Period
to 17 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 118 116
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 23 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.98% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.88% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 27
Leeds median daily rate £441 £665 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.65% +47.78% -
10th Percentile £375 £356 £345
90th Percentile £513 £730 £680
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £625 £450
% change year-on-year -28.00% +38.89% -
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 2,011 1,942 2,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.90% 85.70% 87.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,394 1,267 1,791
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £275
90th Percentile £545 £550 £586
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 30 47
Leeds median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -10.00% -2.80%
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.57 £15.36
% change year-on-year +9.85% -5.14% -4.03%

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (30.43%) Analytics
4 7 (30.43%) Data Loss Prevention
5 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
6 5 (21.74%) Privileged Access Management
6 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (17.39%) Java
7 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 4 (17.39%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) SQL
8 3 (13.04%) SAP
8 3 (13.04%) Unix
8 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) GDPR
8 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
8 3 (13.04%) Data Flow Diagram
8 3 (13.04%) Database Security
8 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
9 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
9 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
9 2 (8.70%) Big Data
9 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
9 2 (8.70%) MapReduce
9 2 (8.70%) Oozie

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 (8.70%) Apache Pig
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.70%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Apache Hive
1 2 (8.70%) Big Data
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.70%) Sqoop
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Business Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
2 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Scala Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Security Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Salesforce Developer
5 1 (4.35%) GDPR Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Information Security
2 9 (39.13%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (30.43%) Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Data Loss Prevention
4 6 (26.09%) Risk Management
5 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (21.74%) Privileged Access Management
6 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analytics
7 3 (13.04%) Data Flow Diagram
7 3 (13.04%) Database Security
7 3 (13.04%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) Security Architecture
8 2 (8.70%) Functional Programming
8 2 (8.70%) MapReduce
8 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
3 2 (8.70%) Scala
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CISA
1 1 (4.35%) CISM
1 1 (4.35%) CISSP
1 1 (4.35%) CRISC
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) GDPR
2 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 31000
3 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.70%) Cloudera
3 2 (8.70%) Intel
3 2 (8.70%) McAfee
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) IronPort