Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 131 139
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 40 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.58% 0.28% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 4 9
Leeds median daily rate £500 £406 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -9.72% -
10th Percentile £411 £356 £363
90th Percentile £688 £475 £469
West Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Leeds median hourly rate - - £9.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £9.00

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 2,250 1,860 2,549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.65% 88.11% 87.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,557 1,240 1,785
Leeds median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £300 £292 £288
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 35
Leeds median hourly rate £32.25 £14.63 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.51% +12.50% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.65 £10.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.05 £34.75 £21.35
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year +29.63% -12.22% -12.11%

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 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (40.00%) Big Data
3 13 (32.50%) Firewall
4 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 10 (25.00%) Information Security
5 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.00%) Linux
6 8 (20.00%) Python
6 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 8 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
7 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (17.50%) BC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) CA
8 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (15.00%) Network Security
8 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (15.00%) VMware
8 6 (15.00%) TDD
8 6 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (15.00%) SIEM
8 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (15.00%) Puppet
8 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (15.00%) User Stories
8 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving

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 6 (15.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.50%) Apache
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Firewall
2 6 (15.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) Big Data
2 8 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (5.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (5.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) JMeter
2 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Scrum Master
4 5 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Architect
5 4 (10.00%) Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Head of Security
7 2 (5.00%) Risk Manager
7 2 (5.00%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Head of IT Security
8 1 (2.50%) IT Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
1 2 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (7.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (7.50%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (25.00%) Information Security
2 8 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 8 (20.00%) Scrum
2 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (15.00%) SIEM
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) User Stories
4 6 (15.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (12.50%) Data Loss Prevention
5 5 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 4 (10.00%) ITIL
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.00%) SDLC
6 4 (10.00%) Security Operations
6 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (17.50%) BC Cleared
4 4 (10.00%) CISSP
5 3 (7.50%) CRISC
6 2 (5.00%) CISA
6 2 (5.00%) CISM
6 2 (5.00%) CISMP
6 2 (5.00%) SANS
7 1 (2.50%) CEH
7 1 (2.50%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.50%) GDPR
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 31000
3 1 (2.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (12.50%) Nessus
3 2 (5.00%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (5.00%) CSIRT
3 2 (5.00%) Nmap
4 1 (2.50%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) CA
2 6 (15.00%) VMware
3 3 (7.50%) CyberArk
3 3 (7.50%) McAfee
4 2 (5.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Intel
4 2 (5.00%) SAP
4 2 (5.00%) Splunk
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow