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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 63 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 0.57% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.71% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 2
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£375 - £394
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 - £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +25.00%
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
780 704 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 78.39% 79.64% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 390 475
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.43 £45.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.61% +210.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £28.40 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (38.10%) Security Management
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
6 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Data Security
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) QA
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Retail
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) C#
7 2 (9.52%) SQL
7 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (9.52%) .NET
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (9.52%) SAP
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) ETL
7 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Service Management
8 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
8 1 (4.76%) Change Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (4.76%) WebLogic
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) RequisitePro
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Security Manager
1 8 (38.10%) Information Manager
1 8 (38.10%) Information Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET 2.0
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Security Management
2 4 (19.05%) Risk Management
3 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Data Security
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) ERP
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) MVC
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C#
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
1 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) VB6
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (14.29%) QA
4 1 (4.76%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) SAP
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase