Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 138 135
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3 +15
Contract jobs citing Data Security 11 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.46% 0.13% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.15% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 9
Leeds median daily rate £550 £610 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.84% +69.44% -31.43%
10th Percentile £441 £605 £300
90th Percentile £575 £615 £568
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £610 £355
% change year-on-year -9.84% +71.83% -32.38%
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 2,103 1,961 2,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 88.47% 87.16% 89.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,458 1,390 1,538
Leeds median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +3.00% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 41
Leeds median hourly rate £17.91 £25.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.37% +92.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.98 £10.20
90th Percentile £26.85 £40.00 £30.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% -3.33%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 7 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow
4 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 3 (27.27%) User Experience
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) ITSM
5 2 (18.18%) NHS
5 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
5 2 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Information Security
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) ServiceNow