The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 82 75 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.85% 0.48% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.59% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£433 £238 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.10% -36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
Information Security
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
996 841 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.62% 80.10% 74.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 535 274
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £16.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £110.00 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Security across the Leeds region.

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Leeds region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) CISSP
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) GIAC
3 5 (27.78%) CEH
3 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 4 (22.22%) Firewall
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (16.67%) Legal
5 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SIEM
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (11.11%) CHFI
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) C
6 2 (11.11%) MS Office
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.11%) CISM
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
1 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Head of IT
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Head of Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) IT Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) SIEM
2 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) GIAC
2 5 (27.78%) CEH
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (11.11%) CISM
4 2 (11.11%) CHFI
5 1 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.56%) MCSE
5 1 (5.56%) MCSA
5 1 (5.56%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) PCI DSS
3 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Symantec
2 1 (5.56%) McAfee
2 1 (5.56%) Sophos
2 1 (5.56%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Amdocs