Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 February 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 126 119
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7 +42
Contract jobs citing Information Security 116 63 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.55% 1.36% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.64% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 40 70
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £386 £324
90th Percentile £619 £730 £550
England median daily rate £500 £455 £475
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 11
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.86% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £14.10 £12.36 £13.21
90th Percentile £14.98 £14.96 £15.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £16.28 £42.00
% change year-on-year +14.90% -61.25% +22.63%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,810 3,842 4,983
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.90% 83.00% 83.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,493 2,489 3,326
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
10th Percentile £263 £259 £263
90th Percentile £539 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 115 172
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.75 £14.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.14% -0.90% -3.92%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.69 £9.99
90th Percentile £41.40 £32.10 £28.34
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +17.50%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Yorkshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 February 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
West Yorkshire +26 87 £475 -5.00% 38
South Yorkshire +25 25 £550 +5.01% 4
North Yorkshire -1 4 £450 - 2
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 41 (35.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (27.59%) Data Protection
3 30 (25.86%) Windows
3 30 (25.86%) GDPR
4 26 (22.41%) Finance
5 25 (21.55%) Management Information System
6 23 (19.83%) Firewall
6 23 (19.83%) CISSP
6 23 (19.83%) Cybersecurity
7 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
8 18 (15.52%) CISM
9 15 (12.93%) ITIL
10 14 (12.07%) Risk Management
10 14 (12.07%) Data Privacy
11 13 (11.21%) PCI DSS
11 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (11.21%) Project Management
12 12 (10.34%) Unix
12 12 (10.34%) Information Security Management
12 12 (10.34%) Security Management
12 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
12 12 (10.34%) Security Architecture
12 12 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
13 11 (9.48%) CISA
14 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
14 10 (8.62%) Banking
14 10 (8.62%) QRadar
15 9 (7.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 9 (7.76%) Threat Intelligence
15 9 (7.76%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP GRC
1 3 (2.59%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.45%) IaaS
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.59%) Office 365
2 3 (2.59%) PaaS
2 3 (2.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) Firewall
2 9 (7.76%) WAN
3 8 (6.90%) LAN
3 8 (6.90%) SMS
4 6 (5.17%) IP Telephony
5 5 (4.31%) DNS
5 5 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (4.31%) VPN
6 4 (3.45%) DHCP
6 4 (3.45%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.45%) SMTP
6 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (2.59%) Internet
8 2 (1.72%) MPLS
8 2 (1.72%) Network Security
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.86%) OSPF
9 1 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.59%) Power BI
1 3 (2.59%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.86%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (22.41%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 7 (6.03%) Retail
4 6 (5.17%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.45%) Legal
6 2 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Consultant
2 31 (26.72%) Security Consultant
3 28 (24.14%) Analyst
4 22 (18.97%) Information Security Consultant
5 14 (12.07%) Security Analyst
5 14 (12.07%) Security Manager
6 11 (9.48%) Architect
7 10 (8.62%) Information Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
9 6 (5.17%) Active Directory Support
9 6 (5.17%) Incident Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Information Manager
9 6 (5.17%) IT Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Telephony Support
10 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
10 5 (4.31%) IT Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.59%) SAP Fiori
2 3 (2.59%) Web Services
3 1 (0.86%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.86%) RESTful
3 1 (0.86%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.31%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.59%) PKI
6 2 (1.72%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.86%) BYOD
7 1 (0.86%) CESG
7 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.86%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Windows
2 12 (10.34%) Unix
2 12 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.90%) Linux
3 8 (6.90%) Windows 2000
3 8 (6.90%) Windows Vista
3 8 (6.90%) Windows XP
4 4 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.59%) Data Protection
2 23 (19.83%) Cybersecurity
3 15 (12.93%) ITIL
4 14 (12.07%) Data Privacy
4 14 (12.07%) Risk Management
5 13 (11.21%) Project Management
5 13 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
6 12 (10.34%) Information Security Management
6 12 (10.34%) Security Architecture
6 12 (10.34%) Security Management
7 9 (7.76%) Analytics
7 9 (7.76%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 9 (7.76%) Incident Management
7 9 (7.76%) Investment Management
7 9 (7.76%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (7.76%) SIEM
7 9 (7.76%) Threat Intelligence
8 8 (6.90%) Data Analysis
8 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.59%) SQL
2 2 (1.72%) Java
3 1 (0.86%) C++
3 1 (0.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) CISSP
2 18 (15.52%) CISM
3 11 (9.48%) CISA
4 9 (7.76%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (6.90%) HNC
5 8 (6.90%) MCP
5 8 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (5.17%) CCSP
7 5 (4.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 5 (4.31%) GIAC
8 4 (3.45%) CCSA
8 4 (3.45%) CEH
8 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.59%) CESG Certified Professional
9 3 (2.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.72%) CLAS
10 2 (1.72%) CRISC
10 2 (1.72%) Degree
10 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (35.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (25.86%) GDPR
3 13 (11.21%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.31%) ISO 9001
4 5 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.59%) COBIT
6 2 (1.72%) ISO 22301
6 2 (1.72%) RMADS
7 1 (0.86%) ISO 31000
7 1 (0.86%) PMO
7 1 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.45%) Terminal Server
3 4 (3.45%) XenApp
3 4 (3.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.45%) XenServer
4 3 (2.59%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.86%) Docker
5 1 (0.86%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) QRadar
2 6 (5.17%) CSIRT
3 4 (3.45%) EdgeSight
3 4 (3.45%) Nessus
4 2 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.86%) Ansible
5 1 (0.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.76%) Oracle
3 8 (6.90%) McAfee
4 7 (6.03%) Intel
4 7 (6.03%) VMware
5 6 (5.17%) SAP
6 4 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco
6 4 (3.45%) Citrix
6 4 (3.45%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.59%) F5
8 2 (1.72%) Ariba
9 1 (0.86%) BeyondTrust
9 1 (0.86%) Capita
9 1 (0.86%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.86%) IBM
9 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.86%) Symantec
9 1 (0.86%) Varonis