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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 86 96 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 45 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.60% 1.59% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.96% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 12
Median daily rate £463 £453 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% +14.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £389 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £581 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.04% +133.61%

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
1801 2297 2108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.58% 81.28% 81.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1519 1418
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 64 50
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.50 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% +3.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 February 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 February 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 +20 23 £450 +2.85% 7
South Yorkshire -22 6 £575 +26.37% 6
North Yorkshire +16 5 £450 +5.88% 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 30 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (39.68%) Management Information System
3 18 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (22.22%) Business Continuity
5 13 (20.63%) Security Management
5 13 (20.63%) Information Security Management
6 12 (19.05%) Finance
6 12 (19.05%) ISMS
7 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
7 11 (17.46%) CISM
7 11 (17.46%) CISSP
7 11 (17.46%) Internet
8 10 (15.87%) Firewall
8 10 (15.87%) Security Operations
9 8 (12.70%) Security Operations Centre
9 8 (12.70%) CISA
9 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
9 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 7 (11.11%) SLA
10 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
11 6 (9.52%) BYOD
11 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
11 6 (9.52%) Data Protection
11 6 (9.52%) Unix
12 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
12 5 (7.94%) CESG
12 5 (7.94%) Security Hardening
12 5 (7.94%) Office 365

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 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Office
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) IaaS
3 3 (4.76%) PaaS
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (6.35%) LAN
3 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (4.76%) SSL
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
5 2 (3.17%) FTP
5 2 (3.17%) LDAP
5 2 (3.17%) Network Security
5 2 (3.17%) SSH
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Big Data
1 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.76%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.76%) QlikView
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Retail
3 2 (3.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 13 (20.63%) Architect
2 13 (20.63%) Security Assurance Manager
3 11 (17.46%) Consultant
4 10 (15.87%) Security Architect
4 10 (15.87%) Security Consultant
5 8 (12.70%) Security Specialist
6 7 (11.11%) Analyst
6 7 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
6 7 (11.11%) Information Specialist
7 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Information Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Information Manager
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Information Security Manager
9 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS Specialist
10 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.68%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (9.52%) BYOD
4 5 (7.94%) CESG
4 5 (7.94%) Client/Server
5 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
5 4 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (3.17%) CCTV
7 2 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (3.17%) NHS
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
8 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.52%) Unix
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 13 (20.63%) Information Security Management
3 13 (20.63%) Security Management
4 12 (19.05%) ISMS
5 11 (17.46%) Incident Management
6 10 (15.87%) Security Operations
7 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
7 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 5 (7.94%) Security Hardening
11 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (6.35%) Data Analysis
11 4 (6.35%) Data Security
11 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (6.35%) SDLC
11 4 (6.35%) Security Architecture
11 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
11 4 (6.35%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) CISM
1 11 (17.46%) CISSP
2 8 (12.70%) CISA
3 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) PCI QSA
5 3 (4.76%) CLAS
6 2 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.17%) CISMP
6 2 (3.17%) CRISC
6 2 (3.17%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.59%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.59%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (47.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.11%) SLA
3 3 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (3.17%) GDPR
5 1 (1.59%) BS25999
5 1 (1.59%) COBIT
5 1 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) ACF2
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.59%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (1.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (1.59%) QRadar
2 1 (1.59%) zSecure
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Cisco
3 3 (4.76%) ArcSight
3 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
3 3 (4.76%) CyberArk
3 3 (4.76%) F5
3 3 (4.76%) FireEye
3 3 (4.76%) GFI Software
3 3 (4.76%) Intel Security
3 3 (4.76%) Juniper
3 3 (4.76%) LogRhythm
3 3 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.76%) Rapid7
3 3 (4.76%) Sourcefire
3 3 (4.76%) Symantec
3 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.59%) IBM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
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