Period
to 27 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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.

Security Consultant
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 126 110
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 15 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.97% 0.56% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.59% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
Leeds median daily rate £550 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.79% -13.64%
10th Percentile £425 £462 £374
90th Percentile £575 £645 £625
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £475
% change year-on-year - +15.79% -13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £75.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £75.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 1,496 2,216 2,293
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 95.89% 95.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1,566 1,605
Leeds median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £288 £299 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 52
Leeds median hourly rate £21.37 £18.80 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.66% -29.72% +98.15%
10th Percentile £13.23 £10.50 £10.64
90th Percentile £45.25 £29.50 £40.00
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.30 £14.58
% change year-on-year +14.38% +4.97% +16.60%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Security Consultant in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, Security Consultant contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Security Consultant in the job title.

1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 11 (73.33%) CISM
2 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 11 (73.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (66.67%) Web Services
3 10 (66.67%) SOA
3 10 (66.67%) Retail
4 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) DMZ
6 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Use Case
6 1 (6.67%) Data Security
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
6 1 (6.67%) Power BI
6 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared

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 1 (6.67%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Power BI
General
1 10 (66.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Information Security
2 10 (66.67%) SOA
3 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (60.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (13.33%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Data Security
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) CISM
1 11 (73.33%) CISSP
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (73.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee