Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 92 100
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8 +92
Contract jobs citing Information Security 115 105 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.34% 2.48% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.91% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 81
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%
10th Percentile £330 £294 £353
90th Percentile £688 £638 £738
England median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 5
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -2.07% +101.67%
10th Percentile £18.20 £14.10 £14.25
90th Percentile £24.20 £30.00 £14.75
England median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £20.83
% change year-on-year -1.03% -15.99% -12.29%

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 4,288 3,603 5,003
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 87.39% 85.10% 86.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,876 2,359 3,390
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.52% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £276 £263 £275
90th Percentile £542 £550 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 88 112
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.45% -1.69%
10th Percentile £10.83 £8.42 £10.23
90th Percentile £43.10 £38.80 £42.25
England median hourly rate £21.33 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -11.15% +2.13% +9.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +23 94 £513 +18.84% 23
South Yorkshire -19 17 £375 -34.78% 3
North Yorkshire -18 2 £388 -18.42% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 42 (36.52%) CISSP
2 36 (31.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (22.61%) Management Information System
3 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (20.87%) CISM
6 23 (20.00%) PCI DSS
7 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (18.26%) GDPR
8 20 (17.39%) Data Protection
8 20 (17.39%) Firewall
9 19 (16.52%) Risk Management
9 19 (16.52%) Degree
10 18 (15.65%) Nessus
10 18 (15.65%) Finance
10 18 (15.65%) Windows
11 17 (14.78%) Security Architecture
12 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
13 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
13 15 (13.04%) SIEM
14 14 (12.17%) Network Security
15 13 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (10.43%) Information Management
17 11 (9.57%) HTTP
17 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
18 10 (8.70%) Linux
18 10 (8.70%) Retail
18 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
18 10 (8.70%) CSIRT
18 10 (8.70%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (0.87%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.39%) Firewall
2 14 (12.17%) Network Security
3 11 (9.57%) HTTP
4 8 (6.96%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.48%) SMS
6 3 (2.61%) FTP
6 3 (2.61%) OSPF
6 3 (2.61%) VPN
7 2 (1.74%) BGP
7 2 (1.74%) DNS
7 2 (1.74%) Internet
7 2 (1.74%) IPsec
7 2 (1.74%) MPLS
7 2 (1.74%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.87%) DHCP
8 1 (0.87%) SMTP
8 1 (0.87%) VoIP
8 1 (0.87%) WAN
8 1 (0.87%) Wireless
8 1 (0.87%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.87%) OLAP
1 1 (0.87%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.74%) AppScan
3 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 10 (8.70%) Retail
3 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Legal
5 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (32.17%) Analyst
2 26 (22.61%) Security Analyst
3 17 (14.78%) Security Manager
4 16 (13.91%) Consultant
5 13 (11.30%) Security Consultant
6 11 (9.57%) Architect
6 11 (9.57%) Information Analyst
6 11 (9.57%) Information Manager
6 11 (9.57%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (8.70%) Information Security Manager
8 8 (6.96%) Risk Manager
8 8 (6.96%) Security Architect
9 7 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Incident Analyst
10 6 (5.22%) Project Manager
11 5 (4.35%) Information Security Project Manager
11 5 (4.35%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Security Incident Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.74%) .NET
2 2 (1.74%) JSON
2 2 (1.74%) OpenID
3 1 (0.87%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Management Information System
2 21 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.83%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (6.96%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.61%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.74%) PKI
7 1 (0.87%) Fintech
7 1 (0.87%) NHS
7 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.65%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Unix
4 3 (2.61%) AIX
4 3 (2.61%) CentOS
4 3 (2.61%) HPUX
4 3 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.61%) Solaris
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (21.74%) Cybersecurity
3 20 (17.39%) Data Protection
4 19 (16.52%) Risk Management
5 17 (14.78%) Security Architecture
6 15 (13.04%) SIEM
7 13 (11.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (10.43%) Information Management
9 10 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.83%) Incident Management
10 9 (7.83%) Information Assurance
11 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (6.96%) Data Privacy
11 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
11 8 (6.96%) Security Operations
12 7 (6.09%) Information Security Management
12 7 (6.09%) SDLC
12 7 (6.09%) Security Management
12 7 (6.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) Java
2 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (36.52%) CISSP
2 24 (20.87%) CISM
3 19 (16.52%) Degree
4 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
5 15 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (7.83%) CCNA
7 9 (7.83%) CISMP
7 9 (7.83%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 8 (6.96%) CISA
8 8 (6.96%) CRISC
9 7 (6.09%) CEH
10 6 (5.22%) ISACA
11 5 (4.35%) GIAC
12 4 (3.48%) SANS
13 3 (2.61%) MCP
13 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.74%) CCSP
14 2 (1.74%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.74%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 21 (18.26%) GDPR
4 6 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (3.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.48%) SLA
6 3 (2.61%) ISO 22301
7 2 (1.74%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (0.87%) COBIT
8 1 (0.87%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) BitLocker
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (15.65%) Nessus
2 10 (8.70%) CSIRT
3 8 (6.96%) Nmap
3 8 (6.96%) QRadar
4 5 (4.35%) SCCM
5 2 (1.74%) Aspera SmartTrack
6 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 9 (7.83%) Splunk
2 8 (6.96%) Cisco
2 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.09%) McAfee
4 6 (5.22%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.35%) VMware
6 4 (3.48%) CyberArk
6 4 (3.48%) Oracle
7 3 (2.61%) F5
7 3 (2.61%) HP
7 3 (2.61%) IBM
7 3 (2.61%) Qualys
8 2 (1.74%) Capita
8 2 (1.74%) Intel
8 2 (1.74%) Remedy
9 1 (0.87%) Aruba
9 1 (0.87%) Citrix
9 1 (0.87%) Delphix
9 1 (0.87%) Meraki
9 1 (0.87%) SolarWinds