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 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Security
Rank 124 120 119
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Security 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Average daily rate £525 £450 £88
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +414.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £463 £355
% change year-on-year
-2.70% +30.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.47 £19.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.28%
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
1976 2131 1995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.13% 74.54% 74.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1068 1123 1016
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 45
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% +57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.50 £32.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 3 £525 -
Slough - 1 - - 1
Data Security
South East

Data Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Management
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
2 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) OWASP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) S/MIME
2 1 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Database Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Data Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Information Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Metadata Management
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow