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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 94 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.74% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.83% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £430 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.84% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.50% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £70.00 £68.00
% change year-on-year -32.14% +2.94%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 960 1332 1306
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.48% 89.40% 87.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 952 967
Median daily rate £403 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +19.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 June 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 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (40.00%) Service Design
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) User Stories
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) NUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Banking

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Akamai
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) NUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Security Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Web Applications Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Apache CXF
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Build Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (40.00%) Service Design
1 2 (40.00%) Service Management
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) User Stories
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Imperva