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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 81 98
Rank change year-on-year 0 +17  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 18 35 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.34% 1.79% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 2.16% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 12
Median daily rate £435 £410 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.09% -1.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £354 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £56.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +150.00%  

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 1144 1617 1560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 85.18% 82.92% 85.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 1135 997
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 40
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.63 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.80% -13.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £9.12 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £21.45 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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 -15 9 £450 +9.75% 9
Bradford - 2 £438 - 1
Halifax - 2 - -
Information Security
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 25 (53.19%) Management Information System
2 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (27.66%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
5 11 (23.40%) Business Continuity
5 11 (23.40%) Information Security Management
5 11 (23.40%) Security Management
5 11 (23.40%) Security Operations
5 11 (23.40%) Incident Management
5 11 (23.40%) ISMS
6 9 (19.15%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
7 8 (17.02%) Internet
8 7 (14.89%) SLA
8 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (12.77%) Office 365
9 6 (12.77%) BYOD
9 6 (12.77%) Security Hardening
9 6 (12.77%) LAN
9 6 (12.77%) Finance
9 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.51%) CISSP
10 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
10 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
10 4 (8.51%) CISM
10 4 (8.51%) Firewall
10 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
10 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS

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 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
1 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.77%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) IaaS
2 3 (6.38%) PaaS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) Internet
2 6 (12.77%) LAN
3 4 (8.51%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Big Data
1 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (6.38%) QlikView
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Security Manager
2 14 (29.79%) Architect
3 13 (27.66%) Security Assurance Manager
4 11 (23.40%) Security Architect
5 5 (10.64%) Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.64%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Information Manager
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Information Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS Consultant
6 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Data Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 3 (6.38%) Information Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (53.19%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.15%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (12.77%) BYOD
4 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) CCTV
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (4.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (23.40%) Business Continuity
2 11 (23.40%) Incident Management
2 11 (23.40%) Information Security Management
2 11 (23.40%) ISMS
2 11 (23.40%) Security Management
2 11 (23.40%) Security Operations
3 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.77%) Security Hardening
4 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analysis
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Security
6 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (6.38%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) CISM
2 4 (8.51%) CISSP
2 4 (8.51%) PCI QSA
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (44.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (14.89%) SLA
3 4 (8.51%) PCI DSS
4 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (4.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) HP
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