The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 138 150 121
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £469 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £475 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2722 3055 2304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.42% 95.74% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 2071 1379
Median daily rate £378 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 164 140
Median hourly rate £14.48 £13.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.38% -1.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Yorkshire region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Specialist across the Yorkshire region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist across the Yorkshire region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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 +7 3 £488 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £450 - 2
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Finance
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
3 9 (52.94%) CISM
3 9 (52.94%) CISSP
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) ITIL
4 8 (47.06%) Unix
4 8 (47.06%) Cisco
5 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
5 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (23.53%) COBIT
6 4 (23.53%) ISMS
6 4 (23.53%) TippingPoint
6 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
6 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 4 (23.53%) Security Management
6 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (23.53%) Network Management
6 4 (23.53%) F5
6 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
6 4 (23.53%) GFI Software
6 4 (23.53%) Service Continuity Management
6 4 (23.53%) Rapid7
6 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
6 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
6 4 (23.53%) FireEye

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Internet
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Information Security
2 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) ISMS
3 4 (23.53%) IT Audit
3 4 (23.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (23.53%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) Service Continuity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (17.65%) ITSM
4 3 (17.65%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) CISM
1 9 (52.94%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) CISA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (35.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (23.53%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) ArcSight
2 4 (23.53%) Blue Coat
2 4 (23.53%) F5
2 4 (23.53%) FireEye
2 4 (23.53%) GFI Software
2 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
2 4 (23.53%) LogRhythm
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Rapid7
2 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
2 4 (23.53%) Symantec
2 4 (23.53%) TippingPoint