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 3 months to 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 69 100
Rank change year-on-year -11 +31  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 34 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.91% 2.25% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 2.52% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Median daily rate £438 £455 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% +21.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £676 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £489 £440
% change year-on-year -5.88% +11.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £37.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -40.50%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 972 1347 1308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 88.61% 89.21% 87.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 959 973
Median daily rate £403 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.29% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 22
Median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.20 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.34 £170.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (23.53%) PCI QSA
5 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (17.65%) vSphere
6 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (17.65%) Change Control
6 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) SNMP
6 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Service Management
6 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment

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 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) SNMP
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Security Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Information Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Information Security Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Security Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (23.53%) Information Specialist
4 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) PCI DSS Specialist
4 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Change Control
3 3 (17.65%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Data Security
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) PCI QSA
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.76%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) GDPR
3 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
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