Period
to 6 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Security Consultant was £638 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 6 August 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
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 112 133
Rank change year-on-year +46 +21 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Consultant 6 8 18
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Leeds 0.86% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.46% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
Median daily rate £638 £518 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.19% -1.43% -4.55%
10th Percentile £516 £504 £463
90th Percentile £791 £532 £575
West Yorkshire median daily rate £638 £518 £525
% change year-on-year +23.19% -1.43% -4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 672 1,740 2,403
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.00% 94.57% 95.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 1,218 1,663
Median daily rate £450 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £300
90th Percentile £603 £575 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 69 62
Median hourly rate £21.50 £20.86 £21.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -2.43% +34.77%
10th Percentile £13.22 £11.14 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £34.20 £40.90
Median hourly rate £20.11 £17.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year +15.74% +8.59% +23.08%

Security Consultant
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Security Consultant in Leeds.

Daily rate trend for Security Consultant in Leeds

Security Consultant
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Security Consultant in Leeds over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) CRISC
2 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (66.67%) AWS
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Legal
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (50.00%) GDPR
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix

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 4 (66.67%) AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
3 1 (16.67%) Azure
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DMZ
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Public Sector
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (83.33%) Security Architecture
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 3 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (33.33%) Data Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
5 1 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
5 1 (16.67%) Storage Management
5 1 (16.67%) Strategic Roadmap
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 4 (66.67%) CISM
2 4 (66.67%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft