The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 9 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 4.76% 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% 9.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
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 Wakefield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 31 21 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 73.81% 52.50% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £166 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £375 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.96 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.82% -  
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 Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 Wakefield

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Wakefield

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Wakefield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Wakefield

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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware