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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 76 80 78
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.19% 0.94% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 1.12% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 8
Median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £400 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
928 1164 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.90% 84.53% 86.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 810 693
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
2 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 10 (35.71%) ISMS
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security Management
3 10 (35.71%) Security Management
3 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity
4 6 (21.43%) Finance
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 6 (21.43%) Internet
4 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
4 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (17.86%) BYOD
5 5 (17.86%) CISSP
5 5 (17.86%) CISM
5 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) Office 365
6 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 4 (14.29%) PCI QSA
6 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.14%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) LDAP
4 2 (7.14%) SSH
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Security Manager
2 12 (42.86%) Security Assurance Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Security Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Information Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (60.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (17.86%) BYOD
4 4 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (7.14%) PKI
6 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity
1 10 (35.71%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
1 10 (35.71%) Information Security Management
1 10 (35.71%) ISMS
1 10 (35.71%) Security Management
2 6 (21.43%) Security Operations
3 5 (17.86%) Risk Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
5 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
6 2 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISM
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) PCI QSA
2 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (10.71%) SLA
4 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) ACF2
1 1 (3.57%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) CyberArk
2 1 (3.57%) IBM