Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cybersecurity
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 118 128
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 16 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.71% 1.22% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.39% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 26
Leeds median daily rate £450 £665 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.33% +33.00% -
10th Percentile £375 £465 £345
90th Percentile £513 £730 £680
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £665 £481
% change year-on-year -35.34% +38.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1948 2298 2802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.89% 87.78% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1548 1967
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £265
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 65
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Big Data
5 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
5 2 (12.50%) Sqoop
5 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (12.50%) Database Security
5 2 (12.50%) Oozie
5 2 (12.50%) HDFS
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
5 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (12.50%) GDPR
5 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 2 (12.50%) Apache Pig
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Spark
1 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Akamai
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Apache Hive
1 2 (12.50%) Big Data
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
1 2 (12.50%) Sqoop
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Scala Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Salesforce Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Web Applications Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Visualforce
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
1 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (12.50%) Database Security
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) MapReduce
5 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Data Privacy
6 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 2 (12.50%) Apex Code
2 2 (12.50%) Scala
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (12.50%) GDPR
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (12.50%) Cloudera
3 2 (12.50%) Intel
3 2 (12.50%) IronPort
3 2 (12.50%) McAfee
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Imperva