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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 80 132 106
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -26
Contract jobs citing Information Security 71 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.40% 0.63% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 0.78% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 15
Median daily rate £475 £470 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £470 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £14.50 £7.19 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.66% -55.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
2459 2576 1844
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.96% 80.70% 77.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1617 1801 1152
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 77 57
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.45 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.90% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +40 46 £475 +1.06% 17
South Yorkshire +11 22 £463 - 1
North Yorkshire - 3 £500 - 8
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 46 (36.51%) CISSP
2 38 (30.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (25.40%) CISM
4 28 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
5 26 (20.63%) Management Information System
5 26 (20.63%) Finance
6 20 (15.87%) CISA
6 20 (15.87%) PRINCE2
7 19 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (14.29%) Project Management
9 15 (11.90%) Risk Management
9 15 (11.90%) Splunk
10 14 (11.11%) ITIL
11 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
11 13 (10.32%) TOGAF
11 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.32%) Degree
11 13 (10.32%) PCI DSS
11 13 (10.32%) Security Operations
12 12 (9.52%) QRadar
12 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
12 12 (9.52%) Data Protection
12 12 (9.52%) Firewall
13 11 (8.73%) Windows
13 11 (8.73%) Java
14 10 (7.94%) SOA
14 10 (7.94%) Python
14 10 (7.94%) Cisco
14 10 (7.94%) SIEM
14 10 (7.94%) Ruby

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 (0.79%) Apache
1 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.35%) SAP ERP
2 3 (2.38%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.79%) IaaS
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.79%) Office 365
1 1 (0.79%) PaaS
1 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.52%) Firewall
2 9 (7.14%) HTTP
3 8 (6.35%) LAN
3 8 (6.35%) WAN
4 7 (5.56%) Internet
4 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.97%) VPN
6 4 (3.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (3.17%) SAN
6 4 (3.17%) SSL
7 3 (2.38%) BGP
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.38%) Network Security
7 3 (2.38%) OSPF
7 3 (2.38%) Wireless
8 2 (1.59%) EIGRP
8 2 (1.59%) FWSM
8 2 (1.59%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.59%) MPLS
8 2 (1.59%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Big Data
1 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.79%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.79%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.79%) MySQL
1 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
1 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Metasploit
2 6 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.79%) Hudson
3 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 10 (7.94%) Retail
3 7 (5.56%) Banking
4 6 (4.76%) Law
5 5 (3.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.79%) Electronics
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (21.43%) Analyst
2 23 (18.25%) Consultant
3 21 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 20 (15.87%) Security Specialist
5 19 (15.08%) Security Analyst
6 15 (11.90%) Architect
6 15 (11.90%) Information Security Specialist
6 15 (11.90%) Information Specialist
7 14 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
8 13 (10.32%) Security Manager
9 12 (9.52%) Security Architect
10 11 (8.73%) Project Manager
11 10 (7.94%) Integration Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) Java Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) Ruby Engineer
11 10 (7.94%) Splunk Engineer
12 9 (7.14%) Information Manager
12 9 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
13 8 (6.35%) Information Analyst
13 8 (6.35%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.17%) Middleware
2 2 (1.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.79%) J2EE
3 1 (0.79%) LAMP
3 1 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.63%) Management Information System
2 10 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.35%) CESG
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (3.97%) CCTV
5 5 (3.97%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.38%) Clustering
7 3 (2.38%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.79%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) IBM XIV
8 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.79%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.73%) Windows
2 9 (7.14%) Unix
3 5 (3.97%) Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) VMS
5 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (15.87%) PRINCE2
3 19 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (14.29%) Project Management
5 15 (11.90%) Risk Management
6 14 (11.11%) ITIL
7 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (10.32%) Security Operations
7 13 (10.32%) TOGAF
8 12 (9.52%) Data Protection
9 10 (7.94%) API Integration
9 10 (7.94%) SIEM
9 10 (7.94%) SOA
9 10 (7.94%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (7.14%) Network Design
11 8 (6.35%) ERP
11 8 (6.35%) Identity Management
11 8 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (6.35%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.73%) Java
2 10 (7.94%) Python
2 10 (7.94%) Ruby
3 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.38%) Perl
3 3 (2.38%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.79%) C#
4 1 (0.79%) PHP
4 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (36.51%) CISSP
2 32 (25.40%) CISM
3 20 (15.87%) CISA
4 13 (10.32%) Degree
5 12 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 8 (6.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 8 (6.35%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (6.35%) CRISC
6 8 (6.35%) ISACA
7 7 (5.56%) CEH
8 6 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (3.17%) CCNA
9 4 (3.17%) CCNP
10 3 (2.38%) GSEC
11 2 (1.59%) CREST Certified
11 2 (1.59%) GSLC
11 2 (1.59%) GSNA
11 2 (1.59%) SANS
12 1 (0.79%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (30.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (10.32%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.35%) COBIT
4 5 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (3.97%) SLA
5 2 (1.59%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.79%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.79%) Docker
3 1 (0.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.52%) QRadar
2 8 (6.35%) Nessus
2 8 (6.35%) Nmap
3 7 (5.56%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.97%) RSA Archer
5 4 (3.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.59%) Nexpose
7 1 (0.79%) Ansible
7 1 (0.79%) Cacti
7 1 (0.79%) Graphite
7 1 (0.79%) Nagios
7 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.79%) Opsview
7 1 (0.79%) Puppet
7 1 (0.79%) Salt
7 1 (0.79%) SCCM
7 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (11.90%) Splunk
2 13 (10.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco
4 9 (7.14%) Intel Security
4 9 (7.14%) SAP
5 7 (5.56%) ArcSight
6 5 (3.97%) Trend Micro
7 4 (3.17%) Symantec
8 3 (2.38%) F5
8 3 (2.38%) Juniper
8 3 (2.38%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.38%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.38%) VMware
9 2 (1.59%) Blue Coat
9 2 (1.59%) FireEye
9 2 (1.59%) GFI Software
9 2 (1.59%) HP
9 2 (1.59%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.59%) Sourcefire
9 2 (1.59%) TippingPoint