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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 86 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 48 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.65% 0.64% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 0.80% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 5
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £486 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £415
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -50.00%
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
2345 1999 1683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.58% 80.09% 75.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1546 1379 995
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 42 35
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South Yorkshire +13 26 £455 +9.63% 5
West Yorkshire +1 18 £420 +5.00% 16
North Yorkshire +4 1 £425 +1.19% 7
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (29.90%) CISSP
2 28 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (24.74%) Information Assurance
4 20 (20.62%) Management Information System
4 20 (20.62%) Cybersecurity
5 19 (19.59%) PCI DSS
6 18 (18.56%) Risk Management
6 18 (18.56%) CESG
7 15 (15.46%) Firewall
7 15 (15.46%) Windows
7 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (14.43%) Security Operations
8 14 (14.43%) Security Operations Centre
8 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
9 13 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (13.40%) CISM
10 12 (12.37%) Change Management
10 12 (12.37%) Service Management
10 12 (12.37%) Finance
10 12 (12.37%) Security Management
10 12 (12.37%) QRadar
11 11 (11.34%) ArcSight
11 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
11 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
12 10 (10.31%) Network Security
12 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
13 9 (9.28%) RMADS
13 9 (9.28%) Nessus
13 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
14 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (7.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.06%) Lync
3 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) IaaS
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) Firewall
2 13 (13.40%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (10.31%) Network Security
4 8 (8.25%) HTTP
5 7 (7.22%) FTP
5 7 (7.22%) HTTPS
5 7 (7.22%) SSL
6 2 (2.06%) DNS
6 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.03%) Internet
7 1 (1.03%) LDAP
7 1 (1.03%) SAN
7 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.03%) QlikView
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Metasploit
2 1 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 12 (12.37%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Legal
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.12%) Law
4 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 2 (2.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (28.87%) Analyst
2 22 (22.68%) Consultant
3 19 (19.59%) Security Consultant
4 16 (16.49%) Security Analyst
5 14 (14.43%) Security Specialist
6 11 (11.34%) Information Security Consultant
7 8 (8.25%) Security Manager
8 7 (7.22%) Service Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) Network Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (6.19%) SOC Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) ArcSight Analyst
10 5 (5.15%) Field Support Technician
10 5 (5.15%) SOC Manager
10 5 (5.15%) Support Technician
11 4 (4.12%) Information Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Information Security Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.03%) .NET
2 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.03%) Ajax
2 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.03%) CSS
2 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Management Information System
2 18 (18.56%) CESG
3 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (14.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (7.22%) Cyberthreat
6 6 (6.19%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (5.15%) CCTV
7 5 (5.15%) Driving Licence
7 5 (5.15%) Performance Metrics
8 4 (4.12%) Private Cloud
9 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
9 3 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (3.09%) NHS
10 1 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (1.03%) DataPower
10 1 (1.03%) Fintech
10 1 (1.03%) Learning Management System
10 1 (1.03%) Smart Energy
10 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.12%) Unix
5 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.03%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.74%) Information Assurance
2 20 (20.62%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (18.56%) Risk Management
4 14 (14.43%) Security Operations
5 12 (12.37%) Change Management
5 12 (12.37%) Security Management
5 12 (12.37%) Service Management
6 11 (11.34%) Incident Management
6 11 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (10.31%) Data Protection
8 8 (8.25%) Ethical Hacking
8 8 (8.25%) ITIL
8 8 (8.25%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (7.22%) Information Governance
9 7 (7.22%) Information Management
9 7 (7.22%) Network Design
9 7 (7.22%) SIEM
10 6 (6.19%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.06%) Perl
2 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) C#
3 1 (1.03%) C++
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (29.90%) CISSP
2 13 (13.40%) CISM
3 8 (8.25%) MCSA
3 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (5.15%) CISA
5 4 (4.12%) CISMP
5 4 (4.12%) Degree
5 4 (4.12%) GCIA
5 4 (4.12%) GSEC
6 3 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
7 2 (2.06%) CCIE
7 2 (2.06%) CCNP
7 2 (2.06%) CEH
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.06%) GIAC
8 1 (1.03%) CCNA
8 1 (1.03%) CLAS
8 1 (1.03%) GCIH
8 1 (1.03%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (19.59%) PCI DSS
3 9 (9.28%) RMADS
4 7 (7.22%) ISO27005
5 6 (6.19%) SLA
6 4 (4.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (3.09%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (2.06%) BS25999
8 2 (2.06%) COBIT
8 2 (2.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (2.06%) ISAE 3402
8 2 (2.06%) ISO 9000
8 2 (2.06%) QA
8 2 (2.06%) SSAE 16
9 1 (1.03%) CESG Infosec
9 1 (1.03%) ISO22301
9 1 (1.03%) Val IT
System Software
1 9 (9.28%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (12.37%) QRadar
2 9 (9.28%) Nessus
3 8 (8.25%) Nmap
4 1 (1.03%) Control-M
4 1 (1.03%) SCCM
4 1 (1.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.34%) ArcSight
3 8 (8.25%) Splunk
3 8 (8.25%) VMware
4 2 (2.06%) Cisco
4 2 (2.06%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.03%) Apple
5 1 (1.03%) Capita
5 1 (1.03%) Mercator
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle
5 1 (1.03%) Peoplefluent
5 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.03%) Sage
5 1 (1.03%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Tableau
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 days ago