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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 109 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.32% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.42% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
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£350 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £360 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £440 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £17.51
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +71.33%
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
1869 1665 1956
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 74.20% 75.14% 75.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1153 957 1001
Average daily rate £350 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £459 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 66 63
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.15 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 0 10 £375 - 14
South Yorkshire +6 4 £350 -12.50% 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (30.00%) Security Management
3 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (20.00%) CISSP
4 5 (16.67%) CISA
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (13.33%) Windows
6 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) CISM
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Data Security
6 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (10.00%) QA
6 3 (10.00%) LINC
7 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (6.67%) CEH
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
7 2 (6.67%) HP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) NAS
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
3 1 (3.33%) LDAP
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
3 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) RequisitePro
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Security Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Information Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Information Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) JSP
2 1 (3.33%) Servlets
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.33%) WCF
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) SPML
2 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Security Management
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Risk Management
3 4 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (10.00%) Data Security
4 3 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) ISMS
5 2 (6.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) LINC
2 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) VB6
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) BeanShell
3 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CISSP
2 5 (16.67%) CISA
3 3 (10.00%) CISM
4 2 (6.67%) CEH
5 1 (3.33%) CHFI
5 1 (3.33%) GIAC
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CCSP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.00%) QA
5 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
5 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) SAP
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle
1 2 (6.67%) Sybase
1 2 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Novell
2 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (3.33%) IBM
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Sun
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