The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 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.

Security Consultant
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 103 105
Rank change year-on-year +17 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.091% 0.34% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.35% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £550 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.78% -13.63%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £455
% change year-on-year - +9.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.44 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year +11.43% -  

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 1085 1420 1452
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 98.37% 95.82% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 3642 4113
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £565 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 78 203
Median hourly rate £15.86 £12.82 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.71% -5.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 Security Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) PCI QSA
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance

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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Data Security
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco