Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 111 119
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 +68
Contract jobs citing Information Security 114 77 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.33% 1.82% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 2.16% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 47 78
Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.50% +12.56%
10th Percentile £312 £360 £337
90th Percentile £688 £650 £711
England median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.38 - £14.50
10th Percentile £14.13 - £14.25
90th Percentile £14.91 - £14.75
England median hourly rate £18.50 £42.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year -56.73% -14.50% +122.22%

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 4,220 3,563 4,758
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 86.23% 84.39% 84.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,789 2,291 3,235
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £269 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £556 £570
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 82 115
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £13.25 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.89% -15.87% -5.80%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.88 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.50 £34.07 £39.50
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +10.87% +9.52%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +25 84 £475 +5.56% 33
South Yorkshire -6 27 £473 -21.25% 10
North Yorkshire -13 1 £300 -36.84% 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Information Security
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 35 (30.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (27.19%) CISSP
3 27 (23.68%) Management Information System
4 25 (21.93%) GDPR
5 24 (21.05%) Firewall
5 24 (21.05%) Windows
6 22 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (19.30%) CISM
6 22 (19.30%) PCI DSS
6 22 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (18.42%) Data Protection
8 18 (15.79%) Finance
9 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
10 14 (12.28%) Incident Management
11 13 (11.40%) Linux
12 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
12 11 (9.65%) CISA
12 11 (9.65%) Banking
12 11 (9.65%) Nessus
12 11 (9.65%) SIEM
12 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (8.77%) Investment Management
13 10 (8.77%) Degree
13 10 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (8.77%) ITIL
13 10 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (7.89%) Unix
14 9 (7.89%) Information Security Management
14 9 (7.89%) 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 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP GRC
1 2 (1.75%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.51%) IaaS
1 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 3 (2.63%) PaaS
2 3 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.05%) Firewall
2 9 (7.89%) Network Security
3 6 (5.26%) VPN
4 5 (4.39%) HTTP
4 5 (4.39%) WAN
5 4 (3.51%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (3.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (3.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (3.51%) IP Telephony
5 4 (3.51%) LAN
6 3 (2.63%) DNS
6 3 (2.63%) MPLS
7 2 (1.75%) BGP
7 2 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.75%) DHCP
7 2 (1.75%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.75%) OSPF
7 2 (1.75%) SMTP
7 2 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (1.75%) SAP HANA
2 1 (0.88%) Big Data
2 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.88%) OLAP
2 1 (0.88%) Semantic Layer
Development Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Metasploit
1 4 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.75%) AppScan
3 1 (0.88%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Banking
3 5 (4.39%) Retail
4 3 (2.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Analyst
2 20 (17.54%) Security Analyst
3 18 (15.79%) Consultant
4 17 (14.91%) Security Manager
5 14 (12.28%) Architect
6 13 (11.40%) Information Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Security Consultant
8 9 (7.89%) Incident Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (7.02%) Project Manager
10 7 (6.14%) Information Manager
11 6 (5.26%) Security Architect
11 6 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Information Security Consultant
12 5 (4.39%) IT Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Security Incident Analyst
13 4 (3.51%) Active Directory Support
13 4 (3.51%) GDPR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.51%) Regular Expression
2 3 (2.63%) Web Services
3 2 (1.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.75%) RESTful
3 2 (1.75%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.68%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
4 4 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.88%) CESG
7 1 (0.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.88%) Fintech
7 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.88%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.05%) Windows
2 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 9 (7.89%) Unix
4 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.51%) AIX
5 4 (3.51%) CentOS
5 4 (3.51%) HPUX
5 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.51%) Solaris
5 4 (3.51%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Cybersecurity
1 22 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (18.42%) Data Protection
3 14 (12.28%) Incident Management
4 11 (9.65%) Risk Management
4 11 (9.65%) SIEM
5 10 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.77%) Investment Management
5 10 (8.77%) ITIL
5 10 (8.77%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (7.89%) Analytics
6 9 (7.89%) Information Security Management
6 9 (7.89%) Security Architecture
6 9 (7.89%) Security Management
6 9 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 8 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (7.02%) Data Privacy
7 8 (7.02%) Project Management
7 8 (7.02%) Regulatory Compliance
8 7 (6.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.63%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) C++
2 1 (0.88%) Python
2 1 (0.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (27.19%) CISSP
2 22 (19.30%) CISM
3 11 (9.65%) CISA
4 10 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (8.77%) Degree
5 8 (7.02%) GIAC
5 8 (7.02%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.14%) CCSP
6 7 (6.14%) CISMP
6 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
7 6 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 6 (5.26%) CEH
7 6 (5.26%) CRISC
7 6 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (3.51%) CCSA
8 4 (3.51%) CESG Certified Professional
8 4 (3.51%) HNC
8 4 (3.51%) MCP
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.63%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (30.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (21.93%) GDPR
3 22 (19.30%) PCI DSS
4 5 (4.39%) ISO 22301
4 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (4.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.39%) SLA
5 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.88%) COBIT
6 1 (0.88%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.75%) Terminal Server
3 2 (1.75%) VMware NSX
3 2 (1.75%) XenApp
3 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.75%) XenServer
4 1 (0.88%) Docker
4 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (9.65%) Nessus
2 9 (7.89%) QRadar
3 6 (5.26%) CSIRT
4 4 (3.51%) Nmap
5 3 (2.63%) CASB
6 2 (1.75%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.88%) Ansible
7 1 (0.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.89%) VMware
3 8 (7.02%) McAfee
4 7 (6.14%) Cisco
4 7 (6.14%) Oracle
5 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
5 5 (4.39%) IBM
5 5 (4.39%) Intel
6 4 (3.51%) F5
6 4 (3.51%) HP
6 4 (3.51%) Splunk
7 3 (2.63%) Capita
7 3 (2.63%) CyberArk
7 3 (2.63%) SAP
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix
8 2 (1.75%) Ivanti
9 1 (0.88%) Ariba
9 1 (0.88%) Forcepoint
9 1 (0.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds