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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 132 142 107
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 13 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.46% 0.071% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.074% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 18
Median daily rate £350 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 - £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 - £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £434 £438 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00
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
2710 2699 2412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.79% 95.17% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1874 1786 1545
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 101 125
Median hourly rate £15.29 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.57% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 +10 9 £350 - 3
South Yorkshire - 4 £366 - 1
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 26 (68.42%) CISSP
2 22 (57.89%) CEH
3 19 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 17 (44.74%) ITIL
5 16 (42.11%) Information Security
6 15 (39.47%) Firewall
6 15 (39.47%) CISA
6 15 (39.47%) CISM
6 15 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (36.84%) PCI DSS
8 13 (34.21%) Data Security
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (34.21%) Cisco
9 12 (31.58%) MCSA
9 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (31.58%) Data Protection
10 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
10 11 (28.95%) Security Management
10 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
11 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 10 (26.32%) Project Management
11 10 (26.32%) Computer Security
11 10 (26.32%) ISACA
12 9 (23.68%) Degree
12 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
13 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
14 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
14 5 (13.16%) Kanban

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Firewall
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) Network Security
2 1 (2.63%) SNMP
2 1 (2.63%) SSL
2 1 (2.63%) VPN
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.89%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Unix
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 17 (44.74%) ITIL
3 16 (42.11%) Information Security
4 13 (34.21%) Data Security
5 12 (31.58%) Data Protection
6 11 (28.95%) Incident Management
6 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
6 11 (28.95%) Security Management
7 10 (26.32%) Computer Security
7 10 (26.32%) Project Management
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (13.16%) Information Governance
9 5 (13.16%) Kanban
10 3 (7.89%) Change Management
10 3 (7.89%) ITSM
10 3 (7.89%) Service Management
11 2 (5.26%) Change Control
11 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) CISSP
2 22 (57.89%) CEH
3 15 (39.47%) CISA
3 15 (39.47%) CISM
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (31.58%) MCSA
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (26.32%) ISACA
7 9 (23.68%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (5.26%) CCNP
10 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
11 1 (2.63%) CCIE
11 1 (2.63%) CCNA
11 1 (2.63%) CCSP
11 1 (2.63%) CISMP
11 1 (2.63%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (13.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (7.89%) ISO 9000
5 2 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) Intel Security
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