The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 26 34
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.07% 1.69% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 2.07% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £775 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.70% +55.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.34% -44.37%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 102 145 170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 70.34% 81.46% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 110
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% +68.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £14.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in North Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in North Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 6 (60.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 6 (60.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 5 (50.00%) Nexpose
2 5 (50.00%) FireEye
2 5 (50.00%) GFI Software
2 5 (50.00%) Rapid7
2 5 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 5 (50.00%) F5
2 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 5 (50.00%) Juniper
2 5 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 5 (50.00%) Sourcefire
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Symantec
2 5 (50.00%) McAfee
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in North 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 6 (60.00%) Firewall
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) SSL
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
1 6 (60.00%) Wireless
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 6 (60.00%) Information Specialist
1 6 (60.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Information Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Information Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 6 (60.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 6 (60.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (60.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (30.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Security
3 1 (10.00%) ISMS
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CISA
1 4 (40.00%) CISSP
1 4 (40.00%) CRISC
2 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) GDPR
1 4 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (30.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) F5
1 5 (50.00%) FireEye
1 5 (50.00%) GFI Software
1 5 (50.00%) Juniper
1 5 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 5 (50.00%) McAfee
1 5 (50.00%) Rapid7
1 5 (50.00%) Sourcefire
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
1 5 (50.00%) TippingPoint