
Median daily rate £475 £475 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £550 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £7.19 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.66% -55.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -31.01%
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
2465 2416 1800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.42% 80.91% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1716 1125
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 58 58
Median hourly rate £14.88 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.62% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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
West Yorkshire +44 52 £475 -12.03% 16
South Yorkshire +3 23 £450 -2.70% 2
North Yorkshire +1 3 £775 +55.00% 2
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 47 (36.15%) CISSP
2 42 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (26.15%) CISM
4 27 (20.77%) Finance
5 26 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 24 (18.46%) Management Information System
7 23 (17.69%) CISA
7 23 (17.69%) PRINCE2
8 22 (16.92%) Project Management
9 18 (13.85%) Degree
10 16 (12.31%) Data Protection
10 16 (12.31%) Splunk
10 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (11.54%) Java
12 14 (10.77%) ITIL
12 14 (10.77%) Risk Management
12 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (10.00%) TOGAF
13 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
14 12 (9.23%) Security Operations
15 11 (8.46%) QRadar
15 11 (8.46%) ISACA
15 11 (8.46%) API Integration
15 11 (8.46%) Ruby
15 11 (8.46%) Retail
15 11 (8.46%) Firewall
15 11 (8.46%) SOA
15 11 (8.46%) Python
15 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
16 10 (7.69%) Unix

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 2 (1.54%) SAS
2 1 (0.77%) Apache
2 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.54%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.77%) IaaS
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
1 1 (0.77%) PaaS
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) Firewall
2 9 (6.92%) HTTP
3 7 (5.38%) LAN
3 7 (5.38%) WAN
4 6 (4.62%) Internet
5 5 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.08%) SAN
6 4 (3.08%) VPN
7 3 (2.31%) BGP
7 3 (2.31%) Network Security
7 3 (2.31%) OSPF
7 3 (2.31%) SSL
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.54%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.54%) FWSM
8 2 (1.54%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.54%) MPLS
8 2 (1.54%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.54%) QlikView
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Big Data
2 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.77%) MySQL
2 1 (0.77%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Metasploit
2 6 (4.62%) JIRA
3 1 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.77%) Hudson
3 1 (0.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) Subversion
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Retail
3 6 (4.62%) Banking
3 6 (4.62%) Law
3 6 (4.62%) Legal
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.77%) Games
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (22.31%) Analyst
2 25 (19.23%) Consultant
3 23 (17.69%) Security Consultant
4 21 (16.15%) Security Specialist
5 19 (14.62%) Security Analyst
6 16 (12.31%) Information Security Consultant
7 14 (10.77%) Architect
8 13 (10.00%) Information Security Specialist
8 13 (10.00%) Information Specialist
8 13 (10.00%) Security Manager
9 11 (8.46%) Integration Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) Java Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) Ruby Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) Security Architect
9 11 (8.46%) Splunk Engineer
10 10 (7.69%) Project Manager
11 9 (6.92%) Information Manager
11 9 (6.92%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (6.15%) Information Analyst
12 8 (6.15%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.31%) Middleware
2 2 (1.54%) J2EE
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
3 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.77%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.77%) LAMP
3 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.38%) CESG
5 6 (4.62%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (3.08%) CCTV
6 4 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (3.08%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.31%) Clustering
7 3 (2.31%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.77%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.77%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.77%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Unix
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.77%) VMS
4 1 (0.77%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 23 (17.69%) PRINCE2
3 22 (16.92%) Project Management
4 16 (12.31%) Data Protection
4 16 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.77%) ITIL
5 14 (10.77%) Risk Management
6 13 (10.00%) TOGAF
7 12 (9.23%) Security Operations
8 11 (8.46%) API Integration
8 11 (8.46%) SOA
9 10 (7.69%) Ethical Hacking
9 10 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (6.92%) SIEM
11 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (6.15%) Network Design
12 7 (5.38%) ERP
12 7 (5.38%) Identity Management
12 7 (5.38%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) Java
2 11 (8.46%) Python
2 11 (8.46%) Ruby
3 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.31%) Perl
3 3 (2.31%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.54%) C
4 2 (1.54%) C++
4 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.54%) SQL
5 1 (0.77%) C#
5 1 (0.77%) PHP
5 1 (0.77%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (36.15%) CISSP
2 34 (26.15%) CISM
3 23 (17.69%) CISA
4 18 (13.85%) Degree
5 13 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (8.46%) ISACA
7 10 (7.69%) CEH
8 7 (5.38%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (5.38%) CRISC
8 7 (5.38%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.08%) CCNP
10 3 (2.31%) CCNA
10 3 (2.31%) GSEC
11 2 (1.54%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.54%) GSLC
11 2 (1.54%) GSNA
11 2 (1.54%) SANS
12 1 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.69%) COBIT
3 9 (6.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.08%) SLA
6 2 (1.54%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.77%) BS25999
7 1 (0.77%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.77%) Docker
3 1 (0.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) QRadar
2 8 (6.15%) Nessus
2 8 (6.15%) Nmap
3 7 (5.38%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.85%) RSA Archer
5 4 (3.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.54%) Control-M
7 1 (0.77%) Ansible
7 1 (0.77%) Cacti
7 1 (0.77%) Graphite
7 1 (0.77%) Nagios
7 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.77%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.77%) Opsview
7 1 (0.77%) Puppet
7 1 (0.77%) Salt
7 1 (0.77%) SCCM
7 1 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (12.31%) Splunk
2 11 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.15%) Cisco
3 8 (6.15%) Intel Security
3 8 (6.15%) SAP
4 6 (4.62%) ArcSight
5 5 (3.85%) Trend Micro
6 4 (3.08%) Oracle
7 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.31%) Symantec
7 3 (2.31%) VMware
8 2 (1.54%) Dell
8 2 (1.54%) F5
8 2 (1.54%) HP
8 2 (1.54%) Juniper
8 2 (1.54%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.54%) Tableau
9 1 (0.77%) EMC
9 1 (0.77%) IBM
9 1 (0.77%) Intel