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 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 91 86 118
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 36 57 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.67% 2.01% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.48% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 44 13
Median daily rate £475 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.50% +2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £360 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £462
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 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1781 2301 2166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 82.45% 81.05% 82.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1141 1562 1395
Median daily rate £410 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 65 62
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £10.20 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.34 £35.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire -9 15 £450 +9.75% 4
South Yorkshire -4 14 £600 +33.33%
North Yorkshire +10 7 £475 +13.43% 5
Information Security
England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

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

1 39 (53.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (38.36%) Management Information System
3 20 (27.40%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
4 15 (20.55%) Business Continuity
5 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (17.81%) Security Management
6 13 (17.81%) Information Security Management
6 13 (17.81%) CISSP
6 13 (17.81%) Internet
6 13 (17.81%) Finance
6 13 (17.81%) ISMS
7 12 (16.44%) CESG
8 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
8 11 (15.07%) CISM
8 11 (15.07%) Firewall
8 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
8 11 (15.07%) Security Operations
9 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
9 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.33%) CESG CLAS
10 9 (12.33%) CLAS
10 9 (12.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
11 8 (10.96%) CISA
12 7 (9.59%) SLA
12 7 (9.59%) Windows
12 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
12 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.59%) Office 365

Information Security
Top Related 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 3 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Office
1 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.59%) Office 365
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 3 (4.11%) PaaS
3 3 (4.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.81%) Internet
2 11 (15.07%) Firewall
3 6 (8.22%) LAN
3 6 (8.22%) VPN
4 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (5.48%) SSL
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
6 3 (4.11%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.11%) Network Security
7 2 (2.74%) WAN
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.37%) DMZ
8 1 (1.37%) DNS
8 1 (1.37%) FTP
8 1 (1.37%) LDAP
8 1 (1.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) Big Data
1 3 (4.11%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (4.11%) MongoDB
1 3 (4.11%) NoSQL
1 3 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (4.11%) QlikView
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (17.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Security Manager
2 17 (23.29%) Consultant
3 15 (20.55%) Architect
4 14 (19.18%) Security Consultant
5 13 (17.81%) Security Assurance Manager
6 12 (16.44%) Security Architect
7 9 (12.33%) Security Specialist
8 8 (10.96%) Information Security Specialist
8 8 (10.96%) Information Specialist
9 7 (9.59%) Analyst
9 7 (9.59%) Information Security Consultant
10 6 (8.22%) Security Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 5 (6.85%) Information Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) Information Security Analyst
11 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS Consultant
12 4 (5.48%) Business Information Analyst
12 4 (5.48%) Information Assurance Consultant
12 4 (5.48%) Information Manager
12 4 (5.48%) PCI DSS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.44%) CESG
3 9 (12.33%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (12.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (8.22%) BYOD
5 5 (6.85%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.48%) Driving Licence
6 4 (5.48%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.74%) CCTV
8 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (2.74%) NHS
9 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Unix
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.37%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Cybersecurity
2 15 (20.55%) Business Continuity
2 15 (20.55%) Risk Management
3 14 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (17.81%) Information Security Management
4 13 (17.81%) ISMS
4 13 (17.81%) Security Management
5 11 (15.07%) Incident Management
5 11 (15.07%) Security Operations
6 10 (13.70%) Security Architecture
7 7 (9.59%) Data Protection
7 7 (9.59%) Secure Coding
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) Information Assurance
8 6 (8.22%) Security Hardening
9 5 (6.85%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) CISSP
2 11 (15.07%) CISM
2 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
3 9 (12.33%) CLAS
4 8 (10.96%) CISA
5 4 (5.48%) CRISC
5 4 (5.48%) PCI QSA
6 2 (2.74%) BC Cleared
6 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.74%) MCSE
6 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.74%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (1.37%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) CCSP
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.37%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.37%) IISP
7 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.37%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (1.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (53.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (10.96%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.59%) SLA
4 4 (5.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (5.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (5.48%) GDPR
5 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.37%) BS25999
6 1 (1.37%) COBIT
6 1 (1.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Nexpose
2 1 (1.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco
3 4 (5.48%) ArcSight
3 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
3 4 (5.48%) F5
3 4 (5.48%) FireEye
3 4 (5.48%) GFI Software
3 4 (5.48%) Intel Security
3 4 (5.48%) Juniper
3 4 (5.48%) LogRhythm
3 4 (5.48%) Rapid7
3 4 (5.48%) Sourcefire
3 4 (5.48%) Symantec
3 4 (5.48%) TippingPoint
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.37%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.37%) SAP
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago