Period
to 17 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 6 months to 17 June 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.

Data Security
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 131 134
Rank change year-on-year -13 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Data Security 8 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.32% 0.14% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.16% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 12
Leeds median daily rate £444 £550 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.32% +39.24% -24.40%
10th Percentile £359 £525 £337
90th Percentile £583 £575 £424
West Yorkshire median daily rate £463 £550 £395
% change year-on-year -15.91% +39.24% -18.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

Data Security 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 2,253 1,870 2,525
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.19% 88.21% 87.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,555 1,260 1,776
Leeds median daily rate £403 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £300
90th Percentile £538 £550 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 15 34
Leeds median hourly rate £25.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.21% +17.31% -25.71%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £44.60 £35.35 £21.58
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £14.88
% change year-on-year +40.00% -15.97% -15.00%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Data Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Leeds

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Security in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Leeds

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security 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 Data Security.

1 6 (75.00%) GDPR
2 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (25.00%) Online Security
4 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Nessus
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (12.50%) OWASP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Legal
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CISSP
5 1 (12.50%) SSCP
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) .NET

Data Security
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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) GDPR Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 2 (25.00%) Online Security
3 2 (25.00%) Security Operations
4 1 (12.50%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
4 1 (12.50%) OWASP
4 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) GDPR
2 3 (37.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) SAP