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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Rank 84 95 -
Rank change year-on-year +11 -  
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.20% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £363 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.70% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £46.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -21.73% +2.22%  

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 859 1218 1026
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 85.56% 85.29% 87.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 866 687
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 17
Median hourly rate £14.93 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -27.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £10.20 £12.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.46 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

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

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 10 (58.82%) Information Security Management
1 10 (58.82%) Security Management
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
1 10 (58.82%) Business Continuity
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security
1 10 (58.82%) Incident Management
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (58.82%) ISMS
2 4 (23.53%) BYOD
2 4 (23.53%) QA
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.76%) Database Security
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps
4 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow Development
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) vRealize
4 2 (11.76%) Service Design
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Network Security
4 2 (11.76%) Apache CXF
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall

Cybersecurity
Top Related 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 (5.88%) GitHub
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
1 2 (11.76%) JUnit
1 2 (11.76%) NUnit
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Security Assurance Manager
1 10 (58.82%) Security Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Security Technical Architect
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
3 1 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Malware Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Portal Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
3 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Apache CXF
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) BYOD
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Continuity
1 10 (58.82%) Incident Management
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security
1 10 (58.82%) Information Security Management
1 10 (58.82%) ISMS
1 10 (58.82%) Security Management
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) BDD
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Open Source
4 2 (11.76%) Refactoring
4 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (23.53%) QA
3 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) VMware