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 27 June 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 84 134
Rank change year-on-year +2 +50  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 64 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.73% 2.27% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 2.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £391 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £474 £489 £448
% change year-on-year -3.06% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £7.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +101.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

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 1709 2439 2445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 84.35% 86.46% 83.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1117 1694 1708
Median daily rate £413 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £565 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 53
Median hourly rate £15.93 £15.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% -12.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £23.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 27 June 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 -8 17 £425 -10.52% 18
South Yorkshire -1 13 £600 +29.72%
North Yorkshire +6 3 £475 -38.70% 1
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 24 (33.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) Firewall
4 17 (23.94%) Management Information System
4 17 (23.94%) Security Architecture
5 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
7 14 (19.72%) Finance
8 13 (18.31%) Windows
8 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
8 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
9 12 (16.90%) CESG
9 12 (16.90%) Internet
10 10 (14.08%) Cisco
11 9 (12.68%) CESG CLAS
11 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.68%) Unix
11 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
11 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.68%) CLAS
12 8 (11.27%) Security Operations
12 8 (11.27%) Office 365
12 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
12 8 (11.27%) LAN
12 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.86%) VMware
13 7 (9.86%) CISM
13 7 (9.86%) VPN

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 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.27%) Office 365
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (29.58%) Firewall
2 12 (16.90%) Internet
3 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.27%) LAN
5 7 (9.86%) VPN
6 5 (7.04%) SSL
6 5 (7.04%) Wireless
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.63%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (5.63%) WAN
8 3 (4.23%) DNS
8 3 (4.23%) SNMP
9 1 (1.41%) DMZ
9 1 (1.41%) NAS
9 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) Big Data
2 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
2 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.82%) QlikView
3 1 (1.41%) MS Access
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Consultant
2 16 (22.54%) Security Consultant
3 15 (21.13%) Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Security Analyst
4 14 (19.72%) Architect
5 12 (16.90%) Security Architect
6 10 (14.08%) Information Analyst
6 10 (14.08%) Information Security Analyst
6 10 (14.08%) Security Specialist
7 9 (12.68%) Information Security Specialist
7 9 (12.68%) Information Specialist
8 8 (11.27%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (9.86%) Security Manager
10 6 (8.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 6 (8.45%) PCI DSS Consultant
11 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Business Information Analyst
11 4 (5.63%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 4 (5.63%) Information Security Manager
11 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (23.94%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.90%) CESG
3 9 (12.68%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (9.86%) Client/Server
5 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.04%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (7.04%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.82%) Clustering
7 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.82%) FMCG
7 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Licensing
7 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.41%) DataPower
8 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.31%) Windows
2 9 (12.68%) Unix
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 3 (4.23%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Security Architecture
3 16 (22.54%) Cybersecurity
4 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
5 8 (11.27%) Data Protection
5 8 (11.27%) Security Operations
5 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (9.86%) Secure Coding
7 6 (8.45%) Business Continuity
7 6 (8.45%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (8.45%) Information Assurance
8 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 5 (7.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 5 (7.04%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (7.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (5.63%) Change Control
9 4 (5.63%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 1 (1.41%) Java
2 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) CLAS
1 9 (12.68%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.86%) CISM
2 7 (9.86%) CISSP
3 6 (8.45%) CISA
4 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.63%) CRISC
4 4 (5.63%) PCI QSA
5 3 (4.23%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) MCSE
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.41%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.41%) CCSP
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) IISP
7 1 (1.41%) ISSAP
7 1 (1.41%) ISSEP
7 1 (1.41%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (16.90%) PCI DSS
3 7 (9.86%) GDPR
4 3 (4.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.23%) SLA
5 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.41%) BS25999
6 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Nexpose
2 3 (4.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.23%) WMI
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (1.41%) CSIRT
4 1 (1.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) Cisco
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) McAfee
5 4 (5.63%) ArcSight
5 4 (5.63%) Blue Coat
5 4 (5.63%) F5
5 4 (5.63%) FireEye
5 4 (5.63%) GFI Software
5 4 (5.63%) Juniper
5 4 (5.63%) LogRhythm
5 4 (5.63%) Rapid7
5 4 (5.63%) Sourcefire
5 4 (5.63%) Symantec
5 4 (5.63%) TippingPoint
6 3 (4.23%) HP
7 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.82%) IBM
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle
7 2 (2.82%) SAP
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14 - £14.40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £440.00 per day + up to £90 travel expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago