Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 130 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Security 10 4 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.40% 0.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.21% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 15
Leeds median daily rate £506 £610 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.01% +51.55% -28.44%
10th Percentile £456 £589 £345
90th Percentile £575 £615 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £505 £610 £403
% change year-on-year -17.21% +51.55% -28.44%
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 2,257 1,940 2,614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.88% 88.71% 90.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,576 1,348 1,814
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +9.22%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £300
90th Percentile £563 £545 £562
West Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 24 34
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £12.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.93% -5.04%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.80 £10.20
90th Percentile £30.23 £36.39 £27.53
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £13.25
% change year-on-year +19.72% +7.17% -2.54%

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 5 (50.00%) Information Security
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) User Experience
3 3 (30.00%) ITSM
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Online Security
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
4 2 (20.00%) GDPR
4 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Conceptual Models
5 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
5 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+

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 (10.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (50.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) ITSM
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Online Security
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Conceptual Models
4 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (10.00%) OWASP
4 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (10.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (30.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) SAP