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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 109 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 37 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 0.78% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.96% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 13
Median daily rate £481 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.94% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.41 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -16.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
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
2313 2605 1867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.36% 81.74% 77.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1490 1817 1144
Median daily rate £420 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 80 57
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.66 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £37.04 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +26 26 £481 +14.92% 13
South Yorkshire +4 9 £500 +8.10% 2
North Yorkshire +5 2 £450 +80.00% 5
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 35 (35.00%) CISSP
2 29 (29.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (29.00%) Cybersecurity
3 25 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 22 (22.00%) Finance
5 20 (20.00%) CISM
6 17 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (15.00%) Risk Management
8 14 (14.00%) CISA
8 14 (14.00%) PCI DSS
9 12 (12.00%) TOGAF
9 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.00%) Firewall
10 11 (11.00%) SIEM
11 10 (10.00%) Security Operations
12 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (9.00%) Network Design
12 9 (9.00%) Intel Security
13 8 (8.00%) Project Management
13 8 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 8 (8.00%) ITIL
13 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
13 8 (8.00%) Unix
13 8 (8.00%) LAN
13 8 (8.00%) WAN
13 8 (8.00%) Cisco
13 8 (8.00%) Identity Management
13 8 (8.00%) CESG

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 1 (1.00%) Apache
1 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) SAP ERP
2 3 (3.00%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) IaaS
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.00%) Office 365
1 1 (1.00%) PaaS
1 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) Firewall
2 8 (8.00%) LAN
2 8 (8.00%) WAN
3 7 (7.00%) HTTP
4 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.00%) Internet
5 4 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (4.00%) SAN
5 4 (4.00%) SSL
6 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.00%) FTP
6 3 (3.00%) Network Security
6 3 (3.00%) VPN
6 3 (3.00%) Wireless
7 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.00%) LDAP
7 2 (2.00%) SSH
8 1 (1.00%) NAS
8 1 (1.00%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) Big Data
1 1 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.00%) MySQL
1 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JIRA
2 5 (5.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.00%) Hudson
3 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 22 (22.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Banking
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 5 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Games
5 1 (1.00%) Law
5 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (23.00%) Analyst
1 23 (23.00%) Consultant
2 21 (21.00%) Security Consultant
3 19 (19.00%) Security Analyst
4 15 (15.00%) Architect
5 14 (14.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 12 (12.00%) Security Architect
6 12 (12.00%) Security Specialist
7 11 (11.00%) Information Security Specialist
7 11 (11.00%) Information Specialist
8 9 (9.00%) Information Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Project Manager
10 7 (7.00%) Security Manager
11 6 (6.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 6 (6.00%) Integration Engineer
11 6 (6.00%) Java Engineer
11 6 (6.00%) Ruby Engineer
11 6 (6.00%) Splunk Engineer
12 5 (5.00%) Compliance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) Middleware
2 2 (2.00%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.00%) LAMP
3 1 (1.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.00%) CESG
4 4 (4.00%) CCTV
4 4 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.00%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.00%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.00%) Unix
2 7 (7.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) VMS
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) Cybersecurity
2 17 (17.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (15.00%) Risk Management
4 12 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 11 (11.00%) SIEM
6 10 (10.00%) Security Operations
7 9 (9.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (9.00%) Network Design
8 8 (8.00%) Identity Management
8 8 (8.00%) ITIL
8 8 (8.00%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (8.00%) Project Management
8 8 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
9 7 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.00%) API Integration
10 6 (6.00%) Security Management
10 6 (6.00%) SOA
11 5 (5.00%) IT Audit
11 5 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.00%) Java
1 6 (6.00%) Python
1 6 (6.00%) Ruby
2 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.00%) C#
2 1 (1.00%) Perl
2 1 (1.00%) PHP
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (35.00%) CISSP
2 20 (20.00%) CISM
3 14 (14.00%) CISA
4 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
5 8 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 8 (8.00%) CRISC
6 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.00%) CCNA
7 4 (4.00%) Degree
8 2 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.00%) CCNP
8 2 (2.00%) CISMP
8 2 (2.00%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.00%) GSEC
8 2 (2.00%) GSLC
8 2 (2.00%) GSNA
8 2 (2.00%) SANS
9 1 (1.00%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (1.00%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (29.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (14.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (7.00%) COBIT
5 4 (4.00%) SLA
6 1 (1.00%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) ACF2
2 1 (1.00%) Docker
2 1 (1.00%) RACF
2 1 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) QRadar
2 7 (7.00%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (5.00%) Nessus
3 5 (5.00%) Nmap
3 5 (5.00%) RSA Archer
4 3 (3.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (2.00%) Nexpose
6 1 (1.00%) Ansible
6 1 (1.00%) Cacti
6 1 (1.00%) Graphite
6 1 (1.00%) Nagios
6 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.00%) Opsview
6 1 (1.00%) Puppet
6 1 (1.00%) Salt
6 1 (1.00%) SCCM
6 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Intel Security
3 8 (8.00%) Cisco
4 6 (6.00%) SAP
4 6 (6.00%) Splunk
5 5 (5.00%) Trend Micro
6 4 (4.00%) Symantec
7 3 (3.00%) Cyber-Ark
7 3 (3.00%) F5
7 3 (3.00%) Juniper
7 3 (3.00%) LogRhythm
8 2 (2.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.00%) Dell
8 2 (2.00%) FireEye
8 2 (2.00%) GFI Software
8 2 (2.00%) HP
8 2 (2.00%) Rapid7
8 2 (2.00%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.00%) TippingPoint