The median contractor rate for an Information Security Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Security Consultant
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 106 102
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs requiring an Information Security Consultant 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.092% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.14% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £550 - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1066 1412 1455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.52% 95.79% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 998 1042
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 38
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £22.50 £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Information Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Information Security Consultant in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security Consultant in Leeds

Information Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security Consultant in Leeds

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Information Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Information Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (80.00%) PCI QSA
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management

Information Security Consultant Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) PCI DSS