Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Specialist was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Security Specialist
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 158 166
Rank change year-on-year +12 +8 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 7 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 9
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +16.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £448 £325 £321
90th Percentile £575 £520 £415
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £444 £386
% change year-on-year +7.04% +14.89% -14.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 2926 3508 4239
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.40% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2283 2864
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £258
90th Percentile £545 £550 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 101 181
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.00%
10th Percentile £9.47 £8.75 £8.58
90th Percentile £30.65 £24.63 £33.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year +1.43% +3.34% +0.35%

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Security Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Specialist in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Specialist in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Specialist in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Specialist in West Yorkshire

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bradford +14 2 £550 -
Pudsey - 2 £490 -
Security Specialist
Yorkshire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
4 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) SANS
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) CISSP
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Akamai
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
General
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 4 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Imperva