Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 81 109
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 +41
Contract jobs citing Information Security 105 114 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.14% 2.63% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.09% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 75 60
Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £465 £511
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -9.05% +22.46%
10th Percentile £288 £347 £399
90th Percentile £675 £588 £1,000
England median daily rate £525 £485 £488
% change year-on-year +8.25% -0.51% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -2.07% +8.13%
10th Percentile £18.20 £14.10 £13.44
90th Percentile £24.20 £26.25 £14.84
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £15.05
% change year-on-year +1.16% +11.66% -20.79%

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 4,250 3,694 4,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.54% 85.12% 85.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,865 2,463 3,060
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £256 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 100 134
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £14.83 £14.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.44% +0.94% +1.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.80 £11.02
90th Percentile £42.20 £32.08 £40.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.08 £22.50
% change year-on-year -4.66% +2.56% +2.27%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +9 96 £500 +11.11% 32
South Yorkshire -21 7 £419 -23.86% 10
North Yorkshire -17 2 £388 -18.42% 4
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 33 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (29.52%) CISSP
3 20 (19.05%) Security Architecture
3 20 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (18.10%) Data Protection
5 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (16.19%) Management Information System
6 17 (16.19%) CISM
7 16 (15.24%) PCI DSS
7 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 15 (14.29%) Risk Management
8 15 (14.29%) GDPR
9 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
10 13 (12.38%) Retail
10 13 (12.38%) SOA
11 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
11 12 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
11 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (10.48%) Degree
12 11 (10.48%) Windows
12 11 (10.48%) Firewall
13 10 (9.52%) Security Management
13 10 (9.52%) Finance
13 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 10 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (9.52%) Information Management
14 9 (8.57%) Nessus
14 9 (8.57%) CCNA
14 9 (8.57%) Information Security Management

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 (0.95%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) iTrent
1 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.76%) Office 365
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) IaaS
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) Firewall
2 8 (7.62%) HTTP
2 8 (7.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (7.62%) Network Security
3 4 (3.81%) SMS
4 3 (2.86%) FTP
5 2 (1.90%) Internet
5 2 (1.90%) IPsec
5 2 (1.90%) LAN
5 2 (1.90%) OSPF
5 2 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.90%) VPN
6 1 (0.95%) BGP
6 1 (0.95%) DNS
6 1 (0.95%) H.323
6 1 (0.95%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.95%) IPv6
6 1 (0.95%) MPLS
6 1 (0.95%) SSL
6 1 (0.95%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (4.76%) Metasploit
General
1 13 (12.38%) Retail
2 10 (9.52%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) Games
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.95%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (41.90%) Analyst
2 23 (21.90%) Security Analyst
3 19 (18.10%) Consultant
4 18 (17.14%) Security Consultant
5 16 (15.24%) Information Analyst
6 13 (12.38%) Information Security Analyst
7 12 (11.43%) Security Manager
8 9 (8.57%) Information Manager
9 8 (7.62%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (7.62%) IT Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) IT Security Consultant
9 8 (7.62%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Business Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) E-Commerce Consultant
11 6 (5.71%) GDPR Business Analyst
11 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.71%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (4.76%) Architect
12 5 (4.76%) CISSP Consultant
12 5 (4.76%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.76%) Web Services
2 4 (3.81%) Regular Expression
3 2 (1.90%) JSON
3 2 (1.90%) OpenID
4 1 (0.95%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Management Information System
2 16 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (7.62%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.90%) NHS
5 2 (1.90%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.95%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.86%) Mac OS
2 3 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.90%) Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.05%) Cybersecurity
1 20 (19.05%) Security Architecture
2 19 (18.10%) Data Protection
3 18 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 13 (12.38%) SOA
6 10 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 10 (9.52%) Information Management
6 10 (9.52%) Security Management
7 9 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.57%) Information Security Management
8 8 (7.62%) Information Assurance
8 8 (7.62%) Security Operations
8 8 (7.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (6.67%) Data Loss Prevention
9 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 7 (6.67%) ISMS
9 7 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.67%) SIEM
10 5 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) CISSP
2 17 (16.19%) CISM
3 15 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 14 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 11 (10.48%) Degree
6 10 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (8.57%) CCNA
8 6 (5.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 5 (4.76%) CEH
10 4 (3.81%) CISMP
10 4 (3.81%) CRISC
10 4 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.86%) ISACA
11 3 (2.86%) MCP
11 3 (2.86%) SANS
12 2 (1.90%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.90%) CISA
12 2 (1.90%) GCIA
12 2 (1.90%) GIAC
12 2 (1.90%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (31.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (15.24%) PCI DSS
3 15 (14.29%) GDPR
4 12 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.90%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.95%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.86%) BitLocker
3 1 (0.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (8.57%) Nessus
2 6 (5.71%) SCCM
3 5 (4.76%) CSIRT
3 5 (4.76%) Nmap
3 5 (4.76%) QRadar
4 3 (2.86%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.62%) McAfee
3 6 (5.71%) Splunk
4 5 (4.76%) Cisco
4 5 (4.76%) Intel
5 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.86%) Netskope
6 3 (2.86%) Qualys
6 3 (2.86%) Remedy
7 2 (1.90%) F5
7 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.90%) VMware
8 1 (0.95%) CA
8 1 (0.95%) Citrix
8 1 (0.95%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.95%) Ivanti
8 1 (0.95%) Juniper
8 1 (0.95%) Northgate
8 1 (0.95%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.95%) Sony