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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 69 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 0.71% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 0.83% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 10
Median daily rate £438 £413 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £103 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
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
1330 1210 1022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.08% 85.94% 82.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 872 721
Median daily rate £425 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 17
Median hourly rate £12.10 £17.50 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.28 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 May 2016, 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 27 (50.94%) CISSP
2 26 (49.06%) CISM
3 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (30.19%) CISA
5 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
6 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 12 (22.64%) ITIL
7 12 (22.64%) Degree
7 12 (22.64%) Data Protection
8 10 (18.87%) Java
8 10 (18.87%) Finance
9 9 (16.98%) CEH
9 9 (16.98%) ISACA
10 8 (15.09%) Splunk
10 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
10 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
10 8 (15.09%) API Integration
10 8 (15.09%) Python
10 8 (15.09%) SOA
10 8 (15.09%) Ruby
10 8 (15.09%) Retail
11 7 (13.21%) Law
11 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
11 7 (13.21%) Ethical Hacking
11 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (11.32%) Change Management
12 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
13 5 (9.43%) Firewall
13 5 (9.43%) ERP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) Apache
1 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) Firewall
2 3 (5.66%) BGP
2 3 (5.66%) Internet
2 3 (5.66%) OSPF
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
3 2 (3.77%) FWSM
3 2 (3.77%) HSRP
3 2 (3.77%) MPLS
3 2 (3.77%) VRRP
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.89%) FTP
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) NAS
4 1 (1.89%) Network Security
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
4 1 (1.89%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.89%) VoIP
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.89%) Big Data
2 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.89%) MySQL
2 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) Hudson
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Retail
3 7 (13.21%) Law
4 1 (1.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Security Specialist
2 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Integration Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Java Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Ruby Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Security Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Splunk Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Information Security Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Information Specialist
4 7 (13.21%) Security Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Information Manager
5 6 (11.32%) Information Security Manager
6 5 (9.43%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Security Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) Development Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) SAP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) J2EE
2 1 (1.89%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.89%) NHS
6 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) PRINCE2
2 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Data Protection
3 12 (22.64%) ITIL
4 8 (15.09%) API Integration
4 8 (15.09%) SOA
5 7 (13.21%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (13.21%) Risk Management
5 7 (13.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (11.32%) Change Management
6 6 (11.32%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (9.43%) ERP
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.55%) Business Continuity
8 4 (7.55%) Computer Security
8 4 (7.55%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
8 4 (7.55%) Kanban
8 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.66%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) Python
2 8 (15.09%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.66%) Perl
3 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (50.94%) CISSP
2 26 (49.06%) CISM
3 16 (30.19%) CISA
4 12 (22.64%) Degree
5 9 (16.98%) CEH
5 9 (16.98%) ISACA
6 5 (9.43%) CCNP
6 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (3.77%) CCIE
8 2 (3.77%) CISMP
8 2 (3.77%) GIAC
9 1 (1.89%) CCSP
9 1 (1.89%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.89%) MCSA
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (15.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (9.43%) COBIT
4 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (3.77%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (3.77%) ISAE 3402
5 2 (3.77%) QA
5 2 (3.77%) SSAE 16
6 1 (1.89%) ISO 9000
6 1 (1.89%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.89%) Val IT
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.89%) Docker
3 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
1 1 (1.89%) Cacti
1 1 (1.89%) Graphite
1 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Opsview
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Salt
1 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Splunk
2 5 (9.43%) SAP
3 4 (7.55%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) Dell
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Capita
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) F5
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.89%) Symantec
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas