Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 120 111
Rank change year-on-year +13 -9 +26
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 33 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.39% 0.71% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.81% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 22
Leeds median daily rate £525 £450 £658
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -31.56% +46.11%
10th Percentile £402 £375 £465
90th Percentile £688 £513 £730
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £430 £658
% change year-on-year +16.28% -34.60% +46.11%
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 2,088 1,971 2,357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.25% 87.60% 89.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,459 1,403 1,584
Leeds median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £281
90th Percentile £575 £550 £563
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 38
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +48.15% -5.58%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.94 £10.20
90th Percentile £33.08 £40.00 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% - -3.33%

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

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 15 (45.45%) Information Security
3 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (18.18%) CISSP
6 6 (18.18%) Firewall
6 6 (18.18%) Data Security
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Big Data
7 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
7 5 (15.15%) Python
7 5 (15.15%) Windows
7 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (12.12%) NHS
8 4 (12.12%) Security Management
8 4 (12.12%) Scrum
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
8 4 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (12.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Threat Intelligence
8 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (9.09%) GDPR
9 3 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 3 (9.09%) Splunk
9 3 (9.09%) Finance

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 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) IaaS
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) PaaS
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.03%) NAS
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) Big Data
2 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Selenium
1 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
1 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (9.09%) Banking
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Brand Awareness
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Publishing
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (15.15%) Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Risk Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) JSON
2 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.03%) Natural Language Processing
2 1 (3.03%) OpenID
2 1 (3.03%) scikit-learn
2 1 (3.03%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (12.12%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) CUDA
4 1 (3.03%) GPGPU
4 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Data Security
3 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
5 4 (12.12%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (12.12%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (12.12%) Scrum
5 4 (12.12%) Security Management
5 4 (12.12%) Threat Intelligence
6 3 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (9.09%) Information Security Management
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 2 (6.06%) Information Management
7 2 (6.06%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) Python
2 2 (6.06%) Java
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) R
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Security Cleared
2 13 (39.39%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) CISSP
4 3 (9.09%) BC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CISM
4 3 (9.09%) CISMP
5 2 (6.06%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (6.06%) CRISC
5 2 (6.06%) SANS
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (3.03%) PCI QSA
6 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) GDPR
3 2 (6.06%) QA
4 1 (3.03%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.03%) PSD2
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.03%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Splunk
3 2 (6.06%) CA
3 2 (6.06%) Intel
3 2 (6.06%) VMware
4 1 (3.03%) Dataiku
4 1 (3.03%) Ivanti
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow