Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 131 158
Rank change year-on-year +13 +27 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 16 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.72% 0.46% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.48% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Leeds median daily rate £475 £513 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +25.00% +5.13%
10th Percentile £375 £425 £353
90th Percentile £625 £550 £467
West Yorkshire median daily rate £550 £550 £410
% change year-on-year - +34.15% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 2143 2506 3095
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 95.80% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1517 1672 2144
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £263
90th Percentile £545 £561 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 98
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -2.16% +2.20%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.86
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.61
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +8.76%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Consultant in Leeds over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 6 (37.50%) Finance
4 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) GDPR
5 4 (25.00%) PKI
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) Firewall
6 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
7 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Unix
7 2 (12.50%) Windows
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Cryptography
8 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
8 1 (6.25%) Splunk
8 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.25%) CISSP
8 1 (6.25%) CISA

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 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) PKI
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 6 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 5 (31.25%) SIEM
4 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (18.75%) Data Privacy
4 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 1 (6.25%) Data Acquisition
6 1 (6.25%) Data Security
6 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Delivery
6 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
6 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
6 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CISA
1 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (31.25%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Splunk