The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Data Security 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £425 £420
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.80
Data Security
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
309 418 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.75% 81.80% 63.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 278 75
Average daily rate £425 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Average hourly rate £51.30 £26.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.30% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Security across the Bedfordshire region.

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Data Security
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security.

1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) GIAC
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) ISACA
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Data Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Risk Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Security Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security Risk Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Information Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) OWASP
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) GIAC
1 1 (25.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS