The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 97 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 18 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.48% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.68% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
Average daily rate
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£365 £513 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.78% +110.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £308 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £525 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £420 £440
% change year-on-year
+2.38% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £60.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +58.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1671 1476 1771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 72.94% 70.96% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1077 816 988
Average daily rate £350 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 57 52
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.75 £16.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.54% +116.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.46 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Information Security
England

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 +12 17 £365 +62.22% 7
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 15 (50.00%) Security Management
2 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (26.67%) QA
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) CISSP
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) SAP
6 7 (23.33%) Oracle
6 7 (23.33%) SQL
7 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
7 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.00%) Project Management
10 3 (10.00%) Data Security
10 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (10.00%) CISA
10 3 (10.00%) CISM
10 3 (10.00%) Retail
10 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) ISMS
11 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
11 2 (6.67%) Advertising
11 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) 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
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Advertising
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Information Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Information Security Manager
1 9 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (20.00%) SQL DBA
3 6 (20.00%) DBA
4 5 (16.67%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.33%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
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
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Security Management
2 10 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 7 (23.33%) ETL
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Data Security
6 3 (10.00%) Project Management
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) ISMS
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) BCP
7 2 (6.67%) ERP
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) C#
2 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) VB6
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) CISA
2 3 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (26.67%) QA
4 1 (3.33%) BS25999
4 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
4 1 (3.33%) SLA
4 1 (3.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle
1 7 (23.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Sybase
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