The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 110 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 13 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.15% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.16% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Average daily rate £401 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.71% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2346 1916 2323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 93.47% 94.24% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1487 950 1218
Average daily rate £333 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 144 102
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £24.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
North Yorkshire +5 12 £401 -2.90%
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (92.86%) Thin Client
1 13 (92.86%) CheckPoint
1 13 (92.86%) OSPF
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
1 13 (92.86%) NetScreen
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) E-Commerce
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco IOS
1 13 (92.86%) Fat Client
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (92.86%) Infoblox
1 13 (92.86%) Imperva
1 13 (92.86%) F5
1 13 (92.86%) DMVPN
1 13 (92.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 13 (92.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 13 (92.86%) Blue Coat
1 13 (92.86%) CCSE
1 13 (92.86%) BIG-IP
2 8 (57.14%) C

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DHCP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) OSPF
1 13 (92.86%) BGP
1 13 (92.86%) NetScreen
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
1 13 (92.86%) BIG-IP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco IOS
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (92.86%) DMVPN
1 13 (92.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 13 (92.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Thin Client
1 13 (92.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) E-Commerce
2 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (92.86%) CCSE
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Citrix
1 13 (92.86%) CheckPoint
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
1 13 (92.86%) Blue Coat
1 13 (92.86%) Infoblox
1 13 (92.86%) Imperva
1 13 (92.86%) F5
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) HP