Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 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 Security (InfoSec)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 104 127
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23 -23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 43 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.90% 1.76% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 2.00% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 23
Leeds median daily rate £450 £600 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +54.84% +3.33%
10th Percentile £375 £400 £315
90th Percentile £580 £730 £499
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £665 £388
% change year-on-year -32.33% +71.61% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Leeds median hourly rate - - £15.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% -

Information 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 1948 2298 2802
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 85.89% 87.78% 87.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1390 1548 1967
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £265
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 37 65
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £13.80 £10.20 £8.88
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.80
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +3.45%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Leeds

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Leeds

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Leeds

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (30.23%) Analytics
1 13 (30.23%) Data Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
3 11 (25.58%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Python
3 11 (25.58%) ETL
3 11 (25.58%) LAN
3 11 (25.58%) WAN
3 11 (25.58%) VPN
3 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) Hadoop
3 11 (25.58%) Apache Hive
3 11 (25.58%) MapReduce
3 11 (25.58%) HBase
3 11 (25.58%) Big Data
3 11 (25.58%) Big Data Analytics
3 11 (25.58%) Kafka
3 11 (25.58%) Apache Flume
3 11 (25.58%) GitHub
3 11 (25.58%) Sqoop
3 11 (25.58%) DevOps
3 11 (25.58%) Impala
3 11 (25.58%) Apache Spark
3 11 (25.58%) Spark Streaming
4 10 (23.26%) Sensu
4 10 (23.26%) Prometheus
4 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared

Information 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 11 (25.58%) Apache Spark
2 7 (16.28%) OpenStack
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) GitHub
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.58%) LAN
1 11 (25.58%) VPN
1 11 (25.58%) WAN
2 8 (18.60%) Firewall
3 4 (9.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (9.30%) SNMP
4 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Apache Hive
1 11 (25.58%) Big Data
1 11 (25.58%) Hadoop
1 11 (25.58%) HBase
1 11 (25.58%) Impala
1 11 (25.58%) Sqoop
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) JIRA
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Electronics
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Consultant
1 11 (25.58%) Security Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Security Manager
5 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Information Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Information Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Information Security Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) GDPR Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Information Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) IT Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Office 365 Manager
9 1 (2.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) Kafka
1 11 (25.58%) Spark Streaming
2 10 (23.26%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) BYOD
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Unix
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Analytics
1 13 (30.23%) Data Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Big Data Analytics
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (25.58%) DevOps
3 11 (25.58%) ETL
3 11 (25.58%) MapReduce
4 10 (23.26%) Configuration Management
5 9 (20.93%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (16.28%) Open Source
6 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
7 5 (11.63%) Programme Management
7 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 5 (11.63%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.30%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (9.30%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) Python
1 11 (25.58%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.65%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) CCNA
2 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) CISSP
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) CCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCSE
5 1 (2.33%) CEH
5 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CISM
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (13.95%) GDPR
2 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.33%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Apache Flume
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) Prometheus
2 7 (16.28%) Ansible
3 4 (9.30%) WMI
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Cisco
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) SAP
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle
4 4 (9.30%) McAfee
4 4 (9.30%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.65%) Intel
5 2 (4.65%) IronPort
6 1 (2.33%) IBM
6 1 (2.33%) Qualys
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec
6 1 (2.33%) Trend Micro