Period
to 9 April 2020

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 9 April 2020 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 92 113
Rank change year-on-year +18 +21 +3
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 20 42 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 1.40% 1.85% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 2.10% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 16
Median daily rate £475 £525 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% +13.51% -30.45%
10th Percentile £157 £411 £375
90th Percentile £649 £628 £668
West Yorkshire median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £35.00 -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 1,268 2,000 2,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.49% 88.30% 87.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 1,399 1,504
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £312 £294
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 59 47
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.19% -49.41% +201.89%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £35.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £18.65 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.56% +6.57% +20.69%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Cybersecurity in Leeds over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Leeds

Cybersecurity
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Cybersecurity in Leeds.

Hourly rate trend for Cybersecurity in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, 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 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) SIEM
2 5 (25.00%) AWS
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 4 (20.00%) Symantec
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 4 (20.00%) Firewall
3 4 (20.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 3 (15.00%) Samsung
4 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (15.00%) Azure
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data
4 3 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (15.00%) Skype
4 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (15.00%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) CRISC
4 3 (15.00%) iPad

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 3 (15.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) AWS
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 3 (15.00%) Azure
3 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (10.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon GuardDuty
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Skype
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager - Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) OAuth
1 2 (10.00%) OpenID
1 2 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
1 3 (15.00%) iPhone
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile Computing
1 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 5 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (25.00%) SIEM
3 4 (20.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (20.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CISM
1 4 (20.00%) CISSP
1 4 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 3 (15.00%) CRISC
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (5.00%) CISA
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) GDPR
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.00%) COBIT
2 1 (5.00%) NIST
2 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) QRadar
2 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Adobe
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 3 (15.00%) Samsung
4 2 (10.00%) Okta
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Concur
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (5.00%) Splunk