Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Information Assurance
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 122 134
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 +16
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 4 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.17% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.47% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 4
Leeds median daily rate £675 £610 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +16.19% -25.00%
10th Percentile £588 £605 £466
90th Percentile £688 £615 £645
West Yorkshire median daily rate £675 £610 £525
% change year-on-year +10.66% +16.19% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.00 - -

Information Assurance 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 2,113 1,926 2,480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 89.08% 88.07% 89.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,479 1,360 1,675
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £296
90th Percentile £575 £545 £564
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 39
Leeds median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +22.22% -2.16%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.75 £10.20
90th Percentile £36.98 £28.97 £31.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.20 £14.50
% change year-on-year +19.72% -2.07% -3.33%

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Leeds

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Information Assurance.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) CRISC
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) SFIA
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) CISMP
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) Legal
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) SANS
3 2 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) CISM
4 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking

Information Assurance
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:

General
1 2 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Transformation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Business Process Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) SFIA
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CRISC
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CISMP
2 2 (50.00%) SANS
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27005