Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 79 103
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 +36
Contract jobs citing Information Security 97 77 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.84% 2.55% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.25% 2.93% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £450 £665
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -32.33% +67.82%
10th Percentile £275 £363 £400
90th Percentile £663 £575 £1,000
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £470 £511
% change year-on-year +6.38% -8.07% +23.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 8
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -2.07% -3.33%
10th Percentile £18.20 £14.10 £13.44
90th Percentile £24.20 £17.99 £14.84
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +40.85% -2.07% +2.08%

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 2,988 2,624 3,190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 87.52% 86.83% 87.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,037 1,815 2,089
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £545 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 67 65
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.25 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.75 £35.05 £30.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.69% +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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +27 75 £550 +22.22% 26
Halifax +4 7 £500 - 2
Wakefield -7 4 - - 1
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 33 (34.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (28.87%) CISSP
3 19 (19.59%) Security Architecture
4 18 (18.56%) Data Protection
5 16 (16.49%) CISM
5 16 (16.49%) Management Information System
5 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.49%) PCI DSS
6 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
6 15 (15.46%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (14.43%) GDPR
7 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
7 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
8 13 (13.40%) Retail
8 13 (13.40%) SOA
9 12 (12.37%) Data Protection Act
9 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
11 10 (10.31%) Windows
11 10 (10.31%) Firewall
11 10 (10.31%) Information Management
11 10 (10.31%) Degree
12 9 (9.28%) Nessus
12 9 (9.28%) Security Management
12 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
13 8 (8.25%) CCNA
13 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (8.25%) McAfee
13 8 (8.25%) Information Security Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Office 365
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.03%) IaaS
3 1 (1.03%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) Firewall
2 8 (8.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (7.22%) HTTP
3 7 (7.22%) Network Security
4 4 (4.12%) SMS
5 2 (2.06%) FTP
6 1 (1.03%) BGP
6 1 (1.03%) Internet
6 1 (1.03%) IPsec
6 1 (1.03%) IPv6
6 1 (1.03%) LAN
6 1 (1.03%) OSPF
6 1 (1.03%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (13.40%) Retail
2 7 (7.22%) Finance
3 4 (4.12%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Games
4 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.03%) Law
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (42.27%) Analyst
2 22 (22.68%) Security Analyst
3 18 (18.56%) Consultant
4 17 (17.53%) Security Consultant
5 16 (16.49%) Information Analyst
6 13 (13.40%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (10.31%) Security Manager
8 9 (9.28%) Information Manager
9 8 (8.25%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (8.25%) IT Consultant
9 8 (8.25%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce Consultant
11 6 (6.19%) GDPR Business Analyst
12 5 (5.15%) Architect
12 5 (5.15%) CISSP Consultant
12 5 (5.15%) Information Security Project Manager
12 5 (5.15%) Project Manager
12 5 (5.15%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 4 (4.12%) Regular Expression
3 2 (2.06%) JSON
3 2 (2.06%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Management Information System
2 15 (15.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.37%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (6.19%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Windows
2 3 (3.09%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.06%) Linux
3 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) Security Architecture
2 18 (18.56%) Data Protection
3 16 (16.49%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (15.46%) Cybersecurity
5 14 (14.43%) Risk Management
6 13 (13.40%) SOA
7 10 (10.31%) Information Management
8 9 (9.28%) E-Commerce
8 9 (9.28%) Security Management
9 8 (8.25%) Information Security Management
9 8 (8.25%) SIEM
9 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (7.22%) Information Assurance
10 7 (7.22%) ISMS
10 7 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (6.19%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.19%) Security Operations
12 5 (5.15%) Data Loss Prevention
12 5 (5.15%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (28.87%) CISSP
2 16 (16.49%) CISM
3 15 (15.46%) Security Cleared
4 14 (14.43%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.31%) Degree
6 8 (8.25%) CCNA
6 8 (8.25%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 5 (5.15%) CEH
9 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.09%) CISMP
10 3 (3.09%) CRISC
10 3 (3.09%) ISACA
10 3 (3.09%) MCP
11 2 (2.06%) GCED
11 2 (2.06%) GCIA
11 2 (2.06%) GIAC
11 2 (2.06%) GSEC
11 2 (2.06%) SANS
12 1 (1.03%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (16.49%) PCI DSS
3 14 (14.43%) GDPR
4 12 (12.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (2.06%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.03%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Nessus
2 6 (6.19%) SCCM
3 5 (5.15%) CSIRT
3 5 (5.15%) Nmap
3 5 (5.15%) QRadar
4 3 (3.09%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.25%) McAfee
3 6 (6.19%) Intel
3 6 (6.19%) Splunk
4 3 (3.09%) Netskope
4 3 (3.09%) Qualys
4 3 (3.09%) Remedy
5 2 (2.06%) Cisco
5 2 (2.06%) F5
5 2 (2.06%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.03%) Citrix
6 1 (1.03%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.03%) Dell
6 1 (1.03%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.03%) Ivanti
6 1 (1.03%) NetApp
6 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.03%) Sony
6 1 (1.03%) Varonis