The table below looks at the statistics for Data Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Security
Rank 116 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing Data Security 10 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
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£516 £130 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+297.11% -66.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £130 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £326 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £425 £438
% change year-on-year
+12.94% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £27.50
Data Security
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1926 1843 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.93% 74.86% 70.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1123 911 828
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 23 36
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.04 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.65% -33.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Security across the Berkshire region.

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Data Security
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Security within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -11 5 £558 - 2
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 5 (27.78%) Time Management
2 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 5 (27.78%) Coaching
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
3 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
4 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 3 (16.67%) SSL
4 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (16.67%) HTTP
4 3 (16.67%) Intranet
4 3 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (16.67%) SOAP
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX
4 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 3 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) .NET

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) VPN
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) Intranet
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) SSH
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) Softswitch
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Content Manager
5 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Business Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Security Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Big Data Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) Middleware
1 3 (16.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Algorithms
3 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Time Management
1 5 (27.78%) Mentoring
1 5 (27.78%) Coaching
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (16.67%) SDLC
3 3 (16.67%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec
3 3 (16.67%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) HP