Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 111 139
Rank change year-on-year +30 +28 -10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 83 68 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.74% 1.90% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 2.21% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 31
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £600 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +48.15% +8.00%
10th Percentile £363 £400 £263
90th Percentile £575 £730 £540
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £488 £415
% change year-on-year -2.56% +17.47% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £14.10 £13.44 £13.17
90th Percentile £17.23 £14.84 £15.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -2.07% - -9.38%

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 2578 3083 3797
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 84.97% 86.17% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1778 2021 2613
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £550 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 63 110
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £9.58 £10.26 £9.24
90th Percentile £40.00 £29.50 £40.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
% change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +11 46 £450 -25.00% 18
Wakefield -1 10 £394 -
Pontefract - 7 - -
Halifax - 3 - -
Bradford +12 2 £550 - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 24 (28.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (25.30%) LAN
2 21 (25.30%) WAN
3 20 (24.10%) Data Protection
4 18 (21.69%) GDPR
5 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
6 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
7 15 (18.07%) Analytics
8 14 (16.87%) Data Analytics
9 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (15.66%) Windows
9 13 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (15.66%) Finance
9 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
10 12 (14.46%) Linux
10 12 (14.46%) Python
10 12 (14.46%) ITIL
10 12 (14.46%) VPN
10 12 (14.46%) ETL
10 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
10 12 (14.46%) DevOps
10 12 (14.46%) Impala
10 12 (14.46%) Apache Spark
10 12 (14.46%) Spark Streaming
10 12 (14.46%) GitHub
10 12 (14.46%) Kafka
10 12 (14.46%) Apache Flume
10 12 (14.46%) Sqoop
10 12 (14.46%) HBase

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 12 (14.46%) Apache Spark
2 8 (9.64%) OpenStack
3 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.20%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) GitHub
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.30%) LAN
1 21 (25.30%) WAN
2 12 (14.46%) VPN
3 10 (12.05%) Firewall
4 4 (4.82%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (4.82%) SMS
4 4 (4.82%) SNMP
5 3 (3.61%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.41%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.41%) Network Security
7 1 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.46%) Apache Hive
1 12 (14.46%) Big Data
1 12 (14.46%) Hadoop
1 12 (14.46%) HBase
1 12 (14.46%) Impala
1 12 (14.46%) Sqoop
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.20%) MS Access
3 1 (1.20%) Power BI
3 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
3 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.82%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.66%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Retail
3 4 (4.82%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Marketing
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (33.73%) Consultant
1 28 (33.73%) Security Consultant
2 20 (24.10%) Information Security Consultant
3 13 (15.66%) Security Manager
4 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (10.84%) Analyst
6 8 (9.64%) Information Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Information Security Manager
6 8 (9.64%) Security Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (8.43%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 5 (6.02%) Information Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Information Security Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Security Specialist
8 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.82%) Architect
9 4 (4.82%) IT Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.46%) Kafka
1 12 (14.46%) Spark Streaming
2 11 (13.25%) Sensu
3 1 (1.20%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.61%) PKI
4 2 (2.41%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) FMCG
4 2 (2.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) BYOD
5 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.20%) DataPower
5 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (15.66%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 11 (13.25%) Unix
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 2000
4 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Vista
4 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) Data Protection
2 15 (18.07%) Analytics
3 14 (16.87%) Data Analytics
4 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (15.66%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (14.46%) Big Data Analytics
5 12 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (14.46%) DevOps
5 12 (14.46%) ETL
5 12 (14.46%) ITIL
5 12 (14.46%) MapReduce
5 12 (14.46%) Risk Management
6 11 (13.25%) Configuration Management
7 10 (12.05%) Data Privacy
7 10 (12.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.84%) Project Management
9 8 (9.64%) Open Source
9 8 (9.64%) Security Architecture
10 7 (8.43%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) Python
1 12 (14.46%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.41%) Java
2 2 (2.41%) SQL
3 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.84%) CISSP
3 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (8.43%) CISM
4 7 (8.43%) HNC
4 7 (8.43%) MCP
5 5 (6.02%) CCNA
5 5 (6.02%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.82%) CISA
7 3 (3.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.20%) CCNP
9 1 (1.20%) CCSA
9 1 (1.20%) CCSE
9 1 (1.20%) CEH
9 1 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.20%) Degree
9 1 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 1 (1.20%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (21.69%) GDPR
3 8 (9.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.82%) RMADS
5 2 (2.41%) SLA
6 1 (1.20%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.20%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Apache Flume
2 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.25%) Prometheus
2 8 (9.64%) Ansible
3 4 (4.82%) WMI
4 2 (2.41%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.41%) SCCM
4 2 (2.41%) SCOM
5 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.84%) Cisco
3 7 (8.43%) Oracle
3 7 (8.43%) SAP
4 6 (7.23%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) McAfee
6 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.41%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Intel
6 2 (2.41%) IronPort
7 1 (1.20%) Ariba
7 1 (1.20%) IBM
7 1 (1.20%) Qualys
7 1 (1.20%) Sophos
7 1 (1.20%) Symantec
7 1 (1.20%) Tableau
7 1 (1.20%) Trend Micro