Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 6 months to 18 February 2018 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 106 130
Rank change year-on-year +26 +24 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 87 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.73% 1.44% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.70% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 25 29
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +21.95% +1.23%
10th Percentile £369 £425 £260
90th Percentile £606 £730 £478
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -5.00% +19.05% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £14.10 £12.36 £13.21
90th Percentile £14.98 £14.96 £15.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -0.86% -3.33% -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,711 2,523 3,541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 85.12% 84.38% 84.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,837 1,639 2,387
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £264
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 60 97
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.53 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.10% -5.36% -4.03%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £9.99
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £25.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year +26.14% -0.90% -3.92%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in West Yorkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +17 48 £475 -5.00% 29
Pontefract - 8 - -
Wakefield +3 6 £500 -
Halifax +4 5 - -
Bradford +3 1 - - 3
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 36 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (31.03%) Data Protection
3 26 (29.89%) GDPR
4 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
5 16 (18.39%) CISSP
6 15 (17.24%) CISM
6 15 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 14 (16.09%) Windows
7 14 (16.09%) Data Privacy
8 12 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (13.79%) Firewall
9 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
9 11 (12.64%) Project Management
9 11 (12.64%) Unix
10 10 (11.49%) ITIL
10 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (11.49%) Finance
10 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
11 9 (10.34%) Oracle
11 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
12 8 (9.20%) Analytics
12 8 (9.20%) Data Loss Prevention
12 8 (9.20%) Feasibility Study
12 8 (9.20%) MCP
12 8 (9.20%) HNC
12 8 (9.20%) Windows 2000
12 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
12 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
12 8 (9.20%) LAN

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SAP GRC
1 3 (3.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (4.60%) IaaS
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.45%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) PaaS
2 3 (3.45%) SaaS
3 1 (1.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Firewall
2 8 (9.20%) LAN
2 8 (9.20%) WAN
3 6 (6.90%) IP Telephony
4 4 (4.60%) VPN
5 3 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.30%) SMS
7 1 (1.15%) BGP
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.15%) MPLS
7 1 (1.15%) NaaS
7 1 (1.15%) OSPF
7 1 (1.15%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.15%) SSL
7 1 (1.15%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 3 (3.45%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.15%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 3 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Consultant
2 31 (35.63%) Security Consultant
3 22 (25.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 14 (16.09%) Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Information Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Security Manager
7 8 (9.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (9.20%) Security Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (6.90%) Architect
8 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.90%) Telephony Support
9 5 (5.75%) GDPR Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Information Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Security Project Manager
10 4 (4.60%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) IT Security Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Regular Expression
2 3 (3.45%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (3.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.15%) RESTful
3 1 (1.15%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (4.60%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.45%) PKI
4 1 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) BYOD
4 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.09%) Windows
2 11 (12.64%) Unix
3 8 (9.20%) Windows 2000
3 8 (9.20%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.20%) Windows Vista
3 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (31.03%) Data Protection
2 14 (16.09%) Data Privacy
3 12 (13.79%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (12.64%) Project Management
4 11 (12.64%) Risk Management
5 10 (11.49%) ITIL
5 10 (11.49%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (10.34%) Security Architecture
7 8 (9.20%) Analytics
7 8 (9.20%) Data Loss Prevention
7 8 (9.20%) Feasibility Study
7 8 (9.20%) Performance Management
7 8 (9.20%) Service Delivery
8 7 (8.05%) Data Analytics
8 7 (8.05%) Information Security Management
8 7 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (8.05%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (8.05%) Security Management
9 6 (6.90%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) CISSP
2 15 (17.24%) CISM
3 8 (9.20%) CISA
3 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.20%) HNC
3 8 (9.20%) MCP
3 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.90%) CCSP
5 5 (5.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 5 (5.75%) GIAC
6 3 (3.45%) CCSA
6 3 (3.45%) CEH
7 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.15%) CRISC
8 1 (1.15%) ISEB
8 1 (1.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (41.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (29.89%) GDPR
3 10 (11.49%) PCI DSS
4 5 (5.75%) ISO 9001
4 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.30%) RMADS
6 1 (1.15%) ISO 31000
6 1 (1.15%) PMO
6 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
3 8 (9.20%) McAfee
4 7 (8.05%) Intel
5 6 (6.90%) SAP
6 3 (3.45%) F5
7 2 (2.30%) Ariba
8 1 (1.15%) BeyondTrust
8 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.15%) Cisco
8 1 (1.15%) VMware