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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 89 104 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -42
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.43% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.50% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 9
Median daily rate £488 £419 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.41% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £288 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £474 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +5.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-64.04% -1.11%
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
1167 1392 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.49% 85.14% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 779 970 510
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.66 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +30.76%

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 1 October 2016.

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 1 October 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 24 (54.55%) CISSP
2 16 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
4 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (25.00%) CISA
5 11 (25.00%) CISM
6 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
7 8 (18.18%) Finance
7 8 (18.18%) Identity Management
7 8 (18.18%) Network Design
7 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
7 8 (18.18%) CRISC
7 8 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
7 8 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (15.91%) Security Operations
8 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (15.91%) CESG
8 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (13.64%) Retail
9 6 (13.64%) Ruby
9 6 (13.64%) SOA
9 6 (13.64%) Java
9 6 (13.64%) Python
9 6 (13.64%) COBIT
9 6 (13.64%) Splunk
9 6 (13.64%) API Integration
10 5 (11.36%) Firewall

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 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP ERP
1 3 (6.82%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 4 (9.09%) LAN
2 4 (9.09%) SAN
2 4 (9.09%) WAN
3 3 (6.82%) FTP
4 2 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.55%) LDAP
4 2 (4.55%) Network Security
4 2 (4.55%) SSH
5 1 (2.27%) BGP
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.27%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) OSPF
5 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.27%) VoIP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Retail
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
1 10 (22.73%) Security Analyst
2 9 (20.45%) Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Ruby Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Security Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Splunk Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Information Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Information Security Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Information Security Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Information Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Security Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) SAP Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.27%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 7 (15.91%) CESG
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.55%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) IBM XIV
5 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Unix
2 2 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
2 11 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (20.45%) TOGAF
4 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 8 (18.18%) Network Design
4 8 (18.18%) Protective Monitoring
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (15.91%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (15.91%) Security Operations
6 6 (13.64%) API Integration
6 6 (13.64%) SOA
7 4 (9.09%) Change Management
7 4 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
7 4 (9.09%) IT Audit
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
7 4 (9.09%) SIEM
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
1 6 (13.64%) Python
1 6 (13.64%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) C#
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
2 1 (2.27%) PHP
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (54.55%) CISSP
2 11 (25.00%) CISA
2 11 (25.00%) CISM
3 8 (18.18%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (18.18%) CRISC
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 2 (4.55%) GSEC
4 2 (4.55%) GSLC
4 2 (4.55%) GSNA
4 2 (4.55%) SANS
5 1 (2.27%) CCDE
5 1 (2.27%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) CCSP
5 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) MAPM
5 1 (2.27%) PMP
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 7 (15.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (13.64%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) ACF2
1 1 (2.27%) Docker
1 1 (2.27%) RACF
1 1 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) Ansible
2 1 (2.27%) Cacti
2 1 (2.27%) Graphite
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.27%) Opsview
2 1 (2.27%) Puppet
2 1 (2.27%) Salt
2 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.27%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Splunk
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Cyber-Ark
3 3 (6.82%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) Dell
4 2 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.55%) Symantec
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) F5
5 1 (2.27%) Juniper
5 1 (2.27%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.27%) NetApp
5 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas
5 1 (2.27%) VMware