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 3 months to 25 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 80 113
Rank change year-on-year -2 +33  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 18 41 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.28% 2.03% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 2.32% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £375 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £700 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £498 £445
% change year-on-year -4.77% +11.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1223 1770 1814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.74% 87.58% 85.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 1220 1294
Median daily rate £403 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +18.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 32
Median hourly rate £10.89 £14.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.93% -58.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.79 £10.20 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.02 £170.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -4 10 £438 -7.89% 18
Wakefield -1 2 £275 -
Bradford +6 1 £325 -67.50%
Halifax - 1 £363 -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (27.27%) Firewall
4 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (24.24%) LAN
5 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.21%) VMware
6 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (18.18%) Office 365
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
7 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
7 5 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
7 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
7 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
7 5 (15.15%) Finance
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco
7 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
8 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
8 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
8 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
8 4 (12.12%) PCI QSA
8 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
8 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) IaaS
2 2 (6.06%) PaaS
2 2 (6.06%) SaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 4 (12.12%) Internet
3 4 (12.12%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (12.12%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) SNMP
5 2 (6.06%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) NAS
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Big Data
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.06%) QlikView
3 1 (3.03%) MS Access
3 1 (3.03%) Power BI
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
1 7 (21.21%) Consultant
1 7 (21.21%) Security Analyst
1 7 (21.21%) Security Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Security Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Information Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Information Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Junior Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (42.42%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (12.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 2 (6.06%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (6.06%) FMCG
5 2 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
1 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
2 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
3 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.12%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (12.12%) Security Hardening
3 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
3 4 (12.12%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (9.09%) Analytics
4 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 3 (9.09%) Data Security
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (9.09%) People Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Java
2 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) PCI QSA
2 3 (9.09%) CCNA
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CISM
3 2 (6.06%) CISSP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (15.15%) PCI DSS
3 3 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) WMI
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago