The median contractor rate for a Security Specialist was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Security Specialist
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 132 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 5 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.47% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1945 2669 2814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 96.67% 96.25% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1257 1828 1885
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 61 114
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.32 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.61% +17.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.96 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Specialist in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Specialist in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Specialist in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Specialist in Yorkshire

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
North Yorkshire +9 3 £475 +11.76%
West Yorkshire +8 1 £430 +22.85% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £650 -
Security Specialist
England

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Information Security
3 8 (53.33%) Cisco
4 7 (46.67%) Internet
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (40.00%) Wireless
5 6 (40.00%) SSL
5 6 (40.00%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (40.00%) VPN
5 6 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (40.00%) 802.1X
5 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 6 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (33.33%) Nexpose
6 5 (33.33%) FireEye
6 5 (33.33%) Rapid7
6 5 (33.33%) LogRhythm
6 5 (33.33%) GFI Software
6 5 (33.33%) Juniper
6 5 (33.33%) Symantec
6 5 (33.33%) McAfee
6 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
6 5 (33.33%) TippingPoint
6 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire

Security Specialist Skill Set
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 (6.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Akamai
3 1 (6.67%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) Firewall
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (46.67%) Internet
3 6 (40.00%) SSL
3 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Maltego
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Law
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Management
5 2 (13.33%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Change Control
6 1 (6.67%) Cyber Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (6.67%) Security Operations
6 1 (6.67%) SIEM
6 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) PCI QSA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Nexpose
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) ArcSight
2 5 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (33.33%) F5
2 5 (33.33%) FireEye
2 5 (33.33%) GFI Software
2 5 (33.33%) Juniper
2 5 (33.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (33.33%) McAfee
2 5 (33.33%) Rapid7
2 5 (33.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (33.33%) Symantec
2 5 (33.33%) TippingPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
4 1 (6.67%) Imperva