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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 72 96 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.40% 0.38% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 0.44% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 14
Median daily rate £475 £470 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +28.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £375 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £676 £546 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
1280 1362 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.61% 85.13% 83.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 1001 611
Median daily rate £425 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.48% +6.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 27 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £175.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 37 (52.86%) CISSP
2 25 (35.71%) CISM
3 23 (32.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (27.14%) CISA
5 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
6 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
7 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 14 (20.00%) Project Management
8 13 (18.57%) Java
8 13 (18.57%) Degree
9 12 (17.14%) Data Protection
9 12 (17.14%) Finance
9 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (15.71%) Retail
10 11 (15.71%) Python
10 11 (15.71%) SOA
10 11 (15.71%) Ruby
10 11 (15.71%) Splunk
10 11 (15.71%) API Integration
11 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) ISACA
13 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
13 8 (11.43%) CEH
14 7 (10.00%) Network Design
14 7 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
14 7 (10.00%) Identity Management
14 7 (10.00%) Change Management
14 7 (10.00%) SAP

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 (1.43%) Apache
1 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 4 (5.71%) LAN
2 4 (5.71%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) WAN
3 3 (4.29%) BGP
3 3 (4.29%) OSPF
3 3 (4.29%) VPN
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (2.86%) EIGRP
4 2 (2.86%) FWSM
4 2 (2.86%) HSRP
4 2 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.86%) MPLS
4 2 (2.86%) Network Security
4 2 (2.86%) VRRP
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.43%) FTP
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
5 1 (1.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Hudson
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 12 (17.14%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
3 6 (8.57%) Law
4 4 (5.71%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Security Specialist
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Integration Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Java Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Ruby Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Security Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Splunk Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Architect
3 9 (12.86%) Security Manager
4 8 (11.43%) Information Security Specialist
4 8 (11.43%) Information Specialist
4 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Information Manager
6 6 (8.57%) Information Security Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Consultant
7 5 (7.14%) Information Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) SAP Manager
7 5 (7.14%) SAP Project Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) J2EE
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.43%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) LAMP
2 1 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.57%) CESG
4 4 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (4.29%) Clustering
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
7 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) NHS
7 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.86%) Unix
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) PRINCE2
2 14 (20.00%) Project Management
2 14 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 12 (17.14%) Data Protection
3 12 (17.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (15.71%) API Integration
4 11 (15.71%) SOA
5 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (12.86%) ITIL
6 9 (12.86%) TOGAF
7 7 (10.00%) Change Management
7 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 7 (10.00%) ERP
7 7 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 7 (10.00%) Identity Management
7 7 (10.00%) Network Design
7 7 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (8.57%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.57%) Java
2 11 (15.71%) Python
2 11 (15.71%) Ruby
3 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.29%) Perl
3 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.43%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (52.86%) CISSP
2 25 (35.71%) CISM
3 19 (27.14%) CISA
4 13 (18.57%) Degree
5 9 (12.86%) ISACA
6 8 (11.43%) CEH
7 7 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 7 (10.00%) CRISC
8 4 (5.71%) CCNP
8 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (2.86%) GSEC
10 2 (2.86%) GSLC
10 2 (2.86%) GSNA
10 2 (2.86%) SANS
11 1 (1.43%) CCIE
11 1 (1.43%) CCSP
11 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.57%) COBIT
3 4 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 4 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) Docker
3 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.43%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) Cacti
2 1 (1.43%) Graphite
2 1 (1.43%) Nagios
2 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.43%) Opsview
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
2 1 (1.43%) Salt
2 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Splunk
2 7 (10.00%) SAP
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
4 3 (4.29%) VMware
5 2 (2.86%) Dell
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Intel Security
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 2 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (1.43%) EMC
6 1 (1.43%) F5
6 1 (1.43%) IBM
6 1 (1.43%) Juniper
6 1 (1.43%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.43%) Veritas