The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Consultant
Rank 90 79 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.095% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.10% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £52.50
Security Consultant
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1064 998 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.40% 95.05% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 630 344
Average daily rate £363 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £214 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 36
Average hourly rate £12.46 £16.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.50% +43.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £29.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Security Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Consultant in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Consultant across the Leeds region.

Security Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Security Consultant
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Security Consultant in their job title 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 with Security Consultant in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification

Security Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited Security Consultant in their job title 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 with Security Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) GIAC
1 4 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799