Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 123 131
Rank change year-on-year +29 +8 +19
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 49 5 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.96% 0.23% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 0.26% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 1 15
Leeds median daily rate £525 £430 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -18.10% -12.50%
10th Percentile £419 £415 £450
90th Percentile £688 £445 £693
West Yorkshire median daily rate £525 £404 £513
% change year-on-year +30.03% -21.22% -6.82%
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 2,248 1,902 2,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 90.14% 88.75% 90.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,575 1,332 1,890
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £300
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 18 41
Leeds median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +26.92% -5.78%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.92 £10.20
90th Percentile £41.35 £41.45 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.41 £13.93 £13.50
% change year-on-year +24.98% +3.19% -11.48%

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 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
3 19 (38.78%) Information Security
4 18 (36.73%) Big Data
5 17 (34.69%) Firewall
6 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 9 (18.37%) CISSP
9 9 (18.37%) Linux
9 9 (18.37%) Python
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
9 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
9 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
10 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
10 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.33%) Scrum
10 8 (16.33%) BC Cleared
11 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.29%) Network Security
11 7 (14.29%) Finance
11 7 (14.29%) VMware
11 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 7 (14.29%) CA
11 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation

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 7 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (34.69%) Firewall
2 7 (14.29%) Network Security
3 4 (8.16%) HTTP
4 2 (4.08%) Internet
4 2 (4.08%) NAS
4 2 (4.08%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
5 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) Big Data
2 9 (18.37%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
2 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
2 2 (4.08%) Selenium
2 2 (4.08%) TestComplete
3 1 (2.04%) JIRA
3 1 (2.04%) JMeter
3 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Legal
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.12%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (2.04%) Law
5 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (16.33%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Security Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum Master
4 5 (10.20%) Security Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Risk Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Head of Security
6 2 (4.08%) Information Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
1 2 (4.08%) Gherkin
1 2 (4.08%) JSON
1 2 (4.08%) Regular Expression
2 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (2.04%) OpenID
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) NHS
5 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Windows
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Information Security
2 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.37%) Security Architecture
3 9 (18.37%) Test Automation
4 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
4 8 (16.33%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (16.33%) Scrum
5 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 7 (14.29%) SIEM
6 6 (12.24%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
6 6 (12.24%) Threat Intelligence
6 6 (12.24%) User Stories
7 5 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) Information Security Management
7 5 (10.20%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (10.20%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (10.20%) SDLC
7 5 (10.20%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) Python
2 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (10.20%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.82%) SC Cleared
3 9 (18.37%) CISSP
4 8 (16.33%) BC Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) CISMP
6 4 (8.16%) CISM
6 4 (8.16%) CRISC
6 4 (8.16%) SANS
7 2 (4.08%) CEH
7 2 (4.08%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (2.04%) CISA
8 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.04%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) GDPR
2 2 (4.08%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.08%) QA
3 1 (2.04%) ISAE 3402
3 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (12.24%) Nessus
3 5 (10.20%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (4.08%) ArcSight ESM
4 2 (4.08%) CSIRT
4 2 (4.08%) Nmap
5 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.04%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) CA
2 7 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) Intel
3 4 (8.16%) McAfee
4 3 (6.12%) CyberArk
4 3 (6.12%) Splunk
5 2 (4.08%) ArcSight
5 2 (4.08%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) Ivanti
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow