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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 67 73 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.99% 0.43% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.54% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
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£375 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £425
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -5.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £52.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +64.06%
Information Security
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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
796 734 867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.81% 79.09% 76.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 404 499
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 10
Average hourly rate £11.13 £45.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.27% +200.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.60 £30.13 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £21.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, 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 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (50.00%) Security Management
3 9 (40.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) QA
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) SQL
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Data Security
7 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
8 2 (9.09%) .NET
8 2 (9.09%) C#
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.09%) ISEB
8 2 (9.09%) BCP
8 2 (9.09%) ERP

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Information Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Information Security Manager
1 9 (40.91%) Security Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) DBA
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.55%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) WCF
2 1 (4.55%) jQuery
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Security Management
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Data Security
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Analysis
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) BCP
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) BPR
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) VB6
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (40.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (22.73%) QA
4 1 (4.55%) BS25999
4 1 (4.55%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.55%) SLA
4 1 (4.55%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) SAP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Sybase