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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 70 77 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 19 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.09% 1.33% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.56% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £444 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +84.21%

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
926 1216 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 85.27% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 831 672
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (35.71%) ISMS
3 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity
3 10 (35.71%) Information Security Management
3 10 (35.71%) Security Management
4 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
5 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 6 (21.43%) Finance
5 6 (21.43%) CISSP
5 6 (21.43%) Internet
6 5 (17.86%) CISM
6 5 (17.86%) BYOD
7 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.29%) Firewall
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Retail
8 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (10.71%) SLA
8 3 (10.71%) ITIL
8 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
8 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
8 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Internet
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (7.14%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
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 7 (25.00%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Information Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Information Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (21.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 5 (17.86%) BYOD
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) CESG
5 1 (3.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Linux
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (35.71%) Business Continuity
2 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 10 (35.71%) Information Security Management
2 10 (35.71%) ISMS
2 10 (35.71%) Security Management
3 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (21.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
6 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.57%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) CISSP
2 5 (17.86%) CISM
3 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.14%) CISA
4 2 (7.14%) PCI QSA
5 1 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.57%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.71%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (10.71%) SLA
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
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%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (3.57%) IBM
2 1 (3.57%) SAP